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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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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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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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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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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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Marti Emerald to be honored at April 22 roast

SAN DIEGO — Former San Diego City Councilmember Marti Emerald will be roasted Saturday evening, April 22, at an event sponsored by the City Heights Community Development Corporation from 6 to 9 p.m. at the [email protected] located at 4350 El Cajon Boulevard. Emerald, who spent eight years on the city council, was described by […]

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Rep. Peters to address Beth Israel Men’s Club

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) will report to members of the Beth Israel Men’s Club and guests at a 6:30 p.m. dinner on Wednesday, April 19, on Congress and the Trump Administration. This program is open to the entire San Diego community, both men and women. Temple or Men’s […]

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Yiddishists sponsor free Shabbat dinner, concert

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) will debut in San Diego with a free Shabbat dinner and concert and klezmer concert by Yale Strom beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, at the Costa Verde Village Clubhouse, 8720 Costa Verde Blvd., San Diego. According to its founder, Jana Mazurkiewicz, […]

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Forum on refugees at Temple Emanu-El March 8

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) –A forum on President Trump’s policies toward refugees will be conducted from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, at Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri Drive. Titled “We Were Refugees Too: Educate for Action,” the forum will include such speakers as Mark Hetfield, the national chief executive officer of HIAS (formerly known […]

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2nd Generation Survivor tells March 8 of helping her mother to write a Holocaust memoir

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release)– Pam Zimbalist, a second-generation survivor, tells her experiences encouraging her mother, Hanna Gendler Rom Young to write the memoir of her life in Kovno, Lithuania, as a child; in the Nazi concentration camp KZ Stutthof where her own mother starved to death, and after liberation in the United States. Her […]

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Works of Jewish poets of Spain’s Golden Age to be recited and sung

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — The next Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices program, will feature the works of three of the leading Jewish poets from the Golden Age of Spain, Solomon Ibn Gabirol (1021-1058), Judah Halevi (1085 -1141) and Abraham Ibn Ezra (1092-1167). The free evening, under the auspices of the San Diego Center for Jewish […]

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