family

Tracing the Tribe: First steps in Jewish genealogy

Jewish genealogy is complex because Jewish history is complex but you can still “meet” your ancestors.

By CAROL UNGAR
30/09/2020
Thank you corona, for time with family given back

PARTING SHOT: In 2020 amid a world crisis and well into a family’s life cycle, children came back to the nest for a short time... where they found shelter, support and love.

25/09/2020
Every Orr Shalom child is a survivor.

For over 4 decades Orr Shalom has been helping children manage and heal their trauma.

By DAN RONVITZ
14/09/2020
The pros and cons of Grandparents Camp

Last week The Wife and I held our first grandparent’s camp, hosting our two grandsons – ages 2½ and 1 – for three days, two nights.

27/08/2020
An Israeli woman and a child sit at a playground near a kindergarten
Economic recovery for families requires childhood training investment

Our nationwide discourse about economic rehabilitation and recovery must include the urgent need for job development and retraining opportunities in fields that will remain in high demand.

By TALI YARIV-MASHAL
19/08/2020
How well do you really know your parents?

A private investigator faces the question in "Once You Go This Far."

By OLINE H. COGDILL / THE SUN SENTINEL
13/08/2020
Publishing my father's novel was my alternative to Kaddish

My father left a nearly finished version of that book, The Bell Tower, on his computer, which my brother, Dave, emailed to me following my father’s death.

14/08/2020
OREN SAYS, ‘Ben, can you make the mud cake?’ It’s really mug cake.
Dirty deeds

Ben really should get up and have something to eat, but... he’s a soldier now. He’s earned the sleep.

Fatah official: I wish my brother was killed by Israel, not Palestinians

Khalil, 47, was shot in the chest on Wednesday night when he and other Palestinians tried to arrange reconciliation between two rival families in Al-Bireh, the twin city of Ramallah.

For some Israelis, COVID-19 has meant being separated from their families

“I always ask, does he remember me? Does he recognize me?” Yaara Mizrachi, who has not seen her baby in four months, said.

By BEN SALES/JTA
04/08/2020
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