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Art As Therapy

A “pARTy” or art event—whether it’s a birthday, bridal shower, baby shower, special milestone, for youth or adults, holiday celebrations, family time, special group or...

Kosher Dog- Tilly & Max

These are our dogs Tilly and Max. They are puppies who bring so much joy into our lives. Every morning we walk by Temple...

No Points for Second Place

With the Summer Olympic’s just around the corner. I am reminded of all the hard work athletes put into their training and take stock...

Family Fun

For kids, May brings a sense of excitement as summer is just around the corner. For parents though, it’s a time to wrack our...

Healthy Hearts & Minds

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a negative toll on so many aspects of everyday life, including the ongoing anxiety of students and teachers in...

Kosher Dog- Lolly

My dog, Lolly, enjoys lounging bby the pool and hiking in the local hiking trails of Pasadena, CA. She loves treats and playing hide...

The Great (Bar/Bat) Mitzvah Giveaway

Mitzvah Market, a leading Bar/Bat Mitzvah media resource is launching The Great (Bar/Bat) Mitzvah Giveaway to give parents the opportunity to save thousands of...

Kosher Dog- Ali

I would like to submit this photo of my pup Ali for your Kosher Dog section. I am technically fostering her but she has become...

A Modern Seder

As we sit down to the Seder this year, let us remember to talk about the Passover Seders we have had before. Let us...

Kosher Dog

Nugget was adopted from Best Friends Animal Society two years ago when she was 1 1/2 years old. She is half mini-doxie and half...

Throwing Candy at the Computer

Midway through Lila Duke’s bat mitzvah ceremony, her family’s cat made an appearance.     Minnie’s interruption was one of many ways that Lila’s coming-of-age...

Coping with Covid on Campus

When COVID-19 struck last spring, the Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach was prepared in two critical ways: It had a data-driven curriculum that allows...

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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...