June 29, 2018

Profile: Elaine Daneshrad

  Growing up in Los Angeles, CA,I  was always fascinated by the world of entertainment. I started my career in Public Relations–working in every field from […]
June 1, 2018
HMI 2017

Profile: Puppett + Ish

  Hi! We’re Puppett and Ish, a queer interfaith couple living in Los Angeles. Puppett grew up in Derwood, MD and went to high school and […]
May 1, 2018

Profile: Dani Rachmann

  Ma Nishma (what’s up)? Beseder! (Spelling?) nothing too far from the usual, a lot of work, a lot of music, hanging out with my dog…. […]
April 2, 2018

Profile: Jonny Umansky

I’m a writer/producer living in Los Angeles. I make all kinds of stuff from kids movies and cartoons to documentaries and cooking shows. I first discovered […]
March 7, 2018

Profile: Jessie Rosen

 Jessie Rosen is a Jersey-bred, LA-based writer, producer and storyteller. She is the creator/producer of the storytelling series SUNDAY NIGHT SEX TALKS, performed monthly at UCB […]
January 22, 2018

Profile: Zach Liporace

Born in NJ but raised in FL which is probably why people say I’m already an 80yr Jewish man (23 & Me recently told me I […]
January 4, 2018

Profile: Doreen Portnoy

Doreen Portnoy is an exuberant, loving, creative LA native. Passionate about all things nature she created her own flower company called Flower Gypsy. Serving up fresh […]
December 1, 2017

Profile: Jordy and Erica Chidi Cohen

Jordy and Erica Chidi Cohen are recent alumni of one of our partner communities, Honeymoon Israel. HMI, as we fondly abbreviate it, sends 20 diverse young […]
November 2, 2017

Profile: Art Director, Creative Director, and Designer Edwin Nourian

Edwin has over a combined decade experience in art and architecture, including being the former Art Curator for a local Jewish art gallery, Gallery Judaica.  Currently he works with […]