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May 2010

Recovering Lost Voices

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra plays music of banned Jewish composers.

Loving The Lion King

Jewish actor portrays ‘Pumbaa’ in the Broadway show coming to the OC.

Karen Green’s Kitchen

A Dairy Brunch To Honor May’s Special Days

Do the Right Thing!

Shavuot marks the commemoration of the granting of the Torah.

Summer of Sports

New URJ camp offers intensive sports instruction and a chance to live Jewishly.

Profoundly Moving Experience

University Synagogue members revel in experience of writing a Torah scroll.

For the Love of Art

Latife Warshawsky lives in her paintings.

Journey with a Twist

Hollywood writer David N. Weiss returns to his roots.

The Cost of Freedom

Independence Day evokes compassion for those who make sacrifices.

Of Koch and Conscience

American Jews need to let their leaders know how we feel about Israel.

Who’s Destroying and Who’s Rebuilding?

How can the Palestinians protest the rebuilding of the Hurva Synagogue?

On the Lighter Side

There’s comfort in familiarity.

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