Home April 2015

April 2015

A Gift From the Heart

Small gestures can bring big smiles.


What are we confirming anyway?

When Matzah is Good

Fun in the kitchen for Passover.

Is Shul The New Kale?

Regular Synagogue Attendance Makes Us Healthier

Language 101

Welcome to Love

What to Expect…

When You’re Expecting Grandparents

Medical Care in Israel

Warning: you may turn green with envy.

No Peace in Our Time

What are the prospects for a Palestinian state?

Lives Renewed

A Visit to the Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library

Rachel Goes Rogue

To be Jewish—One Person’s Experience

Most Read

Something New

    Every fall, the air gets cooler, the kids go back to school, and Rosh Hashanah rolls around. The holiday itself celebrates the...

Digging In

    The High Holiday celebrations in the Jewish world are an incredibly hands-on experience.     Even the tiniest active gesture pulls the holiday...

Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur–the Jewish Day of Atonement–is a fast day that follows Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are often called the...

Rosh Hashanah Basics

    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, a fall holiday that calls for both rejoicing and serious introspection. According to Jewish tradition,...