Patricia Raskin
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There has been so much conflict in political negotiations lately that I wondered if there was a better way. I first looked to the Hebrew Bible for some perspective on the subject. Rabbi Lord … more
The cold and dark late afternoons of New England winters can be tough on our bodies and minds. Many people feel down or have “winter blues” during this time. Mood changes often begin … more
Hanukkah has two miracles: the physical victory of a tiny band of Jews over the Greeks, which had the most powerful army in the world in the second century B.C.E., and the spiritual victory of … more
Here is some wisdom from guests on my “Positive Aging with Patricia Raskin” podcast that is well worth sharing: Jeff Weiss, CEO of Age of Majority: “75% of all adults 55 and … more
Kerry Hannon, senior columnist for Yahoo Finance and the author of “In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work,” discussed business and career opportunities for older … more
One of the ways that I stay positive is by expressing gratitude. Especially in tough times, looking at the window of opportunity in the obstacle can keep us afloat. During these High Holy Days, we … more
This is the month when we move from summer activities to fall activities, particularly going back to school and back to work after vacations. Even though there is generally more leisure time in … more
We are so fortunate in Rhode Island. There is so much to do within the Jewish community this summer whether it’s learning, fun, play, health or just getting outside. The Jewish Alliance has … more
Rebbetzin Shoshana Laufer and her husband, Rabbi Yossi Laufer, run the Chabad of West Bay Chai Center, in Warwick. Shoshana’s love of Kosher cooking and her culinary skills have made a … more
It was an amazing journey down memory lane to go back to Florida to visit the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, which my father helped to create 30 years ago. It all came back to me when I … more
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