March 22, 2019

Lifestyle

Gloria Katz, who partnered with husband Willard Huyck and director George Lucas to write “American Graffiti,” died Nov. 25. Eva Chorub
Here’s a gift-wrapping idea that personalizes the gift with a frame for a photo, and it’s super easy to boot.
Hanukkah is all about celebrating a miracle, and the miracle of this pop-up card is that it’s actually easy to make. 
Sister Cecylia Roszak, one of the Polish nuns who risked her life rescuing Jews from the Holocaust and was honored by Yad Vashem, died
As I reflect on the U.N.’s approval of the partition plan, & being Keren Hayesod’s world chairman I keep coming back to the word “miracle.”
Jewish Thanksgiving:A day when we give thanks to Lady History and to the many heroic players who stood behind the United Nations vote in 1947
Nimrod Back is the miracle-maker behind Limbo, a solid-metal spinning top with a gyroscope hidden inside that allows it to spin in perpetuity
It’s American Jewry’s great divider, pitting the Orthodox and dwindling Conservatives against everyone else: intermarriage.
With the fall and winter holidays upon us, it’s natural to seek community with our friends, families and neighbors
Rhoda Breverman died Nov. 1 at 95. Survived by son Robert; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
In Yiddish, it's called a “mensch.” And, by all accounts, Peter Weintraub, who died Oct. 18 at the age of 75, was a mensch.
Israel had many mom-and-pop businesses boasting incredible products but didn’t have access to global markets. And so Matana was born.
My understanding of anti-Semitism is the following: Anti-Semitism is not simply hating the other — the Jew as other. Anti-Semitism
Twelve years ago, a young German Christian woman sought my assistance in converting to Judaism. As I listened to her reasons for wishing to
I am the grandchild of Shoah survivors. Until my bar mitzvah, I did not have the faintest understanding of what that truly meant.
Legumes, including beans, peas and lentils, have a storied association with Jewish history. In the “Encyclopedia of Jewish Food,”
Dave Lux, Holocaust survivor and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust community member, died on Oct. 29. He was 85.
Stan Lee, whose work as a writer, editor and publisher at Marvel Comics in the 1960s changed the superhero landscape with creations
My grandmother was formidable, strong, built to last. After surviving the trauma of Auschwitz, she moved to the United States
Our leaders love inspiring us to give, but I believe that many of us have caused damage by inappropriate giving. 
Yehuda Goldberg felt he missed out by not spending a year in Israel after high school. On the other hand, there wasn’t a program for him.
Andrew Rossow sits and chats with ABC News out of Dallas, Texas. Only 28 years old and three years into practicing law, he doesn’t seem
The exterior of The Broad museum has become one of the most distinctive architectural features — and selfie backgrounds — in downtown LA.
Marilyn Baer died Oct. 17 at 94. Survived by daughters Linda, Rochelle; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
When I learned about the tragedy in Pittsburgh, I felt profoundly sad. Eleven Jews had just been murdered by a depraved anti-Semite;
In this weekly column I typically come up with a craft project or explore a decorating trend, but this week it seemed almost trivial in
The victims in the Oct. 27 shooting massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh came from a
Gal Niv can solve any problem. She’s just the type of person you know can handle it — whatever “it” is. A missing cable connector a half-hour
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