2013 Night of Unity Nov. 10 Honors Jaime and Yosef Esshaghian, Sabrina Merage

JConnect and Jewlicious annually celebrate and honor those people in the LA community that stand for Jewish Unity. Past honorees include Mayim Bialik, Barak Raviv, and David Suissa. This year’s…

Pico Shul: Our New Community

On Rosh Hashana Rachel and I founded Pico Shul together with a group of open-minded young adults with the common goal of creating a purposeful, welcoming Jewish community, committed to…

Tashlich: Unloading Negativity

The ancient custom of Tashlich brings us to living bodies of water where we symbolically cast our sins into the depths of the water. But the ceremony is, pardon the…

Upping our Game: The Days of Awe

The days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are days of awesome possibilities. However to access the great potential we need to “up our game” in performance of mitzvot. From…

Listening to the Call of Teshuva

We shift to LISTENING to the divine voice rather than perceiving God. Hashem SEES Israel on the three pilgrimage festivals, but on Rosh Hashanah God listens to the shofar which…

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…