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  • When all else fails…

    October 23, 2015 | 11:10 am

    Auntie has a confession to make—when she is hit with insomnia, or writer’s block, or is in the throes of a day of playing a high-stakes game of procrastination—she will drag out the vacuum and go to work. There are alternatives to this vacuuming compulsion—if Auntie is surrounded...

  • A survival guide for parents of b’nai mitzvah kids

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 17, 2013 | 4:17 pm

    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...

  • Your Letters

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    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...