Reducing Depression In The Elderly

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Depression in the elderly is a serious problem that is far too often overlooked. Loneliness is usually the catalyst. Seniors may live far away from...

Think Small For A Happy Marriage

By Five Towns Marriage Initiative The parashah begins with a discussion of the heroic deed of Pinchas and describes how he acted with zealousness to protect the Jewish people. As...

Shulamith News

Eighth-Graders Pose for Pictures. On Monday, October 23, groups of eighth-graders from Shulamith School for Girls took turns visiting Andrew J. Parise Park to have informal portraits taken for...

Madraigos’ Second Parenting Matters Community Event

Building on the success of its Parenting Matters programming, Madraigos will host a second community Parenting Matters event entitled “Parenting, Then and Now” featuring Rabbi Berel Wein and Dr....

By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, I think a lot about the fact that when someone is raised with specific ways of doing things, it’s easy to believe that their way...

Eliminating The Stigma Of Mental Illness Can Prolong Marriages

By Esther M. Schonfeld “Half of all marriages end in divorce–and then there are the really unhappy ones.” –Joan Rivers One vexing question we are often asked is, “Why are there so...

Enriched Parenting Seminar, June 16

Enriched Parenting is a nonprofit organization particularly focused on providing resources for parents on ways to best promote their children’s lifelong physical and emotional wellbeing. Parenting decisions start as...

YUConnects Hosts Community-Wide Symposium May 19

YUConnects will hold a community symposium titled “When Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents," at Congregation Beth Sholom on sunday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. Panelists include Rabbi Aryeh...

A Sure Hand During Super Storm Sandy

By Malkie Hirsch When Hurricane Sandy descended upon Long Island, I fell like it had a certain something against Barnard Avenue. At first, I thought that the meteorologists were exaggerating...

Israeli startup goes ga-ga over baby monitors

Oh, baby! Israeli start-up goes ga-ga with high-tech baby monitor, measuring everything from sleep quality to humidity levels Nanit, an Israeli start-up, has developed a “smart” baby monitor with far-reaching...
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Dear Esther, I’ve been married to Reuven for about six months. We dated pretty briefly, and, looking back, I really didn’t have the opportunity to...

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