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Move Over, Los Angeles

With new residents, housing and an infusion of cash, O.C. Jews work toward building a strong community.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/move_over_los_angeles_20010831

Within a few miles of where she buys lamb chops for her family, ambitious building projects worth at least $30 million are under way -- or recently completed -- at five different synagogues and three Jewish day schools. Meanwhile, community leaders secretly put the finishing touches on their soon-to-be announced plans for a cutting-edge Jewish Community Center and mega-campus for Jewish agencies. Welcome to Orange County, where the Jewish community is in the midst of a growth spurt unlike anything in its history.

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