Patricia Raskin
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“The primary principle behind the treatment of animals in Jewish law is preventing tza’ar ba’alei chayim, the suffering of living creatures,” Tracy Rich writes on her website, … more
Those of us who work in sales constantly face the challenge of continued momentum and success. The key to our success as entrepreneurs, small business owners or commission-based salespeople is … more
Last year, I heard Alan Veingrad speak at the Providence Kollel. For seven seasons, Veingrad played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He won a Super … more
As I was researching material for this column, I came across a very touching and poignant article in the New York Times, “A Place of Healing,” by Meadow Rue Merrill, about the healing … more
In my book “Pathfinding,” my father tells this story: “A very wealthy man in town approached a poor carpenter who had been struggling all his life. He says, ‘I’m … more
The mikveh is a Jewish ritual bath. Bathing in its water is part of a bride’s preparation for a wedding, setting the tone for spiritual intimacy in her marriage. It is a purification process … more
Several years ago, I interviewed Connie Glaser (connieglaser.com), co-author of “What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies from a Biblical Sage.” The authors say that “Queen … more
The Rambam states in Hilchot Mechirah (chap. 18:1):
It is forbidden to lie to people in transactions or to steal their opinion, and a gentile and a Jew are equal in this matter. If a person knows that what he is selling is defective, he … more
Why do we sleep? That’s a question that Yanki Tauber examines in an article of that name posted at Chabad.org.  “If our active hours must always be preceded by what the Talmud … more
Over the summer, Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas and first wife of Kirk Douglas, passed away. She left a special legacy and remained on amicable terms with Kirk throught her life. She even appeared with him in several movies, including … more
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