Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Celebrating Lag B’Omer Moroccan Style


Two weeks ago was Lag B’Omer, the thirty-third day of the Omer, a light-hearted Jewish holiday that marks a break in the mourning customs associated with the counting of the seven-week period from Passover to Shavuot. Jews traditionally celebrate the holiday with outings, bonfires, wedd…

An Urgent Need for Volunteer Drivers for On the Go

Somewhere in your neighborhood, there’s an older adult struggling to access healthy meals and stay connected to the communities, people, and places they love most. Jewish Family Service of San Diego is calling on the Jewish community to help change that.

A car and a few hours a mont…

Thanking Our Incredible Volunteers

On Wednesday evening at the beautiful new SDSU  Hillel, Federation hosted our biannual event to thank our more than 300 amazing volunteers for all they do in helping us build a vibrant, caring, connected and enduring Jewish community. The mood was festive and inviting as staff and volun…