November 17, 2018

Lifestyle

Our society preaches that youth is something to be glorified. Just look at the advertisements we are flooded with.
This is a difficult time. Again we seem to be challenged by events that we didn’t plan for or expect. We have been dealt cards that...
Editor’s Note: Irving Kahn died at the age of 109. It helps that Irving Kahn is wealthy enough to have full-time attendants.
In the Jewish tradition, there is a mitzvah from the Torah to honor the elderly. Rashi writes that this mitzvah applies not only...
Boris Sankov holds court behind a heavily armed steel door, tucked away in a corner of the L.A. Mayer Museum of Islamic Arts in Jerusalem,
Nice set of books, right? Ah, but it’s a trompe  illusion, art that tricks the eye into thinking it’s looking at a three-dimensional object.
Shaul Judelman experienced what he calls the "peak of [his] anti-Arabism" when in 2008 Shlomo Nativ, a 13-year-old boy from his...
In December, I attended my friend Abby’s 50th birthday party. A party for someone’s 50th is not one you can miss.
Beloved local Jewish educator Emil (Uzi) Jacoby died on Feb. 15 in Los Angeles. He was 94. Jacoby was born on Nov. 30, 1923, in Cop,
Yossi Shitrit’s Israeliness is so archetypal, it’s as if he’s a living, breathing stereotype of the Israeli male. His cockiness,
How do we help a loved one who is engaging in destructive behavior and refusing assistance? The painful truth is that we cannot always...
A little over a month ago, my father, Abraham Haimoff, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 73. My father had a strong love of...
I love the Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, or the Shuk as it is known. The storekeepers are colorful and the crowds a snapshot of the...
Yosef Abramowitz, the larger-than-life CEO of Israel’s Energiya Global, has been called many things: entrepreneur, activist...
This year’s flu season is one of the nastiest ever, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, it’s the worst since the...
Paired-off couples aren’t hard to spot — you see them in airports, restaurants, museums and shops. If you are single and over 50, maybe...
There’s nothing quite like confronting your mortality with some stark truths about aging, and that was Eldercare Consulting Group...
The music blared as friends and family gathered around to welcome my bride and me. As we walked from the yichud room to the social hall...
In December 2017, Portugal was officially recognized as the “World’s Leading Destination” by the World Travel Awards.
For most of us, dental work is not at the top of our wish list. But for patients treated by Dr. Ihab Mansoure through Yad Sarah, a visit...
It’s been nearly four years since Danielle and Shlomo Meyers tied the knot. The couple, who have Down syndrome, met via a matchmaker in 2012.
I subscribe to a meal kit service that, each week, delivers a box of fresh meats and produce to my door. It must be in season, because...
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