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Shabbat San Diego teams up with S.D. History Center

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)—San Diego History Center and Shabbat San Diego have teamed up to host a unique Shabbat dinner event set against the backdrop of the expansive exhibition highlighting the history of San Diego’s Jewish past. Enjoy the Shabbat experience with Rabbi Scott Meltzer of Ohr Shalom, singer Zeji Ozeri, and a delicious kosher […]

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Rabbi Lawson to speak on Bio-Ethics Oct. 18

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Rabbi Martin Lawson  at the 6:30 p.m. Dinner Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at which he will discuss “Jewish Views of Bio-Ethics, difficult medical decisions and end-of-life issues.” Rabbi Lawson received his BA in Education from the University of Florida and his Bachelor and Master […]

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Maritime Museum to explore history of rum

 SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s finest collections of historic vessels, opens its latest exhibit, Rum: Sailors, Pirates and Prohibition, Saturday, November 4 in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the steam ferry Berkeley at Star of India Wharf. The fresh new interactive, educational and entertaining […]

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SDRA sets Kever Avot services Sept. 24

SAN DIEGO  (Press Release)– As we honor the tradition of Kever Avot, of visiting the graves of loved ones, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the San Diego Rabbinic Association (SDRA) provides the following services open to the entire community: Kever Avot Services, September 24th, 2017 Home of Peace Cemetery 3668 Imperial Ave San Diego […]

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Lederer to address CBI Men’s Club

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Richard Lederer, Ph.D., as guest speaker at its Wednesday, Aug. 16, Dinner Forum. Lederer will take his audience on a joy ride through the glories and oddities of the  marvelous English language. Attendees should be prepared to laugh and learn. He is the author […]

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Alyson Solomon to tell of her journey into the rabbinate

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Rabbi Alyson Solomon, Beth Israel’s Associate Rabbi, at its Wednesday, June 21 Dinner Forum. Rabbi Solomon will provide an overview of her journey to the rabbinate, across the globe and the denominations. Her presentation will be followed by an “Ask the Rabbi” session. Prior to […]

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Journalist Eric Lichtblau to discuss ‘Nazis next door’

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — When World War II came to a close in 1945, the U.S. Government recruited a few leading German scientists, who it judged could contribute to America’s space and military programs. In addition, the rationale was that if the government hadn’t done this, these top scientists, along with their scientific […]

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Posted in International, Jewish History, San Diego Calendar, USA

Detroit Jewish leader to lead San Diego brain storming

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) –Soille Hebrew Day School will host Gary Torgow in San Diego at 5 p.m., Sunday, June 4, at the New Children’s Museum, 200 WEst Island Avenue, to discuss with community leaders ‘Envisioning a Sustainable San Diego Jewish Community.’  This  session will be chaired by Selwyn Isakow. Torgow is the international Chairman of ‘Mosaic United’ […]

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Posted in San Diego Calendar, USA

Shavuot study session at SDJA May 30

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CAARI director to tell of older adult tours to Israel

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Susan Horowitz, director of the Canadian American Active Retirees in Israel (CAARI), will brief the public at 6:45 p.m., June 15, at Ohr Shalom Synagogue on plans for CAARI’s 2018 mission to Israel. Under the auspices of the Jewish National Fund, retirees or semi-retirees (age 50 plus) sponsor tours of […]

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Posted in Middle East, San Diego Calendar

Gospel choir to perform May 13 at Tifereth Israel

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — What’s that you say? A gospel choir will be performing at a Conservative Jewish synagogue? Yes, it’s true: immediately following Havdalah at 8:16 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, the 80-member, multiracial Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir San Diego (MLKCC) will perform in the sanctuary of Tifereth Israel […]

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Posted in Music and Visual Arts, San Diego Calendar

Dalai Lama to give public speech at UCSD June 16

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — The University of California San Diego will host His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at a 9 a.m. public event June 16, where he will speak about “Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World” to an estimated 25,000 attendees on the campus’s RIMAC Field.  On May 1 at 10 […]

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Poets, songwriter set for May 9 Jewish Poets session

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — Two seasoned published poets and a young prize-winning song writer will be the featured presenters at the final Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices evening of the 2017 season. This program will take place in the JCC’s Astor Judaica Library on Tuesday, May 9 at 7  p.m. Following the featured poets, there […]

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CBI will honor Berk, Bernstein and Mills on May 6

SAN DIEGO  (Press Release) — Beth Israel will celebrate three honorees at its annual fundraiser this year, Eat, Pray, Sing!.  Rabbi Michael Berk will be honored for his ten years of dedicated service as Senior Rabbi, Rabbi/Cantor Arlene Bernstein will be recognized for 20 years of service as cantor and most recently as rabbi as well, and […]

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