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Mental Health

No doubt about it: Being a teen is tough. On top of your everyday teen struggles, you may have questions about your own mood...

A Watchful Eye

When it comes to kids, Instagram has been in the news quite a bit lately — and not in a good way. Its parent...

Twisted Family Fun

Challah dough is incredibly versatile. You can make the perfect loaf for Shabbat dinner and then transform the leftovers into French toast for Sunday...

Shabbat for Families

    Preparing for and celebrating Shabbat can be a daunting proposition. There are so many things to do even just to prepare, and...

Keep Smiling

Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman always has a refreshing take on life’s conundrums. What’s more, we love just how open she is about her Jewish...

King Solomon

When my daughter was born, I remember looking at her, worried that I would fail her as a mom. She was so delicate and...

Art as Community Affair

Creating art together as a family (and community) allows parents, children, families and the community to come together, bonding, sharing new creative experiences and...

Embrace Your Inner Artiste’

As little as I know about art, I know this: Art is subjective. If the kid believes it’s “art,” who am I to say...

Sharing Holiday Traditions

When I was 3 years old, I yelled at a kind, unsuspecting, probably very stressed-out retail worker at a Macy’s for asking me what...

What’s So Funny?

    Amazon’s Alexa and I have come a long way since I first welcomed her into my life a few years ago. Though...

Puppy Love

    Daveed Diggs hadn’t planned to write a Hanukkah song. And when Disney first approached him and his rap group, Clipping, about writing...

Hanukkah Time

    “Arthur’s Perfect Christmas,” the 2000 TV movie, begins with Arthur sitting at the piano in his jammies singing about how this Christmas...

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News n Jews

University that fired Jewish professor who reported antisemitic incidents violated his academic freedom, panel finds By Andrew Lapin, JTA      A university in Oregon that...

Summer Fun

I am a camp person through and through. Camp has always been my happy place. For a long time it was the only place I...

Life Lessons Under the Stars

Even though I haven’t technically been a camp counselor for a decade or so, the role has never fully left me. Camp counseloring is...

Orange County’s Jewish History- And the Silver Medal Goes To…

The Southern California Horticultural Society Exhibition was a short-lived affair (1878-1882), in which time a pavilion was built, five Horticultural Fairs were held, and...