Last year, Batya Cate looked into a new modern Orthodox camp in Malibu for her three children. With daily learning sessions, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, an organic farm, sports and archery fields, a climbing wall, an animal education center, arts and crafts pavilion, and hiking trails connecting to the beach, it sounded like paradise.
The Haifa Symphony makes its first U.S. tour
For Polish conductor Boguslaw Dawidow, long tours with symphony orchestras have become a way of life. In 2011, as music director of the Opole Philharmonic of Poland, he took the orchestra on its first transcontinental United States tour, which included 48 concerts in 19 states. ...
Canoga Park beekeeper has a honey of a hobby
As the Africanized honeybee — also known as a killer bee — buzzed overhead, beekeeper Harry Stein remained calm. In his thick Brooklyn accent, he advised, "Just walk slowly, just — slow, don't go waving your arms."
Twice, this type of honeybee has attacked Stein so ...
"There’s magic in this place.”
That’s what I told my 4-year-old son as we walked the 50 yards from my 92-year-old grandmother’s house to the white barn that once housed scores of dairy cows. Today, there’s a black calf named Precious and maybe a dozen cows my uncle watches for another farmer.