Patricia Raskin
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It has been six years since my father passed away, at the age of 95. He was a powerful force who embraced Judaism and firmly believed in sticking with your beliefs even when the going gets … more
Bruce Boguslav is a consumer advocate and friend I have interviewed on my radio program several times and someone with whom I feel a special bond through our heritage. Bruce comes from Orthodox … more
I had a special relationship with my paternal grandmother, and her loving and nurturing nature stays with me today. I still have fond memories of watching her make teiglach every … more
In the eight years since I last wrote a column for the Jewish Voice on my thoughts about being Jewish, my faith has grown ever-stronger. In 2008, I moved to Rhode Island, returning to New … more
As I was researching material for this column, I came across a very touching and poignant article in the New York Times, “A Place of Healing,” by Meadow Rue Merrill, about the healing … more
Meora Bitton is a public relations major at the University of Rhode Island and is working for my business this semester as an intern. Bitton, who is a Sephardic Moroccan Jew, has written about … more
I believe in “aging up” – that is, seeing aging as an expanded opportunity to explore the things we enjoy and those on our “bucket lists.” Here are my seven steps … more
In my book “Pathfinding,” my father tells this story: “A very wealthy man in town approached a poor carpenter who had been struggling all his life. He says, ‘I’m … more
My favorite phrase and my motto comes from the book “Illusions” by Richard Bach, who is perhaps best known as the author of the bestseller “Jonathan Livingston Seagull.” … more
You’ve found the one – that was the easy part. Now on to the challenge of ensuring that the wedding goes without a hitch and that the marriage will be long and fruitful. No pressure … more
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