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March 2011

On the Lighter Side

Pregnancy makes one feel like a golem.

Kids Konnection

B’nei Mitzvah are easier the second time around.

Journey to Judaism

Circumcise Me chronicles one man’s road to conversion.

Helping Hands

Choose a mitzvah to benefit people in Orange County, Israel and elsewhere.

One Stop Shop

Mitzvah Party Central is truly a mitzvah.

Is It Good for the Jews?

Pundits try to predict the outcome of Mubarak’s ouster as Israel prepares for all possible scenarios.

Karen Green’s Kitchen

Updated Classic Wintry Dishes for March – Rain or Sun

Dealing with Disaster

Israeli fire serves as wake up call.

Agent of Change

Gerald C. Lasensky was a leader and fundraiser in the Jewish community and elsewhere.

Exercising Patience

Staying calm is a state of mind.

Celebrating Orange County’s Jewish History

The Prettiest and Most Fashionable Goods

From Dream to Reality

Congregation B’nai Israel’s “Genesis Committee” will be honored at annual gala.

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