Archive for October, 2012

When — Not IF– the Earth Moves, We’ll Be Ready

When — Not IF– the Earth Moves, We’ll Be Ready

We’re not too worried about hurricanes in San Francisco, but where will you be when the next big earthquake hits? If you should by chance find yourself at the JCCSF, you’ll find a staff that is prepped for emergency procedures in a building that is one of the safest in the area. The JCCSF is […]

Coaching America’s SECOND Favorite Sport

Coaching America’s SECOND Favorite Sport

Have you met Bret Simon, who coached the Stanford men’s soccer team for 11 seasons? We have! On the evening of October 9, JCCSF soccer coaches and staff gathered at our fall soccer mid-season coaches forum to discuss all things coaching and soccer.  We were fortunate  to have veteran coach and Positive Coaching Alliance representative […]

Marriage Equality and the Tax Code: Miscegenation and Mixed Messages

Marriage Equality and the Tax Code:  Miscegenation and Mixed Messages

One would think that if history has anything to say about it, my little family will one day see the nonsensical opposition to our particular “use-case” rectified so my daughters can go forth boldly assuming that laws that govern society should be fairly applied regardless of gender, heritage or affiliation with any particular group. One would think.

RB EYES FRIDAYS: Where does that joke come from?

RB EYES FRIDAYS: Where does that joke come from?

What’s the difference between a tailor and a doctor? A generation.  You get the joke, with its implications for neatly summarizing the immigrant experience, but the choice of a tailor to represent the past is one of the things that makes this a particularly Jewish joke.