October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Columns

Jews care for each other like no other people in the world

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In the mid 1970s when I was about 10 years old, I asked my next door neighbor, a kid my age, what he and his family thought of the civil war in Lebanon.  “What do you mean?” he asked, not really understanding why I would ask him such More...

Planning for the future should include long term care insurance

FAMILY TALK

You have worked hard all your life. You have been able to save money, plan for your retirement, ensure a legacy for your children and grandchildren. More...

Four decades spent getting to know our town one step at a time

SALLY’S WORLD

It began 37 years ago when my husband and I realized that we were never able to finish a sentence, let alone a paragraph, in a household in which three spirited daughters were coming of age. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Make delicious food part of your Simchat Torah

COOKING

The festival of Sukkot is called “Yom Simchateinu, The Days of Joy.” We leave our homes and dwell in our sukkot (booths) for eight days. More...

Passing on wisdom and values from one generation to the next

MONEY MATTERS

Just a week or so ago I watched the final broadcast of Andy Rooney on CBS’s 60 Minutes. Rooney had been a writer for other newscasters and then eventually was a writer for his own segment for 33 years.  More...