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June 2013


Founding fathers were less than perfect dads.


Mitzvot have meanings beneath the surface.

“And His Spouse”

Does this attempt at modesty go too far?

Remembering Meme

Grandmother inspired everybody to enjoy life.

Healthcare Reform

Jewish Penicillin or Bitter Pill?

Setting Trends, Building Bridges

North County Chabad fetes Eliezries on 30 years in Orange County.

Special Connection

The Friendship Circle’s Evening of Recognition honors 220 teen volunteers.

Powerful Preschool

Merage JCC loves watching its Early Childhood Education Center grow.

Jerusalem – a Private Food Odyssey

Cookbook captures sights, smells and tastes of eclectic city.

Bird’s Nest

Israeli choreographer teaches at UCI School of Dance.

The Power of Purchase

Buying Israeli products especially benefits young people with small businesses.

One Night Only

Record-breaking performance benefits Jewish Family Services of the Desert.

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