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I love the concept of “The Jewish Garden,” which Rabbi Dov Lev wrote about in an article by that name posted at Aish.com. The idea makes me feel happy, as most plants and flowers … more
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
  It is wonderful to be well-liked and considered fair-minded.  Fair mindedness, however, is not an excuse for refraining from espousing hard truths.  Such is my take on the April … 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
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
Elissa Felder, an active and vibrant Providence resident, organizes two women’s trips to Israel each year. Momentum is an eight-day journey through Israel. It’s offered in July and … more
In my book “Pathfinding,” I write, “Our heritage holds the key to the historical us, but it also helps define the present us and even the future us. Recognizing and understanding … more
It’s the time of year when we transition from summer to fall, from this year to the new year and from our children’s summer activities to the school year. I found an interesting quote … more
Several years ago, I interviewed Connie Glaser (connieglaser.com), co-author of “What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies from a Biblical Sage.” The authors say that “Queen … more
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