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March 2017

Politics or Principles

ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, President Trump signed an Executive Order that temporarily halted immigration for 90 days from seven countries in the Middle East (Iran,...

Celebrate Each Day!

"It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.” —Nelson Mandela Waking up every...

Celebrating Purim

THE EVOLUTION OF,  what and when a Jew learns is quite interesting. Shabbat is known as a “challah-day” to our preschoolers. For our youth,...

Israel Mini Maker Faire

ASK YOUR CHILD  to describe the thrill of winning a quidditch match at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, or the challenge of roaming...

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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...