Category: September 2019

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…

Of the Book

A Change in the Air “Though summer still lingered and the day was bright and sunny, there was a change in the air. One smelled already the Elul-scent; a teshuvah wind was blowing. Everyone grew more serious, more thoughtful… All…

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…

The Rabbi Of The Rainforest

Nestled deep in the Amazon lies one of most isolated Jewish communities in the world, which Rabbi Arieh and Devorah Lea Raichman have called home for nearly 10 years, running the Chabad House in Manaus.