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The Salt Primer-What Is Kosher Salt?

By Obit Obit | January 19, 2021

It has been several decades since I used salt on a daily basis.  Other than knowing that salt makes tequila taste better, I have never given the popular seasoning much thought.  Unfortunately, there was a recent “cooking incident” where I suggested to my wife that we use Epsom salt rather than some sort of gourmet…

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The Newest California Craze

By Mark Sunshine | December 7, 2022

Every few days, I see a newspaper story that I simply can’t believe is true.  And, today is one of those days.    Exercise While High? Apparently, the newest fitness craze in Los Angeles is to exercise after getting high.   I saw this story reported in the Los Angeles Times (link to the story here),…

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Another reason to get the shingles vaccine ASAP

By Mark Sunshine | December 5, 2022

Remember when you were a child and got chickenpox?  It was no big deal. In my case, I got lots of ice cream, watched a ton of TV, and got to stay home from school for a week or so until I recovered.  I wasn’t very sick and had a lot of fun at home…

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Helping you avoid being economic road kill

By Mark Sunshine | November 22, 2022

There is no good way for me to say this…most baby boomers (I am a baby boomer) will end up as economic roadkill and die penniless because of the cost of long-term healthcare.   Poverty Doesn’t Have To Be Our Future But poverty doesn’t have to be our future, even though long-term healthcare will most likely…

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The Craziest Internet Scam Ever

By Mark Sunshine | November 1, 2022

For the past two weeks, I have been inundated with calls (primarily men aged 20 through 30) who want to sell their poop to our firm.  People Are Calling To Sell Their Poop That’s right…this is not a typographical error…people are calling us to sell their poop (at $500 per poop).   There’s gold in them…

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Hearing Aids No Longer Require A Prescription

By Mark Sunshine | November 1, 2022

I have good news and bad news to report. The Good News About Hearing Aids – They Are About To Dramatically Come Down in Cost While Improving In Quality After decades of hearing aids being incredibly expensive because they required a prescription, as of early October 2022, hearing aids are now an over-the-counter product.  So,…

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Inspector General Finds That Medicare Advantage Plans Deny Critical Care

By Mark Sunshine | August 16, 2022

When I was in high school, I went to New York City with my friends to “hang out”  in Times Square, where there was a “99-cent” store.   At the time, I was thrilled that for $0.99, I could buy anything in the store, and to my adolescent eyes, there seemed to be thousands of items…

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What To Look Out For and What Not To Worry About

By Mark Sunshine | April 20, 2022

Worried About Developing Dementia or Alzheimer’s? I am reaching an age where everyone I know is worried about developing dementia, Alzheimer’s, or some other degenerative brain disease.  In the last two years, two close friends have gotten the bad news: one friend was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and the other with Alzheimer’s.  Both individuals are in…

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The Mourner’s Kaddish

By Mark Sunshine | April 19, 2022

What Is The Kaddish? The Kaddish is a prayer that is said to honor the memory of a person after their passing.  It can be recited during funerals and on the anniversary of the deceased’s passing.  There are several versions of Kaddish. The Kaddish is attributed to the High Priest – Joshua.  It is said…

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Sea What??? Feeding Seaweed To Cows Helps Global Warming.

By Mark Sunshine | March 30, 2022

In today’s installment of “life is stranger than fiction,” I discuss the impact of cow and sheep burps on global warming and how scientists are solving the bovine burping crisis We have been told that human consumption of meat is a significant contributor to climate change (it is) but given no solution other than not…

Providing Funeral Services to the Jewish Community of South Florida

Kronish Funeral Services proudly serves the Jewish community of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin Counties, including the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm City, Stuart, and the surrounding areas.

Our staff is available 24 x 7 to help you with all your funeral needs.


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Boca Raton, FL 33434

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