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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.

The Jewish King Of Poland

Saul Wahl's story is one of the most intriguing of all the legendary stories concerning Polish Jewry.

Avenue M, Brooklyn

Question: Jonathan Pollard is serving his 22nd year in prison for espionage. Do you think his actions warranted a life sentence?

Chanukah In Poland

The Polish Jewish community held its first public menorah-lighting ceremony Sunday evening, the third night of Chanukah.

Facing The Long Shots

The menorahs have been put away; the scale groans with the added weight of the sufganiyot and latkes that were devoured; and people are starting to formulate their Pesach plans (so soon already!).

Some Guidelines for Visitation (Part 4)

In the last three articles I have been sharing some ideas for visitation of the sick that were suggested to me by the chronically ill and their spouses.

Parshat Mikeitz

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression" might be a clich?, but people ignore it at their own peril.

Some Guidelines For Visitation (Part 3)

The first two suggestions I received from people who were chronically ill, hospitalized, in nursing homes or just out of the hospital, were to keep your visits short and not ask questions or make comments that were invasive about the illness.

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