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June 28 play, lecture to augment ‘The Unfinished Diary’

SAN DIEGO — Feivel Wolgelernter, whose father Chaim Yitzchok Wolgelernter wrote the The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears, which detailed his experiences hiding in Dzialoszyce, Poland from the German Nazis, will speak at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, at Congregation Adat Yeshurun, 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive North. Feivel’s talk will be followed by a […]

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Marijuana subject for July 20 CBI Men’s Club buffet

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Dr. Arnold Gass at the July 20 Dinner Forum. Gass discuss the medical use of cannabis. Gass is Health Sciences Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and a General Internist and Geriatrician.  In 2011 he retired after 30 […]

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San Diego Padres to host Jewish community

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) —  The Jewish Federation of San Diego County has announced the return of Jewish Community Day at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres on August 21, 2016 at 1:40 p.m.. In partnership with Jewish organizations and synagogues throughout the country, the community will enjoy a day of food, entertainment, and, of course, San […]

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A lecture to smack your lips over

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — Historian Joellyn Zollman says whereas lectures about “Jews and the Civil War” or “Jews and Synagogue Gift Shops” may appeal to a segment of the Jewish audience, her lecture series about “Chosen Food, which really looks at Jewish food as a way of understanding Jewish culture and life” […]

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Guardians of San Diego golf/ tennis set for July 25

ENCINITAS, California (Press Release) – Guardians of San Diego will host its 25th Annual Golf & Tennis Tournament “Take a Swing for Seniors” presented by The William Gumpert Foundation on Monday, July 25th at the Del Mar Country Club with Devin Chodorow serving as Chair.  25th Anniversary Benefactors, Merrill and Robert Haimsohn are supporting the tournament […]

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LFJCC to feature Hebrew Day School poets May 17

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO –Seven students from the Soille Hebrew Day Middle School will be participating in the May 17, 7:15 p.m. Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices program at the Astor Judaica Library at the Lawrence Family JCC. Also reading that evening, will be a prize-winning student poet and playwright from Mesa Verde Middle School. Rabbi […]

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San Diego to celebrate Yom Ha’ Atzma’ ut May 15

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)– The Jewish Federation of San Diego County and community partners have scheduled an annual community event to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut on May 15  at the San Diego Jewish Academy, 11860 Carmel Creek Road, from 2 pm to 5 pm. This is a free event to celebrate and educate our local community about […]

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American style fete to mark Israel independence

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — The Men’s Club and Sisterhood of Tifereth Israel Synagogue plan to celebrate Israel’s 68th birthday with an ol’ fashioned American style barbecue at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 12. Yup, kosher hamburger and hot dogs, plus vegetarian selections. Decorations and recreation, meanwhile, will be Israeli through and through. Israeli dancing will be […]

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UCSD psychiatrist analyzes four Nazis May 12

LA JOLLA, California  (Press Release) –After World War II came to an end in 1945, the mass killing and sheer devastation wrought by the Nazis off the battlefield began to emerge in shocking detail. Some 11 million civilians—both Jews and non-Jews, including about 1.5 million children—were killed during the Holocaust. When the Allies convened the […]

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Beth Israel to host 1st Council District forum May 18

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club and the Beth Israel Social Action Committee will host several San Diego City Council District 1 candidates at a May 18th Dinner Forum. Attendees will hear the candidate’s views, plans and platforms in preparation for the November 2016 election. District 1 includes Carmel Valley, University City, and La […]

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SWU choice of venue prompts controversy

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Swirling beneath the planned May 4 appearance of Pastor Dumisani Washington, a leading African-American advocate for the State of Israel is controversy over the relationship between the Jewish community and the Christians who seek to convert us.  Washington’s appearance, sponsored by the pro-Israel organization StandWithUs, is scheduled May 4 […]

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Lipinsky Jewish Arts Festival set for May 27 – July 17

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) hosts the 23rd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival from May 27 through July 17, 2016. Following up 2015’s festival, the highest selling in JFest history, the slate of twelve performances happening at eight different San Diego and North County venues features […]

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Chava Rosenfarb’s Yiddish works on tap at UCSD

LA JOLLA, California (SDJW)–The Holocaust Living History Workshop of UCSD will present the life and works of Chava Rosenfarb, described as “one of the great Yiddish writers of the second half of the 20th century” in a two-part, free program Wednesday, May 4, at the UCSD Geisel Library (Seuss Room). At 3 p.m., the workshop […]

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San Diego’s to celebrate Israel’s 68th birthday

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — The Jewish Federation of San Diego County and community partners will hold their annual community event to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut on May 15  at the San Diego Jewish Academy, 11860 Carmel Creek Road, from 2 pm to 5 pm. This is a free event to celebrate and educate our local community […]

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