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  • Resident Life Joyfully Reopens at the Los Angeles Jewish Home

    With COVID-19 in retreat in Southern California, residents across Los Angeles including those of the Los Angeles Jewish Home are joyfully reemerging from quarantine and turning the page on a long and challenging year. A sense of normalcy is returning to life at the Jewish Home—and residents are eagerly soaking it in. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 18, 2021
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  • A Mother’s Day—and Month—to Remember at the Los Angeles Jewish Home

    For more than two decades, the Los Angeles Jewish Home has hosted the annual World's Largest Mother's Day Celebration—a chance to honor our special mothers, grandmothers, and great grandmothers with special meals, festive music, and fun activities. Although the pandemic continues to require many modifications to events such as this one, the Mother's Day spirit is still alive and well at the Jewish Home, as families and Jewish Home staff and volunteers find innovative ways to mark the special occasion, not just on Mother's Day, but throughout the month of May. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 18, 2021
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  • The Spirit of Shabbat Was in the Air

    Friday, May 7th was a picture perfect Southern California afternoon. The courtyard at Grancell Village was sun drenched—yet, as it was midafternoon, there was plenty of shade for those who preferred it. A similar scene was unfolding at Eisenberg Village. Then it happened. After a year of public health regulations, so important to keep everyone safe, there was finally a green light to, carefully and cautiously, hold the first outdoor Shabbat services at the Jewish Home for 2021. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 18, 2021
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  • As Activities Resume, Life for Los Angeles Jewish Home Seniors Gets Back on Track

    Throughout the pandemic, seniors at the Los Angeles Jewish Home kept busy with a broad range of engaging activities geared toward sparking engagement and joy during a challenging time. As we begin to turn the corner on the coronavirus, that list of activities is growing, the list of restrictions cautiously reducing, and residents are safely and slowly—but surely—preparing to enter a post-COVID-19 world. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 4, 2021
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  • Eyes Can Smile

    Until recently, I never fully appreciated how eyes can smile. I knew that eyes could see. I even knew that eyes could connect, as when two people really pay attention to one another. Over this past year, eyes over masks that conveyed sadness and longing had been heavy for our hearts to bear. We all know this—we have been in it together. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 4, 2021
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