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Month: August 2019


Written by: Karen Tolvstad

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019


If you grew up Jewish, it’s probably always been there at your front door. If you’re a non-Jewish Rose Schnitzer Manor resident, you may have wondered about the diverse little gems of art marking most of our apartment entryways.

The mezuzah is one of the more prominent examples of Jewish material culture. The word mezuzah means doorpost, but it has come to mean the parchment scroll placed on the doorpost that is inscribed with verses from Deuteronomy that start with, “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One”.It goes on to command us “Thou  shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.” “Thou shalt write them upon the door-posts of thy house, and upon thy gates.” These are the watchwords of our faith.

Some people believe that the mezuzah provides special protection over the residents of the home where it hangs, and when they pass by a mezuzah some people have the custom of kissing it (usually touching the mezuzah with their hand, then kissing their hand).

Who better to answer all your questions about these lovely pieces of art than our own multi-talented Eddy Shuldman.  Our beloved volunteer and arts activist, Eddy will discuss the “Art of the Mezuzah: loving, kissing, binding and teaching”. We’re certain you’ll come away a little more enlightened about a captivating subject.

Join us:

Goodman Living Room, Harold Schnitzer Center for Living

Cedar Sinai Park


CSP Introduces Kimberly Fuson as Interim Executive Director

Written by: Karen Tolvstad

Cedar Sinai Park is pleased to welcome Kimberly Fuson as Interim Executive Director. Kimberly has a long history with CSP. She worked for the organization from 2001 to 2013, ultimately serving as Chief Operating Officer. Since that time, she has worked in senior executive positions in California, Hawaii and Nevada adding experience serving critical access hospitals and continuing care retirement communities to her work in independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, day services and housing. Kimberly’s previous roles have uniquely prepared her for this newest role at Cedar Sinai Park.


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