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Candace R. Kwiatek

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Jewish Family Education Back To Basics Series with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Fiercely independent, Dad was not one to let go easily. In his 80s, he was making three meals each day, caring for his own yard, and maintaining his own house. When he broke his leg

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Back To Basics Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “When I was a boy, we had in our lives adults who took pride in being adults,” writes commentator Dennis Prager. “To distinguish them from our peers, we called these adults ‘Mr.,’ ‘Mrs.’ and ‘Miss,’

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Back to basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer While escorting a visiting Talmud scholar around a Jewish neighborhood in Los Angeles, the local rabbi noted that his guest suddenly slowed to a snail’s pace, finally suggesting that they cross the street. The rabbi

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Back To Basics Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer The arrival of Christmas trees, store sales, and holiday music regularly launch a flurry of articles about the December Dilemma: How should Christmas intersect with the lives of American Jews? Author Jan Larkin writes, “My

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Back to Basics Series Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer If you could guarantee your child would be one of the following, which would you most want him or her to be: happy, good, successful or smart? First described by commentator Dennis Prager, this exercise

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Back to Basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a study of murderers and drunk driving felons at the infamous Huntsville, Texas prison, Dr. Stuart Brown noted the striking absence of play in every one of their life stories. Intrigued, Brown created the

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Back to basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Sydney Morning Herald reported that a Jewish couple who asked about getting a train home late one night overheard the CityRail customer service manager telling his staff, “They won’t mind getting a taxi because

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Back to Basics series, Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Did you ever notice that Judaism promotes an attitude of gratitude? In the Torah, God announces that Creation is good, and commands a blessing of thanks after eating. Shabbat, the festivals, and most of the

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Back to basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Harvard University’s extensive review of neuroscience and behavioral research on early brain development offers three unsurprising but significant findings. The brain is most flexible, or “plastic,” early in life. Brains are built over time, from

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Back to basics: a new series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Research over the past two decades has led to fascinating conclusions about environmental influences on thinking and behavior. We’re all familiar with the effects of music on buying habits. But did you know

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