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October 2019

PHILANTHROPY AND TEENS 

 Often, being cool is related to the latest technology gadget or toy. Sometimes it is cool to have a special talent or knowledge about...

HIT THE GROUND RUNNING

We have just entered 5780, the new Jewish year. This is a time for new decisions, new focus, new intentions, and new commitments. Recently,...

Jlife Extra

      Welcome Holidays, Start the Year October brings much holiday activity, but there is more on the agenda for Orange County Jews. From Rosh Hashanah to...

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Here Comes Summer

Until making aliyah, I hadn’t appreciated what living in a country with a “dry season” really entails. When I was a student in Israel...

The First Lady of Irvine

To the names Sid Goldstein, Samuel Rosen, Harriett Wieder,and Jacob and Sarah Stern, all of whom have Orange County parks or facilities named after...

Yom Kippur 1973

What were you doing during the 1973 Yom Kippur War?     I found myself asking this question recently while watching the “Valley of Tears”...

Jlife Extra- June 2021

Jlife Extra Not-So-Gloomy June Cultural events dominate calendar By Ilene Schneider Whether your issue is culture or cancel culture, you have an event to entice you in June....