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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
NYU Latest Site of Anti-Israel Mock Eviction Notices

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Tzipi Livni: I Won’t Quit

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Israel to Host ATP Men’s Tennis Tournament

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Starbucks-SodaStream Link Would Help Destroy BDS

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Israeli Security Cabinet Unanimously Rejects Negotiations with Hamas

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Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

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Northeastern U. Reinstates Students for Justice in Palestine Group

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Breaking: HAS Visa Points Now Worthless for El Al Flights

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Ellen Degeneres Gives SodaStream as Earth Day Prize

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Turkey Backs Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

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Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

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Youngest Holocaust Survivor from Schindler’s List Tells her Story

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Brave Israel Police Stand Guard at Empty Yeshiva to Stop Violence

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Gaza Terrorists Firing at Southern Israel, Again

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ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

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Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

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Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

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European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

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America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

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Critical Comments And Your Children’s Futures

Posted on: February 9th, 2005

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As my friend Eve (not her real name) and I started filling our plates at a recent buffet dinner, she commented that lucky for her, her mother wasn't with us.

 

Evelyn’s Story

Posted on: February 2nd, 2005

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Last week I relayed Evelyn's story. She is a well spouse who was making a simcha.

 

A Gazayra In Gaza

Posted on: January 26th, 2005

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The Hebrew word gazayra means evil decree. Sometimes, a government decree is just that - an indisputably evil order, as when Pharaoh of Biblical times commanded the murder of all Hebrew male newborns.

 

Balancing A Simcha And A Crisis

Posted on: January 12th, 2005

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Dealing with chronic illness when planning even the most joyous of occasions is very difficult, even when there is no crisis at the moment.

 

Helping Yourself First – Is That Politically Correct?

Posted on: January 12th, 2005

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While randomly perusing some Jewish community newspapers this past week, I was struck by the press releases of several Jewish organizations crowing with excited pride about the significant monetary donations they made for victims of the Tsunami.

 

Balancing A Simcha And A Crisis: My Story

Posted on: January 5th, 2005

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For more than a year now, I have been relating stories from and about well spouses. When these stories reflected a common experience, I wrote about them.

 

Joined Accounts And Other Signature Stories

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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When we first marry, we assume life will be wonderful. We rarely think about or discuss potential problems or the possibility of illness darkening our doorstep.

 

Who’s Watching The Kids?

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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A good friend of mine, "Sarah," recently shared her concern over her two year old grandson's health.

 

Are We A Couple Or Not A Couple?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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Well spouses with ill partners face a dilemma. Whether the ill spouse's care is long-term hospitalization or a nursing home, the absence of a partner over a long period changes the nature of the family unit.

 

Please Place Brain In Gear Before Operating The Mouth

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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None of us would deliberately hurt our friends. We would not tell jokes about the blind to a blind person or to a relative of a blind person.

 

Smart Cars – Stupid Drivers

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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From time to time, I am asked where I get ideas for my articles. The answer is simple. Just from getting up in the morning and experiencing life.

 

When Sharing A History Isn’t Enough

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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As we go through this journey called life, we meet many people and make many friends.

 

The Aguna-In-Waiting

Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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A Get (Jewish divorce) must be given freely and received freely. A man must be able, in front of two witnesses, to indicate his willingness to divorce his wife.

 

Stupidity

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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While recently riding on a private local bus, I couldn't help but overhear two elderly, balbatish ladies talking.

 

My Ever Decreasing Circle Of Good Friends

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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My mother used to say you never know who your good friends are until you go through a crisis.

 

A Visit From Beyond

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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During this past Yom Tov, I spent some time with my son who lives out of town.

 

Understanding The Caregiver Of The Chronically Ill: The Person Behind The Chair

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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Let's paint a picture with your mind. Picture a couple. The wife is standing beside her husband. Lets add four children, say three, five, seven and an infant. Paint a beautiful summer day. The birds are singing, the flowers are out and the grass is lush and green. The family is taking a walk. The three year old is balancing on his new tricycle. The infant is asleep in a stroller. The five and seven year olds are kicking a soccer ball as they walk along. The family stops to sit under a tree. The infant has fallen asleep.

 

Coping With Depression – The Holistic Alternative

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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Last week I wrote about well spouses who eventually chose to get a physicians help with the problems they were having coping, with their partners' chronic illness.

 

A Son’s Wedding: A Slap In The Face Of Our Enemies

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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My first-born son's recent marriage was a huge simcha for the family, but the wedding was actually the culmination of a simcha that began years ago - at his bris.

 

Coping With Depression

Posted on: November 3rd, 2004

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Many people in my generation were brought up with an aversion to any medication that did not deal with a physical problem.

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