So you’re planning a bar or bat mitzvah? Mazel tov! You may feel overwhelmed by decisions and details. I certainly did when it was time for my son, Steven, to take part in the ritual this past December. I asked experienced parents for advice and promised to “pay it forward” once I...
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Support for Israel
While it was gratifying to see the discussion of creative and generous support for Israel ("Supporting Israel," July 2002), we call to your attention that the Jewish Federation Israel Emergency Campaign was not included. In the first six weeks since this special...