No written explanation. Not a word.
He was shocked, having believed his entire life that he and his mother were close. Kaplan (not his real name) was...
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Visitors to Israel are often looking for a spiritual uplift, and one of the country's best-kept secrets for achieving that transcendent state is not found in Jerusalem's Old City.
Perhaps it is the oxygen-rich air coupled with the high-concentration of relaxing bromide. Or maybe...
March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Dr. Connie Guttersen is on a mission to make America smaller. Well, perhaps not geographically, but at least to shrink the size of the average American.
Scientific studies have proven that weight-loss diets that are based on moderate amounts of the healthiest types of fats, such as...
April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
I am 33,000 feet above ground en-route to LaGuardia, accompanying my father to his brother's funeral. I am expecting the coming days to be very difficult for my father, but not in the way you would expect. You see, my father and his recently deceased brother had not spoken in 20...
March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Passover travel once meant shlepping to Miami Beach, where great operatic tenors like Robert Merrill and Jan Peerce would conduct the seder at a fancy-schmancy hotel, or to the Catskills, which was more haimish but just as fattening.
But Passover travel options today have expanded...
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Carbohydrate-filled days are over. Almost everyone is on the Atkins or Zone Diet. That is unless they've deserted them for The South Beach Diet, which proposes eating the "right carbs" and the "right fats" along with protein, giving dieters the best of both worlds.
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Every Jewish New Year we recite the words, "Repentance, prayer and charity avert the evil decree." It sounds straightforward enough, but trying to navigate myriad charities, especially Jewish charities, is confounding.
There is often an extra layer of complexity that comes with...
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November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm
After only two hours of sleep, I woke up on Aug. 13, 2000, to the sounds of drizzle hitting my hotel window. With a pit in my stomach, I got out of bed -- terrified and excited all at once. It was my wedding day, the culmination of three months of harried planning. I desperately...
May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm
As I boarded the airplane with my baby last week, the passenger seated to my side smiled and commented, "What a beautiful little girl you have."
I simply said, "Thank you."
About an hour later, as I removed my baby's diaper for a quick change, the same woman gasped, "Oh my...