They call them “The Sandwich Generation.” They are a generation who do their best to take care of their aging parents and observe the mitzvah of kibud av v'eim (honoring one's parents) while caring and raising their precious kinderlach (children). One of the most difficult tasks for members of The Sandwich Generation is when

As I made my way to Manhattan for yet another pilgrimage to the ‘Bastion of (hopefully) Beneficence' – Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital – I knew that before performing the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim, I would first have to deal with the critical and necessary step of finding a parking spot. A legal parking spot in Manhattan

There are many lessons one can learn from the horrific carnage which took place in California last week. For instance, I am amazed at the difference in how certain people view the concept of “inspiration.” A quick Google search of the words “Inspire Judaism” brought me to a website of “Project Inspire.” The webpage states its goal is: “to awaken and
As I write these words, The New England Patriots football team is about to observe a ‘Moment of Silence' in memory of Ezra Schwartz, a native of Sharon, MA, who was killed in a terror attack on Thursday. The Moment of Silence originates with the Quakers. Since silence contains no statements or assumptions concerning beliefs and requires
As I glanced at the news this morning I could not help but notice the headline: “Miracle Mets are Headed to the World Series!” The New York Mets would be heading to the World Series for the first time since 2000. Although it's been years since I have followed baseball, as I looked at the headline my mind waxed nostalgic as I recalled