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April 2005

Jewish Academy, Interfaith Dialogue Part of Potpourri of Classes

Last year, the Adult Education Task Force, made up of 30 volunteers, educators, and clergy...

Innovation, Diversity Characterize University Synagogue

Say “Reconstructionist Judaism” and most people respond with a question – because they just don’t...

Café at the J

Kosher Cuisine at its Best

Questioning God

A perplexing thought enters the mind when reading about the ten plagues in the Book of Exodus in the Bible.

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Synergy in the Shtetl

When Jewish people moved to Orange County in the 20th century, they noticed that there were no Jewish neighborhoods. There were clusters of Jewish...

Fresh Orange Jews

According to the Jewish calendar, we are in the month of Adar and when Adar enters, joy increases! Why is Adar the month of...

Orange County’s Jewish History- The Orange County Doll Ladies

B’nai B’rith, now known as Jewish Women International (JWI), began the “Dolls for Democracy” program in 1956 in conjunction with the interfaith, interracial organization...

Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

When Pavel Friedmann, a young inmate at the Terezin Concentration Camp in 1942, wrote about the last butterfly he ever saw, he described a...