Category: June/July 2019

La Jolla Open Aire Market

Located on the campus of La Jolla Elementary School, the La Jolla Open Aire Market is a bustling and vibrant weekly gathering place for the entire La Jolla community and beyond, with more than 120 vendors in attendance every Sunday…

Random Rants

Milk and Honey By Salomon Maya On Sunday, June 2, I joined hundreds of locals at Liberty Station at Celebrate Israel, the yearly festival put on by the Jewish Federation. This year was especially memorable for me as I was…

Mazel & Mishagoss

13 New (Quirky?) Uses For Your Cellphone Camera By Stephanie Lewis Selfie overkill and using smartphone cameras as mirrors is so yesterday (and vain!) so I’m assuming you already take pictures of your refrigerator or pantry contents before you go…

Jewishmom.com

The Letter I Wrote to God, in Berdichev, for You Einstein once said, “Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” And a bunch of “coincidences” of that nature took place during our 5-day trip to gravesites of Tsadikim in the…

Of the Book

By Rabbi Daniel Bortz There’s no shortage of adventures and funny stories when you travel as a religious Jew. Years ago I was sitting towards the front of a plane. It was time for the morning prayer so I took…

Pie-in-the-sky Shabbat

Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty Friday-night meal and an entire evening to relax and share stories, mixing fine food and company without having to get up for work the next day.