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Purim

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  • Briefly In Religion

    Roundtable on birth order issues Parents, as well as those considering having children, are invited to a free presentation by Jackie Pearson, a licensed marriage and family therapist, on the effect of birth order on children and child-rearing at 10 a.m....
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: The Michael E. Rodgers Seniors Centers, 1706 Orange Ave., Huntington Beach, hosts monthly ballroom dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month. Cost is $7.50 per person, and snacks and coffee are included....
  • St. Patrick's Day deals

    St. Patrick's Day deals
    It's St. Patrick's Day, and you know what that means. Time to get out there and save some green! (After this, we'll get ready for the big Purim sales, heh. Honestly, these days I think the retailers have a sale for every holiday. One grocery ad this...
  • Little ones celebrate Purim a little early

    Little ones celebrate Purim a little early
    IRVINE — Purim may start Sunday, but preschoolers at the Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine got a head start on festivities Friday. Spiderman, Tinker Bell, Wonder Woman and other familiar faces made it out for the celebration — in...
  • The God Squad: Rabbi meditates on his love for Christmas

    I love Christmas and I'm a rabbi, so my love for Christmas is the love of a happy and respectful stranger. However, because of all that my dearest friend, Fr. Tom Hartman, taught me, I may, in fact, be a perfect stranger for Christmas. In full...
  • Don't worry, be silly

    Don't worry, be silly
    Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with Rabbi Robert Silvers, spiritual leader of Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton. More about Rabbi Silvers Title: Senior rabbi at Congregation B'...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY MELT Class The Costa Mesa Parks & Recreation department presents a MELT class, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Balearic Center, 1975 Balearic Drive, Costa Mesa. The registration fee is $15. For more information, visit http://www.ci....
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Trike-A-Thon The parent council of the Newport Coast Child Development Preschool will hold its 2nd annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 for the...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Flea Market The Pelican Courtyard Open Air Flea Market for New and Vintage Finds is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month .The event is at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information,...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Free Composting Workshop The Costa Mesa Sanitary District will give a free workshop on how to compost at 10 a.m. at Fairview Park, 2501 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. Purim Carnival Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, invites...
  • In Theory: Should Christians buy into Halloween?

    Q. Halloween is upon us again, and with the annual traditions of trick-or-treating and pumpkin-carving in the air, many Christians are looking to alternate ways of celebrating the holiday. Because of its pagan origins and emphasis on death, celebrating...
  • A holy city still divided

    A holy city still divided
    Jerusalem — AS a young paratrooper 40 years ago, Moshe Amirav felt the unmistakable touch of history. Ignoring a minor head wound suffered in the capture of East Jerusalem from Jordanian forces, Amirav raced through the winding lanes of the Old...