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Emerald City theme for Feb. 21 Seacrest Village gala

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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, February 21st at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla with Rusti Bartell Weiss serving as Gala Chair. Weiss became involved with Seacrest Village (San Diego Hebrew Homes) at the requests of Sigrid Fisher who was […]

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Interfaith luncheon scheduled Jan. 19

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CARLSBAD, California (SDJW) — An interfaith luncheon bringing together Jews, Muslims and Christians of San Diego County will be hosted at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 7807 Centella Street, Carlsbad. Co sponsors are the Jewish Collaborative of San Diego and the North County Islamic Federation. A spokesman for the Jewish Collaborative […]

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SDJA hosts free parent workshop Jan. 21

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) –San Diego Jewish Academy (SDJA) will host a free Parent Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 21, entitled, “Understanding Your Child: Brain-based Gender Differences – The Science and the Strategies for More Effective Parenting.” The 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. workshop will be conducted by Kelley King, an international consultant and author of three books in […]

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JFS sponsors mental health panel Jan. 21

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Jewish Family Service will present a Behavioral Health event, “Putting the Puzzle Together: Mental Health Policy and Community Options” on Wednesday, January 21, at Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a resource fair and light appetizers and continues with a panel discussion from […]

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Israel’s Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi heads for S.D.

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Rabbi David Lau, Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi of Israel, will give a free lecture at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, at the La Jolla Marriott Hotel, 440 La Jolla Village Drive, in a program sponsored by Chabad of University City. Although there is no admission fee required, Chabad has asked for an $18 donation to cover […]

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Muslim, Jewish comedians appear together Jan. 27

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By Eva Trieger SOLANA BEACH, California — One Arab, One Jew, One Stage, Two Humors….That was my takeaway from interviewing the upcoming headliners of the JCC’s unique program, featuring Rabbi Stand-Up Bob Alper and Actor/Stand-up Ahmed Ahmed. The two men share a similar vision:  They like to make people laugh and believe that laughter is […]

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Jewish stories to be read aloud Jan. 19

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LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) –Write Out Loud and the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture have announced that “an evening of Jewish stories,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, in the Samuel and Rebecca Astor Library of the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. Among the secheduled stories, authors […]

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Balloon hannukiah to be lit at Grossmont Center

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LA MESA, California (Press Release) – Chabad of El Cajon has arranged a Chanukah celebration outside the Bath & Body Works at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, according to Rabbi Rafi Andrusier. The event will include live music, dancing, gelt, fresh latkes, coffee, a grand raffle, visits from elected officials, and the lighting of a […]

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CBI’s Rabbi Jodie Gerson to be installed Dec. 5

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Congregation Beth Israel will officially install Rabbi Jordie Gerson as its assistant rabbi in a Shabbat celebration on Friday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m. Rabbi Gerson started as assistant rabbi of Beth Israel in July. Rabbi Gerson’s father, Rabbi Gary Gerson, rabbi emeritus of Oak Park Temple in Oak Park, Illinois […]

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45 shorts among offerings at S.D. Jewish Film Festival

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Celebrating the San Diego Jewish Film Festival’s 25th Silver Anniversary, presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus, will run February 5-15, 2015.  Sponsored by the Leichtag Foundation. On February 9th, 45 short films beginning at 10:00am to 7:30pm […]

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Beth Israel Men’s Club schedules Gloria, Feldman

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  SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel of San Diego Men’s Club will host City Council President and Council District 3 Representative, Todd Gloria, on Dec. 17, and Dr. Sanford Feldman, an expert on macular degeneration, on Jan. 21. Gloria became the Interim Mayor of the City of San Diego on August 30, 2013 […]

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House of Israel to preview Chanukah Dec. 5-6

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)- As part of the December Nights celebration in Balboa Park, the House of Israel will preview Chanukah by serving traditional latkes (potato pancakes) and sofganiyot (jelly filled doughnuts) on Friday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 10 p.m, and Saturday, Dec. 6, from noon to 10 p.m.  Food will be served from within the House. […]

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Columnist Beinart to discuss Israel here Dec. 15

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SAN DIEGO (Press Release)— Peter Beinart, a former editor of the New Republic and currentlyh a columnist for Haaretz, will discuss his insights into recent developments in Israel and the region, the Israel-Diaspora relationship and the changing dynamics around Israel on college campuses at 7 p.m. Monday, December 15th at  at Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Center Drive, […]

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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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