Patricia Raskin
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I had a special relationship with my paternal grandmother, and her loving and nurturing nature stays with me today. I still have fond memories of watching her make teiglach every … more
Like so many of us, I am an early baby boomer. At this stage in our lives, most of us have achieved a great deal and have reached many milestones. Many of us are parents and grandparents, and we … more
When I think about Mother’s Day, I think about my mother, my grandmothers and my daughter.  My grandmothers were both strong women, but so different – actually opposite. One was a … more
Since this is such a busy time of year for many of us, I decided to write a column about balance. The following is an excerpt from my book, “Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive … more
Meora Bitton is a public relations major at the University of Rhode Island and is working for my business this semester as an intern. Bitton, who is a Sephardic Moroccan Jew, has written about … more
The biblical story of Joseph’s release from prison, which occurred around Rosh Hashanah, and his subsequent rise to prominence, really speaks to me. Rabbi Yitzchak Scher’s article, … more
My Nana Esther, my grandmother on my father’s side, came to America from the old country, Russia, when she was a child. She was a small round woman with soft curves and a warm smile. She always wore a neat gray bun, had a beautiful face and she … more
During this time of transition from summer to fall, when we are completing those things on our to-do lists after summer breaks and vacations, I want to address timing on a deeper … more
Elissa Felder is the founder of Core Connects RI, a new organization whose goal is to support, educate and inspire Jewish women. Felder of Providence, gave details about the group and its mission in … more
Stress is a large factor in creating disease, but, fortunately, it is also something we can work toward reducing in our lives.  In their article, “Prevention: Torah Perspectives … more
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