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September 2014

Prophet or Priest

Whom do we choose to be?

The Show Goes On

“Apart from that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?”

Facebook Needs Moms

We may hate to admit it, but they really do know a thing or two.

Yom Kippur and Shade

And why a gourd is more than just a squash.

A Big Bang & Beyond

The Blossoming of Mayim Bialik

You’ve Come a Long Way JCC

The Merage JCC Turns 10

Moral Clarity in Gaza

Israel fights to protect its home.

Fifty Years Strong

Serving a unique county with unique programs, the JFFS celebrates its golden anniversary.

Looking Outside the Box

Part II: More Orange County synagogues are designing innovative ways to keep Jews educated.

That Food That You Do

The Origins of Symbolic Foods on Rosh Hashanah

Comedic Kudos

Solomon Society Honors Gideon Bernstein with Howie Mandel.

Rosh Hashanah 2014

Grand spiral challah is the centerpiece of our celebration.

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