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October 2013

Bonding for Mitzvahs

Groups unite all ages and stages to benefit the community.

Objects of Desire

Caring about appearances is fine at any age.

Moves That Matter

Some B’nai Mitzvah actions are not what they seem to be.

Total Maccabi Immersion

Total involvement of the whole family made Maccabi week memorable.

Different, Not Divine

The rainbow illustrates harmony among differences.

Matisyahu & More

OC Jewish Arts Festival 2013 offers stellar lineup.

Where the Boys Are

Today’s Jewish man looks to organizations like the Solomon Society to network, engage and help the community.

Chabad: North, South, East and West

Chabad of San Clemente dedicates its new building; Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky comes to Chabad of North Orange County.


Executive directors offer perspectives on synagogue engagement.

A Dream Fulfilled

Bubbe & Zayde’s Place offers customized care.

Gracious & Generous

Compassionate communication is the best tactic for Alzheimer’s caregivers.

Forshpeis Bonanza

Appetizers build anticipation for what is to come – or make nice meals themselves.

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