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San Diego schools salute conductor David Amos

  By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO –David Amos, who is best known to the Jewish community as the conductor of the Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra and as a music columnist for San Diego Jewish World, on Thursday evening received a plaque naming an orchestra pit at Patrick Henry High School in his honor, and […]

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Highlights of Martha’s Vineyard and a Baltic cruise

By David Amos SAN DIEGO — This has been a busy, but fascinating summer for us. In celebration of my 75th birthday and of our 50th wedding anniversary, we and the immediate family went on a cruise of the Baltic Sea, and many of its fascinating ports of call. The week before this cruise, we […]

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SDJW thanks its March 2016 contributors

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Jewish World expresses its appreciation to the byliners and staff photographers whose works appeared in March 2016 editions. They included: David Amos Eitan Arom Judy Lash Balint Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Amber Bartlett Jeremy Ben-Ami Boaz Bismuth Ronnie Blair Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Jack Forman […]

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All Rachmaninoff concert set by TICO

By David Amos SAN DIEGO — If you ring the doorbell at our home, you will not hear the traditional “buzz” or “ding-dong.” Instead, you will hear Paganini’s 24th Caprice for solo violin. This is by far not an obscure tune. I am sure that you have heard it played in various arrangements and transformations. […]

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SDJW thanks 43 whose works appeared in January

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — San Diego Jewish World expresses its appreciation to the 43 writers and photographers whose works appeared during January 2016.  These individuals included: David Amos Eitan Arom Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Amber Bartlett Ronnie Blair Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Judy Friedel Michael Freund Donald H. Harrison Natasha […]

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A strictly classical concert with two prodigies

By David Amos SAN DIEGO –The program is titled just that,  “A Strictly Classical Concert”. After all, you could hardly have a more conservative program of traditional music which has stood the test of time. By the time Beethoven composed his “Symphony No. 8”, he was famous and well recognized; when publishers approached him for […]

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A medley of notes from the world of music

By David Amos SAN DIEGO — Following are a few events of Music and Judaism which have recently crossed my life that are worth sharing with you. YAKOV SMIRNOFF’s recent stand-up at the California Center for The Arts provided me with a few surprises. It was titled “Happily Ever Laughter”,and I expected his usual routine of […]

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SDJW thanks its November writers

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Jewish World thanks and would like to acknowledge those writers whose works appeared on this news publication during the month of November.  They were: David Amos Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Jeremy Ben-Ami Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Dane Chapin Tamara Isaacs Ciocci Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Steve Diamond Joe […]

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Recording in England, resting in Israel

By David Amos SAN DIEGO — The second half of October, just a month ago, turned out to be very special. From the 19th to the 23rd, I was invited to conduct the London Philharmonic in the city’s Abbey Road Studios. The following week takes only one word: Israel. Here are the details of both destinations. […]

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TICO to offer unusual music, dance program Nov. 15, 17

By David Amos SAN DIEGO — When you hear about an upcoming concert with the music of Kabalevsky, Crusell, and Grofé, you may ask, “Where is the music of the great masters we all know and love?”, referring to Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and so on. But, trust me, the former names will provide you with […]

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SDJW salutes its September 2015 writers

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of August, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and to publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name into the […]

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Inspiration and distraction at High Holy Day services

By David Amos SAN DIEGO –As we do every year, my wife and I sat at the synagogue in our preferred seat for the High Holidays services. As expected, we enjoyed the thought provoking words from our Rabbi, heard the pure and beautifully performed chants from our cantorial soloist, and greeted fellow congregants, many of […]

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SDJW thanks its July 2015 contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of July, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name […]

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Rep. Vargas announces opposition to N- deal

SAN DIEGO — There are two stories in the July 25 edition of the San Diego Union-Tribune which we would like to call to our readers’ attention. First, with a rally planned by many pro-Israel organizations for Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. in Balboa Park (Park Boulevard and Presidents Way), it is interesting to […]

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