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Balloon hannukiah to be lit at Grossmont Center

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LA MESA, California (Press Release) – Chabad of El Cajon has arranged a Chanukah celebration outside the Bath & Body Works at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, according to Rabbi Rafi Andrusier. The event will include live music, dancing, gelt, fresh latkes, coffee, a grand raffle, visits from elected officials, and the lighting of a […]

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CBI’s Rabbi Jodie Gerson to be installed Dec. 5

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Congregation Beth Israel will officially install Rabbi Jordie Gerson as its assistant rabbi in a Shabbat celebration on Friday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m. Rabbi Gerson started as assistant rabbi of Beth Israel in July. Rabbi Gerson’s father, Rabbi Gary Gerson, rabbi emeritus of Oak Park Temple in Oak Park, Illinois […]

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45 shorts among offerings at S.D. Jewish Film Festival

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Celebrating the San Diego Jewish Film Festival’s 25th Silver Anniversary, presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus, will run February 5-15, 2015.  Sponsored by the Leichtag Foundation. On February 9th, 45 short films beginning at 10:00am to 7:30pm […]

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Beth Israel Men’s Club schedules Gloria, Feldman

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  SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel of San Diego Men’s Club will host City Council President and Council District 3 Representative, Todd Gloria, on Dec. 17, and Dr. Sanford Feldman, an expert on macular degeneration, on Jan. 21. Gloria became the Interim Mayor of the City of San Diego on August 30, 2013 […]

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House of Israel to preview Chanukah Dec. 5-6

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)- As part of the December Nights celebration in Balboa Park, the House of Israel will preview Chanukah by serving traditional latkes (potato pancakes) and sofganiyot (jelly filled doughnuts) on Friday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 10 p.m, and Saturday, Dec. 6, from noon to 10 p.m.  Food will be served from within the House. […]

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Columnist Beinart to discuss Israel here Dec. 15

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)— Peter Beinart, a former editor of the New Republic and currentlyh a columnist for Haaretz, will discuss his insights into recent developments in Israel and the region, the Israel-Diaspora relationship and the changing dynamics around Israel on college campuses at 7 p.m. Monday, December 15th at  at Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Center Drive, […]

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Scholar to trace Israel’s decline in world opinion

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–During the Six Day War of 1967, polls showed that Americans and Europeans favored the Israelis over the Arabs by overwhelming margins. In the United Nations Security Council, a British resolution essentially gave Israel the terms of peace it sought and when the Arabs and their Soviet supporters tried to override the […]

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Zuhdi Jasser, a Muslim for democracy, to speak Dec. 7

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SAN DIEGO (Press release) —  StandWithUs – San Diego will hold its annual “Festival of Lights” celebration on Sunday, December 7, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.  Dr. Bob and Mao Shillman sponsor the gala and M. Zuhdi Jasser is the keynote speaker.  Program begins at  5:30 pm with an appetizer & wine reception followed by program and dinner at 6:30pm.  […]

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JFS, Jacobs & Cushman Food Bank plan T’giving run

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)– Jewish Family Service and the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank are teaming up for the 13th annual Thanksgiving Day Run for the Hungry sponsored by Westfield Horton Plaza, JIMBO’S…Naturally and Skechers Performance Division. The 10K/5K (6.2 mile/3.1 mile) run/walk takes place on Thursday, Nov. 27 at Broadway Circle, in […]

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Next Gen Jews to ‘rock out’ on Christmas Eve

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – The Jewish Federation of San Diego County’s  NextGen team will host Place2Be, an evening of philanthropy, community, and celebration on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at the Andaz Hotel in downtown San Diego. The event, sponsored by several community partners, will bring hundreds of young adults together to raise money for local homeless […]

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JFS fundraiser Nov. 13 at Hall of Champions

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)– Emerging Leaders at JFS– a network for community-minded, philanthropic young professionals—will gather at Brushes + Forks on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7  p.m. at the San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park. Guests will be treated to live music and delicious food, craft beer and specialty cocktails in the home of […]

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Gala will support elderly Jewish residents

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ENCINITAS, California (Press Release)  – The Women’s Auxiliary of Seacrest Village Retirement Communities will host its 37th Annual Gala, “Emerald City” on Saturday, Feb. 21s at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla with Rusti Bartell serving as Gala Chair. The annual gala raises funds to benefit Seacrest Village’s Resident Assistance Fund, and hundreds of guests are expected […]

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Beer for adults, toys for kids at CBI

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Jeff Silver, owner and founder of Rough Draft Brewing Company, a local craft brewery, will address the Beth Israel Men’s Club at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19. Silver home-brewed beer for more than 20 years before going professional four years ago. Silver, who is also a member of Beth Israel, […]

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Carol & Harvey Korfin team to display their art Nov. 2

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  SAN DIEGO (SDJW)– Carol and Harvey Korfin are both artisans who will be displaying their creations at the Temple Emanu-El artisan festival on Sunday, Nov. 2. Their creations reflect their different interests Carol, who markets her glass creations under the name “The Glass Giraffe,” says no two pieces of her fused glass art are […]

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