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I-8 Jewish travel — University of San Diego Law School

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-Fifth in a Series- Exit 2: Morena Boulevard: University of San Diego By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – In the news and in movie theaters that show such films as The Lady in Gold, perplexing questions continue to arise about who is the rightful owner of art works seized by the Nazis before and during […]

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I-8 Jewish travel: Roseville section of Pt. Loma

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Editor’s Note: In my quest to find Jewish stories wherever I go, I decided there is no place like home to illustrate the concept that “there is a Jewish story everywhere.”  Interstate 8 roughly follows the traditional route that settlers took in their covered wagons in the mid-19th century to get to San Diego from […]

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Book review: ‘Memory is Our Home’

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Memory is Our Home by Suzanna Eibuszyc; Ibidem Press (c) 2015; ISBN 978-3-8382-0712-4; 250 pages. By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO–The voices of first generation and second generation Holocaust survivors are interwoven in this family remembrance covering pre-war life in Poland, escape from the Nazis to the Soviet Union and its eastern Republics; a return […]

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Tourists get an inflated welcome to San Diego

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The San Diego International Airport wanted to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with some excitement and enthusiasm, but, goodness, not with a bang! That’s why costumed characters such as Matilda the Koala from San Diego Zoo and Max from Legoland gently coaxed children who were among arriving […]

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I-8 Jewish travel: Valley View Casino Center

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Editor’s Note: In my quest to find Jewish stories wherever I go, I decided there is no place like home to illustrate the concept that “there is a Jewish story everywhere.”  Interstate 8 roughly follows the traditional route that settlers took in their covered wagons in the mid-19th century to get to San Diego from […]

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SDJW thanks April byliners

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SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — San Diego Jewish World would like to acknowledge and thank the 40 byline writers who, in April, contributed to our diverse run of stories on a variety of topics here in San Diego County,California;  elsewhere in the United States; and abroad. They were: Rabbi Rafi Andrusier Laurie Baron Caren Besner Edwin Black […]

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Port, HTA cut ribbon at bayside info center

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  By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – For reporters and photographers covering groundbreakings and ribbon-cuttings, such events can tend to blur together in that there often is little to differentiate one from the other.  For the participants however, these events can be important milestones marking the beginning of new chapters in their corporate lives […]

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I-8 Jewish Travel ~ Bahia Hotel, San Diego

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Editor’s Note: In my quest to find Jewish stories wherever I go, I decided there is no place like home to illustrate the concept that “there is a Jewish story everywhere.”  Interstate 8 roughly follows the traditional route that settlers took in their covered wagons in the mid-19th century to get to San Diego from the […]

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Inter- religious invocations honor San Diego’s history

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—Although invocations by Rabbi Michael Berk of Congregation Beth Israel and Monsignor Richard Duncanson of Mission San Diego de Alcala came in reverse chronological order as far as San Diego history was concerned, they were in correct historical order from the standpoint of world history. Jews were first on the […]

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California legislator: Congress needs a Jewish caucus

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The California state senator who heads the first-in-the-nation Jewish legislative caucus says it’s time for Jews in the U.S. Congress to form a caucus too, and adds that U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the Florida congresswoman who chairs the national Democratic party, agrees with him “100 percent.” State Sen. […]

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I-8 Jewish travel: Pt. Loma Peninsula, San Diego

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Editor’s Note: In my quest to find Jewish stories wherever I go, I decided there is no place like home to illustrate the concept that “there is a Jewish story everywhere.”  Interstate 8 roughly follows the traditional route that settlers took in their covered wagons in the mid-19th century to get to San Diego from […]

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SDJW editor tells new press release policy

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO–“How come you didn’t run our press release?” Every editor has heard the question. But not every editor answers. Although we have more than 50 regular writers, we have only one person–me–who is editing San Diego Jewish World and posting the stories. All of us are volunteers. In that I […]

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San Diego Jewish World authors: Donald H. Harrison

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Editor’s Note: San Diego Jewish World is fortunate to have among its contributors the authors of many books. To acquaint you with them, and their literary output, we will from time to time offer articles by the authors telling of their works.  This article is by Donald H. Harrison, who is the editor of this publication.  […]

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Episodic Holocaust memoir is a page turner

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With G-d At My Side: A Child’s Story of Survival by Menachem Taiblum (with Cyndie Meyer), CreateSpace © 2014; ISBN 978-150-586-2270; 150 pages. By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Cantor Menachem Taiblum of Portland, Oregon, recalls his boyhood running from the Nazis in this episodic memoir, which, with the help of writer Cyndie Meyer, […]

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