Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

What is Jewish American Heritage Month?

Jewish American Heritage month is an annual recognition and celebration of Jewish American achievements and contributions to the United States of America.

SCR 39 (Block) recognizes May 2015 as Jewish American Heritage Month and commends Jewish Americans for their notable accomplishments¬…

Seven Things to Know As Ukraine’s Crisis Continues

By Alan Gill, CEO of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
Despite a fragile ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and separatist forces, news of violence is once again making headlines with major fighting near Donetsk. And yet the humanitarian toll of this crisis ‚Äď i…

Jewish Community Day at Petco Park

On Sunday, May 17th, more than 200 Jewish San Diegans went out to the ball game for Jewish Community Day at Petco Park. The full day of fun kicked off with free Kosher hotdogs, Padres giveaways, and live entertainment by Craig Parks. In the afternoon, the crowd headed into the ballpark to …

Justice Bernstein Addresses Friendship Circle Brunch

By Elisheva Green - Executive Director - Friendship Circle San Diego

An enthusiastic full house of Friends of Friendship Circle was welcomed by Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, founder of the San Diego Friendship Circle. Representing the San Diego Jewish Federation, President and CEO, Michael Son…

House of Israel Hosts 67th Annual Lawn Program

By Helene Held - Executive Director - House of Israel

What could be better than an afternoon at Balboa Park celebrating Israel? The House of Israel hosted an enthusiastic crowd when it celebrated Israel at its 67th annual "Lawn Program" on May 31.

Mouth-watering Kosher falafel, Israeli …