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 By Gloria Yousha    Features    March 17, 2017 

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Sure N Begorrah... I probably spelled that all wrong but I wrote it like I pronounce it... It is the only Irish sound I can make. (Today is St.Patrick's Day after all. And last week I was dressed as a...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    March 10, 2017

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Finally, getting down to work... Being a recent widow, I kept putting off looking over things and donating or throwing away things. It took me more time than it should have because parting with...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    February 24, 2017

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Thinking of the "So-called" ban... Most of you are too young to remember when Jews were turned away from our shores, because they were not accepted as immigrants. (What ever happened to "Give us your...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    February 17, 2017

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It's about time... The Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returned to the Jews of the Czech Republic. With all the anti-Semitism that seems to be re-appearing in the world (including the United States) it...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    February 10, 2017

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I am conflicted... The following comes from Rabbi ALAN LURIE, author of "Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected Purpose, Peace and Fulfillment at Work.": "Rabbis hear variations on the following...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    February 3, 2017

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Delayed Bar Mitzvah celebration... I read this recently and think you will enjoy reading it as well: "YISRAEL KRISTAL, II3 years old, a survivor of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau who is...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    January 27, 2017

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It warms my heart... When former POTUS (President of the United States) surprised former VP JOE BIDEN with the Presidential Medal of Freedom "With Distinction," I felt so good. Joe Biden has always be...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    January 20, 2017

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It's a dog's life... People who know me know that I prefer dogs to people... well some people. I've hardly ever been without a dog in my life. They give unconditional love (and don't care how I look...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    January 13, 2017

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Simon Wiesenthal Center reaction... This email was sent to me by Alyssa Brognano of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. It reads as follows: "It is unprecedented for an outgoing Administration to make such...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    January 6, 2017

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Some good news for a change... I just read this in the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along to you: "Anti-Semitic incidents in France decreased by 64 percent in the first half of 2016...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    December 30, 2016

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Remembering Babi Yar... I read this in the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest. What a sad, inhuman reminder of another Nazi atrocity we must never forget! I pass it along to you in part.: "On the...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    December 23, 2016

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Chanukah is almost here!... "Twas the night before Chanukah, boichiks and maidels, Not a sound could be heard, not even the dreidels, The menorah was set by the chimney alight, In the kitchen, the...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    December 9, 2016

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We all mourn... I received this during last month from the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along in part to you: "World Jewish Congress president Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder remembered...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    December 2, 2016

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Berlin hotel anti-Israel?... I read this recently in the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along to you in its entirety: "A well-known luxury hotel in Berlin denied claims that it had...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    November 25, 2016

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Not surprising... My spouse was an aerospace engineer who worked on Gemini 4 thru Apollo 16. I was even invited to NASA for Apollo 12 and sat near former President Nixon and his Secret Service...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    November 18, 2016

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Germany pays tribute... I read this in a recent edition of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest. I never heard this before, a very touching piece of history and I pass it along to you: "Germany's...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    November 11, 2016

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Today is Veteran's Day... I am the proud widow of a Korean War Army veteran who was buried with full military honors at the National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. I am the proud mother of a Lt....

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    November 4, 2016

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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)... I read this in a letter from the American Jewish Congress (AJC) and pass it along to you. Warning! This is aggravating to read: "Iran subjects children to the d...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    October 28, 2016

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Anti-Semitic rise in U.S... I read this in the latest issue of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and (although in part) feel you should be aware: "A recently released report lists a total of 941...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    October 21, 2016

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Pope visits Auschwitz... I read this in the current issue of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Digest and pass it along to you: "WJC President Ambassador RONALD S. LAUDER hailed Pope FRANCIS' visit on J...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    October 14, 2016

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"Don't be evil Google"?... I read this in the current issue of World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along to you: "The World Jewish Congress called it 'scandalous' that the world's largest...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    October 7, 2016

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A wonderful man... Rabbi Adler died recently. He was in his mid 90s. A scholar and teacher, he was a Holocaust survivor (something I never knew). When my late husband, Irv, our young son DAVID, and I...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    September 30, 2016

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France's Jewish community... I read this in the World Jewish Congress Digest (WJC), and pass it along to you: "France's Jewish community, the largest in Europe, has elected a Sephardic Jew as its new...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    September 16, 2016

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I need an orange crayon and a yellow one... (oops! No. I am not writing anything political!) What a friend Israel is... Besides finding many cures for disease and developing scientific projects that...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    September 9, 2016

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Polish Death Camps?... I read this in the current issue of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along to you: "Poland is planning to adopt new regulations to punish people who use the...

 

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