After 15 years of summer day camps, Orange County families finally have a resident camp option of their very own. The Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine is in the process of signing up campers, ages 7 to 16, to fill 110 spaces available for Camp Yofi, a sleep-away camp at...
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December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm
July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Oz Iluz loved to play goalie on his soccer team, but wasn't too keen on math or the math exam that awaited him. So the 12-year-old didn't really want to get on the small No. 14 bus in Jerusalem on that February morning in 2004.
A suicide bomber also boarded the bus, killing eight,...
June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm
For generations, Barbie's hourglass "perfect" figure has confounded experts in anatomy, while giving girls a role model of debatable merit.
Now there's a doll whose appearance is more modest, who looks like kids and whose values are distinctly Jewish.
Created by Aliza Stein of...
June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm
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June 9, 2005 | 8:00 pm
It's hard to find that perfect gift for the high school or college graduate -- something personal and thoughtful but also useful. It's even harder for distant relatives and friends of the graduate.
Cash and gift certificates can be a tad too impersonal (albeit useful), but you don't...
April 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Why is this night different from all other nights?
For one thing, it's the food -- or, rather, the food that's featured on television. But there's also plenty of food for thought in the form of Passover-related travel and Jewish news features.
Food for Filling Up
March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Onto the stage walks a Caucasian man in a button-down shirt and thick, plastic glasses. He looks like he would fix your computer. Instead, off come the glasses and out comes the Jewish "bling," a rhinestone-studded Star of David on a bulky metal chain.
Meet Eric Schwartz, the...
March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
It takes more than a sense of rhythm to make a DJ business successful. Being able to mix two songs together seamlessly is a good start, but each act needs its hook -- something that grabs the audience and draws it in.
For Avi Elhiani and Yoni Aviv, both 14-year-old Orthodox day...
December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Don't wear your heart on your sleeve -- wear it on your wrist. And with the new Shalom bracelet, you can. The Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles is distributing 25,000 of the blue elastic bands adorned with a white dove and the word "Shalom" throughout the community.
It carries a...