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Married but Alone: Elderly Couples Who Can No Longer Live under the Same Roof

Rachel Bachrach

Many of them have had wonderful marriages spanning over half a century. But now, their spouses are ill and incapacitated, and they can no longer care for them. A look at the painful reality of elderly couples forced to live apart due to medical conditions.

 

My Two Moments

Tzippora, as told to Chaya Shenny

Everyone has their moment — that time when the window opens just wide enough for them to see that their whole life has been a preparation for this minute. I had my moment twice.

 

Succos Craft - Hanging Glass Vases

Mati Swimer

Family First brings you to a stunning, but simple decoration that will brighten any succah or home. These hanging vases will have your families and guest gazing upward and marveling.



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