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The 7 Best Tools For The Post COVID-19 Workplace

COVID-19 has compelled businesses to embrace flexible work arrangements and promote a remote work culture among employees. However, the lack of proper tools and...

Birds, Bushes, Balance

A new Israeli study has found a link between the proliferation of shrubs in forests and the variety and quantity of birds in the...

Ester Steinberg on her new “Burning Bush” special, her “Stand Up Mom” podcast, future plans & more

“Burning Bush” is Ester Steinberg’s latest special, as released on March 30th via Comedy Dynamics.

The Girl with the Funny Hair

Hair comes and goes. Yet we think it is who we are. 

Ballad of the Bourbon Man — A poem for Torah Portion Shemini

Do not drink wine that will lead to intoxication Leviticus 10:9 I didn’t drink, for no reason at all for more decades than I can remember. I think...

A Moment in Time: Yom HaShoah – Who Defines the Jewish People?

Dear all, As we commemorate Yom HaShoah/ Holocaust Memorial Day, we think deeply on what it means to be a Jew. I am a Jew. I am...

My Guide to Fully Vaccinated Living

How do we start to change or unlearn our behavior after a year?

Marty Friedman On His New Album “Tokyo Jukebox 3,” Life During COVID-19 & More

The success he experienced before leaving Megadeth in 2000 would only be a fraction of what was to come for Friedman.

From Waste to Paste

A new development makes it possible to convert discarded plastic bags left to pollute into strong, adhesive glue substances. Will this succeed in reducing...

How Writing Changed Me

For years, I was under the impression that I could not write and sing at the same time.

Celebrating the Life of Amy Lessack with LBBC

Join LBBC on Thursday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m. (ET) to celebrate the life of Amy Lessack and for the presentation of the inaugural LBBC Caregiver...

Seventh Day Passover – The Second Step into the Sea

  In the Bible, Passover is a seven-day observance, with the first and last days being holidays. The middle days are called “chol ha-mo’ed” “the...

How Does Automation Help Businesses Succeed?

Today, it is crucial for businesses to make sure that their employees pay attention to the minutest details, follow workflows, and don't abandon tedious...

A Moment in Time: Taking a Closer Look

Dear all, Care to guess what this photo represents? Is it from an airplane looking down at desert mountains? Is it from a telescope looking at the...

JewBelong’s Archie Gottesman on Passover, Jewish culture, goals, Steven Weber and more

JewBelong’s mission is to welcome people to Judaism with Jewish readings and rituals that many people can relate to.

Vaccine Sign-Ups: All The News That’s Fit To Print

A dozen pro-tips about the vaccines which are readily available here in LA County almost every day with appointments - please read this even...

Did Wildlife Really Reclaim Cities?

A new Israeli study assesses whether wildlife really “took over cities” during pandemic-related lockdown periods or if reports were simply exaggerated. 

Nominated as Book Critic! March 2021: Niver’s News

March News 2021 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel: Thank you to the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism awards! I am honored to be...

Moonshine – Passover Thought 2021

Moonshine – Passover Thought 2021 (adapted from prior years) Our Seder plans, recipes, programs and the conducting of the Seder can be complex, especially in...

Shabbat HaGadol – Live Free

As we enter “the time of our freedom,” we are called on to think a bit about this idea. When we think of freedom,...

A Moment in Time: Passover – What We Say and What We Hear

Dear all, While helping my mom sort through old boxes, I came across this vintage microphone my father used for his (Kosher) Ham Radio conversations....

Please Don’t Eat My Leg — A poem for Torah Portion Tzav

For I have taken the breast of the waving and the thigh of the elevation from the children of Israel Leviticus 7:34 It makes me wonder what...

Passover Special: A Moral Obligation to Cut Food Waste

As annual food waste around the world inches closer to reaching one billion metric tons, what can Passover teach us about our responsibilities in...

Listen to LISA on Girls on the Air Radio Show

Thank you to Girls on The Air for including me in their International Women's Day show. You can listen to the radio show here...

The Triple Salting — A poem for Torah Portion Vayikra

And you shall salt every one of your meal offering sacrifices with salt, and you shall not omit the salt… Leviticus 2:13 If there’s one thing I’ve...

A Moment in Time: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Dear all, Last Sunday, Ron and I were in the Valley when we drove by this bench. (Don’t worry, I was at the wheel, Ron...

Ultimately, Germans and Jews are Both Obedient Sheep

When I left Berlin to Israel right before Christmas, I felt my four-year long relationship with Germany already changed. It was three days after...

Cultural Preservation: A Key Ingredient to Peace and Progress

I have recently returned to my home in Baku after traveling to Rome as part of a delegation of Azerbaijani faith and community leaders....

David Hall on the Passover Interfaith Seder, future plans and more

The Passover Seder is a Jewish tradition celebrating freedom from oppression. It is the retelling of the exodus from Egypt, with rituals, food, wine...

How Can We Control Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria?

The continued overuse of antibiotics in livestock feed is fueling dangerous consequences for human public health as bacteria grows ever more resistant to them....

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