The Peixotto family played a prominent role in the American Jewish community during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Last week I told Bob's story. A former well spouse, he lived his life feeling it was his responsibility to financially provide for his family and be there to serve his community.
It is often said that in places you would least expect, there is certain to be a Beit Chabad.
I recently interviewed a grandfather who was a former well spouse.
I hate to say it, but I am coming to the conclusion that that if abocher and a girl actually go on a date - a mazel tov to both sides is warranted.
Last week Rabbi Schudrich of Warsaw sent me more pictures from Poland showing the community celebrating Chanukah.
Last week I began to share the list of triggers put together by the Ahavas Chesed of Montreal.
During my trip to Poland last summer I discovered a few areas that needed attention.
Despite his remarkable qualifications, it became clear to Dr. Schaffer that he would not be able to obtain a rabbinical position in either Germany or Russia.
Last week I talked about the conference I attended that was designed for non-Jewish caregivers of our elderly and Holocaust survivors.
Just days ago, millions of people all over the world welcomed in the secular new year of 2008.
Every year more and more Jewish tourists go to Poland to visit the historic sites of pre-Shoah Jewish heritage.
Question: What is your favorite mitzvah?
I recently attended a workshop that was given by Ahavas Chesed of Montreal for professional caregivers and the institutions they work for.
Last week I told the story of Chaya Leah, a well spouse. Chaya Leah had cared for her son's friend, Moishe, while his mother was sitting Shivah.
Chanukah has come and gone, and so have the donuts, the latkes and the celebration of the two amazing miracles that took place at that time.
Question: Are you satisfied with Eliot Spitzer's performance as governor?
The Jewish community held a candle-lighting ceremony at the Presidential Palace, with the participation of President Lech Kaczyñski.
The topic of discussion of the support group was our children. How do the children of the chronically ill cope?
Last week, we celebrated Chanukah, commemorating the repossession of the Beit HaMikdash from the hands of the mighty Greek Army.
A person becomes ill. In most cases his/her family will rally and be there for support.
Two weeks ago I wrote about a culture of self-indulgence and instant gratification that seems to have permeated Western society.
Located in Eastern Poland, Poznan is one of the oldest and leading Jewish communities in Poland-Lithuania.
We are all aware that the Sabbath is observed on Saturday, the seventh day of the week.
I recently published a letter from a woman named Mae. Mae could not understand why her mother, Sidney, had difficulty being accountable to her daughter for her whereabouts.