These are the upscale cousins of the yard sale. They are usually well organized by a pro who has been hired to liquidate the possessions of a deceased person. Since I’m on the hunt for vintage clothing and jewelry, and my husband collects rare books, we like buying from dead...
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October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm"I know what I want for my birthday," my first-grader announced upon returning from school today. "A PSP [PlayStation Portable]."
"Jake" I replied, intent on giving my son perspective on how much his request would cost. "Do you realize that you could go to the dollar store and...
June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm
With summer travel to Israel around the corner, now's the time to plan your packing strategy. From new high-tech gadgets to easy-care clothing, from hybrid shoes to crushable sun hats, there's plenty to choose from as gifts for loved ones and must-haves for your own comfort. We've...
April 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Good Deed Indeed
Earth Day is about healing all creatures on the Earth. Here is a chance for you to do a good deed by entering The Good Deed Contest.
Here's what you will do:
1. Do a good deed (an amazing one!)
2. Write an essay, telling what you did, what motivated you and what...
March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm
The Ugly Bug Ball
In Parshat Shemini, we learn which animals are kosher. A young friend of mine asked: Why did God create both kosher and non-kosher animals? The sages of the Talmud ask the same question. They said there is something we can learn from every animal – kosher or...
May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm
I know there are many Palestinians out there who are sickened and ashamed by what happened in Gaza to the remains of the six dead Israeli soldiers.
I don't hold them responsible; I don't associate them with those acts just because they are Palestinians or Arabs, not in any way.