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May 2020

THE HOLY RASHBI

Lag Ba’Omer in Meron Lag Ba’Omer, the most minor of Jewish holidays in the diaspora, is a major event for hundreds of thousands of Israelis....

SAY WHAT?

You Never Listen If your family seems not to hear a word you say, you’re not alone. Social science researchers will tell you that the...

SHAVUOT

The holiday that started it all. Most people get excited, or at least know about, the festivals of Passover and Sukkot. GREAT NEWS: there are...

COVID-19 CAMPING

Making the Best of Family Time in the Age of Self-isolation Once upon a time in Orange County, California, the people were quarantined due to...

STEPPING UP

Life Skills Revealed During Remote Collaborative Learning COVID- 19 has impacted everyone in countless ways: in ways we are struggling with now, and ways we...

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University that fired Jewish professor who reported antisemitic incidents violated his academic freedom, panel finds By Andrew Lapin, JTA      A university in Oregon that...

Summer Fun

I am a camp person through and through. Camp has always been my happy place. For a long time it was the only place I...

Life Lessons Under the Stars

Even though I haven’t technically been a camp counselor for a decade or so, the role has never fully left me. Camp counseloring is...

Orange County’s Jewish History- And the Silver Medal Goes To…

The Southern California Horticultural Society Exhibition was a short-lived affair (1878-1882), in which time a pavilion was built, five Horticultural Fairs were held, and...