Category: February 2016

Keeping Kosher As We Age

By Lisë Stern/JNS.org Traditional kosher favorites like slow-roasted brisket, matzo ball soup, and lockshen kugel aren’t the healthiest choices as you get older, but these dishes and your portions can be modified. The challenge: get all the nutrients you need,…

A Dynamic Duo and a Dog’s Best Friend

Making a difference in the world seems to be the motto Rebecca Weinrib and Stephanie Nisan live by, especially in the world of homeless dogs. Together, they founded The Animal Pad in 2010, a rescue organization for dogs, with their…

Knockout!

The uprising of Nili Block, Israel’s female kickboxing world champion

OF THE BOOK

By Daniel Bortz   Over the winter break, I had the good fortune of traveling on a cruise to Mexico with my family. As a Rabbi, opportunities to inspire—even on vacation—are a blessing, and I was asked to run the…