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The Baudouina Orphanage

26 Av 5768 – August 27, 2008
On Thursday August 21 an unusual ceremony took place at the Baudouina Orphanage in Warsaw, Poland.

When What You Can Do Changes (Part III)

19 Av 5768 – August 20, 2008
Well spouses need to re-evaluate often their situation and how they are relating to their loved ones.

Letting Go – And Holding On

For many parents late summer is a bittersweet time. Children are going off to college, or a post- high school year in Israel, or getting married.

Jewish Art In Poland

Jewish art in Poland, as in other places throughout the world, comes from two sources: art by Jews or art by gentiles about Jews.

Ave. J, Brooklyn

Question: Whom would you rather see as first lady - Cindy McCain or Michelle Obama?

When What You Can Do Changes (Part II)

12 Av 5768 – August 13, 2008
There was a time when I wore a message button daily. I wore it more to remind myself of the message than anyone else reading it.

Auschwitz Museum Seeks World Funding

The museum at the Auschwitz death camp is warning that its historic buildings will collapse without funding from world governments.

Families Of Nazi Olympics Protesters Denounce China Ban On Darfur Activist

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The children and grandchildren of prominent Americans who opposed the 1936 Berlin Olympics are following in their elders' footsteps, with an Olympics protest of their own.

When What You Can Do Changes (Part I)

5 Av 5768 – August 6, 2008
As time moves on, and we get older, what we can do changes.

The Shidduch Parshah May Be Fattening And Bad For Your Health

I'm not a doctor, nor a biological scientist, but I do know that people under stress produce a hormone called cortisol, which helps the body deal with a stressful event by increasing energy and immunity and even lowering sensitivity to pain.

McCain Reportedly Considering Jewish Congressman For VP Slot

The political world was abuzz this week with the news that Rep. Eric Cantor, the chief deputy minority whip in the House of Representatives and that body's lone Jewish Republican, was being seriously considered by Sen. John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate.

The Character Of Rabbi Jacob Joseph

27 Tammuz 5768 – July 30, 2008
When RJJ passed away, he was survived by his wife, Esther Rachel[i], his son Raphael, and two daughters, Mrs. Anna Brody and Mrs. S. R. Schultz.

Some Financial Help From Social Security

I have written several articles, in the past years, about the Well Spouse Foundation. I became a member of this organization decades ago.

Radom, Poland

During the construction work carried out in the city of Radom workers found a number of richly polychromatic (multi-colored) matzevot (tombstones) beneath the ground.

Getting The Big Picture

20 Tammuz 5768 – July 23, 2008
As Bnei Yisroel passed through the land of Ya'azer and Gilad in the "Ever HaYarden" (land East of the Jordan River) they noticed that the land was very fertile and quite suitable for grazing animals.

On The Topic Of Weight: Some Suggestions

Thank you for your letters. I received so many letters on this topic asking me what a person can do to help, if mentioning weight is counterproductive.

Painful Words: A Painful Reality

Jews globally are commemorating the Three Weeks of Mourning period that began with last Sunday's 17th Day of Tammuz fast and culminates with the Fast of Tisha B'Av.

Krakow Jewish Festival

The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow is one of the most important and largest events of its kind in the world.

Further And Final Comments and Observations on the Topic of Weight

13 Tammuz 5768 – July 16, 2008
I have spent the last few articles discussing what, I have come to believe, are abusive comments made to overweight people in the guise of caring and acceptability.

‘With Tears Running Down My Cheeks’

An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

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