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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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Egypt scholar to lecture on the Exodus

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, California (Press Release) — The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture’s Mandelbaum Family Lecture Series in Coronado and Scholar Lecture Series in Carlsbad continue their seasons with filmmaker and author James (Jim) D. Long. His lecture titled, “The Riddle of the Exodus” will take place in the Shulman Auditorium of the Carlsbad […]

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Nov. 7-8 Shabbaton to recall Shlomo Carlebach

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SAN DIEGO (SDJW)–The twentieth anniversary of the death of the singing rabbi, Reb. Shlomo Carlebach, will be memorialized with a Shabbaton Nov 7-8 at Young Israel of San Diego, 7289 Navajo Road, in the San Carlos section of San Diego. The yahrzeit of Carlebach’s death falls this year on Nov. 9, 1994. The Shabbaton will include […]

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IDF Chief Cantor to perform in San Diego Oct. 28

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Lt. Col. Shai Abramson, Chief Cantor of the Israel Defense Force, will once again be in San Diego to share his remarkable talent with our community. The concert will be presented by Friends of the Israel Defense Force on Tuesday evening, October 28, at 7 p.m., at the Balboa Theatre. […]

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Jewish Book Fair tells Nov 8-16 highlights

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) – San Diego’s internationally recognized San Diego Jewish Book Fair celebrates its 20th year with headliner Ari Shavit.  Book Fair events will run from November 8 through November 16, and are presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. […]

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Gourds among crafts at Nov. 2 Temple Emanu-El fair

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  By Bonnie Baron SAN DIEGO — Linda Hutkin Slade comes from a family with artistic tendencies and has enjoyed playing with fiber arts for close to 20 years. In order to support her fiber arts habit Slade works as a clinical social worker at a local hospital. Over the past four years she has focused much […]

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Local Hi-Tech innovators tell their stories Oct. 30

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–The Jewish Federation of San Diego County will host its second FEDTalks speaker series at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at Scripps Research Institute (10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, 92121).  The FEDTalks series is modeled after the wildly successful TEDTalks in which speakers are challenged to give the talk of their lives […]

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