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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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Jewish interest license plate: Leba

“Leba” is a Yiddish name meaning “beloved.”  It could refer to the car or the driver, or possibly to both.  Our license plate maven, Melanie Rubin, spotted it.

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Jewish – interest license plate: Sabafit

SAN DIEGO — Stacie Bresler-Reinstein, a friend of our license plate maven Melanie Rubin, spotted this license plate telling of a car that’s just right for a grandpa!

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SDJW thanks its November writers

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Jewish World thanks and would like to acknowledge those writers whose works appeared on this news publication during the month of November.  They were: David Amos Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Jeremy Ben-Ami Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Dane Chapin Tamara Isaacs Ciocci Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Steve Diamond Joe […]

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SDJW thanks its October 2015 writers

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – San Diego Jewish World acknowledges and thanks those writers whose works appeared on our daily news website during the month of October.  They were: Yael Aires Laurie Baron Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Morris Casuto Ben Cohen Richard L. Cravatts Toby Klein Greenwald Donald H. Harrison Natasha Josefowitz Rabbi Ben Kamin Steve […]

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Jewish- interest license plate: Tamara 5

SAN DIEGO (SDJW)– We don’t know who Tamara5 is and even if we did, it is not the policy of San Diego Jewish World to identify the drivers of cars whose license plates intrigue us.  But we do know that Tamara is a name derived from “Tamar” which in Hebrew means date palm tree.  In […]

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SDJW salutes its September 2015 writers

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of August, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and to publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name into the […]

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Jewish – interest license plate: Kazia

SAN DIEGO– Our license plate maven, Melanie Rubin, spotted this one.  Pronounced “Cassia,” it’s a woman’s first name, but it also is Hebrew for a cassia tree, which produces an oil that the ancient Israelites used for anointing.  (See Exodus 30:24)

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SDJW thanks its May contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW)—San Diego Jewish World acknowledges and thanks those writers and photographers whose bylines appeared during the month of May on its website. They were: David Amos Laurie Baron Caren Besner Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Garry Fabian Abraham Foxman Donald H. Harrison Natasha Josefowitz Rabbi Ben Kamin Tony Klug Steve Kramer Lloyd […]

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Jewish interest license plate: MSHECH

SAN DIEGO– Melanie Rubin, our license plate maven, caught this plate, which appears to be an abbreviation for the Hebrew word hemshech, which means “continuation.”  Given that this plate also indicates that the car’s owner is a military veteran, we may conclude that he or she is continuing to provide service to the country.

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Jewish- interest license plate Mindula

  SAN DIEGO — Ah, the joys of transliteration.  Earlier we published a photo of a license plate saying “Mindele” — an endearing term for someone named Mindy.  Now, Melanie Rubin, our license plate maven, has received from a friend named Mindy another license-plate version of that affectionate, Yiddish-inflected, first name.

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