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Barbara Pierce Bush, our beloved former first lady, passed away last month. Like millions of other people, I was riveted by her funeral. The solemnity, regal tone and endearing stories moved me … more
  (Kveller via JTA) – I’m going to start with a confession: I am generally not a crier. I am a yeller whose operatic yawp can be heard for suburban blocks However, parenthood … more
Every year on Mother’s Day, I’m struck by how difficult it is to find a fresh approach to a holiday that I’ve been celebrating annually since I was old enough to glue macaroni … more
In honor of Mother’s Day, I would like to remember my mom, Ada R. Slobin.   My mother is deceased as of 2005.  Mother’s Day for the last 13 years has been both a sad day … more
The long-awaited PHDS Hanukkah performance, on Dec. 19 was a fantastic way to spend the last night of Hanukkah! The students showcased their talents in music and drama under the direction of teachers … more
The dreidel stopped for a photo with Seth Finkle, director of Camp Haverim and teen programming at the Jewish Alliance, during the Hope Street Stroll Dec. 3. more
(Kveller via JTA) – I have been musing on how to combat what seems to be the new norm since the election last year of Donald Trump: The news is filled with hate crimes. All over the country I … more
Given the tense national mood, we could all use an injection of humor, so with that in mind, I offer a Hanukkah quiz, courtesy of my old friend “Chanukah Charlie.” The quiz is for all … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Move over, potato latkes. Make room for dosas. The savory fried Indian lentil and rice pancakes take center stage in “Queen of the Dosas,” a gem of a new Hanukkah … more
It’s a Hanukkah miracle of sorts. Every year – for almost as long as there’s been a Warwick Mall – a dedicated group of Hadassah members turns out to wrap gifts there … more
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