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3 Jewish artists to be featured at S.D. History exhibit

  SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – The artwork, lives, and Jewish heritage of three San Diego artists are explored in a new fine art exhibition Art & Heritage opening January 28 at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. The works of featured artists Belle Baranceanu, Maurice Braun, and Harry Sternberg will complement a […]

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Poets of three nations debut in JCC’s new season

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — The ninth season of Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices will open with three featured poets, Samantha Lennon, Marc Rolnick and Ilana Brosh. Tuesday evening, January 17, 7  p.m., these three talented writers will inaugurate the 2017 season of this series in the Astor Judaica Library of the Lawrence Family JCC. Samantha […]

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Int’l delegates to join MLK Balboa Park cleanup Jan. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — To commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. in San Diego, a multifaith group of 10 religious congregations celebrate by making it a “Day On, Not a Day Off.” The idea was inspired by President Barack and Michelle Obama. In 2009, the day before his first inauguration, President Obama […]

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A tapestry of Jewish learning set for Jan. 7

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) —“Tapestry: A Community Celebration of Jewish Learning Under One Roof” will be hosted by the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, at 7 p.m., Saturday January 7 beginning with Havdallah and followed by two 55-minute class sessions, and a dessert reception. Organized by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, […]

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A new San Diego tradition? Menorah lighting, ice skating, and jelly donuts at Liberty Station

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — Hoping it is starting a new San Diego tradition, the NTC Foundation at Liberty Station has scheduled in conjunction with two local Chabad houses a menorah lighting preceded by ice skating to Chanukah music, beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, Dec. 24. “We’re pleased to incorporate our new menorah and […]

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Leichtag Foundation executives to tell programs

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)-  Charlene Seidle and Sharyn Goodson representing the Leichtag Foundation will be guest speakers at the January 18, 2017 Beth Israel Men’s Club Dinner Forum. Seidle and Goodson will provide an overview of the Leichtag Foundation and the Coastal Roots Farm. The Leichtag Foundation, is a private independent foundation which works to honor the legacy of […]

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Marty Block to sum up his legislative career Nov. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host outgoing State Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego) at its  Nov. 16 dinner forum, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Block will provide a legislative summary of his time in office. The state senator earned his BA in political science and education at Indiana University as well as a law […]

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Marty Block to sum up legislative career Nov. 16

SAN DIEGO (Press Club)–State Senator Marty Block will be  guest speaker at Beth Israel Men’s Club Nov. 16 Dinner Forum. Senator Block is the California State Senator for Senate District 39. He previously represented California’s 78th State Assembly district from 2008 to 2012.  He plans to give a legislative summary in preparation for his planned retirement at the end of his current […]

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Adat Shalom screens ‘Seeds of Conflict’ Oct. 30

POWAY, California (Press Release) — As part of its Love of Israel series, Temple Adat Shalom presents 1913: Seeds of Conflict, a documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Ben Loeterman, who will be joining us via Skype for a live discussion following the screening. Breaking new ground and laying bare old myths, the film explores the little-known history […]

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Grossmont presents Jewish concert at Temple Solel

By Eileen Wingard ENCINITAS, California — Mechiah: Jewish Classical Music to Soothe the Soul is the title of the concert which will be performed at Temple Solel between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, on Saturday evening, October 8, 7:00 p.m. The 70-piece Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and 40-member Master Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed, will be presenting […]

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Three programs on the Holocaust planned at UCSD

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — The Holocaust Living History Workshop has announced three upcoming presentations to be delivered at the Geisel Library on the UCSD campus. Here is a short synopsis of each: The Power of One: The Holocaust in Bulgaria – with Aaron Cohen On March 1, 1941, Bulgaria officially joined the Axis […]

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Some noteworthy SD Jewish Book Fair events

SAN DIEGO — Here are some of the events at the upcoming San Diego Jewish Book Fair that readers may wish to note.  All these events will be held at the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. Tuesday, November 1 10:00am Yoga/Meditation with Rabbi Benjamin Shalva Spiritual Cross Training: Searching Through Silence, Stretch, and […]

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Westboro Baptist Church refugee comes to S.D. Sept. 27

SAN DIEGO – Megan Phelps-Roper, a refugee from the hate-mongering Westboro Baptist Church known for its in-your-face demonstrations against Jewish, Catholic, and Muslim institutions, LGBT establishments, and the funerals of U.S. military personnel, will detail her change of heart at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Music Box, 1337 India Street. Sponsored by the […]

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Authors galore at SD Jewish Book Fair

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) – San Diego’s internationally recognized San Diego Jewish Book Fair celebrates its 22nd year with an intriguing mix of more than 30 leading authors in their fields including: Jennifer Weiner, Rich Cohen, Shep Gordon, Samuel M. Katz, Todd Buchholz, Dov Waxman, Daniel Oppenheimer, Nina Tassler, Peter Himmelman and Fred Kaplan. […]

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