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


The International Women’s Group wants to decolonize Israel. Then again, when a Palestinian-American like Linda Sarsour is the voice most often heard, what can we expect? A voice that claims

Ethical and Moral Behavior

Ethics is the philosophical study of moral values and rules based on what is right from wrong. Morals is the standard of behavior, to act accordingly to the principles of

The Real Importance Of Finding Yourself

Growing up in a home of Bal Teshuva; although not preferred, my life choices were respected. Often there were times someone from my large family of nine children would comment

An Evening of Music and Charm

It was Chinese New Year 2017, at the world class Segerstrom Theatre of the Arts on the evening of Saturday January 28. The infamous Pacific Symphony and exuberant conductor Carl

After the UN Vote

If Queen Elizabeth was invited to the UN on the honor of her memorable birthday and then US Congress invited her to speak at a special session, would anyone complain?

Life Saver

IsraAid, an Israel NGO dedicated to saving lives in disastrous situations, provides teams of professional medics, search and rescue workers and community builders who are often the first responders in

Friends Don’t Let Friends Shop Retail

Many of us enjoy going to the mall, walking around, looking at all the new things to buy; where as many people just want to get in and out as

Changing your image improves your productivity

How nice would it be to walk into the office and have someone compliment you? You walk in, you’re happier, standing up straighter, have a bounce in your step. Things

Nonie Darwish provides insight on radical Islam

Nonie Darwish is an Egyptian-American who was raised Muslim but now considers herself Christian. She is a staunch, outspoken supporter of Israel and democracy. Many see her as a threat,