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May 2016

Second Chances

We are all still learning.

Jewish Values and Shavuot

Introducing daily practices to last a lifetime.

Get Ready for Camp!

Not just a summer experience.

The Healthy Mind Platter

Living a life of balance, focus and reflection.

Kosher Dog

Meet May’s Top Dawg!

Torah for Today

A Modern Approach

Arrogance and Acceptance

Surrender to the “good” in life.

A Giant Passes

Remembering Sy Cohen

All-Nighter on Shavuot

And the importance of timely sleep deprivation.

Hot Bench

All Rise for Judge Larry Bakman

Hobby Lobby & The Museum of the Bible

Shaping the Conversation Around Religion

A Tapestry of Peace?

The “business” of protecting democracy in Israel.

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Synergy in the Shtetl

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Fresh Orange Jews

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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

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