JULY 31, 2018
Game time temp – 77 degrees. Holy moly – at this rate, I’ll need my parka for Hartford!
These two teams play in the Advanced A Carolina League. The Winston-Salem Dash have long been affiliated with the White Sox and the Carolina Mudcats (Zebulon, N.C.) are now with the Brewers. It was a good game, but the skill level was not up to AA standards.
For me, the coolest aspect of the evening was that the Dash is (are?) managed by former Mariner and All Star shortstop, Omar Vizquel. And there he is, coaching
By Julie Roberts | February 08, 2018
I lay in the intensive care unit (ICU) pondering the latest devastating news and yet another autoimmune diagnosis. I have been mostly homebound now for 14 years. My son’s innocence was lost early on as he watched me struggling to breathe or to take a step over the years. There is so much uncertainty about how I will raise and coach my son to college and into adulthood and about my health and further disabilities in coming years. I am blessed with many organizations and resources in my
I lay in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) pondering the latest devastating news and yet another autoimmune diagnosis. I have been mostly home bound now for 14 years. My son’s innocence was lost early on as he watched me struggling to breathe or to take a step over the years. There is so much uncertainty about how I will raise and coach my son to college and into adulthood and my health and further disabilities in coming years. I am blessed with many organizations and resources in my community to help me when times
By Tamar Weinberg | August 31, 2017
Adam Krief was a rockstar in his own right. The Los Angeles-based father of three, who succumbed to a rare form of cancer at the age of 32, spearheaded a worldwide movement within the Jewish, but particularly Sephardic Jewish, community to encourage others with similar heritage to get swabbed to find out their eligibility as a bone marrow match. After Krief’s passing in March, almost a year after his diagnosis, the #Hope4Adam movement lives on with 44 people having been matched in cities such as New York, Tel
By JLBWC Staff | April 27, 2017
In the weeks before Pesach, Jewish families around the globe are busy with the joyful but frenzied preparations for Yom Tov. Cleaning, cooking and Seder prep add up to an enormous investment of time and effort. Whether staying at home or travelling, there is always plenty to do.
At Chai4ever, preparations begin two months before Pesach. Families with a seriously ill parent have their hands full just trying to deal with the grim realities of disease; they have nothing extra to devote to special occasions. Chai4ever staff