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August 2018

A Shabbat of Heights

EACH SPRING, the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) hosts “Shabbat in the Heights,” a weekend retreat in Crown Heights, New York, the hub of the...

Securing the Future

“IF YOU WANT Jewish grandchildren and great grandchildren, you need to work on it now,” says Allen Alevy, long time supporter of the Hebrew...

Back-to-Back Education

Standing on the bimah, sharing an aliyah, celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Heather Klarin, a student who began her Jewish education at University Synagogue...

Repairing the World

The fog was thick as I exited the 55 south, toward Newport Beach. I was on my way to meet with art therapist Diana...

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A Welcome for Afghan Refugees

    In 2016, as the Syrian refugee crisis was surging, the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) processed 12,587 Syrian refugees entering the country....

News & Jews

Heritage Pointe Heritage Pointe is proud to announce the construction of a new neighborhood on the Mission Viejo campus.      Residents who need Sage...

Orange County’s Jewish History- Rod Carew – a Jew?

    A common question asked about Rod Carew, the Hall of Famer who played for the Minnesota Twins and the California Angels, is whether...

Recipes Summon the Past

    Unlike a photo or even a video, a treasured recipe, passed down from mother to daughter for who knows how long, summons...