Category: L’CHAIM

Health: Is Loneliness Killing us?

By Diane Cempellin, DNP Loneliness is finally receiving its due attention. Researchers around the world are reporting its impact on health utilization, acceleration of the chronic disease process and mortality. The late John Cacioppo, a leading psychologist on the subject…

Mazel & Mishagoss: The 5 Love Languages, Tweaked For Jews

We’ve all read Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages, true? Of course true! These five methods (Words of Affirmation, Acts of Service, Receiving Gifts, Quality Time, and Physical Touch) are how people give and receive love. Clearly he didn’t grow…

North Coast Repertory Theater

BY Eva Trieger I first discovered North Coast Repertory Theater in 2000, the very same year I got divorced. After attending a show, I read in the program that they were looking for help with a set strike the following…

JFS FUNDRAISER 2020 Dear Evan Hansen

JFS held their Dear Evan Hansen fundraiser on January 11 which raised tens of thousands of dollars for JFS community programs, ensuring that they can continue to support San Diegans who are working hard to transform their lives. Liz Nederlander…

Meet Yosef Condiotti Director, StandWithUs San Diego

Seven questions with SWU SD’s Director 1. Where are you from in Israel, what is your position with SWU and when did you start? My parents made Aliyah from San Diego to Jerusalem in 1985 where I was born and…

The Impact Forum

By Eliana Rudee, JNS.org The Impact Forum has been called a “silver bullet” network with its pro-Israel network of Los-Angeles-based donors. Together, they leverage their combined philanthropic strength to support each other’s initiatives, collaborating and empowering a network of small-…

Tikkun Olam Through Good Deeds Day 2020

By Deborah Vietor Are your teens interested in providing global Tikkun Olam? Perhaps you are connected to some teens in your neighborhood who could benefit from involvement through service in the community. The San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative (the Initiative),…