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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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San Diego Jewry exhibit opens at S.D. History Center

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — It was no accident that the “Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community” exhibition in Balboa Park’s San Diego History Center opened on Erev Purim. Curator Joellyn Zollman explained to an opening evening crowd on Saturday, March […]

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High school photogs have a field day

By Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — High school photographers from throughout San Diego convened recently at San Diego City College where they practiced lighting techniques, working with models, developing photos the old-fashioned way in the dark room, and finding beauty in small objects.  Being a student at Patrick Henry High School, I was privileged […]

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Photos tell of Chanukah’s approach in San Diego

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — With the first night of Chanukah approaching this Dec. 24th, memories of past San Diego Chanukahs are being revived. For example, in Old Town San Diego Historic State Park–where the City of San Diego began–the Robinson-Rose house displays in its window a hannukiah and a Star of David, […]

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Some insights into Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photo by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – There are four factoids about Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that discreet Iranians never talk about, certainly not in public, according to Oded Brosh, a former analyst in Israel’s prime minister’s office who now is serving as a visiting professor at San Diego […]

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PHAME comes to San Diego school at last

I’m gonna live forever I’m gonna learn how to fly I’m gonna make it to heaven Baby, remember my name! — From “Fame” by Irena Cara By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO –In 1980, Christopher Gore inspired performing arts teachers throughout the nation with his movie FAME, a drama about New York City high school […]

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‘For the Love of Spock’ proves well-named at preview

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori LA JOLLA, California – A special preview of the documentary For the Love of Spock at the Lawrence Family JCC proved to be a nostalgic occasion Wednesday evening, Sept. 21, both on screen and for members of the packed audience.  The film’s  producer Adam Nimoy […]

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Israelis, Americans tour Southern California attractions

Editor’s Note:  San Diego Jewish World’s staff photographer Shor M. Masori, a teenager himself, joined Israeli and American teens on a whirlwind 10-day tour of Southern California attractions; the program an offshoot of the ongoing cooperation between the San Diego Zoo and the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.  The Israeli teens were all Jerusalem Zoo volunteers, while […]

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Like the rest of us, super heroes schlep, text, and wait

Photo essay by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — You expect super heroes to do super things, like fly through walls, or jump from building to building, or stop a speeding truck just by grabbing its rear fender.  But Comic-Con cosplay can really throw you off when you see superheroes, supervillains, and other cartoon  and […]

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Debut illustrator thrills as book sells at Comic-Con

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photo by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – In the guise of an anonymous sales lady tending a display of books at Comic-Con, Sara Ann Varon watched as people laughed while they thumbed through copies of Bacon and Sausage. Varon was the illustrator of the children’s book written by Gabriel Smith.  […]

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Deaf author at Comic-Con tells of break- through book

El Deafo by Cece Bell, color by David Lasky; Amulet Books; © 2014; ISBN 978141-9712173; 233 pages plus a note from the author;  price not listed. Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — Written for elementary and middle school audiences, El Deafo tells the story of author Cece Bell […]

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Children urged to remind parents about gun safety

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO — Two San Diego City Councilwomen kicked off their shoes at the Copley-Price Family YMCA on Wednesday, June 29, and on the shaded playground turf led a pep rally in which they instructed a multi-ethnic group of young day campers to refrain from […]

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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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San Diegans enthused by Clinton’s historic victory

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO –Election Central—where results are posted and candidates and their sign-toting supporters parade from television interview to interview—was buzzing Tuesday night, June 7,  with two conclusions about the race in which Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination: Having a woman […]

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