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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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Jlife Extra October 2020

After-Holiday Activities Special virtual programs highlight fall season By Ilene Schneider Now that the holidays are over, various Jewish organizations have planned numerous activities for learning, volunteering...

Delicious Health- Food made with love tastes better.

    "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants,” penned Michael Pollan, author of the groundbreaking “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” in the New York Times...

Orange County’s Jewish History- Orange County and the Comeback of Arthur Szyk

    Arthur Szyk (1894-1951), pronounced shick, was a Polish-Jewish illustrator who single-handedly revived the medieval art of manuscript illumination. Many of us are...

A Story of Togetherness

    August 13 marked the 10-year anniversary of an unusual merger. On that date in 2010, members of Congregation Eilat, a Conservative synagogue, carried...