Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

JCC Association of North America Announces New Board Chair, Gary Jacobs

NEW YORK –San Diego philanthropist Gary Jacobs will assume the chairmanship of JCC Association of North America’s board of directors in May.

Jacobs, who has focused almost exclusively on philanthropy since 2000, has served on JCC Association’s board since 2002. He will become ch…

Disaster Relief Update

Responding to disasters is an important part of Federations' and JFNA's work. Our Federation is part of a remarkable system that assesses damage, and raises funds for respective partners with efficiency and speed in order to have a profound impact wherever help is needed. No other agen…

Natalie Portman honored in Israel with 'Jewish Nobel Prize'


JERUSALEM (AP) — Natalie Portman has been awarded Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize in recognition of her commitment to social causes and deep connection to her Jewish and Israeli roots, organizers of the prize announced on Tuesday.

The $1 million award, known as …

Join the Lawrence Family JCC and JFS for HAMILTON

Join the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Service for a celebration of HAMILTON on Saturday, January 13, 2018!

Event Chairs: Liz Nederlander Coden and Daniel Coden, M.D.


For more information please contact Dana Levin a…

Upcoming Jewish Community Events

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