Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Here’s What I Imagined…


Posts from the last few weeks have been heavy, haven’t they? Such devastation. Such sadness. We have all felt the weight of recent events and I had every intention of posting something more uplifting this week. 

I imagined writing about some of the conversations I have been having with …

Help Fire Victims in California


The past week has been a difficult one up and down our State. Communities in Northern and Southern California are literally burning and need our help. Three major fires have devastated entire communities, leaving people displaced and homeless.
 
Our sister Federation in Sacramento is 90 mi…

Gaza Vicinity Youth March Reaches Jerusalem


Thousands of high-school students from Gaza border communities began the last leg of their protest march Thursday and are expected to reach the Wohl Rose Park park situated opposite the Knesset in Jerusalem.
  
The youth have organized the march in order to raise awareness of the ongoin…

The Pauline Foster Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Institute


Twenty-five women came together on Sunday, November 11th to launch The Pauline Foster Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Institute founded in honor of beloved community member Pauline Foster (z”l).  
 
The intent of the program is to provide tools and resources for women leaders in ou…

We're Together with Pittsburgh


Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Photo: The Jewish Agency for Israel

The following remembrance about the 11 murders at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh was sent from Jewish Agency for Israel (J…