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  • Stay Connected

    By Kimber Anapoell Sax

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Orange County. At least 60,000 Jewish residents creating over 20,000 Jewish households spanning 800 square miles. Within the borders of this vast area, we can find about 25 synagogues, great Jewish day schools, numerous Jewish organizations ... and you.

    In May, The Jewish Journal of...

  • Relevant on the Roof

    By Chad Simon

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    To life, to life, l'chaim!



    The famous musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," which celebrates life and Jewish family tradition during turbulent times, is coming to town, and what better time than now?

    Originally written by Shalom Aleichem and turned into a film by Joseph Stein and Norman...

  • Orange County Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Yes, I know that this week is Pinchas, but I must return to the second of last week's two portions, Balak, for what happens there is too relevant to pass by unmentioned. In this famous portion, King Balak sends the prophet-magician Balaam to curse Israel, because he is scared of...

  • Israelis in Orange County

    By Andrea Adelson

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Violence in Israel, instead of creating community among the area's fragmented expatriates, generates emotional shockwaves that turn them into news junkies. Escalating violence also appears to feed what many describe as a sense of isolation and powerlessness to help loved ones back...

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  • New Beginnings

    By Rob Eshman

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This is Volume One, Number One of The Orange County Jewish Journal.



    The Orange County Jewish Journal, like its sister weekly, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, is an independent nonprofit publication. Our mission is to provide the entire O.C. Jewish community with fresh and...

  • Jewish Girls Rule

    By J.D. Smith

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I have a pint-sized Jewish ex-girlfriend named Lori who once asked if I thought that Jewish girls were better lovers.

    It was a funny question. Better than what? I had to think about it. It never occurred to me that there was some kind of tacit competition going on, pitting the home...

  • Grass-Roots Support

    By Andrea Adelson

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    U sing the Internet to reach Orange County's Jews, a recently organized grass-roots group of Israel supporters drew about 600 demonstrators to a noisy public display of solidarity outside South Coast Plaza.

    The rally demonstrated the county's growing Jewish vocal involvement on...

  • Around the Block

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    They're not elementary school students anymore, but they're not quite high schoolers, either.

    This fall, the Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach is recognizing the needs of seventh- and eighth-graders by creating a new middle school program, which will include a new teaching...

  • Muslim Messages

    By Tom Tugend

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the profusion of billboards along Southern California freeways, motorists are being startled by a new one. It features seven smiling faces of various ethnicities, with one, a woman wearing a black headscarf, holding a small American flag.

    Underneath, in bold letters, are the...

  • Orange County Calendar

    By Solange Borna

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jan. 19-Jan. 25

    Brotherhood of Congregation B'nai Tzedek: Sun., Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m. Expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Harris Stutman, will lead a discussion on bioterrorism. Also: Thurs., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Celebration of Tu B'Shevat, the renewal of the trees and Fri., Feb. 8-Sat.,...

  • Balancing the Scales

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What is the duty to assist those in danger under Jewish law compared to American law? The question is no mere academic exercise to Neil H. Cogan, dean of the Whittier Law School, who spoke on the topic last week as the inaugural speaker of the recently formed Jewish Lawyers of Orange...

  • Togetherness at Teen Shabbat

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The traffic-filled streets and overflowing parking lots of commercial office parks bordering John Wayne Airport empty fast on most Friday evenings.

    Occasionally, though, the traffic pattern at twilight is reversed. Such was the case earlier last summer at Baker and Redhill streets....

  • Back to School

    By Tom Tugend

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A college instructor in Orange County will return to his teaching position later this month after he was barred from campus over a confrontation with Muslim students in his class.

    The four-month-long suspension of political science instructor Ken Hearlson from his position at Orange...

  • Community Scholar

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Driven by a personal desire for intellectual growth, Arie Katz set out last year to attract to Orange County the sort of eminent Jewish scholars that few synagogues can afford to woo on their own.

    With little more than his own chutzpah and considerable networking skills, the Newport...

  • Your Letters

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    David Lehrer

    We wish to lodge, in the strongest terms, our dismay and protest at the firing of David Lehrer as the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) by Executive Director Abe Foxman out of New York. We know David as a member of Temple Israel of Hollywood, where...

  • Your Letters

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Irv Rubin

    Jewish organizations had a field day denouncing Irv Rubin and his Jewish Defense League. All claimed he had no support in the Jewish community anywhere.

    Rubin is innocent unless proven guilty at trial.

    It is difficult to believe that this intelligent, articulate Jewish...

  • Why Orange County Matters

    By Rob Eshman

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    This is the fourth special Orange County section that The Journal has produced this year. Despite our brief and unsuccessful entry into Orange County two years ago, we decided that the community there is too vibrant, and too important not to serve.

    This time, we intend to stay in the...

  • Calendar Orange County

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Temple Beth Israel: Sun., Dec. 16, 9:45 a.m. "Heroes, Victims and Villains: The American Jewish Novel" lecture as part of the Sundays in the Library series. 3033 N. Towne Ave., Pomona. For more information, call (909) 626-4740.

    Jewish National Fund: Sun., Dec. 16, 11 a.m. Champagne...

  • Orange County in Action

    By Andrea Adelson

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The lights of Chanukah were kindled in numerous public settings throughout Orange County last week. In a tribute to contemporary Maccabees, Evan King, a New York firefighter, came to light the oversized menorah at Newport Beach's Fashion Island on Sunday. In other first-night...

  • Raising Kids Right

    By Andrea Adelson

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Jill Sherman's high school years are anything but carefree. Last year an older classmate, who talked openly about his anti-Semitic attitudes, tried to ignite her clothes with a self-described "Jew burner." Physically, Sherman was unhurt by the attack with a cigarette lighter.

    But...

  • Resource Round-up

    By Andrea Adelson

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    To foster a sense of community among Jewish youth in the far corners of Orange County is a difficult task, given that most resources are available exclusively at the county's Jewish Community Center in Costa Mesa.

    For parents able to shlep their youngsters, the center offers an...

  • Judaism Expands in Orange County

    By Karen Alexander

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Jews have lived in Orange County for more than 130 years, but the community has never undertaken such an intense period of expansion as the one currently underway.

    In the last year alone, more than 150,000 square feet of new Jewish building space has been added to synagogues and...

  • A Knack for Giving

    By Karen Alexander

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The company Henry Samueli co-founded, Broadcom Corp., develops tiny communications chips that are helping to transform the way digital information is moved from place to place.

    The contributions that Samueli and his wife Susan have made to Jewish causes in Orange County could...

  • Move Over, Los Angeles

    By Karen Alexander

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    While the kosher butcher prepares her order, a Jewish city councilwoman chats with other customers about her upcoming campaign.

    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...

  • Eastward Ho!

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Helped by a pair of hefty donations, a Jewish elementary school in southern Orange County is folding its tents, so to speak, and reestablishing camp where a sizable proportion of the county's population - including its Jewish population - is settling.

    Morasha Jewish Day School,...

  • A Tightknit

    By Ilene Schneider

    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...

  • Jewish In OC

    By Ilene Schneider

    April 27, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When 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,...
  • The Management of Art

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As president and chief operating officer of The Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC), Jerry Mandel must perform the delicate art of balancing the need to present great performances with the imperative to raise the funds to do so.

    "The kind of person you need today to run a...

  • An Oasis in Irvine

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The first thing you notice is how pretty the campus is, with its pale beige Jerusalem stone and desert landscaping; if it were on a higher hill, it would look like a small version of the Getty Center. In the foyer, you see some puppets of characters from the book of Esther on...
  • Cover Story

    By Joel Kotkin

    June 18, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    The recent revelations about the South OrangeCounty Community College District's desire to offer a course that, inpart, blames the Mossad and the Anti-Defamation League for theassassination of President John F. Kennedy read something like a badclipping from the area's far-right past.

    ...

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