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October 2022

Addressing a Complex Problem

“When people are harassed and harmed in the streets, darkness prevails over light,” said Lisa Armony, chief impact officer and Rose Project director at...

Let the Music Play

In early 2019, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the premiere classical music institution in the Jewish state and one of the most innovative orchestras in...

Outside of the Box

Six months before my son’s bar mitzvah, his father and I were struggling. My son is an introvert and does not like being the...

‘Shtisel’

On Tuesday my father didn’t pick up the phone. On Thursday night, I had the doorman go check on him. He discovered my father...

Remembering My Dad

One morning when I was around 10 years old my father looked up from the book he was reading and, apropos of nothing, said,...

Family Negotiations

Sarah and I recently returned from a family vacation in a suburb of Tsfat. At least that’s the way we thought of our three...

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News & Jews February 2023

Hebrew Academy’s S.T.E.M. Event *************************** “Unmatched: An Orthodox Jewish Woman’s Mystifying Journey to Find Marriage and Meaning”      Jewish memoirs from Orthodox publishers tend to gloss...

In Memoriam A Friend to All

Sandy Fine helped thousands through darkest hours     Sandy Fine came into people’s lives when they were the most vulnerable and ended up becoming...

Orange County’s Jewish History

Fine Wines and Liquors      Harry (Hebrew name Tzvi) the oldest of Chaim and Yetta Stein’s five children, was born in Austria/Poland in 1897...

CBI to Honor Outgoing President

Gala to Mark Phyllis Abrams’ 30 Years of Service     “You need something more than your work and going to the gym,” her younger...