Category Archives: September 2019

Jewish National Fund is SERVING UP CULINARY DELIGHTS

For many years, Israel has been recognized the world over as the “Start-Up Nation,” with more hi-tech companies per capita than anywhere else in the world. While economically and commercially Israel has grown thanks to the high-tech boom—largely concentrated in the country’s center—physically, it remains relatively small, offering significantly lower wages for residents living in Israel’s north. However, a 21st ... Read More »

Courtney Shepard

When Courtney Shepard steps into a courtroom, opposing attorneys better bring their A-game because Shepard’s preparation is second to none. Shepard pores over case files the way professional athletes study game film of their opponents: looking for weaknesses…finding opportunities…refining the strategy. She even studies the Evidence Code in her spare time to gain an extra edge. Courtney Shepard is to ... Read More »

THE PETTY TYRANT

Don’t even think of changing that receptionist who seemed to relish disconnecting you the last five times you called her organization. She evolved into that position and her employers have fostered it. As a believer in G-d Who created all humankind, I only entertain Charles Darwin’s Evolution of Man theory for the great poster image of the so-called evolving apes ... Read More »

High Holiday Memories

Every September, I was the envy of my Casimir Pulaski Elementary School classmates, many of whom had never known a Jew before. All the kids anticipated the December break, but, I, alone, was absent for Rosh Hashanah and again for Yom Kippur. On arriving in America, my parents settled in an immigrant Polish neighborhood on the near north side of ... Read More »

A NEW EVENT PLANNER IN TOWN

As a journalist, the majority of my work consists of covering a variety of events taking place in the Israeli and Jewish communities throughout Los Angeles. From galas, holidays, corporate events, film premieres, and more, the Jewish community produces and hosts endless special evenings—along with private events with a premium budgets. In recent years, Tal Orion–the Founder and Owner of ... Read More »

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