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July 2013

Not Invincible

Let the memory of the five teens be for a blessing when getting behind the wheel.

Raising the Bar

Amazing Race offers amazing insights.


New moms need love too.

What? Me study?

Summer is a great time for learning.

Comparing Democracies

Israel’s commitment to democracy for its Arab minority is like America’s commitment to the separation of church and state – sort of.

Reaching Out

The Jewish future is in our hands.

Celebrating with a Splash

JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest energize community.

Hair Raising Event

TVT teens top Make-A-Wish Foundation donations.

The Afterparty

There is life after your B’nai Mitzvah.

What’s American about Apple Pie?

Classic dessert, like many “American” foods, has eclectic roots.

Minyan and More

Rabbi Tal Perez brings his many talents to Orange County.

Enter the Youngs

Dynamic rabbi/cantor duo will debut at two congregations near you.

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Synergy in the Shtetl

When Jewish people moved to Orange County in the 20th century, they noticed that there were no Jewish neighborhoods. There were clusters of Jewish...

Fresh Orange Jews

According to the Jewish calendar, we are in the month of Adar and when Adar enters, joy increases! Why is Adar the month of...

Orange County’s Jewish History- The Orange County Doll Ladies

B’nai B’rith, now known as Jewish Women International (JWI), began the “Dolls for Democracy” program in 1956 in conjunction with the interfaith, interracial organization...

Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

When Pavel Friedmann, a young inmate at the Terezin Concentration Camp in 1942, wrote about the last butterfly he ever saw, he described a...