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There Is No ‘Road Not Taken’

28 Adar I 5768 – March 5, 2008
The poem "The Road Not Taken" by renowned American poet Robert Frost expresses the gnawing curiosity that a traveler knows he will always have about the road that he didn't take.

Agudat HaRabonim Of Poland Re-established After 70 Years

An event, thought to be impossible after the Shoah, took place in Lodz.

Ateret Avot Adult Living Facility, Brooklyn

21 Adar I 5768 – February 27, 2008
Question: Which 20th century leader did you admire most?

The Need To Acknowledge Death: An Adult Child’s Perspective

I met an adult child, whose father had been chronically ill from the time she was three years old.

Jewish Community Contacts

Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing contact information about various secular organizations in Poland.

The Need To Acknowledge Death

14 Adar I 5768 – February 20, 2008
When my mother-in-law was dying of cancer, the family came from all over to be with her that summer before her death.

Appreciate Life By Saying ‘Thank You’

One of the subjects I was taught as a young child in the excellent day school I attended in Toronto (at the time called Associated Hebrew Day Schools) was Tefillah.

Polish Center For Holocaust Research (Conclusion)

In order to emphasize the magnitude of the Holocaust and genocide, Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology: Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor Henryk Domanski, created the Polish Center for Holocaust Research, on July 2 2003.

Why Do We Give Gifts?

7 Adar I 5768 – February 13, 2008
Dear Ann, I am a well spouse on a fixed and limited income. My neighbor's son, who is friendly with my son, invited himself over for latkes the first night of Chanukah.

Yeshiva Derech HaTorah High School, Broooklyn

Question: Where do you think you'll study after high school?

Foundation Momentum Iudaicum Lodzense (Part Two)

The Foundation Momentum Iudaicum Lodzense was established on November 6 1995.

Narrow Escape On NYC Train Platform

Fourteen-year-old Avi Katz was almost struck by a train January 29 when the edge of the Kings Highway station platform collapsed beneath him.

A Lighthouse Of Reason In A Dark Shidduch Sea

30 Shevat 5768 – February 6, 2008
Dear Readers: I want to share a letter I received this week giving me hope that there are some level heads out there in the shidduch world, and that not everyone is caught up in the hysteria and/or ga'avah (arrogance) that accompanies a suggestion for a date.

Caring For Our Seniors And Holocaust Survivors (Part 4)

In the Jan. 4 and 11 issues I reprinted some triggers that may spark awful flashbacks for Holocaust Survivors.

Secular Organizations In Poland

I am often asked what Jewish life in Poland is really like.

Expectations

23 Shevat 5768 – January 30, 2008
While I'm on the subject of expectations...

Hadassah Honors Bergson Group

WASHINGTON - The campaign to win public recognition for the Holocaust rescue activists known as the Bergson Group took another step forward recently when Hadassah became the latest major Jewish organization to pay tribute to the 1940's activists.

Who Will Write Our History?: Emanuel Ringelblum, The Warsaw Ghetto, And The Oyneg Shabes...

Over the past 12 years that I have been writing this column I discussed the Ringelblum Archives numerous times.

Moses And Daniel Peixotto

The Peixotto family played a prominent role in the American Jewish community during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Developing 20/20 Vision (Part Two)

16 Shevat 5768 – January 23, 2008
Last week I told Bob's story. A former well spouse, he lived his life feeling it was his responsibility to financially provide for his family and be there to serve his community.

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