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Gala for Seacrest Village to provide in-room TV

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — Hundreds of guests are expected at the Women’s Auxiliary of Seacrest Village Retirement Communities’ 38th Annual Gala, themed the “Silver Screen,” on Saturday evening, Feb. 27, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, according to co-chairs Esther Fischer and Linda Platt. Proceeds from the gala will support the Jewish organization in […]

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Film Festival Preview: ‘Victor Young Perez’

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Victor ‘Young’ Perez directed by Jacque Quaniche; Bulgaria, France, Israel; French with English Subtitles; Drama; to be shown twice at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival: At 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7, at Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18, 1180 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, and at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, February 14, at the Reading […]

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Jewish- interest license plate: 4Gesunt

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SAN DIEGO– Stacie Bresler Reinstein spotted this license plate belonging to someone who apparently believes in long time good health!  Gesunt means ‘health’ or ‘healthy.’  We say ‘long time’ because that gedolah on the license plate frame mean long, as in tekiah gedolah — the long blast on the shofar.

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Film Festival Preview: ‘The Prime Ministers’

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The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers directed by Richard Trask; Moriah Films; USA; 2015; 114 minutes; English, Hebrew; English Subtitles, Documentary; Southern California Films; to be shown twice at the Reading Cinemas 14, at 4665 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, at 5 p.m., Sunday February 7, and at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11; and once the […]

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Gala will raise funds for special Seacrest Village TV

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ENCINITAS, California (Press Release)– The Women’s Auxiliary of Seacrest Village Retirement Communities will host its 38th Annual Gala, “Silver Screen” on Saturday, February 27th at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla with Esther Fischer and Linda Platt serving as Gala Co-Chairs. Being long-time friends of each other and of Seacrest, the two women are delighted to serve […]

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Cory Briggs to address CBI Men’s Club

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — The Men’s Club of Beth Israel of San Diego will host Cory Briggs as its guest speaker at its February 17 Dinner Forum. Attorney Briggs’ presentation will focus on The Citizens’ Plan Voter Initiative: What it means (and doesn’t mean) for the future of tourism, football, and infrastructure in the […]

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Zina Schiff to tell of recording score of ‘The Fixer’

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Violinist Zina Schiff will be at Tifereth Israel Synagogue this Sunday afternoon, Jan. 17, at 3 p.m., to introduce the MGM Academy Award-nominated movie The Fixer. Schiff’s solo violin playing is heard throughout the movie score, which was composed by Maurice Jarre. Jarre is famous for scores to such […]

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If you have a sweet tooth and disposable income

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By Sheryl Rowling SAN DIEGO — Do You Like Chocolate? Today, I am recommending that you spend some money. It is for a good cause! Temple Adat Shalom is hosting a Grand Chocolate Gala this Saturday evening (January 9th) at 6 pm. The money will be used to fund Reform Judaism in North County Inland […]

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60 films coming to SD Jewish Film Festival

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release)- The San Diego Jewish Film Festival presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus, will run February 4-14, 2016. This year the festival will showcase a total of 60 films of the best contemporary Jewish themed films from around […]

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When a nice youngster plays a meanie

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By Amber Bartlett LA JOLLA, California –Aside from making me realize just “how lucky I am” and that “Anything’s Possible”, J*Company Youth Theater, and Seussical in particular, have shown me that at this point in my life, I’ve jumped off my clover and my “who” has finally been heard. I started off at J*company as […]

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Workshops on Holocaust set at UCSD

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LA JOLLA, California (SDJW) — The Holocaust Living History Workshop at UCSD has scheduled 5 p.m. presentations by survivor Max Garcia and refugee Moselio Schaechter in the Seuss Room of the Geisel Library respectively on January 13 and Feb. 10. Susanne Hillman, project manager, provided these sketches of the upcoming presentations: Think Only of Today: […]

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J*Company plans Seuss tribute

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release)– J* Company Youth Theatre is starting 2016 off on a whimsical note with its family-friendly production of Seussical, Jr. – a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza featuring Horton the Elephant and many other favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including The Cat In the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, the Wickersham Brothers, and […]

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Israeli- trained artist helps start public arts program

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By Toni Robin SAN DIEGO — The new skating rink is not the only new ice at Liberty Station. The NTC Foundation recently unveiled its very first art commission, just in time for the holidays. Entitled ICE, the light sculpture is on display in the fountain in front of the Dick Laub NTC Command Center. Created […]

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CBI Men’s Club schedules political discussion

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — The Men’s Club of Beth Israel of San Diego features Al Korobkin as its guest speaker at the January 20 Dinner Forum. Al’s presentation will focus on the 2016 presidential election, the Democratic and Republican candidates running for the nomination of their parties, and characteristics of the various state primaries and […]

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