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Police Chief to address CBI Men’s Club April 15

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — The Men’s Club of Beth Israel of San Diego will welcome San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman as its featured speaker at the April 15 Dinner Forum, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Chief Zimmerman’s presentation will provide an update of both police department issues and crime trends. She’ll also share her journey from […]

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Israeli food critic speaks at food fair March 25

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SAN DIEGO — Israeli Food Critic Gil Hovav, who is a great-grandson of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, the founder of modern Hebrew, will be the featured speaker at an event showcasing Israeli foods. At 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, he will lecture at the Bottles & Wood, 5039 Shawline Street in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood of San […]

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Fundraiser April 18 for Israeli children’s music therapy

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Adopt a Family Foundation will host its annual fundraiser from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at Green Acre, 10300 Campus Point Drive, San Diego.  Music is the theme of the evening: Am Echad, Shir Echad – One People, One Song. The significance of the theme is to promote […]

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Holocaust readings planned by local theaters

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)– On April 13, 2015 various theaters, cultural organizations and memorial institutions across the country will unite to honor victims of the Holocaust by joining in Remembrance Readings for Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). This inaugural event is led by theaters from San Diego, including the La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, North Coast […]

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Letter: Federation seeks to honor Shoah survivors

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Editor, San Diego Jewish World As we prepare for the annual Holocaust commemoration on April 19th, we are reaching out to ask for your help.  We are searching for names of local Holocaust Survivors as well as those who have passed away in this last year.  Although we work closely with the New Life Club, […]

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Yom Hashoah observance April 19 at LFJCC

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)– On Sunday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. the Jewish Federation of San Diego County will present a special Holocaust commemoration (Yom HaShoah) program. The theme of this year’s annual commemoration is: From Auschwitz to Activism – 70 Years on From the Holocaust. The event will be held at the Lawrence Family […]

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The return to San Diego of Yoav Talmi

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO –Yoav Talmi, one of Israel’s foremost composers and conductors, will be speaking during services at Ohr Shalom Synagogue, 3rd and Laurel, in San Diego, next Friday evening, March 6, 7:30 p.m. His talk will be: “From the Diary of an International Israeli Conductor.” Talmi, former conductor of the San Diego […]

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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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