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Jewish Culture Festival In Krakow

18 Tammuz 5767 – July 4, 2007
The 17th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow just concluded and has lived up to the promise of being one of the most exciting Jewish festivals around the globe.

Touro College, Brooklyn

Question: Do you celebrate the Fourth of July?

Helping a Family Avoid Divorce

11 Tammuz 5767 – June 27, 2007
In February of this year I interviewed and wrote the stories of well spouses who chose divorce as their means of coping with their spouses chronic illness.

Oceanside, N.Y. – To Be Young Again

Youth is the key to a Jewish community. Sure, there are snowbird synagogues, but bocce ball and bingo aren't going to attract young couples.

‘It Is What It Is’

Just the other day, I was commiserating with a close friend about how my life had not gone the way I had envisioned way back when - when I was young and my head was filled with sweet visions of what would be.

Mazal Tov!

Whenever Jews come together in honor of a lifecycle event, it is a simchah.

An Adult Child’s Response To Mother’s Day Woes

4 Tammuz 5767 – June 20, 2007
Last week, I wrote an article about mothering yourself, particularly on Hallmark holidays like Mother's Day.

Brooklyn College, NY

Question: Did Judaism influence your choice of college major, and do you see yourself utilizing your education to help the Jewish community?

Cell Phonies

27 Sivan 5767 – June 13, 2007
Last week, to my deep distress, my cell phone disappeared from my purse. I don't know whether it somehow fell out, or if someone on the very crowded street purposely brushed against me and slipped a hand into my purse.

Summer Travel To Poland (Part II)

When traveling, it is best to do a little homework first - the more you know and prepare for a trip the more you will get out of it.

Mothering Yourself On Mother’s Day

I am writing this article on May 13, Mother's Day this year (though it is being printed at a much later date).

Don’t Take The Bait – How Did We Get Here? (Part III)

20 Sivan 5767 – June 6, 2007
How did this generation of parents get to the point of being intimidated by their children?

Summer Travel To Poland (Part I)

As summer approaches, people are making vacation plans. More and more people are traveling to Poland, to the old shtetl, to see where their families lived for hundreds of years, before coming to America.

Friends Field Park, Brooklyn

Question: Do you miss the old "Borscht Belt" Jewish Catskills?

Don’t Take The Bait – The Self-Imposed Threat (Part II)

13 Sivan 5767 – May 30, 2007
Our children have no idea how vulnerable we are as parents.

The Jewish Festival In Krakow

This summer, from June 23 to July 1, the city of Krakow will play host to the 17th annual Jewish Cultural Festival, which as usual, is expected to be a resounding success.

Did Haym Salomon Really Finance The American Revolution?

One of the most fascinating figures in American Jewish history is Haym Salomon (1740-1785).

The Miracle Of Marriage

With the Sefiras HaOmer period behind us, the wedding season is in full swing.

Midtown Manhattan

Question: Many people feel George W. Bush is the most pro-Israel president the country's had in a long time. Agree?

Don’t Take The Bait (Part I)

5 Sivan 5767 – May 22, 2007
Many years ago, I remember talking to a parent of a particularly difficult student. The parent confessed that he often gives into the child because the child threatens him.

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