March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

NFTY Convention helps prepare the Jewish leaders of tomorrow

TEEN SCENE

As a thousand Jewish teens from all over North America arrived in Atlanta a few short weeks ago, there was a feeling in the air that this weekend would be special. NFTY Convention 2015 was here. More...

Synagogue & organization presidents collaborate to benefit community

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

One of my greatest joys as Federation president is the opportunity to convene the Presidents Council. As a cochair along with Margery Dannenbaum, president of Temple Beth Sholom, and Rachel Kreimer, president of Cong. More...

What to look for when choosing the right short-term rehabilitation center

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

Rehabilitation centers provide therapy for those recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. More...

BBYO helps lead an enthusiastic Purim carnival at the JCC

BBYO BLOCK

Purim is a time for dressing up, eating Hamantaschen, and celebrating Queen Esther’s bravery. As Purim unfolds, we learn and reflect on the past about how the Jews were saved from destruction from the evil Haman by Queen Esther. More...

There’s good news—and bad—about recording streaming Internet radio

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Near the dawn of the streaming Internet radio station era, I stumbled onto a program that served me well for about eight years, a long time in technology terms. It was called WebRadio Recorder, from a German company called Magix. More...

Mothers-in-law sharing the common bonds of children & grandchildren

SALLY’S WORLD

The first time I met our daughter Amy’s mother-in-lawto be, I was terrified. Eva, it seemed, was everything I wasn’t— or would ever be.  More...

A potpourri of Passover books to help enhance the holiday experience

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

As we eagerly anticipate the first warm days of spring, our thoughts turn to Passover preparations.   The holiday brings ample opportunity to get creative at the Seder, as well as in the kitchen. More...