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Vultures: Good, Bad or Ugly?
by Tova Robinson
The vulture suffers from a poor public image. Perpetually cast as the villain, the vulture is viewed as predatory, ominous and just plain ugly. In defense of vultures and other creatures like them, let's take an imaginary tour of the world as it would be in the absence of scavengers and decomposers.
What a Mistake!
Jewish hospitality at its best, in the Avrohom Ovinu tradition.
As the facilitator of two support groups for stepmothers -- one in Hebrew and one in English, I have become aware of some universal issues that stepmothers face in their daily lives. One of these issues is where and how she fits into the new family that she has accepted. Many women are so overwhelmed with the `sacrifice' of accepting this new life that they are not aware of what their stepchildren are feeling.
If I'd tell the kids we were going to China, England or
America, my announcement would be greeted by gleeful squeals.
Somehow, despite their adventurous natures, the prospect of
going to Dreamland is shunned with protests and sighs.
A Different Journey
"I dedicate the story of my life to all my friends out there
who haven't been fortunate enough to escape the jaws of
secularism. Those of us who were saved have to take up the
banner to fight the horrible side effects of secular
MODERN-DAY MESHOLIM AND MUSSAR
In order to cut down on salt and still have palatable meals, I have been seasoning lots of different dishes with fried onions. Last Thursday, before I started my Shabbos cooking, I took half a dozen onions, chopped them and place them in my skillet with some olive oil.
Games are a great strategy for relaxing the child and putting him into a happy frame of mind. The offer of a game, even before the start of a short lesson, is a better bribe than anything else.
Your Medical Questions Answered!
Let's answer some questions from Ramot in Jerusalem. What
about washing with soap and water?
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