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Vishkov

Posted on: March 15th, 2006

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There is no definitive information on when Jews first came to Vishkov, but at the turn of the 20th century, the cemetery was the final resting place of at least four generations.

 

The Long Distance Wedding – Thinking Out Of The Box

Posted on: March 8th, 2006

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Last week I wrote about the difficulties many chronically ill and handicapped people have, participating in the simchas of their children.

 

The Old Shtetl Kurzelow

Posted on: March 8th, 2006

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Kurzelow is mentioned first in the 12th century, in a pastoral dispatch of the pope of that time, who fixed in it a new ecclesiastical district.

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A Haven For Jews In New York (Part II): The Founding Of Ararat

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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The previous installment of Glimpses into American Jewish History (Jewish Press, Feb. 3) dealt with the life of Mordechai Manuel Noah (1785-1851). Noah, a man with an unbelievable breadth of interests and activities, was, for many years, considered theleader of the New York Jewish community.

 

Life Cycles And Disabilities And The Long Distance Simcha

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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Simchas are wonderful! They bring us joy and nurture our feelings that life is good.

 

Am Yisrael Chai

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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February/Adar is birthday month in the Kupfer family, with four out of five members born during this period.

 

The Old Shtetl Gostynin

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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The town of Gostynin was founded in the 13th century. It is located on the Skrwa Lewa River, approximately 60 miles northwest of Warsaw and 14 miles southwest of the city of Plock.

 

The ‘New Jews’ Of Europe

Posted on: February 22nd, 2006

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"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Marcellus, the character in Hamlet who uttered those words, couldn't have been more right.

 

The Old Shtetl Ilza (Drildz)

Posted on: February 22nd, 2006

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Ilza is a picturesque town in a valley along the Ilzanka River in south-central Poland.

 

Life Cycles And Disabilities

Posted on: February 22nd, 2006

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Life-cycle events, whether good or bad, bring changes to people's lives.

 

Smart Wrinkles

Posted on: February 15th, 2006

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This column is being written on my secular birthday, February 14 (my real birthday is 11 Adar), a birthday - not surprisingly - that I share with my twin brother.

 

The Old Shtetl Ozarów

Posted on: February 15th, 2006

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The village of Ozarów is located in the Kielce region. The Ozarów cemetery dates back almost 400 years and is one of the few remaining Jewish cemeteries in Poland.

 

When Compliments Hurt

Posted on: February 8th, 2006

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A hurricane of mixed emotions accompanies the death of the chronically ill.

 

Happy New Year …Trees!

Posted on: February 8th, 2006

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Until Jews began to return to Eretz Israel in 1948, noone thought of them as farmers.

 

New Jewish Institutions In Poland

Posted on: February 8th, 2006

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The opening of the first full-time Chabad center in Poland, under the direction of Rabbi Shalom Ber and Dina Stambler, was made official at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim earlier this year.

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A Haven for Jews in New York (Part I)

Posted on: February 1st, 2006

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In 1825, more than 70 years before the First Zionist Congress was held in Basel, Switzerland, Mordechai Manuel Noah startled the world by proposing a concrete plan for the establishment of a Jewish city of refuge in North America.

 

Self Affirmations (Part Two)

Posted on: January 25th, 2006

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Last week I wrote about self talk and how negative self talk can affect your whole outlook on life and give you a negative spin on how you see yourself.

 

Self-Affirmations/Self-Deprecations (Part One)

Posted on: January 18th, 2006

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I came out of the store last week, and there, on top of my "to do" list on the passenger's side of the car, in full view for anyone to see, were three checks that I was taking to the bank to deposit.

 

Self-Image And Barking Dogs (Part II)

Posted on: January 18th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote about the importance of assigning minimal value to the utterances of those who make nasty, ego-wounding comments.

 

The Foundation For The Preservation Of Jewish Heritage In Poland

Posted on: January 18th, 2006

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After I wrote about the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland last week, many people asked me to report more on this group and the important work they are doing.

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