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Tasty Treats from Earnest Eats [Food Friday]

Looking for some refreshing snacks on the go? I had the opportunity recently to try some samples from Earnest Eats that are very tasty. Two of these are baked whole food bars that are tasty and that have a great...

The U.S. Postal Service’s new Hanukkah Forever stamp

USPS Unveils New Hanukkah Forever Stamp

As part of the U.S. Postal Service’s contemporary holiday stamps for this year, there is included a Hanukkah Forever stamp. The holiday stamps this year highlight the role windows play during the holidays and the Hanukah stamp, which features a...

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Ecclesiastes is About the Fleetingness of Life

Yesterday, Tzvi Kilov published “On The Mysteries Of King Solomon And Koheles”, in which he wonders why we Jews have a custom to read the book of Ecclesiastes/קהלת (Kohelet or Koheles) during the Shabbat amidst the holiday of Sukkot. In the...

Each of the forty honorees had their pictures taken with Mayor Garcia and Cindy Allen, while a brief description about them was read off by Commander Randy Allen (far left). Pictured here is Deni Volkoff.

40 Young Leaders in Long Beach Are Celebrated

A celebration of young leaders in Long Beach was held this evening, with a gorgeous view of downtown Long Beach. Held at the Hotel Maya, Long Beach Post‘s 40 Under 40 event celebrated forty adults under the age of forty who...