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Jewish- interest license plate: Keppi

SAN DIEGO — Melanie Rubin, our Jewish license plate sleuth, found this Yiddish gem.  As she tells it, the driver of this vehicle is really using his or her head.

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Jewish- interest license plate: Hineni1

  SAN DIEGO — “Hineni,” Abraham answered to God.  “Here I am.”  And Melanie Rubin found in San Diego where someone else was.  “Hineni1 reads the license plate.”

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Jewish- interest license plate: Li Chaim

License plate maven Melanie Rubin found this variant of L’Chaim.  Any way you spell it, it is a toast to life.

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Jewish- interest license plate: Bashirt

SAN DIEGO — Here’s a license plate that our maven Melanie Rubin was just destined to find again: Bashirt.  Another license plate watcher had sent a picture of it to us in 2015.

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Jewish- interest license plate: O Vey

  Melanie Rubin, our license plate maven, found this license plate owned evidently by a surf-loving Floridian.  O Vey, the surf’s not up?

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Jewish interest license plate: Ruach 3

SAN DIEGO — License plate maven Melanie Rubin found this license plate indicating the car has three times the spirit (ruach) as other cars!

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Jewish- interest license plate: Nahag10

SAN DIEGO — Our license plate maven Melanie Rubin spotted this license plate which utilized the Hebrew word “nahag” meaning “to drive” or “to guide.”  Noting that the number following the word is 10, which denotes a perfect score, Rubin surmised that the person who owns the car must be a good driver, indeed.

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Jewish- interest license plate: Zygesnt

SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s foremost license plate maven, Melanie Rubin, has found another Jewish-interest license plate to add to our collection: an abbreviation for zai gezunt — be healthy. If any of you readers out there have seen other plates with Yiddish or Hebrew expressions, or other references to Jewish culture, please send them in […]

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Jewish- interest license plate: Pupik

SAN DIEGO — License plate maven Melanie Rubin spotted this plate bearing the Yiddish word for “belly button.” Not only is San Diego a naval town; it’s a navel town apparently.

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Jewish interest license plate: Safta Loves 6

SAN DIEGO — License plate maven Melanie Rubin has come through again, finding this Jewish interest license plate indicating that a grandmother (Safta in Hebrew) loves 6 grandchildren.  Mazel tov to her!  And mazel tov to Melanie for spotting this gem.  

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SDJW thanks its March 2016 contributors

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Jewish World expresses its appreciation to the byliners and staff photographers whose works appeared in March 2016 editions. They included: David Amos Eitan Arom Judy Lash Balint Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Amber Bartlett Jeremy Ben-Ami Boaz Bismuth Ronnie Blair Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Jack Forman […]

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Jewish- interest license plate: B A MNSH

SAN DIEGO — License plate maven Melanie Rubin thinks we may have run this before, many years ago.  But no matter. The message on the plate is good advice no matter when you come across it!

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SDJW thanks its February 2016 contributors

SAN DIEGO — This publication would like to thank and express appreciation to the writers and photographers whose works appeared during February 2016 in San Diego Jewish World.  They include: Judy Lash Balint Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Boaz Bismuth Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravtts Jack Forman Donald H. Harrison […]

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Jewish- interest license plate: XO KRAV

SAN DIEGO–License plate maven Melanie Rubin found this combination of the popular X and O abbreviations for kisses and hugs, and the Hebrew word “Krav” for battle.  So together they suggest “battling” with kisses and hugs.  According to the license plate frame, this is a prescription for “making your journey thru life easier.”

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