November 26, 2014 / 4th of Kislev, 5775
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    September 2014 Dear very special person, First of all, we want to wish you a happy, good New Year and apologize that we did not write earlier. We did not know that we were allowed to write to you before a year had elapsed from the day of the transplant. This leukemia caught us in the... Read More
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    She began to touch it gently, like something really beautiful. “You know, you could make a woman feel real good with this thing. Maybe better than she ever felt in her life.” She stopped stroking the dildo. “Or you could really hurt her, and remind her of all the ways... Read More
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    Northeastern University Law School and Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) recently launched an important initiative in the ongoing effort to protect vulnerable elders. Now in the research phase, the ultimate goal is to establish a statewide public guardianship program for the protection of... Read More
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    By Rabbi Jillian Cameron “My family is going to my new sister-in-law’s home for Thanksgiving. My husband doesn’t mix milk and meat, but my sister-in-law’s family isn’t Jewish and will probably be basting their turkey in butter or using butter in side... Read More
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    Over the past few years I’ve been able to wrest control of Thanksgiving away from both sides of the family. No more multi-night sleepovers at the in-laws’. No more haggling over dishes and kid messes at my parents’ house. Now it’s all about getting our house ready for... Read More
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    Memories made at Jewish summer camp and at bar mitzvahs stay with us for the rest of our lives. This week I chatted with Steven Siagel, president of Siagel Productions, about his more than 30 years providing entertainment and memories for families around Boston. I went to Camp Yavneh, and a... Read More
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    As we prepare to stuff turkeys and make cranberry sauce, we can also reflect on the Jewish connections to Thanksgiving.  The Puritans were serious students of the Bible, the Hebrew Bible as well as the New Testament.  They were deeply inspired by the texts and endeavored to live... Read More
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    Last year’s Thanksgivukkah may have been a once-in-a-lifetime mash-up deal (and I will forever treasure my Menurkey!), but as a holiday dedicated to family and thankfulness, Thanksgiving is always a perfect opportunity for American Jews to celebrate the reasons we have it pretty great... Read More
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    On Thanksgiving it takes so much energy to get all the main dishes to the table that I try not to worry too much about appetizers. Do we really need to provide our guests with something to eat before we eat? Hosting etiquette says we do, and I understand that it’s part of the... Read More
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    Where Is The Outrage? In light of a recent waves of Palestinian terrorist attacks in, and around, Jerusalem, let me just ask one question: where are the voices of outrage? Specifically why aren't there shouts of condemnation about these attacks - attacking civilians, attacking children,... Read More
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