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Chabad In Poland

It is often said that in places you would least expect, there is certain to be a Beit Chabad.

Developing 20/20 Vision (Part One)

I recently interviewed a grandfather who was a former well spouse.

‘Mazel Tov On Your Date’

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.

Chanukah In Poland

Last week Rabbi Schudrich of Warsaw sent me more pictures from Poland showing the community celebrating Chanukah.

Caring For Our Seniors and Holocaust Survivors: A Conference (Part 3)

Last week I began to share the list of triggers put together by the Ahavas Chesed of Montreal.

Getting Results In Poland

During my trip to Poland last summer I discovered a few areas that needed attention.

Forty Years As Rav Of Baltimore’s Congregation Shearith Israel

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.

Caring For Our Seniors And Holocaust Survivors: A Conference (Part 2)

Last week I talked about the conference I attended that was designed for non-Jewish caregivers of our elderly and Holocaust survivors.

Happy New Year? How Do You Know?

Just days ago, millions of people all over the world welcomed in the secular new year of 2008.

The Chassidic Route In Poland

Every year more and more Jewish tourists go to Poland to visit the historic sites of pre-Shoah Jewish heritage.

Yeshiva of Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn

Question: What is your favorite mitzvah?

Caring For Our Seniors And Holocaust Survivors: A Conference (Part 1)

I recently attended a workshop that was given by Ahavas Chesed of Montreal for professional caregivers and the institutions they work for.

What Comes Around Goes Around (Part Two)

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.

The Miracle Of Trying

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.

13th Avenue, Boro Park

Question: Are you satisfied with Eliot Spitzer's performance as governor?

Chanukah Joy And Festivities In Poland

The Jewish community held a candle-lighting ceremony at the Presidential Palace, with the participation of President Lech Kaczyñski.

What Comes Around… Goes Around (Part One)

The topic of discussion of the support group was our children. How do the children of the chronically ill cope?

Chanukah In Poland

Last week, we celebrated Chanukah, commemorating the repossession of the Beit HaMikdash from the hands of the mighty Greek Army.

Your Normal Isn’t My Normal

A person becomes ill. In most cases his/her family will rally and be there for support.

Borders And Boundaries (Conclusion)

Two weeks ago I wrote about a culture of self-indulgence and instant gratification that seems to have permeated Western society.

Poznan

Located in Eastern Poland, Poznan is one of the oldest and leading Jewish communities in Poland-Lithuania.

Jews And The Sunday Laws

We are all aware that the Sabbath is observed on Saturday, the seventh day of the week.

Embracing The Short Leash, A Reaction

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.

Special Chanukah Parody Edition

Question: How do you celebrate Chanukah?

Touro College, Boro Park

Question: Does it bother you that an increasing number of Orthodox Jewish families don't celebrate Thanksgiving, viewing it as a secular holiday?

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