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‘Levi Koenig:’ 3 daughters and a dying father

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Levi Koenig: A Contemporary King Lear by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson © 2015, ISBN-14: 978-1511909761; 215 pages. By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – As their father weakens in body, if not in mind, three daughters do what they can to aid him; all the while resenting each other for not taking up enough of the burden.  […]

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SDJW thanks its July 2015 contributors

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SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of July, 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 publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name […]

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I-8 Jewish travel: Morris Casuto and the ADL

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  –15th in a series– Exit 5:  Mission Center Road, San Diego ~ Former Anti-Defamation League offices By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — Although Jewish agencies and organizations including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recently have clustered their offices near those of the Jewish Federation of San Diego in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood,  they used to […]

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Hundreds rally in San Diego to stop Iran N- deal

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Numerous speakers during a Sunday, July 26, rally at Balboa Park passionately decried the nuclear arms deal that the United States and other major world powers recently reached with Iran, but the San Diegan who easily was the hero of the day chose the printed word-not the microphone-to […]

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Rep. Vargas announces opposition to N- deal

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SAN DIEGO — There are two stories in the July 25 edition of the San Diego Union-Tribune which we would like to call to our readers’ attention. First, with a rally planned by many pro-Israel organizations for Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. in Balboa Park (Park Boulevard and Presidents Way), it is interesting to […]

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I-8 Jewish Travel: Survivor built a fortune

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  -14th in a series- Exit 5: Mission Center Road, Westfield Mission Valley Shopping Center By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — The Westfield Mission Valley Shopping Center is one of more than 100 shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States controlled by a corporation owned by the Lowy […]

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I-8 Jewish Travel: Riverwalk Golf Course

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-13th in a Series- Exit 4: Hotel Circle, San Diego ~ Riverwalk Golf Course By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO — The Handlery Hotel, on the northeastern portion of Hotel Circle, adjoins the Riverwalk Golf Course, on land that the Levi and Cushman families have owned for over a century.  Currently they and a developer […]

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A boy and his friends at Comic-Con

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Having just completed second grade at the Kavod Elementary School, a public school charter at which Hebrew is added to the regular English-language curriculum, my grandson Sky Masori now has two languages in which to exchange greetings. But, of course, not all the personalities—alive or modeled—whom Sky met […]

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Israeli author, artist soak up Comic-Con

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By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Like many Israelis, Asaf Hanuka and Boaz Lavie served in the IDF, meeting each other on the staff of an Army newspaper.  Hanuka had learned to draw by copying comic books sent to him by relatives in Santa Monica, California.  Lavie had studied screen writing at a special […]

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I-8 Jewish travel: Old Temple Beth Israel

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-Twelfth in a Series- Exit 3, Taylor Street, San Diego: Temple Beth Israel, Heritage Park By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—Many fine carriages pulled up to the new building at the corner of 2nd and Beech Streets on a hill overlooking downtown San Diego and the Bay.  Their occupants came to observe or to participate […]

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‘An Improbable Friendship’ a hit piece against Israel

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An Improbable Friendship by Anthony David.  © 2015 Arcade Publishing, ISBN 978-1-62872-568-1; 312 pages. By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The subtitle for this work describes it as a story of “the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission.” I found it a very difficult book […]

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SDJW thanks June, early July contributors

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SAN DIEGO (SDJW)—San Diego Jewish World acknowledges and thanks those writers whose bylines and photo credit lines appeared during the month of June and the first few days of July on its website.  They included: David Amos Stephen Hazan Arnoff Laurie Baron David Bedein Edwin Black Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Garry Fabian Donald […]

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Book review: ‘Rule of Capture’

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Rule of Capture by Ona Russell, Sunstone Press, © 2015, 336 pages, ISBN 978-1-63293-047-7. By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—This is the third novel by Ona Russell featuring a Jewish, mystery-solving probate officer from Ohio named Sarah Kaufman, who can sense crime and cover-up but admittedly has flawed judgment when it comes to the men she […]

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Jewish knick knacks in N. America’s oldest city

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Story by Donald H. Harrison; photos by Shor Masori ST AUGUSTINE, Florida — In this, the oldest European city of North America settled by Spaniards in 1565, I wondered whether any of the earliest soldiers might have been conversos — that is, former Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism in order to remain […]

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