May 22, 2019

Lifestyle

Barbara Edelston Yaroslavsky, the wife of former L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, died on Dec. 26. She was 71.
When the new year arrives and your old wall calendars become obsolete, it seems like such a waste to just throw them out. So this year don't.
Bat-el Borenstein was 4 when older girls in her neighborhood started to make fun of her. They pointed at her and called her a midget.
The design community was on pins and needles anticipating the announcement of the Pantone 2019 Color of the Year. The winner is…Living Coral.
Yet, when it came to hasbara — a Hebrew term for pro-Israeli advocacy — diplomacy was no match for Israel’s thriving high-tech ecosystem.
%%excerpt%% Don’t let Sruli and Mendy Portnoy, the eponymous duo behind Jerusalem-based band PORTNOY, fool you with their boy-band good looks and feel-good melodies.
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.
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