Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: April 9th, 2008
I'm not quite ready yet to shut the door on Purim. Perhaps it's my way of avoiding dealing with Pesach, and the physical and emotional effort that comes with it.
Coming home to a full answering machine of questions and calls, many insisting that you call back immediately to fill them in during a crisis, is the last thing anyone wants to face.
On March 13 representatives of The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews addressed the Helsinki Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe regarding the importance and aims of its institution.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2008
Question: How has being an observant Jew in America changed since you were growing up?
I recently attended a conference on a particular type of chronic illness that I knew little about.
"More than a million Jewish immigrants landed on the shores of the United States between 1881 and 1905.
Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.
Posted on: March 26th, 2008
Crossing boarders always makes me nervous. Even though I do nothing wrong and always declare what I am carrying, I still feel unhinged.
People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.
Question: What's your favorite Jewish holiday?
Posted on: March 19th, 2008
You might think it odd talking about Yom Kippur just days before Purim. But actually that is exactly why I am thinking so fondly of our holy fast day.
Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.
Many years ago my mother had heart surgery. The procedure was relatively new then.
Question: What will you dress up as this Purim?
Posted on: March 12th, 2008
Question: Is capital punishment "cruel and unusual"?
It was only last week that thousands of Chassidim went to Lejask (Lizhensk) in order to commemorate the 222nd yahrzeit of the tzaddik, Noam Elimelech of Lejask (1717-1786).
Posted on: March 5th, 2008
As parents, it is our job to help our children develop and grow into adulthood in small steps.
Question: What do you miss about life in Russia?
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