Covering Jewish Life in Orange County

Kosher Food at Disneyland

Welcome to the Happiest Place on Earth—unless you’re hungry (‘till now, that is).

Decolonization?

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

TVT Celebrates 25 Years

When Irving Gelman founded TVT Community Day School 25 years ago, he could not have imagined the huge and growing state-of-of-the art campus, the kind of relationships that would develop

Cypress College presents second annual Yom HaShoah ceremony

Yom HaShoah exists as an annual memorial to more than six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis during World War II. On April 26 at 7 p.m. Cypress

B’Tzalel Arts Festival brings community together

When she was still living in Florida, Cantor Natalie Young had a dream about bringing “all the talented people together to explore the rich culture we have to offer, to

Historian Deborah Lipstadt Analyzes Anti-Semitism

“How can an animus that is so old be so wrong?” asked Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University and author of

Whither objective journalism?

At a recent Shabbat lecture at University Synagogue, journalist Joel Kotkin discussed media bias. In his opinion this issue is not limited to mainstream media. It crosses party lines and

The Story of Purim

A long time ago in a galaxy not too far away, the Persians would have gotten away if it weren’t for princess Esther… The Germans weren’t the first to try

Always Inspiring

“Kol Isha” is a double entendre meaning both “every woman” and “woman’s voice.” The Kol Isha Shabbat Service (KISS) in the Sidney Eisenberg Chapel at Temple Beth El on February

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