Once again, they are upon us: the High Holidays. For some, the holidays are a time to reconnect with family and friends they haven't seen in a year. Others look on this as a time of spiritual renewal. And most -- whether they like it or not -- spend a significant part of the holidays...
Elliot Brandt named AIPAC-national managing director
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Three books, three opinions about The Lubavitcher Rebbe
U.S. providing additional $71 million in Gaza aid
September 5, 2002 | 7:59 pm
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Singles frustrated with superficial dating encounters can find vastly different ways to do something about it.
Whether it's a seven-minute SpeedDate, a shidduch rooted in tradition or something in between, Jewish singles are meeting and marrying in Orange County.
June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm
David and Lori Melman, former Santa Ana residents, look out their window to see a mountaintop covered with scrub oak and bay
leaves that could be mistaken for coastal California foothills. The idyllic country lifestyle and its neighborhood feeling is what lured them to Har Halutz, a...
May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm
In 1987, Teryl Zarnow, an Orange County Register editorial writer and education reporter who had opted for a more flexible schedule after starting her family, decided to write a column about what it was like to be a mother. In her own defense, she says that she had just attended a...
May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm
A sign on a Kosher butcher shop in Tustin reads: "We carry South African biltongs. "A man with a South African accent hears a man with a New York accent at a service of an Orthodox congregation in Irvine and asks, "What are you doing here?"
Biltongs are cold cuts, and the Orthodox...
April 27, 2000 | 8:00 pmWhen my husband and I told my relatives in the San Fernando Valley in 1978 that we were moving to Orange County, they responded, "Why would you want to live in such a place?" What they meant, of course, was why were we moving to a place which had such a gentile stamp on it and,...