Modern Mishpocha: Who’s excited for Purim?

By Jenny T. Burns

Let’s be honest. It’s pretty easy to get our families excited about Chanukah. There are presents, fried foods, special wrapping paper in grocery stores, Chanukah greeting cards, memorable storybooks like Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins, and there’s even the occasio…

Mailbag: Book review

I recently came across Rubin Friedman's review of my newly republished book, Child of the Holocaust, in your February 4, 2019 edition, in which he compares my book to Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird.

During the 50 years my book has been in print, it has garnered many reviews in the Engl…

Focus on Fitness: Exercise for kidney health and reap other benefits

March 12 is World Kidney Day: a day to promote awareness of the risk factors for kidney disease and the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent it.

Federation Report: Caring services during times of need

 By John Diener and Brent Taylor, Co-Chairs

Jewish Memorial Gardens

Jewish Memorial Gardens (JMG) operates the two community-owned cemeteries, the original Bank Street location, established in the 1890s, and on Herberts Corners Road in Greely, purchased in 1976. Combined, JMG is where m…