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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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Jlife Extra- March

While there have been some live and drive-by events in the Jewish community, most are still coming to participants via Zoom or Facebook. A...

Orange County’s Jewish History-Class of (18)93

The 1893 graduating class of Anaheim Grammar School (grammar schools at the time were first through ninth grade) consisted of only eight students; two...

Healthy Passover

Who knew last Passover when we were all sheltered in place, Zooming with family and friends while trying to enjoy seder with our immediate...

Kosher Dog- Ali

I would like to submit this photo of my pup Ali for your Kosher Dog section. I am technically fostering her but she has become...