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San Diego poets provide a variety of sentiment

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By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California –This season’s final evening of Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices, May 6th, in the Astor Judaica Library, JCC,  featured three outstanding poets from the San Diego County Jewish Community. Lee Ben-Yehuda read from her book, The Dreaming (2013). A former elementary teacher, she is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor and […]

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Jewish poetry: the legacy continues

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By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — The season’s final Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices program will take place Tuesday evening, 7:00 p.m. , May 6, in the Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC. The featured poets are all published writers. Lee Ben Yehuda has several books of poetry to her credit. Myla Lichtman Fields sings some […]

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Jewish music resurges in San Diego County

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO -A Shuffle Concert will take place this Saturday evening, April 26 at 8:00 p.m.  at the Encinitas Community Center, under the auspices of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture. The following week, Thursday, May 1, 7:30 p.m., Achinoam Nini, known as Noa, will be singing at the Belly Up […]

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TICO presented music of Hungary; America next

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — The Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra, (TICO), now celebrating its 40th year, has begun this milestone season by programming two outstanding concerts. The first, in mid-November, The Glory of Hungarian Music, included Brahms’ Hungarian Dances, #5 and #6, Bartok’s Hungarian Sketches, Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody #3, Berlioz’ Rakotzy March and Dohnanyi’s Variations […]

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Stream of Israeli musicians flows into San Diego

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO–During the past three weeks, four outstanding young Israel-born artists performed in La Jolla.  Three of the young men call themselves Israelis and had their early training in the music schools of Israel. The fourth, an Arab, born in Nazereth, calls himself Palestinian, and received his early training with private teachers […]

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Student poets to take JCC stage March 11

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By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California –The next Jewish Poets–Jewish Voices session will feature student poets on Tuesday evening, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Astor Judaica Library of the Lawrence Family JCC.  This free evening program will include four students from the San Diego Jewish Academy, Sigal Kahn, Rachel Rosenfeld, Casey Kroll and […]

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Jewish poets to recite Feb 18 at LFJCC

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  SAN DIEGO –Three outstanding published poets will be reading and singing their works at the next “Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices” evening, Tuesday, February 18, at 7 p.m. at the Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC. Thea Iberall, Penni Rubin and Rae Rose, featured poets,  have all had their works published in poetry publications and in […]

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Bialik’s poems subject of ‘Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices’

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 By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934), recognized as the father of modern Hebrew poetry, will be brought to life by local Jewish educator and scholar, Gabriella Hartstein Labson at 7 p.m.,  Tuesday evening, January 21,  in the Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC at Executive Drive and Genesee in La Jolla. […]

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Chanukah Jam proves to be a sweet confection

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By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California –The Lawrence Family JCC Garfield Theatre was once again the venue for Jewish Music on Sunday, Nov. 24. Although not sponsored by the JCC (its music committee was disbanded in 2011), this wonderful afternoon of Jewish music in honor of Chanukah was spearheaded by Ruth Weber, director of the […]

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Emotional concert held in La Jolla for the IDF

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By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — The “musical journey honoring the State of Israel” presented by the local chapter of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) provided our community with a most memorable evening of vocal Jewish music. Had we only been able to experience the golden sounds of IDF Chief Cantor […]

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An American manuscript enters Israel’s archives

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — On a shelf in the Music Library of the Levinsky Teachers College in Tel Aviv, sits my master’s thesis, “Music Education in Israel,” dated January, 1954. Curious to see my work in an Israeli library, my daughter, Tamara, and I went to Tel Aviv to visit the Levinsky College […]

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Love story begins in Nazi Europe and ends in Hollywood

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SERENADE, A memoir of music and love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles, 1927 to World War II to 2012 by Carol Jean Delmar, Willow Lane Press, Beverly Hills, California By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — This is a beautifully written love story of Franziska Perger and Franz Jung against the backdrop of Europe […]

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Yoav Talmi awarded Prime Minister’s prize

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By Eileen Wingard In a special ceremony at the Henry Crown Hall of the Jerusalem Theatre in Jerusalem, Yoav Talmi, Music Director of the Israel Chamber Orchestra, former conductor of the San Diego Symphony, and one of Israel’s most gifted composers, was awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Prize for Composers last week. This honor, whose […]

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TICO completes season, Hungarian-inspired music to start next

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By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra (TICO) culminated its 2013-14 season with a rousing All American Pops Spectacular. As the audience departed, following the sprightly rendition of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” they were smiling and uplifted. The musical feast of Americana included marches by Sousa, arrangements of folksongs, “Arkansas Traveler” and […]

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