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Zieva Dauber Konvisser: Living Beyond Terrorism

What better proof do we need than the recent war with Hamas in Gaza, dubbed “Operation Protective Edge,” that transformed the pain and suffering of three families into a sense of unparalleled unity and outpouring of love of the entire nation of Israel?

A Portrait Of Greatness

The Rebbetzin began campaigning to increase public awareness of the importance of saying Amen.

Creating A Winning Resume

To modify a line from Winnie the Pooh, “the most frustrating things about resumes is that resumes are frustrating things.” If asked to design the best way to evaluate the top talent for a job, few people would recommend the submission of a document no one knows how to prepare and that requires a great deal of professional coaching and adjustment.

Get Me Out of Here!

The black fly was steadily crawling up and down my kitchen window screen. It was desperately − but methodically − seeking an escape, to get beyond the imprisoning panel of the screen, into the wide, open world.

Miriam Ben-Porat: A Woman of ‘Firsts’

Miriam Scheinsohn was born on April 26, 1918, in Vitebsk (Belorussia), the youngest of eight children (she had three sisters and four brothers). Soon after Miriam’s birth the family moved to Kovno (Kaunas) in Lithuania, where her parents owned a textile factory.

Silent Messages

It is almost exactly one year since my father-in-law, Rabbi Yankel Weisberg, passed away.

Network! Network! Network!

“I need a professional-looking resume and great interviewing skills, how long will it take to develop them?” “I’ve just been downsized, I need to update my resume and start looking again; can you help me?” “I received an offer that is lower than I expected, how do I negotiate a better salary?” “I graduated several years ago and want to change careers; where do I start?” “You say an internship in my field will put me ahead of other job seekers when I graduate, how do I get one?”

Soulmates Or Stalemates? Men Are From Chochmah; Women Are From Binah (Part...

After a long and taxing day at work, followed by the usual battle with rush hour traffic, Joe finally arrived home.

Sarah Aynor: Matriarch Of Ethiopian Youth

This amazing woman was able to do this when there were five students, as well as quite recently when there have been as many as 270 students in the program.

What Your Profile Says About You

It is extremely important for job seekers to present themselves well in today’s social media world. This article will focus on Linkedin, the most important business-oriented social networking site for professionals.

The Road Trip

We're on one of those really long family road trips. The kind that parenting experts advise will imprint fond memories on your children's psyche. (How's that for guilt?) And the kind on which you never leave home without a bottle of Tylenol and your favorite cup of strongly caffeinated, black coffee.

Think ‘Good’ And It Will Be Good!

Tomorrow is the day after Labor Day. We all know what that means.

Unsung Heroes: A Behind The Scenes Look At The Jewish Music Business

I know this is supposed to be a consumer column, but let's face it. We have all just spent the last few weeks preparing, cleaning and shopping until our credit cards begged for mercy and our family members have started wondering if Windex is our new signature scent. The last thing anyone wants to be thinking about right now is buying more stuff, making home improvements or otherwise planning ahead.

Stalemates Or Soulmates? Chochma/Bina Dichotomy Part II: “Joe, We Need to Talk!”

Joe is sitting in the den. The remote control keeps his hands busy while his unseeing eyes gaze straight ahead.

Zeidy Pinchas’ Sefer Torah

This is the story of a very special Sefer Torah (Torah Scroll), purchased shortly after the Second World War by my maternal zeide (grandfather), Rabbi Pinchas Sudak, when he and his family were on their dangerous trek escaping from Communist Russia.

Do You Live In A Fish Bowl?

Several months ago, at a children's rally, my 10-year-old son was the lucky winner of a raffle. His prize? A plump goldfish. It came in a plastic bag filled with water.

Remembering Esterka

Polish history and popular legend credits a beautiful Jewish girl named Esther, or Esterka, with the turn of Jewish fortunes in Poland.

Return to Dachau: A Unique Gathering (Part I)

Last March I received an invitation to the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. It was signed: KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau."

How To Travel Like A Family And Stay A Family (Part II)

Last month, I discussed our tumuloutous family trip to Israel and the many mistakes and some smart moves we made along the way. Hopefully you can learn from our mistakes and incorporate the lessons we learned in your own family trips.

Changing Lanes

I am driving along in my small silver sports car. The pace of the cars around me has suddenly become frenzied; the flow of traffic has thickened considerably; I have hit morning rush hour on Toronto's busy thoroughfares. I need to merge into traffic on a very busy main road. But I am stopped, stuck, as the cars whiz past me.

Brigitte Gabriel: Fierce Fighter For Israel

She also taught that a “cancer called Islamofacism” permeates the Muslim world and must be eradicated.

Everyone Has a Story

When I was invited a few months ago to lecture at a European retreat in Davos, Switzerland, that was hosted in the same luxury venue where the world economic leaders (including former president Bill Clinton) had met for their own economic summit a few years ago, I knew there was no way I'd refuse. The resort weekend was organized by Rabbi Sholom Liberow, director of the European Jewish Study Network (EJSN) and his wonderful wife, Leah.

Have You Ever Stuffed Tissues Down A Sink Drain?

She looks at me with those large brown eyes. I try to decipher her expression. There's a hint of sadness, doubt and even fear. She averts her gaze, trying to deny her act, as if she's trying to take it back.

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