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‘Jewish Poets – Jewish Voices’ resumes Jan. 23

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — “Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices” opens its tenth season at the Lawrence Family JCC’s Astor Judaica Library Tuesday evening, January 23, at 7 p.m., with three outstanding San Diego poets: Chris Baron, Professor of English at San Diego City College; Roger Aplon, former teacher at The Writing Center;  and Ruth Benjamin, […]

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‘Super Tuesday’ raises $30,000 for Young Israel

By Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D. SAN DIEGO — Rabbi Chaim Hollander, spiritual leader of Young Israel of San Diego, proclaims,  “We can never be satisfied with our accomplishments and rest on our laurels.  We must constantly strive to move forward.” When in 1988 three families in the Del Cerro – San Carlos neighborhoods of San […]

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Felder’s ‘Irving Berlin’ evokes childhood memories

Every night I hear her croon the Russian Lullaby. Just a little plaintive tune when baby starts to cry. Go to sleep my baby, some day there may be a land that’s free for you and me and the Russian Lullaby. — Irving Berlin By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — What memories that song evoked. […]

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Al Jacobs, tailor and musician, 1924-2017

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Alfred Jacobs was an unassuming man, yet his graveside service at the Home of Peace Cemetery on Friday was packed with more than 100 friends, fellow congregants, and the rabbis of two neighboring congregations – the Conservative Tifereth Israel Synagogue and the Chabad of East County. Jacobs, 93, […]

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North Coast Rep’s David Ellenstein’s advice to young actors, directors: ‘Inundate yourself in theatre’

By Eva Trieger SOLANA BEACH, California — While most kids are reprimanded for “acting up,” not so in the Ellenstein household, where David and his younger brother, Peter, were encouraged to follow in their father’s footsteps. When I suggested that perhaps acting was in his genes, David quipped, “and in my corduroys.” I wanted to know […]

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Still time to save money on county recorder fees

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to Senate Bill 2 (SB2 –Atkins) certain documents for recording at your County Recorder office will be charged an additional $75 fee that can go as high as $225 per transaction above the current recording fees. San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk Ernest J. Dronenburg reminded constituents […]

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Temple Emanu-El sells kits for emergencies

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Interactive brief on upcoming S.D. Jewish Film Festival

San Diego Jewish Film Festival will include 37 feature films plus 21 shorts to be shown Feb. 8-18 at four different locations in San Diego County. WHAT: The San Diego Jewish Film Festival presented by San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS;  www.sdjff.org WHEN: Thursday, February […]

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Council woman Barbara Bry to address CBI Men’s Club

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club has scheduled San Diego Councilmember Barbara Bry as guest speaker at the 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 17 Dinner Forum where she will discuss “Keeping San Diego Safe, Clean, and Prosperous”. Councilmember Bry was elected to the City Council in 2016 and represents San Diego District 1 […]

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Cabrillo National Monument announces fee increase

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Cabrillo National Monument will be increasing the daily park entrance fee on January 1, 2018 for non-commercial vehicles. The commercial vehicle fees are not changing.  The new rates for vehicles will be $15.00 per vehicle (good for everyone in the vehicle,) walk-ins/bicyclists $7.00 per person and motorcycles will be $10.00. […]

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Honors for JFS Corner Market providing free food

  SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s (JFS) Hand Up Food Pantry has been awarded “Best Choice Pantry” for its Corner Market at the 2017 San Diego County Hunger Conference. Each year, the Hunger Conference, hosted by the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, convenes to discuss how to stop […]

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Butterfly project flutters into S.D. History Center Jan. 28

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) —In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27) San Diego History Center in historic Balboa Park will host a powerful call to action through the arts on Sunday, January 28, from 1:30-4 p.m. The program will utilize the lessons of the Holocaust, to discuss the dangers of hatred and bigotry. This timely […]

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Imperial Beach mayor stresses community, ecology

By Donald H. Harrison IMPERIAL BEACH, California – Serge Dedina is a 6’4 surfer, a PhD in geography, a descendant on his Jewish father’s side of Holocaust survivors, a renowned coastal conservationist, and, since December 2014, mayor of the small city of Imperial Beach. There were so many facets of his life to talk about […]

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Holiday classic strikes universal themes

“Some people think Ebenezer Scrooge is [Jewish] Well, he’s not. But guess who is: all Three Stooges.”                                                                     -Adam Sandler By Eric […]

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