Meet the Rabbi: Jamie Serber

Photo: Courtesy of Rabbi Jamie Serber Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I graduated from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) in 2017 and just launched my own independent rabbinate. My rabbinate is a holistic one that approaches Jewish practice with an open mind and heart while still giving a nod to […]

18 Artistic Shabbat Candle Lighting Blessings You Will Love!

Lighting Shabbat candles is a very special and meaningful tradition in our beautiful culture. A very spiritual experience we would not want to miss in our lives. Being able to continue this sacred tradition truly is a blessing. Speaking about blessings; how about displaying an artistic candle lighting blessing next to your Shabbat candleholders? You […]

Meet the Opera Singer: Melina Schein

Photo: Courtesy of Melina Schein We are thrilled to be able to interview you for our magazine, Melina. Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background?  I’m a geographically-misplaced, Argentine-born, Manhattan-raised, immeasurably neurotic Jewish opera singer living in a remote area of Western Canada. I was born in Buenos Aires; […]

Meet the Travel Designer & Event Manager: Irit Levy of The Jewish Life Experience

Photo: Courtesy of The Jewish Life Experience Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am the daughter of an Israeli couple and was born and raised in Milan. On holidays in Israel, at the age of 23 I met my husband, a Roman Jew. I finished my studies at the Accademia […]