Covering Jewish Life in Orange County


Israel, surrounded by enemies

A bright young boy is quietly reading a book during outside lunch recess. He is the smallest in his grade because he and his family value education so he has

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company offers message of peace and harmony

The Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) had four sold-out performances at the Sydney Opera House. What a thrill to be able to attend a performance, see these remarkably talented dancers

My experience at the JCC Maccabi 2016 in Stamford, Connecticut

This year the Maccabi Games were hosted in Stamford, Connecticut. The Maccabi Games are recognized as one of the largest Jewish teen events in the world. The 2016 Maccabi Games

The Golden Dreidle helps to bring on the holidays.

The High Holy Days are later in the secular calendar this year, but the Golden Dreidle, Orange County’s one-stop source for Judaica, Jewish ritual items, Jewish books, ketubot, chuppah rentals

43 Watchdog Groups to UC Berkeley

Anti-Israel & Anti-Semitic course violates University policy prohibiting political indoctrination.

Remembering Emily Neufeld

TVT opens its door to the 2016-7 term and seniors climb the stairs for their final year. It is a year filled with much excitement and celebration while feeling a

Got a Date Who’s Sweeter than Chocolate?

Keep her that way by getting something sweet, and kosher, at Yogurtland

The Passing of Elie Wiesel

Dear Friends, As I know you understand, this is a very difficult day.  What Elie meant to our Chapman program and to me is more than I can ever adequately

What will Britain’s departure from the EU mean to Israel and worldwide Jewry?

Some conservative Israeli pundits think that Brexit, the British exit from the European Union (EU) is good for Israel because it makes the EU weaker. It seems to change the

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: A Jewish/Israeli Creation

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is the best place for a sweet kosher treat. Opening their doors in 2007 in Valley Village, a popular suburban area for young Jewish families, Menchie’s Frozen