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Kylie Ora Lobell

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5 Tips for buying a bar mitzvah suit

A boy only gets one bar mitzvah — and one chance to look the part. That’s why parents go to great lengths to make sure their son has the best ...
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J-C-C, it’s Easy as 1-2-3

Five years ago, Jews living in the San Fernando Valley had their choice of Jewish community centers — the Valley Cities JCC in Sherman Oaks, the ...
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Bat Mitzvah Clubs International shows girls the deeper aspects of rite of passage

When a girl approaches her bat mitzvah age, she might be thinking about the lavish party she’s going to have, the friends she plans to invite and ...
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The Family That Plays Together

Summer camp isn’t just a place for kids. Ask Lori Brockman, a mother of two who recently took part in a family camp in Malibu.
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A Novel Idea

When Robyn Strumpf was a child, she had trouble learning how to read.
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