I Don’t Think You Want My Business!

The needs of the chronically ill are many, varied and usually extremely expensive.

Yom HaShoah In Poland

Last week's front page of The Jewish Press showed Crown Prince of England, Prince Charles, affixing a mezuzah to the door of a new Jewish center in Krakow, along with Rabbi Gluck, the Chief Rabbi Of Galicia and Rabbi Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi Of Poland.

Wysokie Mazowiecie

Recently the Jewish cemetery at Wysokie Mazowiecie held a ceremony marking the first stage of its restoration project.

Self-Affirmations/Self-Deprecations (Part One)

I came out of the store last week, and there, on top of my "to do" list on the passenger's side of the car, in full view for anyone to see, were three checks that I was taking to the bank to deposit.

News From Poland

As the summer gets underway there are many events throughout Poland connected to Jewish history and culture. It usually kicks off with the massive Krakow Jewish Festival and ends with the Singer Festival in Warsaw. Also many Jewish groups come to Poland during the summer to visit their hometowns, work in the cemeteries and look for connections to the pre-Shoah past.

Lancut

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

Virtual Shtetl Portal

The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews is proud to announce the launching of the Virtual Shtetl website, which is devoted to the local history of Jews. Although at the moment of its launch the portal is primarily a source of information, its future is based on the interaction of web surfers using Web 2.0 technology. The medium created will constitute a bridge between the history of Polish Jewish towns and the contemporary, multicultural world.

The Well Spouse’s Need To Be Cared For

Most well spouses live their years as care givers without any one giving a care about them.

Caged In A Box Of Others’ Values And Expectations

In my interviews with well spouses, the theme of being caged in a box of expectations has repeated itself often.

We Are Invisible

Responses To "The Loss of Femininity"

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).

Testimonials – A Husband Speaks

Recognition of well spouses has come a long way since I first began writing about them.

The Baudouina Orphanage

On Thursday August 21 an unusual ceremony took place at the Baudouina Orphanage in Warsaw, Poland.

When What You Can Do Changes (Part III)

Well spouses need to re-evaluate often their situation and how they are relating to their loved ones.

Why Do They Stay?

Last week I tried to give some insight into the real existence of a well spouse.

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 1)

A while ago, I was invited to a very different well-spouse support group meeting.

Anti-Semitic Incidents In Poland

People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.

The Desire For Help – The Need To Be Independent

A well spouse must be independent. There is often no partner to call on for help, physical or mental, and so s/he is left to make all the decisions, carry all the heavy things, make all plans and preparations on her own.

The Need To Acknowledge Death

When my mother-in-law was dying of cancer, the family came from all over to be with her that summer before her death.

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 2)

Last week I began to share the work of a support group.

The Unstated Message (Part I)

A simple sentence is not so simple. It evokes emotions that may or may not be what we intended.

If You Want My Business, Don’t Make It So Hard

Last week I told Francis' story of how she helped convince a car dealership to put in a permanent ramp and keep it accessible.

Groundbreaking For Museum Of Jewish History Of Polish Jews

It has been more than 10 years since its conception, but finally the long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony for the Museum of Jewish History of Polish Jews has been set for June 26, 2007.

Logical Consequences And The Chronically Ill

Last week I tried to explain a discipline technique called "Logical Consequence".

Boro Park, Brooklyn

Question: Should second-generation Holocaust survivors (children of survivors)receive reparations from Germany?

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