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CJN Article (December 22 2009) Homelessness Really Sucks!

This is an article I wrote for the Canadian Jewish News. Please read it and comment. It is so tragic knowing that our fellow citizens can die/be murdered in the streets of … Continue reading

December 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

Give Charity: A flock of Chicks and Rabbits

(Check out this charity. The following is from Mia Farrow’s Blog: http://www.miafarrow.org) One of the very best gifts of all: A dear friend gave my family one of the best gifts … Continue reading

December 27, 2009 · Leave a comment


The following document reflects the work of Mia Farrow (www.miafarrow.org) to archive the culture of many of the Darfur tribes. It is well worth reading as Mia Farrow has spend … Continue reading

December 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Comment on CJN article: Celebrations are Bankrupting Us

I read with interest your column re: Gift giving excess. I ask myself when did all this start? My father used to say that in the shtetl when one was … Continue reading

December 11, 2009 · Leave a comment

Jewish Simchot Are Bankrupting Us: CJN Article (December 9, 2009)

We’ve developed an unfair culture among our people when it comes to gift-giving for weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs. Over the years, many of our simchahs (celebrations) have moved … Continue reading

December 9, 2009 · 6 Comments

It’s the Journey not the Destination by Guest Author, Joan Ruzsa

I was raised a Godless heathen. OK, OK, I’m being dramatic for effect, but I think it would be accurate to say that I was brought up in a fairly … Continue reading

December 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Mia & me @ Starry Nights

December 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Me Mia and Bernie

On November 8th, Mia Farrow was the keynote speaker at Ve’ahavta’s Starry Night’s Gala. I had the opportunity to spend time with her and discovered she is the ‘real deal’. … Continue reading

December 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

CJN Article – Understanding Why We Were Insular

(This is a Canadian Jewish News article I wrote at the beginning of December 2009. What are your thoughts on my theory that it makes plenty of sense to be … Continue reading

December 5, 2009 · Leave a comment
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