Patricia Raskin
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I have been blessed with many kind friends with whom I can share and enjoy. I recently had a friend over for dinner and noted how attentive she was to what I was saying. She stayed … more
As the year comes to an end, I want to share some insights that may help you be happier in 2019. These tips have worked for me.  • Find and become immersed in … more
For those of us who stay in New England in the winter, the cold weather can become an emotional challenge, particularly for those of us who thrive on outdoor warm weather activities. The cold, … more
Passover speaks to me about miracles and freedom. At Chabad.org, the article “What is Passover (Pesach)?” explains, “Passover, celebrating the greatest series of miracles … more
“The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, actually means ‘head of the year.’ Just like the head controls the body, our actions on Rosh Hashanah have a tremendous impact on the rest of … more
This is one of my favorite stories told to me by my late father and included in my book “Pathfinding.” I don’t know its origin,  but my father told me there was a similar story told by a rabbi with different names. This story speaks to … more
This story, which appears in my book, “Pathfinding,” is from my late father, who told me that it is adapted from rabbinic literature. It looks at abusive behavior and kindness in a way that brings up some questions for me. How much should we … more
Bruce Boguslav is a consumer advocate and friend I have interviewed on my radio program several times and someone with whom I feel a special bond through our heritage. Bruce comes from Orthodox … more
For most of us in New England, summer means more time outdoors, vacations with loved ones, and spending time with friends and family, perhaps at a pool, beach, cookouts, fairs and festivals, or … more
“The primary principle behind the treatment of animals in Jewish law is preventing tza’ar ba’alei chayim, the suffering of living creatures,” Tracy Rich writes on her website, … more
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