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April 2012

Planting the Giving Tree

It’s about establishing and discussing priorities for now and the future.

The Meaning of “Goodbye”

History comes calling at strange times.

Kosher for Passover in Israel

Being observant is easier but more confusing.

Quadruped View

Dog weighs in on family dynamics.

Passing Over Passover

Can any of us really feel what the Exodus must have felt like?

Getting a Get

Consider both Jewish and civil law in prenuptial agreements.

Lovely Rita

Award-winning comedienne Rita Rudner returns to her roots at Laguna Playhouse.

Advocate for Israel

Alan Dershowitz makes the case for Israel at CBI in May.

Celebrate Good Times & Good People

JCC Gala on April 29 honors Adeline Cohen, Ann and Joel Moskowitz and Dr. Leonard Sender.

Light Up the Casbah

Beth Jacob Gala celebrates special people, special time for congregation.

Great Time for the 22nd Time

Heritage Pointe holds annual luncheon, boutique and fashion show April 23.

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