Patricia Raskin
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The camp experience has never been more important for our children, and even adults. In our technology-laden world, camps provide a much-needed opportunity to bond in person, share values and … more
When the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community officially reopens on May 24, the featured special guest will be U.S. Olympic Rugby player and new England Patriots Second Team All-Pro and Special … more
When I think of home, I think of “being home,” and that can be in my physical space or just with people and places that bring me that same comfort. I think this sense of “being … more
My favorite phrase and my motto comes from the book “Illusions” by Richard Bach, who is perhaps best known as the author of the bestseller “Jonathan Livingston Seagull.” … more
I grew up on bagels, lox and cream cheese, stuffed cabbage, gefilte fish, brisket, chopped liver and chicken soup. I remember as a child sitting around the kitchen table and eating these foods with great gusto and lots of mmms! We would share … more
We all know that stress is part of our lives and, if not controlled, it can wreak havoc on our body, spirit and mind. It’s easier to manage stress when we are healthy. Several … more
This was a fun and fascinating column to write, as I had the opportunity to interview members of one of my favorite families: Rabbi Yossi Laufer, his wife, Shoshana, and two of their … more
Understanding our ancestral connections, our family’s genealogical roots and their stories constitutes the foundation of our very being. We can truly appreciate where we’re going when we know – and appreciate – where we’ve been. Honoring … more
At a time when the principles of civil discourse and open-mindedness, compromise and mutual respect are being greatly challenged,  let’s focus on listening and speaking. At  … more
There’s an old saying that goes, “Be careful what you ask for, because you might get it.”  We all have goals and dreams, and some of us spend a good … more
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