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April 2015

A Gift From the Heart

Small gestures can bring big smiles.


What are we confirming anyway?

When Matzah is Good

Fun in the kitchen for Passover.

Is Shul The New Kale?

Regular Synagogue Attendance Makes Us Healthier

Language 101

Welcome to Love

What to Expect…

When You’re Expecting Grandparents

Medical Care in Israel

Warning: you may turn green with envy.

No Peace in Our Time

What are the prospects for a Palestinian state?

Lives Renewed

A Visit to the Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library

Rachel Goes Rogue

To be Jewish—One Person’s Experience

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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...