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  • With the over-abundance of Synagogues in O.C., I had to pick this one!

    By Julia Bendis

    June 4, 2011 | 11:40 am

    For months, my family and I have been looking for the perfect Congregation to join.  Its not easy when you have many needs.  I wanted a place where the Rabbi is young and energetic, and has the patience to work with children.  A Rabbi who stays current on all that is happening in the...

  • Seeking Honesty in the Middle East

    April 20, 2010 | 6:10 pm

    Of all the players that took part in the recent Israel-United States flair-up, I find President Obama to be the most straightforward.

    My interpretation of what the president was telling Israel is as follows:

    “I am prepared to live with a nuclear Iran, but, to contain it, I need...

  • Rosh Hashanah means frank talk with family, not just apples and honey

    By The Web Guy

    September 24, 2008 | 1:19 am

    I'm happy to share this post from guest blogger Alissa Bader:

    The year 5769 is nearly upon us -- the time for apples and honey, new Hebrew calendars, and round challahs in the supermarket.

    It's a time for New Year's cards in the mail and frantically getting all of your work done in...
  • Full Disclosure

    By Lori Gottlieb

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Okay, full disclosure about ... full disclosure: I write emotionally revealing memoirs, but won't wear see-through blouses. Which is to say, I'm not the type of person who posts naked pictures of herself on the Web. But when a women's magazine asked me to write about joining an...

  • Caveat Emptor

    By J.D. Smith

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When you meet someone new, you start with a clean slate. Tabula rasa. There's such a wonderful sense of mystery and discovery in the air. You gradually fill in all the pertinent information, like on a credit application: name, date of birth, address, whom do we call in case of an...