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Comic-Con preview: A feast for the eyes

Photos and captions by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — It was preview night Wednesday at the annual Comic-Con and no matter where you looked, there was something fascinating to see.  Especially if you are a geek, or a nerd, like me.                          

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Sam Zeiden, 1918-2016

  Eulogies for Sam Zeiden These eulogies were delivered  on June 10 for Sam Zeiden,  at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, in a service officated by Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal of Tifereth Israel Synagogue.  Sam died June 8 at the age of 97. By Donald H. Harrison Son-in-law SAN DIEGO –From the time he was a boy, Sam […]

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1st Dist. Council candidates support Mt. Soledad cross

  Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO—Four candidates in San Diego’s affluent First City Council District indicated they want the large cross atop Mount Soledad to stay in place.  At a Men’s Club-sponsored forum at Congregation Beth Israel, which lies within their councilmanic district, all four were non-committal about whether […]

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Posted in Harrison_Donald_H, Masori_Sandi, Masori_Shor_M., San Diego County, Science, Medicine, Education

Israel Fest 2016 in photos

Photo essay by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO–Israel Fest, held Sunday, May 15, on the athletic field of San Diego Jewish Academy, featured fun for children, a welcome from a state senator, singing and dancing on the festival stage, and numerous booths dispensing informational materials and Jewish items for sale.  The Jewish Federation of San Diego […]

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Butterflies, stones, candles help mourn Shoah victims

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor Masori LA JOLLA, California – The Six Million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, along with five million other people deemed undesirable by the Nazis, are so hard to conceptualize.  Artists and teachers have struggled to represent the Six Million in concrete terms; for example, Six Million tiny squares; […]

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Balloon Decorations for the Do It Yourself crowd

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Two West Coast balloon artists—Sandi Masori of San Diego, California, and Rachel Porter of Seattle, Washington—have teamed up to produce a book-and-video combination explaining how do-it-yourself (DIY) party planners can create special decorations for their parties and special events. The DIY Balloon Bible for All Seasons: How To Wow Your […]

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Jewish-interest license plate: RAV4GOD

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) — Sandi Masori spotted this license plate. “Rav” is synonymous with “Rabbi”  so this license plate tells us that the car’s occupant is a rabbi for God.  There’s probably more of a story behind it, but the message is a bit puzzling.  Aren’t all rabbis (or at least 99.99 percent of them) […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion, Lighter Side, Masori_Sandi

Jewish-interest license plate: JFSSD

Sandi Masori spotted this license plate with initials familiar to the many thousands of people in San Diego County who have been helped by this Jewish Agency:   Jewish Family Service San Diego.

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Jewish-interest license plate: A Shmuzr

SAN DIEGO– Sandi Masori spotted this license plate and concluded that clearly the owner of this car is someone who enjoys a friendly conversation!

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Jewish-interest license plate: ANIMAMIN

SAN DIEGO — This photo comes to us via Sandi Masori, who “shared” it from the Facebook page of Shari Marks.  Over so many generations, the photo has lost its sharpness but the poignancy of the message “ANIMAMIN” — “I Believe” — remains  ever strong.  A song with that title became the anthem of the […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion, Masori_Sandi

Jewish-interest license plate: Habibie

                  SAN DIEGO — This license plate contains an Arabic word meaning “my beloved” and it is an expression also used by Israeli Jews.  It was spotted by Sandi Masori.  

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Luna Grill is especially for meat lovers

By Sandi Masori SAN DIEGO — Not so long ago, I found myself in a shopping center in the Scripps Poway Parkway area around lunchtime.  I wandered into Luna Grill restaurant, and ordered grilled meat, which turned out  savory and perfectly grilled.  The flavors were juicy and tangy and possibly even addictive (in a good […]

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Posted in Masori_Sandi, Travel, Cuisine, & Miscellaneous

Hebrew-language public school to open in San Diego

By Sandi Masori SAN DIEGO– When the fall term of the new San Diego Unified School District term begins,  the first Hebrew Language public school in town will take its place among other charter schools.  Kavod Elementary (http://www.kavodelementary.org) in fact will will be the first public Hebrew Language school on the west coast.  A similar […]

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True Food Kitchen truly worth a try

  By Sandi Masori SAN DIEGO – Near the entrance to Fashion Valley mall, you might see what, judging by the “True Food” name, could be a grocery store.  Then you might notice the spacious outdoor seating area and a herb garden. Inside you would see spacious restaurant seating along with an open kitchen concept, […]

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