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My Readers Write:

Over the last several weeks I have received many letters that have offered advice, asked for help or simply responded to one of my articles.

Midwood, Brooklyn

Question: Every year we hear about teenagers overdrinking on Purim, in some cases requiring medical attention. What can be done to combat the problem?

‘Poor-him (Purim)’ – Haman Should Have Listened To His Wife

Smart husbands know that their wives as a rule are full of common sense and wisdom and if they want to be successful in life, they should listen to what their wife has to say - and follow it.

Rededication Of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin in Poland (Part II)

Last week's column, mostly pictures, on the rededication of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin, could only partially describe the joyous event.

Choosing Divorce (Part Three)

I recently had a discussion with a friend. Her father was in care. On his floor was a young man with a chronic illness.

Rededication Of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin In Poland (Part I)

It has been said that Poland is a country of ghosts and for the past 68 years, since the invasion of Poland by the Germans in 1939, there has been little to celebrate.

Religion and The Presidency

With Presidents Day coming up next Monday, it seemed like the ideal time to chat with Paul Kengor, associate professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Choosing Divorce (Part Two)

Fraidy and Chaim were married for 10 years. They were still in love. They cared for and respected each other.

Louis Raskas Of St. Louis

In the late 1800's and early 1900's America was called the treifa medina by many religious Jews living in Eastern Europe.

Marine Park, Brooklyn

Question: Have you ever visited Israel?

Choosing Divorce (Part One)

So often when I speak to well spouse support groups, and we talk about how difficult the life of a well spouse is, the topic of why we stay in the marriage comes up for discussion.

Who Moved My Chocolate Cake?

Levi C. (not his real name) is a 26-year-old chassidic young man. At age 20, he was hit by a car.

The Jews Of Portugal: Contemporary Sites And Events (Part Two)

In the first article on the Jews of Portugal, we reviewed the glorious periods of the history and depths of persecution to which Jews were subjected during the Inquisition.

Yizkor Books

With the upcoming anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I thought it would be appropriate to write about Yizkor Books.

Willowbrook, Staten Island

Question: Any practical suggestions on how to deal with the agunah situation?

Why Do They Stay?

Last week I tried to give some insight into the real existence of a well spouse.

The ‘Easy’ Way Out

The other day I was shopping at a large supermarket and happened to go down the frozen foods aisle, past the endless freezers containing every imaginable flavor, shape and size of ice cream.

Interesting Polish Jewish Web Sites

I am often asked, "Where do you get all the information that you write about in your weekly column?"

The Life Of A Well Spouse

One question that comes up repeatedly when talking about the lives of well spouses is, "Why do they stay in the marriage?"

Survivor Park In Lodz

The city of Lodz had once been the second largest Jewish community in all of Poland.

The Importance Of A Medical List

A man passes out in the street. A woman is in an accident. A senior suffers a heart attack.

‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Make Me A Match?’

As a longtime "born-again single" and parent, I've come to the conclusion that the road to matrimony is like the road to weight loss.

Relics and Restoration

As of December 4, 2006, an exhibition recapitulating the international project, "Do Not be Afraid to Know Me" is being presented in the Opole town hall.

The Importance Of A Caring Touch

Imagine for a moment what it feels like to have raised your children, lost your spouse, and all your relatives (including your immediate family) live in a different state.

The Inquisition In Mexico

For centuries Mexico was inhabited by a number of different Indian races.

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