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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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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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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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Tapestry of learning set for January 6 at LFJCC

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) –  The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture is committed to creating community through culture, arts and education.  In keeping with this mission, on January 6 at 7:00 p.m., the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center will host the 2nd Annual TAPESTRY:  A Community Celebration of Jewish Learning.  Last year the […]

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Health educator addresses CBI Men’s Club Dec. 20

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) Bridget Wright, MPH will be the guest speaker at the Beth Israel Men’s Club  Dinner Forum at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 20.  She will discuss “Nutrition for Healthy Aging.”  This will be an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn about good eating habits and how  diet affects health. Wright has a […]

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Posted in San Diego Calendar, Science, Medicine, Education, Travel, Cuisine, & Miscellaneous

Women’s self-defense seminar set for Dec. 3

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — A “Women-Only Seminar” in self-defense will be taught by Krav Maga expert Megan Cohen Berkman from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, at Miramar Martial Arts, 9460 Mira Mesa Blvd, Berkman is head instructor of KRAVolution, an organization that gives seminars around the world based on krav […]

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IDF’s search and rescue commander to highlight S.D. dinner

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) – Israeli military humanitarians working with victims of the Syrian civil war will address some 700 San Diego community leaders Saturday evening, Nov. 18, at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) San Diego Annual Gala. One of the local community’s largest events, the gala, co-chaired by David and Tamara […]

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Posted in Middle East, San Diego Calendar

Unity Minyan Nov. 23 to Follow Race for Hungry

SAN DIEGO (SDJW)—A Thanksgiving Community Run/ Walk for the Hungry will leave Horton Plaza at three different times, depending on the contemplated length of the effort.  Those participating in a 10-kilometer exercise will depart at 7 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 23.  Participants in the 5K will depart at 8:15 a.m., and one-milers in the “Maccabe Mile” […]

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How the Philippines rescued Holocaust refugees

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — San Diego State University lecturer, Dr. Bonnie Harris, recently collaborated with award-winning filmmaker Noel “Sonny” Izon to create the documentary An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines.  Harris, who is a Holocaust scholar, acted as the film’s associate producer and consulting historian. The documentary is based in part on research […]

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Posted in International, Jewish History, San Diego Calendar

Chef Tanis to discuss cuisine Nov. 6 at LFJCC

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) – The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture will be hosting, An Evening with David Tanis – Monday, November 6 at 7pm. Join David Tanis, whose career includes nearly 25 years as chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, as he demonstrates that fabulous food does not have to be […]

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Posted in San Diego Calendar, Travel, Cuisine, & Miscellaneous

Singer David Broza to concertize Dec. 20 at LFJCC

LA JOLLA, California (Press Release) — Israel’s iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist and UNICEF goodwill ambassador David Broza will perform Dec. 20 at the Lawrence Family JCC as part of a coast-to-coast winter tour this December, celebrating 40 years since the release of his best-known song, “Yihye Tov” (Things Will Be Better). The well-known composition was written […]

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Posted in Music and Visual Arts, San Diego Calendar

Shabbat San Diego teams up with S.D. History Center

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)—San Diego History Center and Shabbat San Diego have teamed up to host a unique Shabbat dinner event set against the backdrop of the expansive exhibition highlighting the history of San Diego’s Jewish past. Enjoy the Shabbat experience with Rabbi Scott Meltzer of Ohr Shalom, singer Zeji Ozeri, and a delicious kosher […]

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Rabbi Lawson to speak on Bio-Ethics Oct. 18

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Beth Israel’s Men’s Club will host Rabbi Martin Lawson  at the 6:30 p.m. Dinner Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at which he will discuss “Jewish Views of Bio-Ethics, difficult medical decisions and end-of-life issues.” Rabbi Lawson received his BA in Education from the University of Florida and his Bachelor and Master […]

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Maritime Museum to explore history of rum

 SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s finest collections of historic vessels, opens its latest exhibit, Rum: Sailors, Pirates and Prohibition, Saturday, November 4 in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the steam ferry Berkeley at Star of India Wharf. The fresh new interactive, educational and entertaining […]

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