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On the Ides of March: Art from the Heart

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) —  The Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County is orchestrating a community wide art drive, dubbed Art from the Heart, in recognition of this year’s International Good Deeds Day, which will come to full fruition on March 15, 2015. Through collaboration with several community partners, Federation will […]

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Midrashim to be brought to stage March 10

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)  – The Jewish Federation of San Diego has provided a grant to the MidraShow (www.midrashow.com), a joint project of The Orthodox Union’s NextGen Department in San Diego, OUNext, to be held at 7 p.m.,  Tuesday, March 10, at the Lyceum Theatre in San Diego. Prior to the performance hors d’oeuvres and a beer […]

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S.D. Symphony performs ‘Defiant Requiem’ May 7

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – A smuggled score. Courageous Jewish prisoners. A performance of the Verdi Requiem Mass. In an act of defiance and resistance to their Nazi captors, the performance in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (Terezin) during World War II is captured in a moving multi-media, concert-drama brought to San Diego by the Anti-Defamation League. […]

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Festival of Jewish foods planned April 19

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POWAY, California (Press Release) — Food has always been a uniting component of the Jewish culture and tradition. Temple Adat Shalom, therefore, is inviting the San Diego community to have a taste of the many delicious Jewish culinary offerings at the 2015 San Diego Jewish Food Festival on April 19, from 11 a.m. to 6 […]

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Local shuls will celebrate Hadassah Shabbat

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Hadassah was founded in New York on Purim, 103 years ago, and is Queen Esther’s Hebrew name. It is a tradition to celebrate Hadassah Shabbat across the country around the time of Purim, to share the wonderful work of Hadassah with our community. Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, enhances the […]

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‘Good Deeds Day’ March 15 will have arts focus

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – The Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County is orchestrating a community wide art drive, dubbed Art from the Heart, in recognition of this year’s International Good Deeds Day, which will come to full fruition on March 15. Through collaboration with several community partners, Federation will be collecting […]

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Melanie Phillips to address Beth Israel Feb. 17

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–British journalist Melanie Phillips, who also is the author of Londonistan and The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Over God, Truth and Power, will speak at Congregation Beth Israel at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb 17. Her speech is co-sponsored by three Israel advocacy groups: TEAM San Diego, the Zionist Organization […]

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Emerald City theme for Feb. 21 Seacrest Village gala

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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, February 21st at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla with Rusti Bartell Weiss serving as Gala Chair. Weiss became involved with Seacrest Village (San Diego Hebrew Homes) at the requests of Sigrid Fisher who was […]

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Interfaith luncheon scheduled Jan. 19

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CARLSBAD, California (SDJW) — An interfaith luncheon bringing together Jews, Muslims and Christians of San Diego County will be hosted at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 7807 Centella Street, Carlsbad. Co sponsors are the Jewish Collaborative of San Diego and the North County Islamic Federation. A spokesman for the Jewish Collaborative […]

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SDJA hosts free parent workshop Jan. 21

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) –San Diego Jewish Academy (SDJA) will host a free Parent Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 21, entitled, “Understanding Your Child: Brain-based Gender Differences – The Science and the Strategies for More Effective Parenting.” The 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. workshop will be conducted by Kelley King, an international consultant and author of three books in […]

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JFS sponsors mental health panel Jan. 21

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Jewish Family Service will present a Behavioral Health event, “Putting the Puzzle Together: Mental Health Policy and Community Options” on Wednesday, January 21, at Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a resource fair and light appetizers and continues with a panel discussion from […]

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Israel’s Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi heads for S.D.

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Rabbi David Lau, Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi of Israel, will give a free lecture at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, at the La Jolla Marriott Hotel, 440 La Jolla Village Drive, in a program sponsored by Chabad of University City. Although there is no admission fee required, Chabad has asked for an $18 donation to cover […]

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Muslim, Jewish comedians appear together Jan. 27

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By Eva Trieger SOLANA BEACH, California — One Arab, One Jew, One Stage, Two Humors….That was my takeaway from interviewing the upcoming headliners of the JCC’s unique program, featuring Rabbi Stand-Up Bob Alper and Actor/Stand-up Ahmed Ahmed. The two men share a similar vision:  They like to make people laugh and believe that laughter is […]

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Jewish stories to be read aloud Jan. 19

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) –Write Out Loud and the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture have announced that “an evening of Jewish stories,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, in the Samuel and Rebecca Astor Library of the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. Among the secheduled stories, authors […]

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