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Mimi Pollack

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Miriam [Mimi] Pollack was born in Chicago, but moved to Mexico City when she was five years old. She lived and worked in Mexico for over 20 years. She currently resides in San Diego and worked as an ESL instructor at Grossmont College and San Diego Community College Continuing Education until June 2018. She writes for various local publications.

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Book provides useful pet advice

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The pandemic has changed many people’s daily routines. More folks have been spending time at home and because of this, pet adoptions have increased.  What better time to adopt a pet than while spending...

Thoughts on Immigration  

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With the wave of immigrants arriving at the border clamoring to be let in, I have been thinking a lot about immigration. As a retired English as a Second Language teacher, immigration stories have...

Judíos Secretos de Nuevo México Encontrando sus Raices

Michael, mi difunto prometido de Nuevo México de octava generación, solía platicarme del secreto de los Judíos ocultos de Nuevo México. Él estaba convencido de que a pesar de haber sido criado católico, algunos...

Jewish Family Service Helps Homebound Seniors

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The need for food banks has greatly increased since March in San Diego.  Even smaller church food banks have seen the number of people double or triple. Most food banks are working overtime to...

JFS Food Delivery Services Need Extra Help during Pandemic

After weeks of mostly staying home since the COVID 19 pandemic started, I was looking for some volunteer work where I could do something useful for others, but still stay safe. Then, I read...

Adventures of a Jubu [Jewish Buddhist]

In December 2001, I was semi-kidnapped by a taxi driver in the state of Karnataka, a remote area in Southeast India.   Although scary at the time, it ended being one of many adventures/ stories...

A Life Well Lived

Growing up in the last century, it was not always easy being outside of the box.  In most cultures and countries, one followed a certain path- go to school, work an 8 hour job,...

The Small Movement and Tikkun Olam

What is the small movement? The small movement is an informal group of people brought together by yours truly to find ways to help others, especially during this pandemic.  This includes giving business to...

Pizzas Delivered to Sharp- Grossmont Hospital

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So far, 2020 has proven to be a disturbing year, and everyone’s anxiety has been heightened.  The majority of us are staying home and waiting.  I have been teaching my class at Grossmont College...

Artists and Scientists Collaborate in a Positive Way

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Reviewing others work is always very subjective as people have different taste. However, there is a new exhibit at the San Diego Art Institute that should appeal to many tastes as it is an...