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May 2013

Celebrating a Woman of Valor

We salute Blossom Siegel on her big birthday.

A Feathered Nest

Everyone reacts differently to “15 minutes of fame.”

A Jewish Mother’s Prayer

Here’s an ethnic twist on Tina Fey.

Consider the Consequences

Why do we give foreign aid?

Shavuot – and Purim – Masks?

Shavuot commemorates the receiving of the Torah at Sinai.

Shavuot Reflections

Do secular Jews need a dose of Jewish identity?

Divine Intervention

Things happen for a reason.

Digital synagogue

Congregations embrace streaming video technology to serve homebound and remote population.

A Wall for All

Orange County hosts Natan Sharansky June 2.

Experience of a Lifetime

Busy people host teens for the 2013 JCC Maccabi Games.

Safe at Home

What’s new in OC senior care?

Making a Difference

Commitment is key at Professional Health Care Services.

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