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August 2011

Education Matters

What’s behind the Jewish success in Australia?

Kindness Before All Else

Man must accept his own relative insignificance.

Major Mitzvah Maker

Charles Karp was a longtime leader and major investor in the Orange County Jewish community.

New Jewish Preschools

Synagogues offer programs for youngest members of the community – and their families.

Seven Years at the J

Merage JCC celebrates anniversary while planning even brighter future.

On the Lighter Side

How’s your Hebrew?

Bronner’s Flotilla Bias

Reporter softens the reality of the situation.

Kids Konnection

Vacation provides rejuvenation time with family.

Karen Green’s Kitchen

The Sweet Spices of Havdalah

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

The Jaffa Institute empowers underprivileged children with education, nourishment and nurturing.

Yokels in America

Visit means seeing everything through different lenses.

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