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Artistic Bonds

Celebrating traditions and tolerance through art.     Creating art together as a family and community this holiday (past Hanukkah and Winter and upcoming New...

Compassion

The Currency of a Vibrant Community      As a Rabbi, I was taught to lead with compassion. As a Judaic administrator of the Hebrew...

The Meaning of the Season

Our Kids Know About Our Hanukkah Gift Budget The holiday season has arrived in full force, and already promotions for toys, games and other...

Oy Vey!

This New Album Celebrates All the Christmas Songs Written By Jews The album contains recordings of old classics—“Winter Wonderland,” written by Felix Bernard and Richard B....

Therapeutic Art

Using art to help reduce your child’s anxiety Q: How can I use Art to help reduce (my child’s) anxiety? A: Therapeutic art provides a way...

Hanukkah Beignets

Fun in the kitchen for the whole family. When it comes to Hanukkah, most folks don’t think about beignets. But in our home these fried...

Celebrating Every Child’s Light

Empower Their Creativity Candles burning, latkes frying, dreidels spinning—Hanukkah, the festival of lights, fills our hearts and homes with a radiant glow. But, it is...

Time to Celebrate

Sukkahfest At Irvine Hebrew Day School On Sunday, October 16, 2022, Irvine Hebrew Day School (IHDS), hosted the second annual Sukkahfest,  bringing together people and...

Getting Crafty, With a Purpose

Using Intention to Make Art More Meaningful My 9-month-old son is way too young for real arts and crafts projects. He’s still at the point...

Hebrew Academy

Hip Hop Highlights Enriched Learning Tour the campus at Hebrew Academy during the school week. Students will be immersed in their studies, working collaboratively on...

Good Vibes

Therapeutic (Art) benefits of attending Museums & galleries. Visiting a museum provides so much inspiration and potential to impact people positively. This may include enhancing...

Artful Holiday Expressions

Creating art together as a family this high holiday season and upcoming Hanukkah can allow a parent to gain better insight into how their...

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‘Swastika boards’ and ‘surf Nazis’

New documentary explores surfing’s history of antisemitism When he was 13 years old, Josh Greene moved with his family to San Clemente, California, a city...

News & Jews-March

Congregation B’nai Israel’s ChaiLife    Congregation B’nai Israel’s new social group for Jewish Young Adults (20’s, 30’s, and 40’s) invites you to Purim of the...

Politics, Violence, Memory

The New Social Science of the Holocaust Book coauthored by UCI political science professor Jeffrey Kopstein examines key questions of the Holocaust using tools, methods...

Orange County’s Jewish History

The Fainbarg Kayaks     At 87 years young, the Balboa Fun Zone in Newport Beach is going strong. It began during the Depression, in...