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August 2021

Love Is Stronger than Opinion

Dear Maya,     Since you and I haven’t communicated in over a year and your first reach out to me is about wanting to...

Technology, Torah and More

The importance of art expression and its impact on whole-child education is well understood by the Hebrew Academy, a Jewish day school in Huntington...

Reimagined and Reinvigorated

Johannah Sohn, the new director of congregational learning at Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, has a vision.     “There is a pulsating hum...

EdJEWcation

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik taught that, “The individuals belonging to the community complement one another existentially. Each individual possesses something unique, rare, which is...

An Unusual Public-School Teacher

In light of the upcoming school year, which will hopefully be a relatively normal one, I decided to write about a most unusual teacher,...

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News & Jews- OC Hilell

  The board of directors of Orange County Hillel is delighted to welcome Tamy Cohen Jacobs – who has over 25 years of Jewish...

News & Jews- Grand Opening of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, Friendship Circle Center for Special Needs & Orange County Holocaust Museum

Newport Beach is now home to a brand-new Jewish center, special needs facility and Holocaust museum. Congresswoman Michelle Steel (CA-48) and other local government...

Orange County’s Jewish History- Beth Emet High Holiday Ticket #449

    In 1958, there were two synagogues in Orange County—Temple Beth Sholom, established in 1943, and the newcomer Temple Beth Emet, organized 13...

COVID-19 High Holiday Questions

For the second year, COVID-19 has made it so Jews who want to attend High Holidays services must undergo a complicated risk calculation.    ...