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May 2020

THE HOLY RASHBI

Lag Ba’Omer in Meron Lag Ba’Omer, the most minor of Jewish holidays in the diaspora, is a major event for hundreds of thousands of Israelis....

SAY WHAT?

You Never Listen If your family seems not to hear a word you say, you’re not alone. Social science researchers will tell you that the...

SHAVUOT

The holiday that started it all. Most people get excited, or at least know about, the festivals of Passover and Sukkot. GREAT NEWS: there are...

COVID-19 CAMPING

Making the Best of Family Time in the Age of Self-isolation Once upon a time in Orange County, California, the people were quarantined due to...

STEPPING UP

Life Skills Revealed During Remote Collaborative Learning COVID- 19 has impacted everyone in countless ways: in ways we are struggling with now, and ways we...

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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...