Category: FEATURE

Leading Tech Figures Declare Israel the ‘Epicenter Of Magic’

By Israel Kasnett/JNS.org Why sit behind a desk all day when you can explore Israel and meet experts in your field at the same time? That’s where REALITY Experience, an initiative by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, comes…

Temple Etz Rimon’s “Chai”

By Deborah Vietor “Chai” means life and represents the number 18. “Chai” is for good luck and gifts are often given in multiples of 18, symbolic of offering the recipient with the gift of “life” or luck. This year marks…

Book Review

Come Back For Me by Sharon Hart-Green By Eva Trieger Survivor’s guilt is a verified phenomenon, and in this 2017 novel by Sharon Hart-Green, we are invited into the world of a young man tortured by the promise he made…

Customizing Holocaust Education

By Eliana Rudee/JNS.ORG In the context of a rising tide of extremism and anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States, more than 500 teachers on both continents will attend 20 TOLI Holocaust seminars this summer, bringing its lessons to their…

Making Hebrew and Jewish Education a Game

By Carina Rock Jewish Interactive is a global, cutting edge, nonprofit organization that is bringing “EdTech” to the world of Jewish Education. With offices in London, Israel, Johannesburg, and now San Diego County, Ji (Jewish Interactive), has been educating families,…

Center Stage

Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Fest surprises, thrills audiences again

My Mother’s Photos

By Varda Levy The collection was begun in the late ’50s, when my brother moved from Israel to live across the globe in the United States. We celebrated every mail delivery of pictures he had sent, studying eagerly each magical…