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July 2021

Jewish Beauty to be Only Woman Rabbi

It is fascinating that what would seem to really be a Jewish human interest story–that Martha Neumark was studying to be the first female...

The Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its parts

My grandparents are from Russia. As a factual statement this is true, but that’s perhaps all it is. Knowing that my grandparents are from...

From Grill House to Kebab Joint

Feeling as if you’ve been let out of a cage? While the pandemic is far from over, many of us are itching to travel...

Southern Jews’ History on Display

Janis Rabin’s family emigrated from Poland, eventually settling in Bogalusa, Louisiana. For years, she and her relatives had kept memories and stories of their...

Explore New Worlds

Last year, Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a treaty establishing diplomatic relations. But for more than a year earlier, diners in the...

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Jlife Extra- July

Tuesday, July 6 10:45 AM Temple Bat Yahm Zoom Session: Walking through the Streets of Israel Join Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Mike Hollander for an exciting session:...

Chew on This

Chew on this: One of America’s most iconic gum brands was originally a Jewish-owned tobacco business.      In 1891, Morris Chigorinsky emigrated from...

What to Change?

Life in Israel is not just about voting for a new government every few months. In between we do stuff. Like play tennis. A...

Intersection

In another “This-too-is-Israel-moment,” the war was over. We climbed out of bomb shelters and safe rooms and returned to shaky post-COVID-19 classrooms, cafes and...