Home January 2022

January 2022

Orange County’s Jewish History- “Sid Ain’t Here… Don’t Ask”

When we think of beatniks and the places they lived, Newport Beach is most certainly not on the list. However, there was a “scene”...

Preserving Traditions

We Jewish cooks walk a perilous tightrope. We want to keep our culinary traditions alive; yet times have changed, and the delicacies lovingly prepared...

Jewish Beauty

This year, everyone seemed to have an opinion about how the entertainment industry views Jewish women.     The comedian Sarah Silverman and others openly...

The Irving “Papa” Gelman Leadership Award- Jackie Menter

The Irving “Papa” Gelman Leadership Award was established in 2019 to recognize an Orange County Jewish Community leader who makes an impact beyond the...

NYC Honors Peres

Shimon Peres will soon receive a major honor for a non-New Yorker: the late Israeli prime minister will have a New York City street...

Most Read

News n Jews

University that fired Jewish professor who reported antisemitic incidents violated his academic freedom, panel finds By Andrew Lapin, JTA      A university in Oregon that...

Summer Fun

I am a camp person through and through. Camp has always been my happy place. For a long time it was the only place I...

Life Lessons Under the Stars

Even though I haven’t technically been a camp counselor for a decade or so, the role has never fully left me. Camp counseloring is...

Orange County’s Jewish History- And the Silver Medal Goes To…

The Southern California Horticultural Society Exhibition was a short-lived affair (1878-1882), in which time a pavilion was built, five Horticultural Fairs were held, and...