Category: L’CHAIM

The Mindful Seder Plate:

By Violet Lehrer Every year as we prepare for Passover we traditionally clear out the Chametz from our house. This year brings us the opportunity to update the ritual and to take the time to clear the Chametz from our…

Turn your smartphone into a medical diagnostics microscope

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c via JNS.org If your eye is oozing and red, and an infection is suspected, you need to make an appointment with your doctor and get a lab analysis before you can start antibiotic treatment. Physicist-turned-biologist…

Welcoming the Righteous to San Diego

Wilhelmina and Cornelis de Ru owned a grocery store in Leiden, a city in southern Holland. During WWII, the de Ru’s risked their lives to hide Maurits Kopuit, a teenager at the time. The Nazis never found Maurits, nor his…

Caliber 3 USA brings Krav Maga to North County

By Eva Trieger |Photos by MikeMooreProductions Prior to my recent visit to Caliber 3 USA in San Marcos, my only encounter with Krav Maga was through the fictional NCIS character, Ziva David, a former Mossad agent. The training provided here comes…

Book Review

Memories, Miracles & Meanings – Insights of a Holocaust Survivor by Fanny Krasner Lebovits

JFS Celebrates 2019 Heart & Soul Gala

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) will host its annual Heart & Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. At its signature benefit gala, JFS will share stories and…

Small But Mighty

By Eva Trieger Frances Lobman is proof positive that great things come in diminutive packaging. Hailing from Staten Island, Frances arrived on the La Jolla scene by way of New Jersey and Paris. One has only to meet this visionary…