Category: FEATURE

The Power of Friendship Circle

By Amy Nisen Not many of us know what it feels like to be truly lonely, to feel like we are all alone or constantly misunderstood. Sadly, many of the children and young adults Friendship Circle serves have experienced that…

Kosherology

Green Eggs & Lamb

Soul Doctor-The Musical

By Sharon Rapoport Any story where the words “Rabbi”, “Bob Dylan” and “Summer of Love” intersect, is sure to stop anyone on their tracks. Moreover, if the story is true. Soul Doctor tells the incredible real-life story of Shlomo Carlebach; aka “The…

The Surprising Benefits of the Passover Diet

By Armin Rosen/JNS.org For a millennia-old religious celebration that has little to do with physical wellbeing, the Passover holiday offers unexpected health-related opportunities. Thanks to its eight-day ritual ban on eating nearly any food that’s wheat or grain-based, the annual…

First Love Forever

By Mimi Pollack For some people, your first love or passion can be hard to forget. This passion may be related to love or work. In the case of widower, Rafael [Fallo] Mareyna, he had two first loves which were…