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Jewish daughter atones by creating a comic book

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – Trina Robbins is known in the comic book industry as the first female artist to draw Wonder Woman, back in 1986 for D.C. Comics.  She went on to become a mentor for other women comic book artists, and that was apparent on […]

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Spiritual quest led her to Elko’s Jewish community

  Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000-mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the sixth and final article in a series generated during that trip. By Donald H. Harrison ELKO, Nevada – It’s approximately 600 miles roundtrip […]

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Know who Jacob W. Davis was? He invented Levi’s

Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000 mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the fifth in a series generated during that trip. Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori RENO, Nevada —  Instead of […]

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Rare, historic garments preserved by Levi Strauss & Co.

Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000 mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the fourth in a series generated during that trip. Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN FRANCISCO – In the […]

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Torah, Jewish history prompt B’nai Israel of Sacramento to offer itself as a sanctuary for undocumented persons

Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000 mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the third in a series generated during that trip. Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SACRAMENTO  — Congregation B’nai Israel, […]

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The Jewish frog man of Madera

Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000 mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the second in a series generated during that trip. Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori MADERA, California – Stuart Weil […]

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Jews and Chinese food good business for owner- chef

Editor’s Note:  Editor Donald H. Harrison and his grandson Shor recently completed a 2,000 mile journey through California and Nevada, collecting and photographing Jewish stories along the way.  This article is the first in a series generated during that trip. Story by Donald H. Harrison; photo by Shor M. Masori FRESNO, California – There are […]

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Jews were both insiders and outsiders in San Diego

Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from Don Harrison’s presentation on June 22 at the San Diego History Center about the status of pioneer Jews in San Diego County.  Other speakers included Joellyn Zollman, curator of the exhibit at the Center on the Jews of San Diego; Mary Ellen Stratthaus and Phil Shapiro, who both […]

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Harrison is new editor of Western States Jewish History

LOS ANGELES (Press Release) — The Western States Jewish History Association has announced that Donald H. Harrison, editor and publisher of San Diego Jewish World, will also assume the position of editor of the quarterly journal Western States Jewish History, starting with Volume 50, Issue #1 – Fall 2017 Harrison has been a contributor to […]

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Dalai Lama calls for the teaching of compassion

Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori LA JOLLA, California – Ken Stone, a Jewish community member who serves as a contributing editor to the Times of San Diego, figures he did two things right before covering the visit Friday of the Dalai Lama to UC San Diego. First, he got a […]

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History Center to probe bias against Jews, others

SAN DIEGO (SDJW)– A panel presentation at the San Diego History Center will probe the situation of Jews and other religious groups as both insiders and outsiders during the 167 years since San Diego was incorporated as a city in the new State of California. To be moderated by Adam Rosenthal, an attorney who serves […]

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History detective tells SDHC gala of her adventures

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – If you think of a history researcher as someone who spends nearly every waking hour poring over old manuscripts, you haven’t met Joellyn Zollman, Ph.D She’s the curator of the “Celebrate San Diego! The history & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community” exhibit which is being presented through […]

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Hillel of San Diego keeps momentum as leaders change

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Even changes in the organization’s top leadership doesn’t dampen the feeling among Hillel of San Diego’s board of directors that this coming fiscal year will be one of tremendous momentum,  in which some very notable recent accomplishments will be carried forward. At the organization’s annual meeting, held Wednesday […]

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Soille gala features inspiring people, stories

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Peter Pan, whose silhouette along with those of other storybook characters provided a backdrop at the New Children’s Museum for speakers at the Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School gala dinner, famously declared that he wanted never to grow up.  That being impossible, speakers who extolled community philanthropist […]

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