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  • Know Before Whom You Stand

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    December 26, 2012 | 7:00 am

    There was no bar or bat mitzvah ceremony at my synagogue this weekend, so the chairs in the front row, normally occupied by the bar/bat mitzvah families, were empty. At the rabbi’s request, some of us moved up to the front row.

    In the moments before we say the Amidah, the central...

  • How Do We Pass on Our Jewishness?

    By Susannah Heschel

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    All of us struggle with the problem of how to transmit our commitment to Judaism to the next generation. There are all sorts of suggestions -- but no solutions. How do we reproduce ourselves Jewishly?

    I have a passion for Jewishness, for every manifestation of it, from Workmen's...

  • UCI Forum MERITs Response

    By Andrea Adelson

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A UC Irvine forum on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last month exposed a rare rift over academic freedom within the normally collaborative Orange County Jewish community.

    The four selected panelists at the Oct. 9 program were critiqued as a "pro-violence platform" by the...