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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 February 2023

Hebrew Academy’s S.T.E.M. Event *************************** “Unmatched: An Orthodox Jewish Woman’s Mystifying Journey to Find Marriage and Meaning”      Jewish memoirs from Orthodox publishers tend to gloss...

In Memoriam A Friend to All

Sandy Fine helped thousands through darkest hours     Sandy Fine came into people’s lives when they were the most vulnerable and ended up becoming...

Orange County’s Jewish History

Fine Wines and Liquors      Harry (Hebrew name Tzvi) the oldest of Chaim and Yetta Stein’s five children, was born in Austria/Poland in 1897...

CBI to Honor Outgoing President

Gala to Mark Phyllis Abrams’ 30 Years of Service     “You need something more than your work and going to the gym,” her younger...