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June 2017

Unique Kippot Design

Not Your Grandmother’s Piece of Lace

SIMCHAS

Make it a practice on a weekly basis.

Becoming Ordained

Six New Clergy Share Their Insights 

Heritage Pointe

The 27th Annual Luncheon & Boutique

Sister, Sister

An interview with My sister and her Soon-to-be-Mister

THE POWER of MARRIAGE

More Money, Better Sex and Superior Health

Orange County’s Jewish History

The Goldsmith-Kallman Tragedy of 1875 

Camp Silvergan Israel 

Outdoor laser tag.  Giant hamster balls.  A foam pit. Human foosball.  A scooter haven.  An enormous waterslide.  A hockey rink.  After dropping their kids...

Simchas and Celebrations

In this busy and stressful world, we have to look for reasons to pause. Simchas and celebrations provide the perfect excuse.  Stopping everything and...

Traveling with Kids 

The words “a family vacation” fill some of us with happy anticipation and others of us with dread. The reality is that on any...

Kosher Dog!

Mango is a rescue kitty.  We adopted him 12 years ago.  He likes dressing up in his kitty clothes and enjoys sleeping by the...

The Knot in My Stomach

EVERY MORNING, I tie my son’s clean shoes before school. And every afternoon, I pick him up to find his laces undone and his...

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Something New

    Every fall, the air gets cooler, the kids go back to school, and Rosh Hashanah rolls around. The holiday itself celebrates the...

Digging In

    The High Holiday celebrations in the Jewish world are an incredibly hands-on experience.     Even the tiniest active gesture pulls the holiday...

Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur–the Jewish Day of Atonement–is a fast day that follows Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are often called the...

Rosh Hashanah Basics

    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, a fall holiday that calls for both rejoicing and serious introspection. According to Jewish tradition,...