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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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Something New

    Every fall, the air gets cooler, the kids go back to school, and Rosh Hashanah rolls around. The holiday itself celebrates the...

Digging In

    The High Holiday celebrations in the Jewish world are an incredibly hands-on experience.     Even the tiniest active gesture pulls the holiday...

Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur–the Jewish Day of Atonement–is a fast day that follows Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are often called the...

Rosh Hashanah Basics

    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, a fall holiday that calls for both rejoicing and serious introspection. According to Jewish tradition,...