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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Host an Israeli Teen in Your Home

Meet our new ShinShinim, Erez, Michal & Edan

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County is pleased to announce the return of the Shinshinim program!

The ShinShinim are high school graduates who were selected to participate in a Year of Service Program that offers Israeli teens an opportuni…

Celebrate Israelfest is Back – Register Today

On Sunday, June 2, 2019, join our San Diego Jewish community at Liberty Station for Celebrate Israelfest! 

In celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut—Israeli Independence Day, we are planning our biggest celebration yet. From beer gardens and incredible food to dancing and special performers, thi…

Breakfast Club - Aging with Dignity, Purpose, and Meaning

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County is happy to announce the next Breakfast Club event, Aging with Dignity, Purpose, and Meaning. Breakfast Club is open to all and offers important, intriguing topics about our community and encourages networking and connection.

On Tuesday, May 21, pl…

Board Chair Reflections: Poway Tragedy

What a difficult week. I do not mean for me or the community, although we are all impacted. An incredibly generous and energetic member of our community, Lori Kaye, z”l, was senselessly murdered through a vile act of anti-Semitism. I did not know Lori, but I attended her funeral, hearin…

David Bramzon: Heartbreak and Gratitude

Dear Chevre,

Last Saturday, I attended the Yizkor memorial service on the final day of Pesach at Chabad of Downtown San Diego. Across town, Randi Feinberg – the mother of Hirsch Neustein (2nd Year, Denver) – approached her synagogue, Chabad of Poway. She saw a man with a gun entering th…