Tag Archive | "Louis Rose"

Remembering the dead, appreciating the living

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – It was only a week ago, wasn’t it, that I was rhapsodizing about the yellow wildflowers that had graced our back yard lawn?  http://www.sdjewishworld.com/?p=16574  Our gardener evidently didn’t read my column.  On Saturday, he mowed the lawn, transporting every single one of the wild flowers into his lawn […]

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Louis Rose Point dedication here on video

SAN DIEGO — The dedication of Louis Rose Point on March 24, 2011–the 204th birthday of the pioneer Jewish settler– was captured on videotape by Edward Zeiden, who donated his work to the Louis Rose Society for the Preservation of Jewish History. Following is that videotape, beginning with an introduction by Norman Greene, president of […]

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Sister schools in Louis Rose’s hometown and adopted city approved by San Diego School Board

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Board of Education on Tuesday, March 29, formally approved a sister-school agreement between Cabrillo Elementary School here and the Grundschule of Neuhaus-an-der-Oste, Germany, thereby making partners of schools in the hometown of  Louis Rose and  his adopted home in San Diego. Rose, an entrepreneur who […]

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Louis Rose Point ceremony laden with symbolism

  By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—It was no accident that Louis Rose Point was dedicated at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 24, rather than at some other time on some other date.  Nor was it happenstance that  hamantaschen, rather than some other sweet, was served at a reception immediately following the event.  In fact, little […]

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A bissel this, a bissel that—San Diego Jewish news and chatter

(Column 29, March 24, 2011) Compiled by Donald H. Harrison Events (In Chronological Order) On his 204th birthday, San Diego’s first Jewish settler, Louis Rose, will have a point of land officially dedicated for him at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, March 24) at the foot of Womble Road at the Boat Channel.  City and school […]

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How do we preserve someone’s memory?

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—The continuing column “Adventures in San Diego Jewish History,” which is compiled from issues of the Southwestern Jewish Press, has,  in recent postings, been dealing with the construction and development in the 1950s of two adjoining properties on 54th Street: the Hebrew Home for the Aged and the Jewish Community Center.  In late 1955, the […]

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Sister relationship may be in offing for schools in Point Loma and Neuhaus

  By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—An effort is underway to create a sister school partnership in the cities of Louis Rose’s birth and of his death. Rose, the first Jewish settler in San Diego, was a pioneer civic official, businessman and developer who helped to steer San Diego’s course between 1850, when he arrived […]

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A Bissel This, A Bissel That…San Diego Jewish News and Chatter

(Column 23,  March 3, 2011)         Compiled by Donald H. Harrison Jewish Organizations The Agency for Jewish Education sponsors UCSD Political Science Professor Emeritus Sanford Lakoff  lecturing  March 14 at 7:00 pm at the library at 1776 Dove Lane in Carlsbad.  His lecture is titled, “Turmoil in the Middle East: Democracy and […]

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A bissel this, a bissel that—Jewish news and chatter in San Diego

(January 5, 2011, Column 3) By Donald H. Harrison  I San Diego and Israel Invitations are going out on Facebook from Tibi Zohar and other active members of the Jewish community to the Balboa Park demonstration planned by Israel advocates to counter another one planned by Palestinians and leftists in behalf of the  terrorist Hamas […]

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Editor Harrison adds college instructor to his portfolio

EL CAJON, California  (Press Release)– Grossmont College has announced that Donald H. Harrison, creator of San Diego Jewish World, an online newspaper, has been selected as a new instructor for the class that produces the student newspaper called The Summit. In addition to a print version of the student newspaper, Harrison says he is planning […]

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Cosmopolitan Hotel rededicated with parade and speeches

      By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The Cosmopolitan Hotel with 10 boutique hotel rooms in Old Town San Diego Historic State Park was rededicated on Saturday with cannon fire, a parade including a present day Marine color guard, historic Buffalo Soldiers re-enactors, costumed Old Town docents, and representatives of various faith groups that […]

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Finding the Jewish tam in modern YA literature

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—Lately I have been mixing into my reading “YA” fiction – fiction for Young Adults.  I have been experimenting with the idea of writing such a story myself, and by reading the works of other authors in this genre, I hope to get a feeling for YA rhythm and flow. […]

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San Diego's Historic Places: Robinson-Rose Building, Old Town San Diego

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO—The visitors center at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is in the Robinson-Rose Building.  It is named for James W. Robinson and Louis Rose, two pioneer San Diegans who met on a wagon train, became friends, and within a few years of their arrival in San Diego joined […]

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Old Louis Rose might have kvelled over National City Marine Terminal

By Donald H. Harrison NATIONAL CITY, California – Observing the National City Marine Terminal from the top deck of M.V. Jean Anne, a 13,000-metric ton ship that transports automobiles and other cargo between San Diego County and the Hawaiian Islands, I could imagine four 19th Century San Diego pioneers standing there with me and nudging each […]

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