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August 2017

Kosher Dog

Meet August’s Top Dawg! Meet these TWO kosher Papillon doggies, Tovi Shlomo, Esq. and Justine Shaina (Tovi is the biggest one of the two) for...

NOR MAY YOU DESIST FROM IT

I’VE RECENTLY CONCLUDED my third trip this year to Chios, a dazzling Aegean island on which over 3,000 refugees now find themselves trapped in...

Twenty Years of Aliyah

ON JULY 29 we celebrated the twentieth anniversary of our aliyah. When we first told people that we were moving to Israel, almost everyone was...

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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...