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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- July

Tuesday, July 6 10:45 AM Temple Bat Yahm Zoom Session: Walking through the Streets of Israel Join Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Mike Hollander for an exciting session:...

Chew on This

Chew on this: One of America’s most iconic gum brands was originally a Jewish-owned tobacco business.      In 1891, Morris Chigorinsky emigrated from...

What to Change?

Life in Israel is not just about voting for a new government every few months. In between we do stuff. Like play tennis. A...

Intersection

In another “This-too-is-Israel-moment,” the war was over. We climbed out of bomb shelters and safe rooms and returned to shaky post-COVID-19 classrooms, cafes and...