Entries by Gabbai

Sell Chametz Online – New Website

Chametz is any food product made from of wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt or its derivatives. During Passover it’s a mitzvah to get rid of chametz, as it says, “You shall eat nothing leavened, in all your settlements you shall eat unleavened bread.” (Ex. 12:20)  In addition to not eating chametz, or benefiting from chametz on Passover, […]

Purim Gifts for the Poor- The Biggest Mitzvah

Kabbalist’s Feast: A Tu B’Shevat Seder

The first Tu B’Shevat Seder was written by an anonymous student of the great Kabbalist of Safed, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria (b.1534-d.1572). His fifty-page booklet presented fruits to eat and passages to read from holy sources such as the Torah, Prophets and Writings, and Zohar. The book was arranged like a seder and deeply Kabbalistic. Ever […]

Security in the Community

We are all seriously concerned for the safety and wellbeing of the Jewish community around the United States. While the daily antisemitic violence our brothers and sisters face in the New York area has not reached Los Angeles, we have seen a sharp increase in antisemitic vandalism and incidents of harassment.  While the LAPD and […]

More Love, More Light | 2019 Decade-End Campaign

Business and Blessing

How to Bring Spirituality into Your Business

Days of Awesome High Holidays 2019

Two synagogues in Pico join forces to bring an awesome High Holidays experience to Los Angeles. We always want to make the High Holiday experience special. This year we are co-creating a center for the High Holidays featuring joyous, interactive and soul-lifting services and programs at Harkham Hillel Day School in collaboration with LA’s Happy […]

Lovefest Pics

Thanks to our sponsor Barak Raviv and our host Sam Delug for making our LOVEFEST event such success. Everyone enjoyed an incredible romantic and fun night! Thank you to all the volunteers, Kimera Band, and Rebbitzin Rachel for making this such a special event! Sponsored by the Barak Raviv Foundation and Pico Shul Co-Sponsored by […]

Bringing Redemption Through Unity

A series of events – to promote unity in the Jewish community  The Month of Av is greeted with a sense of sadness and mourning. The devastating impact of the destruction of the Second Temple, the Beit HaMikdash, on the 9th of Av, and the subsequent exile of the Jewish people, fundamentally changed the world […]

Weekday Unity Minyan

Join us joyous friendly services Monday through Friday together with members of Kahal Chassidim and Happy Minyan. We begin at 8:15 am with fresh brewed coffee and Brachot. Services begin at 8:30 am. Following davening, enjoy instant oatmeal, more coffee, and 15 minutes of learning with Rabbi Yonah