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December 2012

December Downer

This tree is not ours.

Chanukah in Israel

A number of our Arab neighbors help make life in Israel exciting in a Maccabean way all throughout the year.

The Art of Knowing Nothing

What may appear to be long-lasting and immovable is always only temporary and subject to change.

Chanukah Dilemma

Timing complicates the celebration, but families can work around it.

March of the Living

Tarbut V’Torah students explore their heritage on Poland-Israel trip.

Debunking Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions

Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: Part 2, Big Differences among Old Friends

Turned on to Judaism

Dinner with a Scholar benefits BJE programs in an elegant way.

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Douglas Sills reprises challenging role of Gomez in The Addams Family at the Segerstrom Center.

Lil Firestone

Much-Loved Matriarch

A Sparkling Future

Make soda for pennies a glass.

Lights, Latkes & More

Orange County is about celebrating.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Sweetness from Street

Tasty morsels add new twist to Chanukah.

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