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Not All Mourners Sit Shivah

In a family, where chronic illness lives, there are many caregivers. There is, of course, the well spouse.

Borders And Boundaries (Part 1)

Recently, I came across a talk show whose topic of discussion was about managing personal finances.

Exploring Jewish Roots In Poland

Before my most recent trip to Poland I gave my readers a chance to hire me to find the town of their origin in Poland.

Embracing The Short Leash

Last week, I shared a letter from a mother who wanted to call the whole compromise off as her children were not holding up their part of the deal.

Holocaust Educational Web Sites

Last week's anniversary of Kristallnacht reminded us that the Shoah happened in a relatively cultured society.

Razag Hall, Crown Heights

Question: Should rabbis insist on premarital counseling prior to officiating at weddings?

Refusing The Short Leash

On October fifth, my article called "Choking on a Short Leash" was in the Jewish Press.

‘Getting Back On The Swing’

I remember a mishap years ago while in first grade and happily swinging on the playground swing during recess.

Torah MiTzion Kollel In Warsaw

Every time I come to Poland there is some new sign of the resurgence of the religious Jewish community.

What To Look For When Looking Into Long Term Care Policies (Part 4)

Last week I discussed some of the things that Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance is, some that it's not, and why it is important.

Alfred Mordecai’s Agonizing Decision

The Civil War caused a great divide among Americans, pitting brother against brother, relative against relative, friend against friend. Jews fought on both sides in this conflict, and they also found themselves beset with divided loyalties. Alfred Mordecai was one such individual who was forced to make a most difficult decision that cost him his career and alienated him from family and friends..

Visiting The Graves Of Tzaddikim

For the past few weeks I have been describing my trip through Poland to different graves of Polish tzaddikim of the past.

Kings Highway, Brooklyn

Question: Is there really a "shidduch crisis" or is the term an exaggeration?

Why Long Term Care Insurance? (Part 3)

When my generation was young, I believed the only insurance that people cared about was life insurance.

‘It’s Your Fault’

I grew up in an era where customers were always right - even if they weren't - because it was good for business to accommodate them, even if they were out of line.

Lancut

On my many trips to Poland, I always heard of the amazing synagogue structure in Lancut.

Sweet Home Savannah

There's the old joke about two Jews deserted on an island who build three shuls. Like many attempts at humor, there is a certain degree of truth to this adage.

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Question: Is Israel's release of Palestinian prisoners a constructive sign of good faith or just a futile attempt at placating its enemies?

Rymanow

In a recent column on the cemetery of Krakow one of the pictures was mislabeled as the grave of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Riminov (Rymanow).

What Is Long TermCare Insurance? (Part 2)

Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance provides you with the money for hiring assistance when you can no longer perform some or all of the tasks of daily living like bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transferring, continence or when continual supervision is needed due to deteriorating mental ability.

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