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In Memoriam- Jeremy Goldman

Jeremy Goldman, of blessed memory, was light and laughter for everyone who knew him. A true mensch, Jeremy’s warmth, humor, generosity of spirit and...

Making Memories

Hanukkah, which begins on December 10 and ends December 18, is normally a fun time to gather together as a family and celebrate our...

Jlife Extra November 2020- Into the Fall: Make it a great Mar Cheshvan

This Hebrew month, between the High Holy Days and Chanukah, is typically a quiet period in the Jewish calendar. With the pandemic still looming,...

Five Signs You’re Ready for Senior Living

It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of moving into senior living was something older adults refused to even consider. Today, however, many...

Harvest Celebrations

As I write this Thanksgiving story, Sukkot has passed, and I can’t help but compare the two harvest celebrations. When the Pilgrims sat down...

“Famous Father Girl- A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein”

In her memoir, “Famous Father Girl,” filmmaker and broadcaster Jamie Bernstein offers a candid and intimate account of growing up the eldest child of...

Comfort Food for All

Do you suffer when you eat certain foods? Do you have a family member that has trouble tolerating typical home-cooked dinners? Well, the problem...

In Honey….Dedicated to the Memory of My Maternal Grandmother

In Honey I find my inspiration and faith to get through these tough times.…  And, in the end, she saw her children grow up, get...

Dr. Hillel Newman

Over the past couple of months Israel has seen an array of diplomatic breakthroughs culminating in a sea change within the politics of the...

Join a Virtual Tour of Israel

All year long I look forward to running Birthright.     The chance to take dozens of young Jews, with varying connections to their Jewish...

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