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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts Continue

As we head into Sukkot, please consider giving to help the growing needs stemming from Hurricane Florence.

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is still collecting information about the various Jewish communities that have been affected. Many areas are still evacuated and the threat…

11 Gorgeous Pictures That Capture the Beauty of Sukkot


A sukkah on the roof of a home in Jerusalem’s Yemin Moshe neighborhood. Photo by Yehoshua Halevi

Green is the color of fall in Israel, green with a hint of yellow. It’s been that way for centuries, though not on account of the mild Mediterranean climate. The colors of fall in Israel ar…

Investment in Start-Ups as the Future of the Kibbutzim

SouthUp is a partnership between community and business leaders from San Diego and Sha’ar HaNegev to help create a larger entrepreneurial climate and ecosystem in the region, to make Sha’ar HaNegev a recognized startup community, and to promote economic growth within the region.

On Se…

Message from the CEO

This High Holiday season is a special time of year. It’s a time when we look back at the past and consider how we want to do things differently in the future. We make amends, we pray, we beat our chests, and we fast. We consider how we may have harmed others, ask their forgiveness, and c…

Help Those Hard Hit By 2018 Hurricanes

Hurricane Florence, the first major storm of the 2018 hurricane season to hit the U.S. mainland, slammed into the North Carolina coast. According to news reports, more than 200 people have already been rescued from flooded homes, and heavy rains are expected to batter the Carolinas through…