Tag Archive | "Nestor Suarez"

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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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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