Stories from the May 2010 SDJJ Edition

Wild Wonders

by Jessica Hanewinckel

A nice Jewish girl devotes her life to exotic animal conservation

Turning Victims into Family

by Alanna Berman

Adopt a Family Foundation takes victims of terror under their wing

A Song to Life

by Alanna Berman

JFS welcomes community to concert featuring local musicians to benefit older adult centers

Once Hillel, Always Hillel

by Alanna Berman

Hillel Founder Miriam Lincoff

Just Say Shal-ommm

by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt

Jewish Meditation Comes to the Ideal Hotel

This Land is Your Land

by Tinamarie Bernard

Shavuot ties Israelis from all backgrounds to the earth

Slavery and Freedom

by Pat Launer

Jewish Confederates and a post-Civil War seder show up at the Old Globe in “The Whipping Man”

Escaping the Darkness

by Karen Pearlman

Terry Wise chronicles her journey through depression as this year’s JFS Mental Health Luncheon keynote speaker

A Night on the J-Town

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Assistant Rabbi Michael Satz of Congregation Beth Israel infuses new life into a group for young adult Jews with a focus on spirituality

Join the Club

by Alanna Berman

At the Remington Club, older adults enjoy the good life in a beautiful location with warm and welcoming caregivers

A Real Lifesaver

by Alanna Berman

Lifeline Healthcare offers the support older adults need to maintain a high quality of life

Palm Springs

by Eileen Sondak

Hadassah Southern California Honors Miriam Bent

What’s Going On?

by Eileen Sondak

Entertainment in Full Bloom

God Talk

by Rabbi Philip Graubart

The People v. The Seals


by Jessica Hanewinckel


Living on the Front Page

by Andrea Simantov

The Price of Independence

Musings from Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

Life in the Passenger Seat

Modern Ahavah

by Tinamarie Bernard

Role Reversal


by Andrea Simantov

Do the Right Thing

She Birthed a Nation

by Pat Launer

Tovah Feldshuh brings Golda Meir to life at the Old Globe

A Whey to Savor Curd

by Lorraine and Phil Shapiro

Experiment with dairy in new ways this Shavuot

A Soleful Sort of Art

by Jessica Hanewinckel

To senior and artist Barbara Neiman, the world is her canvas