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  • Jewish leaders advocating cap-and-trade funds to build affordable homes

    June 10, 2014 | 11:15 am

    By June 15, the California legislature must resolve a complicated, unprecedented and important issue: lawmakers will have to choose how to spend an estimated $850 million generated in 2014-2015 through California’s Cap-and-Trade program, including whether to just allocate this...

  • Fit OUT not in

    By Tera Greene

    March 2, 2014 | 6:23 am

    I am about to start my fourth week as a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  

    As I learn new ways to fit OUT and go against the "norm" of being sad and sick, I am finding myself becoming more whole through my education - and I am EXCITED!  
    To celebrate, I am...

  • To Hear or Not to Hear

    By Rabbi Mordecai Finley

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    If your life could change in a moment, what would you want it to be?

    Most of us quickly consider what we'd want from the world or from another person: more love, more money, more respect, more health, more learning, more time.

    Now, instead of changing factors outside of your life,...

  • Tranforming the Synagogue—A Scorecard

    By Richard Greenberg

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Synagogue transformation programs exude good intentions, but do they actually work?

    The record is mixed. They are no panacea, but they sometimes benefit participating congregations -- at least temporarily -- by attracting newcomers, energizing existing members and perhaps forcing...

  • Jewels of Our Lives

    By Reb Mimi Feigelson

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    There are stories that one needs to hear many times in order to remember them, in order to file them in a manner that they can be retrieved when needed. But then I'm sure you have listened to stories that you heard not only with your ears and memory, but with your soul as well;...

  • Snooze-Proof Seder

    By Andrea Adelson

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Guests at one of Heidi Kahn's Passover potlucks stepped into a desert oasis. That year, her Irvine tract home was transformed with a Bedouin makeover achieved by suspending a tent inside. Another year, guests, who always contribute to the feast, were also asked to bring household...