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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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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...