Top 10 great reasons to love the Pomegranate

Pomegranates (rimonim in Hebrew) add color and symbolism to Rosh Hashanah tables worldwide Here’s why you should try one By Viva Sarah Press Pomegranate season is underway. Markets are teeming with this glorious red fruit, supermarket shelves are packed with pomegranate juices, and cosmetic stores are promoting pomegranate oil-infused creams. The fruit-with-a-crown is one of…


How to eat a Pomegranate

Pomegranates add a splash of color, texture and flavor to many dishes. Photo by Anne Kleinberg Now that you know why you want to wrestle with this amazing fruit, check out recipes to enjoy the hard-earned nuggets of flavor in Jewish Life columnist Anne Kleinberg’s book Pomegranates: 70 Celebratory Recipes. Published by Ten Speed Press…


New Year in the Fall

What does it mean to live in a country where the New Year is Rosh Hashanah rather than Jan. 1? Of course, if you are Jewish and care about Jewish traditions, Rosh Hashanah in Israel will provide you with a powerful sense of “group feeling” that comes from living in the only country in the world where…


The Garden that Climbs Walls and Feeds You

“The future is edible landscaping,” predicts CEO of Israel’s GreenWall By Karin Kloosterman Israel21c Israeli gardening prophet Guy Barness sees two ways that people will grow food in the not-so-distant future: “Outside the cities at big farms like they do today, and the other way, which is not so common right now, will be urban…


Technological fountain of youth for skin?

Tel Aviv University researcher harnesses pulsed electric fields to rejuvenate skin Distributed by American Friends of Tel Aviv University Americans spend more than $10 billion a year on products and surgery in their quest to find a “fountain of youth,” with little permanent success. Botulinum toxin — notably Botox — which smooths lines and wrinkles…


The Cedar Sinai Park Foundation

Cedar Sinai Park has historically had a gap between what its high-quality services cost and what it is actually paid for those services by Medicare, Medicaid and others. As a result, fundraising is critical, and CSP has always done its fundraising internally. JFCS has done the same, as has Kehillah Housing on the CSP campus….

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