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Serving The Moment at Shemesh Farms

When the pandemic first started, the Jewish community — from coast to coast — responded with Serve The Moment (STM)* to give opportunities to young adults who…
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A Brief History of Jews and Chickens

According to an offbeat holiday website, March 19th is Poultry Day! In honor of this lesser-known celebration of all things farmed and feathered, we decided…
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Israeli Inventions: Waze

Israel may be a relatively small country in square footage and population, but it is home to some big inventions and innovations, particularly in the…
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Inclusion: No Jewish Hero is Perfect

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. As part of our Federation’s commitment to inclusion, every week this month we will feature a blog…
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Ladino: An Endangered Language

Chances are, if you’re Jewish, you’ve at least heard of Hebrew and Yiddish, if not spoken one or both a few times — reciting blessings…
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Distinguished Lions of Los Angeles

Two weeks ago, we posted a blog about our Federation’s Lions of Judah, how women can become Lions, and what this incredible group accomplishes with…
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Thoughts on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jesse Sharf’s mother, grandmother, and their grand- and great-grandkids As the son and grandson of Holocaust survivors (and the relative of many more who did…
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Yiddish You May Not Know You Know

They say that Yiddish is a dying language. But is it? And who are they? And where the heck did Yiddish come from? Yiddish originated…
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