The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: June 1st, 2005Sections → Magazine → Glimpses Into American Jewish History
Many people know that on September 7, 1654, twenty-three Jews arrived in New Amsterdam (renamed New York after the Dutch left).
Posted on: May 18th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Most people over 40 have experienced a time or two when their mind just goes blank.
Posted on: May 18th, 2005Sections → Magazine
I was at a recent fundraiser on behalf of Israel's Beit Halochem institutions. In Hebrew, beit halochem means the house of the warrior and that is what these centers are - a home away from home for disabled Israeli soldiers and wounded victims of Islamic terror and violence.
Posted on: May 11th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Last week I told Moshe's and Richard's stories. These two men gave their all to their jobs despite the diseases that made it more and more difficult to do so.
Posted on: May 4th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
My generation, for the most part, had a very strong work ethic. It came, perhaps, because many of us grew up as children of immigrants and we inherited it from our parents.
Posted on: May 4th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Glimpses Into American Jewish History
The year 2004 marked the 350th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America.
Posted on: May 4th, 2005Sections → Magazine
Pesach seemed heavier this year. I'm not talking in terms of the tremendous amount of food that was consumed or the seemingly endless lifting, bending, scrubbing, scouring and cooking that is part and parcel of pre and post Passover preparations as well as during the chag.
Posted on: April 27th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
We want people to behave toward us in a certain way. When they don't, we get angry.
Posted on: April 20th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Last week I shared part of a letter by a mother of a chronically ill child.
Posted on: April 20th, 2005Sections → Magazine
Over the years I always wondered why Hashem - the Master and Creator of the Universe - was so machmir - so adamant in having us mortals sing his praises and thank him all the time.
Posted on: April 6th, 2005Sections → Magazine
You would have to be hiding under a rock to be unaware of the sad and drawn-out death of a severely brain damaged woman called Terri Schiavo, whose husband and legal guardian made the decision to have her life-sustaining feeding tube removed.
Posted on: April 6th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Birthdays, anniversaries, life cycle events are all times we look forward to.
Posted on: April 1st, 2005Sections → Magazine → Glimpses Into American Jewish History
In the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries Jews in America did not face the level of discrimination encountered by their brothers and sisters living in other lands.
Posted on: March 30th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
I recently had the privilege of meeting with a support group that consisted of spouses, children and friends of the residents of a nursing home.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2005Sections → Magazine
In very recent issues of the Jewish Press there have been a number of disturbing articles detailing the dire plight of various types of people who have lost their physical or social freedom.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
This e-mail came across my desk. It was written by that famous writer known as "unknown author."
Posted on: March 16th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Many years ago, I worked for a school division as a Special Education Resource Teacher.
Posted on: March 9th, 2005Sections → Magazine
I recently heard that an acquaintance of mind got divorced for the 2nd time. The marriage had lasted a very short time, but I was not surprised.
Posted on: March 9th, 2005Sections → Magazine → Archives
Words do not always come out right. They don't always express the depth of our emotions or what we want to say.
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