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SD Jewish Film Festival chair kvells over this year’s selections; 74 films to be screened Feb. 8-19

By Eva Trieger      LA JOLLA, California –“Like a proud mama, showing off her new baby,” crowed Chris Fink, in response to my query about how she felt as this year’s Chairperson for the San Diego Jewish Film Festival.  The 27th annual festival runs from February 8-19, and boasts films from twenty one different countries, […]

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California Jewish briefs: January 31, 2017

Beth El Hosts  Gathering in Support of Refugees and Immigrants LA JOLLA, California (SDJW) — Congregation Beth El will host a “San Diego Jewish Community Gathering In Support of Immigrants and Refugees from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. Participating organizations include the Anti-Defamation League of San Diego, Jewish Family Service of […]

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60 Jewish films to be shown at 12-day festival

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – The 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center  will run February 8-19. The 12-day Festival is the largest Jewish cultural event in San Diego and draws over 17,000 attendees annually and 97 film screenings. […]

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Father Joe’s Villages’ leader to address CBI Men’s Club

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Deacon Jim Vargas of Father Joe’s Villages will be guest speaker at Beth Israel Men’s Club’s dinner forum on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. He will provide  an overview on the “Recent Trends in Homelessness and Housing”. Vargas assumed his current role in February 2015 leading a team providing the services and […]

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Seacrest Village gala to have vineyard theme

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — Gala Chairs Cindy and Larry Bloch along with approximately 350 guests, will gather on Saturday, February 25th for the 39th Annual Gala: Seacrest Vintage 2017—A Magical Evening in the Vineyard. Proceeds will benefit the Seacrest Village Resident Assistance Fund. Robert Haimsohn, President of Seacrest Foundation remarked, “this year’s vineyard theme […]

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3 Jewish artists to be featured at S.D. History exhibit

  SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – The artwork, lives, and Jewish heritage of three San Diego artists are explored in a new fine art exhibition Art & Heritage opening January 28 at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. The works of featured artists Belle Baranceanu, Maurice Braun, and Harry Sternberg will complement a […]

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Poets of three nations debut in JCC’s new season

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — The ninth season of Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices will open with three featured poets, Samantha Lennon, Marc Rolnick and Ilana Brosh. Tuesday evening, January 17, 7  p.m., these three talented writers will inaugurate the 2017 season of this series in the Astor Judaica Library of the Lawrence Family JCC. Samantha […]

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Int’l delegates to join MLK Balboa Park cleanup Jan. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — To commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. in San Diego, a multifaith group of 10 religious congregations celebrate by making it a “Day On, Not a Day Off.” The idea was inspired by President Barack and Michelle Obama. In 2009, the day before his first inauguration, President Obama […]

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A tapestry of Jewish learning set for Jan. 7

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) —“Tapestry: A Community Celebration of Jewish Learning Under One Roof” will be hosted by the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, at 7 p.m., Saturday January 7 beginning with Havdallah and followed by two 55-minute class sessions, and a dessert reception. Organized by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, […]

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A new San Diego tradition? Menorah lighting, ice skating, and jelly donuts at Liberty Station

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — Hoping it is starting a new San Diego tradition, the NTC Foundation at Liberty Station has scheduled in conjunction with two local Chabad houses a menorah lighting preceded by ice skating to Chanukah music, beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, Dec. 24. “We’re pleased to incorporate our new menorah and […]

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Leichtag Foundation executives to tell programs

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)-  Charlene Seidle and Sharyn Goodson representing the Leichtag Foundation will be guest speakers at the January 18, 2017 Beth Israel Men’s Club Dinner Forum. Seidle and Goodson will provide an overview of the Leichtag Foundation and the Coastal Roots Farm. The Leichtag Foundation, is a private independent foundation which works to honor the legacy of […]

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Marty Block to sum up his legislative career Nov. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host outgoing State Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego) at its  Nov. 16 dinner forum, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Block will provide a legislative summary of his time in office. The state senator earned his BA in political science and education at Indiana University as well as a law […]

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Marty Block to sum up legislative career Nov. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Club)–State Senator Marty Block will be  guest speaker at Beth Israel Men’s Club Nov. 16 Dinner Forum. Senator Block is the California State Senator for Senate District 39. He previously represented California’s 78th State Assembly district from 2008 to 2012.  He plans to give a legislative summary in preparation for his planned retirement at the end of his current […]

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Adat Shalom screens ‘Seeds of Conflict’ Oct. 30

POWAY, California (Press Release) — As part of its Love of Israel series, Temple Adat Shalom presents 1913: Seeds of Conflict, a documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Ben Loeterman, who will be joining us via Skype for a live discussion following the screening. Breaking new ground and laying bare old myths, the film explores the little-known history […]

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