The Foundation Momentum Iudaicum Lodzense was established on November 6 1995.
In the Jan. 4 and 11 issues I reprinted some triggers that may spark awful flashbacks for Holocaust Survivors.
I am often asked what Jewish life in Poland is really like.
While I'm on the subject of expectations...
Over the past 12 years that I have been writing this column I discussed the Ringelblum Archives numerous times.
Last week I told Bob's story. A former well spouse, he lived his life feeling it was his responsibility to financially provide for his family and be there to serve his community.
It is often said that in places you would least expect, there is certain to be a Beit Chabad.
I recently interviewed a grandfather who was a former well spouse.
Last week Rabbi Schudrich of Warsaw sent me more pictures from Poland showing the community celebrating Chanukah.
Last week I began to share the list of triggers put together by the Ahavas Chesed of Montreal.
During my trip to Poland last summer I discovered a few areas that needed attention.
Last week I talked about the conference I attended that was designed for non-Jewish caregivers of our elderly and Holocaust survivors.
Every year more and more Jewish tourists go to Poland to visit the historic sites of pre-Shoah Jewish heritage.
Question: What is your favorite mitzvah?
I recently attended a workshop that was given by Ahavas Chesed of Montreal for professional caregivers and the institutions they work for.
Last week I told the story of Chaya Leah, a well spouse. Chaya Leah had cared for her son's friend, Moishe, while his mother was sitting Shivah.
Question: Are you satisfied with Eliot Spitzer's performance as governor?
The Jewish community held a candle-lighting ceremony at the Presidential Palace, with the participation of President Lech Kaczyñski.
The topic of discussion of the support group was our children. How do the children of the chronically ill cope?
Last week, we celebrated Chanukah, commemorating the repossession of the Beit HaMikdash from the hands of the mighty Greek Army.
A person becomes ill. In most cases his/her family will rally and be there for support.
Located in Eastern Poland, Poznan is one of the oldest and leading Jewish communities in Poland-Lithuania.
I recently published a letter from a woman named Mae. Mae could not understand why her mother, Sidney, had difficulty being accountable to her daughter for her whereabouts.
Question: How do you celebrate Chanukah?
Question: Does it bother you that an increasing number of Orthodox Jewish families don't celebrate Thanksgiving, viewing it as a secular holiday?