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Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Question: Is Israel's release of Palestinian prisoners a constructive sign of good faith or just a futile attempt at placating its enemies?

Rymanow

In a recent column on the cemetery of Krakow one of the pictures was mislabeled as the grave of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Riminov (Rymanow).

What Is Long TermCare Insurance? (Part 2)

Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance provides you with the money for hiring assistance when you can no longer perform some or all of the tasks of daily living like bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transferring, continence or when continual supervision is needed due to deteriorating mental ability.

Long Term Care Insurance (Part 1)

The Best Way To Help Our Children

Woodbury, Long Island

Question: How do you feel about a possible MTA fare hike?

Doing Personal Teshuvah

With three sets of three-day Yom Tov/ Shabbat combinations behind us, and a return to "normalcy" and our daily routines, now would be a good time to examine our lifestyle habits - and improve them.

B’nai B’rith International Revives Lodge In Poland

In 1938, by decree of the president of the Republic of Poland, all 10 B'nai B'rith Lodges were closed down.

Choking On A Short Leash

As we age (or as our chronic illness worsens) and every day tasks take longer and becomes more difficult, our desire to remain independent seems to increase.

Columbus Day 1892 And The Jews Of New York

From these headlines it is clear that the 400th anniversary of Columbus discovering the New World was cause for great celebration by New York Jewry.

The Krakow Bet HaChaim

During my recent trip to Poland I visited many cemeteries where great tzaddikim are buried.

Caesar’s Bay, Brooklyn

Question: Will Rudy Giuliani's outspoken support for Israel sway your vote should he be the GOP presidential nominee in 2008?

Being A Well Spouse Is An Emotional Paradox

As the years go by, and your spouse gets worse, and your life gets harder, well spouses often live with emotional paradoxes.

Death, Life And Hope

It is Sunday, the day after Yom Kippur and everyone you speak to says, "Thank G-d it's over."

Toxic People, A Last Comment

My five-part series on toxic people brought an avalanche of responses the likes of which I have not seen in my four years of writing this column.

Po-Lin

Before Rosh Hashanah - Yom Kippur, it is customary to pray at the graves of one's parents.

Shidduch Sadness (Part II)

In my previous column I wrote about older singles who were undermining their chance at getting married by letting others make decisions for them on as to whether to date a proposed shidduch or not.

A Year In Poland

For many, Polish Jewry is a misnomer; they (even those that come to visit) think that there is no longer any Jewish life, that it was all killed in the Holocaust. In the past year, I have been privileged to see just how much life there is in Poland.

An Apology

Dear Ann, I got a lot out of your article on line, relating to how to deal with a toxic person...

The Jews Of Martinique And Guadeloupe

"The Jewish history of Martinique and Guadeloupe is relatively short, spanning only about 60 years.

Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Question: Are the constant increases in yeshiva tuition justified? Can anything be done to alleviate the financial pressure on parents?

Understanding And Empathizing With Challenging Behavior

Rona came to town to visit family and friends. She looked forward to reconnecting after years of living so far away. She had made sure her chronically ill spouse was well cared for at home while she had a much-needed break from care giving.

Day Of Remembrance In Lodz

A Day of Remembrance for the Jews of the Lodz Ghetto was recently held in the city.

Toxic People: What They Teach Us (Part Five)

When dealing with toxic personalities it is very important to remember some basic strategic rules that apply not only to them but can also apply to difficult people who are not toxic per se.

Boro Park, Brooklyn

Question: Should second-generation Holocaust survivors (children of survivors)receive reparations from Germany?

More Shidduch Sadness

This past week I was told two shidduch stories that made me sad and mad at the same time - because it is infuriating and tragic when people sabotage themselves or let others do so to them.

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