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Alix Wall, Writer for The J and New York Times
May 19, 2022

Check out our conversation with Alix Wall, an award-winning journalist who’s passionate about food, Jews, and love stories. Alix is a contributing editor at J. The Jewish

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Passover to Shavuot: Counting the Omer
May 11, 2022

In biblical times, Shavuot was a rite marking the spring agricultural season. Each day from Passover to Shavuot, there was a verbal counting of the harvest period. Over time the idea developed that each day of this…

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Summer After-Hours Mixer
May 8, 2022

Join our Hebrew Free Loan Business Circle on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland for California-Israeli fare, beer and wine, and plenty of time for networking…

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Raphael Falk
April 18, 2022

Like many young people, it took Raphael Falk a while to find his place in the world. He grew up in Berkeley and Oakland,

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Luda and Sam Lederman
April 5, 2022

Sam used to work as a nurse, but seven years ago he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was

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