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July 2020

Heritage Pointe During COVID-19

Living alone during the COVID-19 crisis has been hard for everyone—but especially for seniors who are most at risk. Thankfully, every Resident at Heritage...

Life in Quarantine

Being a teenager is so difficult, so surprising at times, so life changing, immensely confusing, and of course, fun. Honestly, it’s hard to put...

TVT Community Day School

TVT Community Day School in Irvine is living up to its ranking as the #1 K-12 Independent School in Orange County and #1 Jewish...

Jlife Extra: Remotely Yours

Synagogues and Organizations Keep Congregants Connected By Ilene Schneider While some congregations are opening their facilities to limited live services, they and others are maintaining an...

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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...