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  • Calendar: October 30 - November 5, 2015

    By Amanda Epstein

    October 28, 2015 | 11:18 am


    On Nov. 4, 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated after attending a peace rally. For many outside of the Holy Land, his death meant a loss of hope, but for Israelis, it represented something more complex — it led to increased...

  • Bikur cholim manners

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    April 10, 2013 | 7:05 am

    Every disease is a social disease. When a person is diagnosed, his or her family, friends and community are involved as well. The shock moves through a widening circle, and the questions are always the same: How do we react; how should we react? Will I say the right thing; is there...

  • “How To Be A Friend To A Friend Who’s Sick” – Book Recommendation

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    March 27, 2013 | 10:06 am

    Letty Cottin Pogrebin has written an indispensable guide when a member of one’s family or a dear friend becomes ill or suffers a tragic death, what to do, say and not say, how to respond and be the friend the stricken most needs.

    Letty is a founding editor of Ms Magazine, an...