In a family, where chronic illness lives, there are many caregivers. There is, of course, the well spouse.
Recently, I came across a talk show whose topic of discussion was about managing personal finances.
Before my most recent trip to Poland I gave my readers a chance to hire me to find the town of their origin in Poland.
Last week, I shared a letter from a mother who wanted to call the whole compromise off as her children were not holding up their part of the deal.
Last week's anniversary of Kristallnacht reminded us that the Shoah happened in a relatively cultured society.
Question: Should rabbis insist on premarital counseling prior to officiating at weddings?
On October fifth, my article called "Choking on a Short Leash" was in the Jewish Press.
I remember a mishap years ago while in first grade and happily swinging on the playground swing during recess.
Every time I come to Poland there is some new sign of the resurgence of the religious Jewish community.
Last week I discussed some of the things that Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance is, some that it's not, and why it is important.
The Civil War caused a great divide among Americans, pitting brother against brother, relative against relative, friend against friend. Jews fought on both sides in this conflict, and they also found themselves beset with divided loyalties. Alfred Mordecai was one such individual who was forced to make a most difficult decision that cost him his career and alienated him from family and friends..
For the past few weeks I have been describing my trip through Poland to different graves of Polish tzaddikim of the past.
Question: Is there really a "shidduch crisis" or is the term an exaggeration?
When my generation was young, I believed the only insurance that people cared about was life insurance.
I grew up in an era where customers were always right - even if they weren't - because it was good for business to accommodate them, even if they were out of line.
On my many trips to Poland, I always heard of the amazing synagogue structure in Lancut.
There's the old joke about two Jews deserted on an island who build three shuls. Like many attempts at humor, there is a certain degree of truth to this adage.
Question: Is Israel's release of Palestinian prisoners a constructive sign of good faith or just a futile attempt at placating its enemies?
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).
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.
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Question: How do you feel about a possible MTA fare hike?
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.
In 1938, by decree of the president of the Republic of Poland, all 10 B'nai B'rith Lodges were closed down.
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.