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Art Therapy OC

Art is a fantastic coping mechanism and tool for emotional healing, wellness, self-care, stress relief and therapeutic creative expression—particularly during this pandemic we are...

Spicing Up Your Seder

If there is one person who knows how to bring more pizzazz to the seder table this Passover, it’s Debbie Kornberg. The wife of...

Bonne Maman

The heartwarming story has been hard to miss: A law professor is shopping at his local grocery store when sees an elderly woman struggling...

Ancient Grains

Many Passover recipes call for almond flour or almond meal. Be aware that there is a difference between the two: almond flour is made...

Fighting Anti-Semitism with Education

Why are Jews the one minority group in America that doesn’t get to define what constitutes prejudice and hate against us?    This is the...

Covid-19 and My Underwear

A midst the endless articles about Covid-19, there has not been a single mention of a pandemic-related topic of extreme importance (to me): The...

The Passover Haggadah

There is a dramatic scene described in the Haggadah of a Passover Seder that took place during turbulent and uncertain times. The Temple had...

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News & Jews- OC Hilell

  The board of directors of Orange County Hillel is delighted to welcome Tamy Cohen Jacobs – who has over 25 years of Jewish...

News & Jews- Grand Opening of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, Friendship Circle Center for Special Needs & Orange County Holocaust Museum

Newport Beach is now home to a brand-new Jewish center, special needs facility and Holocaust museum. Congresswoman Michelle Steel (CA-48) and other local government...

Orange County’s Jewish History- Beth Emet High Holiday Ticket #449

    In 1958, there were two synagogues in Orange County—Temple Beth Sholom, established in 1943, and the newcomer Temple Beth Emet, organized 13...

COVID-19 High Holiday Questions

For the second year, COVID-19 has made it so Jews who want to attend High Holidays services must undergo a complicated risk calculation.    ...