January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

Who kept Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi out of New Jersey?

Elected officials are failing our citizens

ENGLEWOOD, NJ (JTA)—Like many people these days, I am a busy man. More...

New technologies are revolutionizing life for disabled people

COMPUSCHMOOZE

A new class of assistive technologies are dramatically altering the way people with various disabilities are able to engage in their daily activities. The Pulse SmartPen, from Livescribe (http://bit.ly/4DKjvU), is one of these devices. More...

Parents are not always to blame for children who go astray

SALLY’S WORLD

Many, many years ago— before school shootings and random acts of violence among the young that send a shiver down the spine—a friend was having a problem with her oldest son.   More...

Start 2010 off right by reviewing your financial & estate plans

MONEY MATTERS

New Year’s resolutions abound this time of year. According to an article published by the University of Scranton in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, about 40- 45% of American adults make one or more resolutions each year.   More...

Agreements worked to keep Gadhafi out

FAIR LAWN, NJ (JTA)—In his JTA article, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach completely misrepresented a situation important to the people of Englewood, NJ, the city where I was born, served as mayor from 1983 to 1989, and now have the honor of representing More...

Biographies bring back both the famous and the obscure

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Reading about the lives of famous and accomplished people can be inspiring. With this in mind, we’re starting the (secular) New Year with some terrific new biographies. More...

A new year can mean a new you with a little help from JFCS

FAMILY TALK

It hasn’t been the best of years for many of us. Difficult economic times have brought on job losses, mortgage foreclosures, loss of health insurance, and emotional distress. More...