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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Letters from Israel: Camp Mountain Chai

Below is a letter to familes from Camp Mountain Chai Director Dan Baer who took the group to our Federation Sister City Sha'ar HaNegev.

Dear Kavanah Families, 

Our group split from the main BBYO group and headed South on Friday to spend Shabbat in Sha'ar HaNegev (click for ma…

Federations Provides Emergency Assistance to Victims of Tzfat Wildfire

On Sunday July 16 a wild brushfire swept through the Canaan neighborhood in the northern city of Tzfat, fueled by exceptionally hot, dry weather. Hundreds of individuals and families were evacuated from their homes, some of which sustained irreparable damage and will need to be entirely …

2017 San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellowship

Applications are now open for the San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellowship!

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Local Teen Receives Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award

San Diego Teen filmmaker Nathaniel Goodman has found a way to use his talent to help non-profits share their message. Through his initiative Filmmaking For Good, Nathaniel produces promotional videos and testimonials for non-profits. He has worked with organizations such as ReSurf, whi…