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Posted on: April 26th, 2013

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It was September 25, 2006. Tammy, an oblivious, petite, third grader lay in bed, counting her stationary collection, when she decided she needed a drink. As she descended the staircase, she was surprised to see her mother dressed in this bubby-like gown.

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Posted on: April 26th, 2013

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Shortly before Pesach, I received a rather agitated call from a long time reader of The Jewish Press who pleaded with me to write a column regarding what she insisted was the unwarranted high cost of Pesach food – in particular shmurah matzah – and how hard it was for young families to pay what she felt were over-inflated prices in order to keep strictly kosher.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

SectionsFamilyMarriage and Relationships

My friend forwarded this letter and I am sharing it with you, my readers as it concerns an issue that affects many in the “sandwich generation.”

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

SectionsFamilyParenting Our Children

I know what you are thinking. What possible situation could cause a professional to advise a parent to “Pray hard that your children ignore you”?

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

SectionsFamilyParenting Our Children

In our culture of conspicuous consumption, it is not unusual for children to ask for everything they set their eyes on. And, if we are fortunate enough to have the funds to buy them all that their hearts desire, we tend to think, “I can do it, why not?” There are, however, importance values that our children can learn when we set limits.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

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Yes, it is true. Man, alone in all of creation, is aware that he will die. The recognition of this certainty is quite sobering. Integrating a happy life with the knowledge that our existence is, in fact, a terminal condition, can be daunting.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

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The South Florida community will join celebrations taking place around the globe to mark Lag B’Omer. The local Lag B’Omer Unity Parade & Fair is scheduled on Sunday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gulfstream Park on the corner of US1 in Hallandale.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

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RASG Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach recently commemorated Yom Hazikaron, the solemn remembrance day for Israel’s fallen heroes, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, the joyous celebration of the birthday of the Jewish State.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

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South Florida Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, recently presented a captivating speaker to the area. Richard Bernstein addressed audiences from April 11 through April 15.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

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The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages, the institute’s new six-session Spring 2013 course that will begin during the week of April 23.

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

SectionsCommunityJewish Community

I often wonder what it would take to encourage women in our community to become chaplains?

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Posted on: April 25th, 2013

SectionsBooksThe BookshelfFor God's Sake!?

For God’s Sake!?, Chapter 2

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Posted on: April 24th, 2013

SectionsFeaturesFeatures On The Jewish World

Under the influence of the Age of Enlightenment, the cultural union “Toalet” was formed, which published a number of works of by Hebraic scientists and works of fiction. In recent times, the Jewish-scientific movement has found its stride with the “Union of Jewish Science,” which was founded by S. Seeligmann, a historian and a bibliophile. In its university library, Amsterdam possesses a most valuable Jewish section, the so-called “Rosenthaliana,” which was named after the philanthropist Leiser Rosenthal, who was the father of the Baron von Rosenthal.

Cover of Tevye in the Promised Land by Tzvi Fishman.
 

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013

SectionsBooksThe BookshelfTevye in the Promised Land

The next chapter of the award-winning novel.

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Posted on: April 19th, 2013

SectionsFamilyParenting Our Children

With the constant pressures placed on us in our fast paced lives, sometimes we all feel like we need a vacation. Everyone needs a break now and then – to relax their bodies and their minds. Research has shown that too much stress can cause:

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2013

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Blood tests are rather innocuous. The pin prick is just slightly annoying, and the ordeal usually only takes a few moments. The clues that the collected blood contain and the impact they may have on your life are much more serious. Waiting on the vital information from blood tests is a regular occurrence in the medical world, and those results can mean so much.

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