LA students have 1,300 new mentors thanks to LA2050
Last May, 826LA was named the Education winner in the My LA2050 challenge. Thousands of people voted for our project, and, with your support, we received a generous $100,000 grant from the Goldhirsh Foundation to implement it. Our project was … Read more →
What exactly is a Jewish community center?
In the wake of the bomb hoaxes, a look at how JCCs serve Jews and non-Jews of all ages.
What Is Messianic Judaism?
Messianic Judaism is the name given to New Covenant faith in Yeshua (Jesus) as Messiah by those who are of Jewish heritage. It also invites into fellowship Gentiles who are called to embrace an expression of faith in Yeshua in a Jewish communal context. One of the most disconcerting things about the separation that has grown between Christianity and Judaism is the belief by Jewish people that Jesus contradicts and opposes Judaism. On the contrary, Yeshua Himself was Jewish, as were most of His first followers and disciples.
7 Tips to Get Kids Started Doing Social Justice Projects
“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.” – HELEN KELLER The first time I realized the power of involving kids in social justice projects was when one of my sons was just four. The two of us had [&hellip
Reminder: Register for the Volunteer Management Workshop
When: May 9, 2017 Place: The Salvation Army Kroc Center Cost: $69 per organization Deadline to Register: Friday, May 5th
Home inspections: What they are and why you should get one
Before you place a bid on your dream home, here are a few things to know about home inspections—and why they’re so important.
Flood plains and commercial buildings
When a commercial building is located in a floodplain, a real estate transaction can become more complicated or even impossible. This webinar discusses techn...
Fat Hen ready to open in Newport News; Baked Bistro coming soon to downtown Hampton
The Fat Hen Kitchen and Wine Bar aims to open this week in Newport News. Baked Bistro should open early in the new year in downtown Hampton.
What does the church teach about guardian angels?
Images of angels are on calendars and notecards, magnets and mugs. But these spiritual beings are not the stuff of Hallmark designs; they are real and powerful, serving as protectors and ministers of divine..
The top 10 trends transforming the electric power sector
From the decline of coal power to the rise of energy storage, big changes are quickly taking hold in the industry.