Covering Jewish Life in Orange County

Birthright’s Right to Define Itself

Over the last month, a great deal of press has surfaced about two aspects of the Birthright Israel program that has cast an unnecessarily negative shadow on a program that

Chapman’s Musco Theatre Presents Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble

Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University in Orange presents “Songbook: Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble” on February 11 at 7:30 p.m. Steven Page’s distinctive, powerful

One Woman’s Journey to Be Featured During Service at TBE

The sixth of seven siblings, Vida Kohanteb emigrated from Shiraz, Iran to Poughkeepsie, New York when she was 16. Her journey as a Persian woman and as a Jew moving

Why Are Some People Denying the Reality?

On December 6 President Donald Trump acknowledged something that most Israelis, most pro-Israel groups and many other people in the world have accepted as reality since 1949 by formally recognizing

OC Mega Challah Bake will be October 26

OC Mega Challah Bake was initiated in 2014 as part of a global initiative to unite, connect and empower Jewish women while fulfilling an age-old Jewish tradition of making challah

Independent Film Producer Andrew Hunt Addresses Class at TVT

“Creativity is a process,” explained independent film producer, writer and actor Andrew Hunt, who spoke to Michelle Glickman’s film classes at TVT Community Day School recently. “You take things that

TVT Holds Dvar Torah Speed Dating

For as long as there has been a senior class, the tradition of senior Divrei Torah has been a strong one at Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School (TVT). Writing the

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Jewish New Year.

21st Century Project at Tarbut V’Torah

After nearly three years of construction, Tarbut V’Torah’s 21st Century Campus Project is nearly complete. The new facilities will house engineering and fabrication labs; design studios; sound stage; media center;

Jewish National Fund to honor first-responders at 9/11 memorial events

As the world marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks next week, Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host and participate in various memorial events in the U.S. to