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August 2020

Sending Our Little Ones Back to School

Working with young children has special advantages during this challenging time. Despite limitations that COVID-19 has imposed on most schools, and the challenges it...

Jlife Extra

Virtual Community Continued Synagogues and Organizations Connect People Virtually By Ilene Schneider As the pandemic-related shutdowns continue, many Orange County Jewish organizations are conducting services and other...

University Synagogue

This year, to maintain consistency, University Synagogue’s Living Judaism, religious school program will adopt a hybrid model of delivery. All instruction will take place...

Hebrew Academy

Distance learning can be challenging. Prepared parents can help students to achieve the best outcomes. First, work with your child to create a daily schedule....

Irvine Hebrew Day School

Middle school is often viewed simply as the time in between elementary and high schools, rather than critical years of uniquely developing middle school...

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Jewish Identity

The other day, I happened upon an NPR Tiny Desk concert from 2016 featuring the wonderful Natalie Merchant (of 10,000 Maniacs fame and since...

“I Love NY”

Most New Yorkers recognize the “I Love New York” logo, which can be found on everything from coffee mugs to snow globes to boxer...

The top Jewish pop culture stories from 2021

Jewish pop-culture had quite the “Unorthodox” year.     A new reality-TV sensation, a raunchy indie-film spin on shivas and a rare glimpse into Turkey’s...

Keep Smiling

Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman always has a refreshing take on life’s conundrums. What’s more, we love just how open she is about her Jewish...