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‘The Reserve’ is a great steakhouse. The only other option would be ‘Rimon’ that has both a meat and dairy restaurant with waiter service, but I’ve never been there so I can’t vouch for it.
What have you heard about Me’ohr Seminary? What type of girls are there and what is their main focus?
I’d be happy to share my experience with you. Is there anything in particular you want to hear about? Are you dealing with any serious medical issues? In general, you need to expect ups and downs….it’s a bit of a rollercoaster but especially with today’s modern medicine, the kids are strong and will eventually grow up. It’s really amazing when they do it, but it takes time.
My first preemie was my first born. I was very young, he was very small and his condition was very precarious. My hormones and emotions were out of whack and I found it hard to look at him or feel any connection in the begining. (And you may not want to when you don’t know if they’ll live or die). Over time, a bond DOES develop and the baby even becomes your “miracle baby” that you take great pride in.
My second preemie came about 11 years later (he’s 8 now). Once again, I went through the emotional rollercoaster with every up and down, but it wasn’t nearly as hard as my first. They are B”H both strong, healthy boys today.
I had two. My first was born at 28 weeks at 1 1/2 lbs. He’s now going on 20 and you’d never know! The second was 30 weeks and 3.2 lbs. By his first birthday he weighed 27 lbs!!!! That’s 9 times his birth weight.
I’m remarried and do not light candles for my husband’s children. Their birth mother already does. In the case of marrying a widower with young children who have no birth mother lighting, the halachos may be different.
Firstly, in order to qualify for most scholarships, she would need to be enrolled through an accredited college, like Touro for their “Study Abroud” program. (May require SAT score and a committment of attending the college once they return form seminary). The school should also have details or grants on scholarships available to financially eligible students.
Next, I would do a google search for college scholarships and apply for anything that looks interesting. You never know!
As a note, there is a grant available from the State of Israel to seminaries, but only a few American seminaries take advantage of it. It is called “Masa” and you can google it for their website as well. If anyone has additional information, I’d be very interested to get more details myself. 🙂February 15, 2011 6:42 pm at 6:42 pm in reply to: Anyone read shloimy dachs article in Mishpach about divorce? #740554
I found it impressive that his parents were able to put their own feelings aside on visiting day in order to spend the day with their son peacefully. However, I do find it a little weird and somewhat unhealthy that they traveled in the car TOGETHER to the camp. I personally would not recommend that.
How about starting a school library, if there isn’t one already. Parents/Grandparents/ etc… can donate books l’zecher nishamas or as a z’chus for someone. Ongoing income and the school gains the books and the donation!
Also, how about taking individual pictures and/or class pictures and sell packages to parents/grandparents. With digital pictures and printing is so simple and it’s pretty hard not to take a nice picture. And who wouldn’t buy a picture of their own kid?September 20, 2010 5:16 pm at 5:16 pm in reply to: What Chessed organization would you like to see started? #697603
Our society is truly incredible when it comes to chesed organizations. However, as far as I know there aren’t any chesed organizations to help divorced familes financially, emotionally, etc… Communities jump to help a family when a parent in niftar (i.e. paying off mortgages and tuitions, setting up savings accounts for the kids) , R”L, and there are plenty of organizations to call if someone is sick or ‘at risk’, Chas V’shalom, but nobody to help a family that went through a divorce. Many times there isn’t enough money to cover the bills and expenses and the kids/parents could use counseling to get through this traumatic event (and avoid the ‘kid at risk’from the onset.
I find the font on the “Full Story” report too small and difficult to read. Otherwise, it has a more sophisticated look to it.July 3, 2008 2:12 pm at 2:12 pm in reply to: Out Of The Mailbag: (Taking Issue With School Administration) #627616
I really feel for your daughters. I’ve unfortunately experienced a BY High School principal in a large frum community that treats the parents and girls with the same level of disrespect, indifference, and condescending attitude. They have no accountability to anyone which is the biggest problem. They should be chased out of chinuch. Let them go into Real Estate instead-they’d make perfect slumlords.