Category Archives: Holydays

A Kabbalist’s Feast: Tu B’Shevat Seder at Pico Shul

Tu B’shvat is Coming! Celebrate Nature’s Holy Gifts and Wisdom at our Kabbalists’ Feast. Last year this event sold out! Year’s ago in the ancient city of Tzfat a group…

How are we Doing as a Planet This Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, has profound meaning for the entire world and humanity. Most people familiar with the holiday think of apples, honey, shofar, and as one of…

One Last Try: The Passover Vagrant and Rabbi Naftali of Ropshitz

At our Pico Shul Passover Finale we continued the beautiful tradition started by the Baal Shem Tov to make a festive meal of matzah and wine in honor of the…

Ben Ish Chai: The Miraculous Light of Hanukka

The Mitzvah is a candle and the Torah is light. The word Hanukka can be divided into two words חנו , כ”ה The miracle of the light appeared on the…

A Secret Jewish Recipe for Long Life

What would Dr. Oz and Oprah say about this? For generations we have scoured the earth looking for the elixir of life. We want a secret potion that will guarantee…

Join me for the Days of Awesome High Holiday Experience in Los Angeles

Please join me for a friendly, joyous, participatory, and mindful celebration of the High Holidays with meaning, melody, and humor. It’s more than just “services” but a way to connect. Get…