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December 2015

Light Over Darkness

Do we burn or illuminate?

Memories & Scenes

Shtetl, Childhood, Writers

Under Seige

How do you reason with illogic?

Temple, the Gift to Yourself

Tis’ the season for “rededication.”

Hanukkah in Israel

The Festival of Lights burns bright.

Understanding the Jewish State

O.C. Jewish Organizations Provide a Deeper Understanding of Democracy in Israel

Enlitened Hanukkah

Be a little less “naughty” this holiday season.

You’re Invited

Setting the Table for Success!

Orange County’s Jewish History

President Isaac Cohen

Spark Some Memories

Making the Most of Hanukkah

Mitzvah Day on Christmas

The many ways to give back.

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