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December 2022

So Much to Celebrate

One hundred-plus Things To Love About Being Jewish Ever since the High Holiday season, it feels like antisemitism is coming from all sides. Logging on...

Koolulam

The groundbreaking social musical initiative from Israel comes to Los Angeles. Just before the American holiday season reaches a peak, between Thanksgiving and Christmas and...

The Hanukkah Bush

Maintaining pride in your own heritage. The winter holidays can be a confusing time for your kid. Some families celebrate by lighting candles and getting...

Holiday Pride

What Makes Hanukkah Great in America As Hanukkah nears, let the grousing begin. Too much is made of a holiday that Judaism ranks as a minor...

Growing Up Jewish

  Michelle Williams, who plays Steven Spielberg’s mother in ‘The Fabelmans,’ says she plans to raise her children Jewish Michelle Williams is one of the only...

Festival of Delights

Unique Additions to Holiday Favorites My favorite expression about the cuisine of Hanukkah comes from cookbook author Susie Fishbein: “The holiday is about the oil,...

The Russian Jewish Holiday

Novi Gud Meal is Heart of Observance For Americans trying to understand why Novi Gud , is so special to hundreds of thousands of Russian...

The Meaning of the Season

Our Kids Know About Our Hanukkah Gift Budget  The holiday season has arrived in full force, and already promotions for toys, games and other products...

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In Memoriam A Friend to All

Sandy Fine helped thousands through darkest hours     Sandy Fine came into people’s lives when they were the most vulnerable and ended up becoming...

Orange County’s Jewish History

Fine Wines and Liquors      Harry (Hebrew name Tzvi) the oldest of Chaim and Yetta Stein’s five children, was born in Austria/Poland in 1897...

CBI to Honor Outgoing President

Gala to Mark Phyllis Abrams’ 30 Years of Service     “You need something more than your work and going to the gym,” her younger...