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  • Jewish Federation families host international student for O.C. tour

    Jewish Federation families host international student for O.C. tour
    After years of supporting children through the philanthropy division of the Jewish Federation & Family Services, four Newport Beach families decided to offer a trip to the U.S. for one of the international students who benefited from their giving. The...
  • Supporters rally for Israel in Irvine

    Supporters rally for Israel in Irvine
    On the bloodiest day of conflict yet in this summer of hostilities in the Gaza strip, thousands gathered Tuesday night for a community rally in support of Israel at the Samueli Jewish Campus in Irvine. The rally was one of hundreds at Jewish centers...
  • My Answer: Bored in church? Look inside yourself

    Q: You're always telling people to go to church, but all the churches I've been to are so boring I can't stand it. You'll probably tell me just to keep looking, but why should I? Besides that, I enjoy having a day to myself. — K.W.W. A: Let me...
  • The God Squad: Can we explain the roots of hatred?

    Q: Why is there anti-semitism? What is it about the Jewish culture that causes this to occur? — B., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: You've asked me why some people hate other people, and I wish I could answer you in a way that might both explain...
  • The God Squad: Sterling scandal invites thoughts on diversity

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
  • Sale offers fresh start, support

    To many newly single women, cleaning out the closet can be just as cathartic as sitting on a therapist's couch. The Divorcée Sale, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Resort at Pelican Hill, is a way for women to shed pieces of their past for a...
  • It's A Gray Area: Trip to the 'Promised Land' has a profound effect

    My wife, Grace, and I just returned from a two-week tour of Jordan and Israel sponsored by Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church in Corona del Mar. What a great trip, and what a privilege to visit places I have read about in the Bible and elsewhere...
  • Jury selection begins in 'Irvine 11' case

    SANTA ANA — Jury selection began Monday in the case against 10 students charged with misdemeanors for allegedly taking part in a protest against Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine last year. Prospective jurors were asked a variety of...
  • Film trilogy meant to provoke debate

    Israeli installation artist Yael Bartana will inaugurate the new 4,000-square-foot gallery at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts with the American debut of her trilogy of thought-provoking films about national identity and the Jewish question....
  • Attorneys start opening statements in Irvine 11 case

    SANTA ANA — Prosecutors and defense attorneys both argued free-speech rights Wednesday during opening statements of the criminal trial against 10 Muslim college students accused of plotting to disrupt a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United...
  • Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music

    Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music
    The New York-based Metta Quintet will explore new artistic territory in a one-night show in Orange County on Jan. 27 celebrating the globalization of jazz music. In "JazzReach: Big Drum/Small World" at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, the quintet will perform...
  • Irvine 11 case in jury's hands

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County Superior Court jury will decide the fate of 10 college students accused of illegally disrupting Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren's speech last year at UC Irvine. After two full days of closing statements from six defense...