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December 2013

Talking Reality

It’s not such a beautiful day in Israel’s neighborhood.

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The Scoop

Kacha Zeh

Election results leave a bad taste.

Kippah

Could headwear make a global statement?

Merit vs. Entitlement

God often chooses someone other than the firstborn to lead the people.

Santa Claus and Zionism

There are no December dilemmas in Israel, but…

The Crisis of the Jewish Family

Put family ahead of career.

Sharing Sadness

Funeral reminds us of how precious life is.

Leaving A Legacy

Local organizations unite in an effort to “pay it forward.”

Czech Mission

Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot traces Sefer Torah roots and more.

His Own Persona

Evita tango waltzes into the Segerstrom with Josh Young as Che.

Starting with a KISS

Women’s Shabbat brings congregational community together.

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