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July 2019

“IN THIS HOUR”- A REVIEW

We who were his students used to say that there was a different dimension to Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel in every language in which...

Buddy Day

Every now and then some of my friends in Givat Ze’ev take off from work for a buddy day. The primary agenda is to...

Carpe Kiruv

My husband, Dov, is an Orthodox pulpit Rabbi as well as an attorney and law professor. Three years ago, Dov and I traveled to...

Nikki Haley

Memorable evenings do not come along every day, and when they do, they consist of over 500 guests—among them diplomats, future generations of young...

IRVINE HEBREW DAY School

There is much to celebrate as Irvine Hebrew Day School purchases a new school campus, encompassing a prime 5-acre site with three buildings in...

FINDING LOVE

Recently, national newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Huffington Post have been giving lots of attention in feature stories on...

Our Family Torah

My grandparents Ada and Isaac Ungerson were extraordinary people. It is difficult to reduce their kindness, generosity, and heroics to words. Suffice it to...

CATHRINE PEARLMAN

Being able to share this inspirational story, brings happiness to my heart and soul. It is truly a story of courage, selflessness, caring about...

BENEFITS OF CAMP

Undoubtedly, the biggest benefits to camp are friends, fun and memories! However, in addition to dress-up days and water fun, sports, dance, science and...

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JLIife Extra December 2020

Zooming as Usual Jewish organizations wrap up year By Ilene Schneider The last month of 2020 will continue with an assortment of remote programs for the Jewish...

Lighting the Way

If Mattathias were alive today, how would you define him? American-Jew, Greek-Assimilated Jew? Every year at Hanukkah, we celebrate the miracle of light. What...

Miracle of the Oil

A pervasive paranoia has swept through our health-conscious nation—alas, the fear of frying. If you want to enjoy Hanukkah, however, get over it! Although the...

Ready to Begin Again

Not all miracles in Jewish history get holidays unto themselves. What was so special about Hanukkah that it became something to celebrate every year?  ...