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August 2012

Nature or Nurture?

Gratitude to God is basis of Jewish moral code.

Building Community

It takes a village.

Revolution! Engaging Our Teens

Jewish educators ask the burning question: How do you keep kids coming back after B’nai Mitzvah?

New for the New Year

What’s new in Jewish education programs around the county this year?

Thanking a Teacher

Grinspoon-Steinhardt Awards honor Shuly Maor.

Awesome Artwork

“Art through Our Eyes” features eclectic creations of Laguna artists.

Worldwide Family

JCC Maccabi Games® celebrate their 30th anniversary.

Call It Delicious

Create simple summer recipes with heirloom tomatoes.

Multi-Faceted Agenda

Melissa Carr, new regional director of the Orange County/Long Beach ADL, seeks to educate people to bring about change.

Teen in the Top Ten

Justin Taleisnik is named one of Orange County’s ten most extraordinary high school graduates.

Pearl of Wisdom

Making children menschen has been a goal in the career of Margalit Moskowitz.

Educating through Experience

Taglit (Birthright Israel) offers answers to demographic challenges.

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