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San Diego Jewish Film Festival preview: ‘Bride Flight’

By Norman Greene  SAN DIEGO — It only takes a momentary impulse, a quick decision or a chance meeting to change–or ruin–a person’s life.  This could well be the premise of Bride Flight, the 21st Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival movie chosen this year to honor the memory of Marla Bennett who made the […]

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A bissel this, a bissel that—Jewish news and chatter in San Diego

(January 5, 2011, Column 3) By Donald H. Harrison  I San Diego and Israel Invitations are going out on Facebook from Tibi Zohar and other active members of the Jewish community to the Balboa Park demonstration planned by Israel advocates to counter another one planned by Palestinians and leftists in behalf of the  terrorist Hamas […]

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Gert Thaler is still one of a kind

By Norman Greene SAN DIEGO– Gert Thaler, columnist and super volunteer, turned 90 years old this week (December 13th).  As befitting the occasion, she has been wined and dined by her family and “nearest and dearest” friends.  At each event, she has taken the opportunity to proclaim her new intention to reach the 100 year mark. […]

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Glick warns that Iran believes creating nuclear force its religious duty

By Norman Greene LA JOLLA, California — No matter what else is discussed, “Iran is the main issue in the Middle East…everything else is irrelevant,” stated Caroline Glick, Deputy Managing Editor of the Jerusalem Post before an audience of over 500 gathered at Congregation Beth El by the San Diego Chapter of Friends of the […]

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A belated thanks for the Chanukah gift

By Norman Greene SAN DIEGO–My hands are bloodied. My eyes are ringed with dark circles. My house is in shambles. And I am exhausted. Why? It’s all because of my children’s last Chanukah present, some eight months ago.   We had been a five dog, one cat family for a very long time. We hadn’t […]

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The Greene Line: Klezmers and terrorists could have mixed in Paris

By Norman Greene PARIS–Is there a connection between Klezmer music and Islamic terrorism? I was afraid I might find one here in Paris My wife Bobby and I were spending eight days in Paris this fall bemoaning the precipitous decline of the American dollar and generally enjoying the French escape from their recession. Actually, if […]

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