Monday, April 27, 2015 Iyyar 8, 5775

A doctor examines how to treat the solitude of sickness
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When Michael Stein, M.D., decided to write his book, The Lonely Patient: How We Experience Illness, he said it was meant to examine and illuminate the emotional terrain of illness. "One reason it came about was when my brother-in-law came down with a rare form of cancer, and everything I had come to know about being a doctor was suddenly...
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By:
Rita Bryan, JE Feature
t's been several months since you made your New Year's resolution to start an exercise program; you're doing it and feeling good about yourself. Nothing is going to stop you this time! Unfortunately, life has a way of throwing us a few curve balls. It happens to all of us. I recently spent several weeks helping my parents move into...
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Not with two companies offering on-site tours; hey, isn't that Heshie?
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As a tour bus leaves Manhattan through the Lincoln Tunnel, surfacing four minutes later in a pleasant New Jersey suburb, 53 excited passengers hear the familiar opening theme of the wildly popular television series "The Sopranos," which resumes its sixth and final season on HBO this Sunday. "I can't wait to see all those places in the show," exclaimed Jennifer...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
What's in a name? We've all asked the question. And the answer is ... everything! A while ago, a perfectly nice girl contacted me. She was friendly, outgoing, attractive. The only problem was that she had the same name as my family's dog. My first thought was, could I really get involved with a girl who has the same name...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
The situation is tricky. An interfaith couple, soon to have their first child, have worked out all the details about how they'll raise the baby religiously. There's just one problem: No one's taken the time to let the grandparents in on the faith their newborn grandchild will follow. Grandparents are an integral part of the familial equation, and their role...
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