News

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

Join 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

Read More
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…

Read More
Simmie and Eric Baum
May 6, 2022

When Simmie Baum passed away last year, 13 years after her husband Eric, she left it to her son Randy to distribute the funds

Read More
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,

Read More
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

Read More