Patricia Raskin
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Lashon hara, which means “evil tongue” in Hebrew, is a multifaceted concept. Speech is considered to be lashon hara if it is true but says something derogatory about a person or party, divulges something not previously known to the … more
The highest Jewish holidays have come and gone but their message remains alive and well and strong. For us Jews, the message on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is that we could have lived better in the previous year and ask forgiveness from God and … more
I grew up on bagels, lox and cream cheese, stuffed cabbage, gefilte fish, brisket, chopped liver and chicken soup. I remember as a child sitting around the kitchen table and eating these foods with great gusto and lots of mmms! We would share … more
This is one of my favorite stories told to me by my late father and included in my book “Pathfinding.” I don’t know its origin,  but my father told me there was a similar story told by a rabbi with different names. This story speaks to … more
Over the summer, Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas and first wife of Kirk Douglas, passed away. She left a special legacy and remained on amicable terms with Kirk throught her life. She even appeared with him in several movies, including … more
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