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October 2020

Staying Connected

    Times are difficult for many right now, especially this time of year when Jews are used to visiting with family and friends....

Respecting Our Elders

    There is a well-known anecdote about Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetzky sitting on an international flight next to a prominent Israeli politician.     Throughout...

A Journey Back to Synagogue Life

   Rabbi Wieder, when he leads a minyan, often has us go through a short exercise before we utter the words of the Shema....

Clarity and the Coronavirus

    The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has brought a lot of uncertainty into our lives, and yet I sense that it has also brought...

Zooming to Stay in Touch

    A generation that grew up with black-and-white TV is now video chatting like teenagers. Seniors who used to watch people using video chat...

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Fresh Orange Jews

On Thursday, March 25, NextGen hosted an exclusive virtual tasting experience with Fermensch Kombucha, an organic, small-batch booch brewery in Orange County. Over 20...

Different Music

Tentatively, the airports opened and, with several weeks of vacation available, I left the husband, children, clients and dog to be a daughter, sister,...

Our Intellectual Tradition

How can I ensure my grandchildren establish a Jewish home? How can we secure a young Jewish connection with Israel? How do I make...

Women’s Voices 2021

It could be said that 2020 was the year of the woman. As the world was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, women were shining...