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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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Posted in Books & Poetry, Harrison_Donald_H, Masori_Shor_M., Music and Visual Arts, San Diego County

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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Posted in Books & Poetry, Harrison_Donald_H, Masori_Shor_M., Science, Medicine, Education

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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Posted in Harrison_Donald_H, Masori_Shor_M., Science, Medicine, Education, USA

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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Zollman’s deli history talk draws 200 plus

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – More than 200 Jewish community members attended a talk on the history of American delicatessens on Sunday afternoon, June 5, many hoping that the turnout at the event would lure more Jewish Community Cente-sponsored programming in the eastern portions of the city. […]

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Posted in Harrison_Donald_H, Jewish History, Masori_Shor_M., San Diego County, USA

Trump blasts judge in civil case; pours scorn on media

  Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO – Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump on Friday, May 27, lashed out at a San Diego federal judge presiding over a civil suit in which Trump is a defendant, and also heaped scorn upon the news media, particularly representatives of the New York Times […]

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Sanders supports ballot measure to legalize marijuana

  Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori VISTA, California – On the crowded football field of Ranch Buena Vista High School, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders endorsed a California measure that will be on this November’s ballot to legalize recreational use of marijuana. “We have got to rethink the so-called war […]

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Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary, American diversity

    Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor M. Masori CHULA VISTA, California – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the chief cheerleader on Saturday, May 21, for valuing American  residential and workplace diversity and for electing his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as the nation’s first woman president Clinton spoke in […]

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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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Film on Butterfly Project well received

LOS ANGELES (Press Release)– Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Joe Fab screened his latest effort, Not the Last Butterfly, in a sneak preview at the  Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles on May 3. Fab co-directed and co-produced the story of a global project to memorialize the 1.5 million Jewish children murdered in the Holocaust with first-time […]

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Posted in Masori_Shor_M., Theatre, Film & Broadcast, Travel, Cuisine, & Miscellaneous

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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