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July 2017

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My First Trip to Israel

Fearless Tennis & Hishtadlus

I RECENTLY DISCOVERED a deep connection between playing excellent tennis and traditional Jewish theology. It happened like this: When I was in the States...

Leaving a legacy

What’s really important in our lives? 

Big Idea Camp

The Israeli camp that brings international teens together.

Take Pause

The science behind taking your own time out.

CodeREV 

Five Ways to Get Kids Interested in Coding

Kosher Dog July

This is our Shaina. One of her favorite pastimes is stalking lizards in our yard. She is a Shitsue/Havanese mix and a very loving...

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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...