Category: L’CHAIM

Intimate Apparel at New Village Arts

By Alex Goodman   Esther Mills is the protagonist of Lynn Nottage’s acclaimed play, Intimate Apparel, now playing at New Village Arts in Carlsbad through October 20. Inspired by the life of the playwright’s great-grandmother, Esther is a 35-year-old seamstress…

Character Day 2019 Launches A Global Technology Shabbat Movement

Global phenomenon that engages millions turns the focus to the power of unplugging weekly  Character Day, the global phenomenon that brings together millions of individuals and groups in schools, congregations, homes, and  companies to engage in character development, this year tackles one of…

The Swimming Pool

A hydrotherapy center in Israel is the first to use an augmentative alternative communication system that allows the nonverbal to express their feelings to caregivers, support staff, therapists and lifeguards via special communication boards placed around the pool. By Noam…

Temple Etz Rimon Welcomes New Spiritual Leader

By Rachel Stern On August 9, 2019, Temple Etz Rimon of Carlsbad welcomed Cantor Caitlin Bromberg as she led her first Shabbat service as the congregation’s new spiritual leader. Cantor Bromberg succeeded Rabbi Karen Sherman, who, after a 10-year tenure…

Restoring Poland’s Jewish Heritage

By Eliana Rudee, JNS.org   Michał Laszczkowski, CEO of Poland’s Cultural Heritage Foundation, spends a great deal of time discussing Jewish law with rabbis at various Jewish cemeteries across Poland; in fact, it’s safe to say that he does so…

At UCSD, Changing Campus Climate on Israel

By Tritons for Israel Executive Board The campus climate on Israel isn’t as moderate as San Diego weather, but we’re working to change the discourse University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is a campus known for its picturesque scenery, world-renowned…