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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Federation Invests $56,400 in Next Generation

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County’s NextGen initiative recently awarded seven local Jewish young adult organizations a total of $56,400 to encourage and inspire connection with our Jewish Community. Federation’s NexGen initiative aims to connect the estimated 20,000 San Diegan y…

Friendship Circle Biking Across the Country to Benefit Those with Special N

A group of cyclists, ages ranging 17-60 will be cycling across the country this summer to benefit the Friendship Circle and raise money for children, teens, and young adults with special needs. “Investors Bank Bike 4 Friendship”, an annual cross-country bicycle trip, will take a group …

Federation Expresses Grief and Outrage Over Deaths of Kidnapped Students

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County and the worldwide Jewish community are joined with the State of Israel today in grief and horror following the announcement of the tragic deaths of Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Fraenkel and Gilad Shaar.

 

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Project Shachar: Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox

San Diego's Jewish families have huge impact, not only locally, but around the world.  Federation is excited to share the below article about San Diego's Woolf family, who have generously supported efforts to get ultra-orthodox men further integrated into the IDF via Federation partners at …

San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellows Part II

On Wednesday, San Diego's Jewish Advocacy Fellows met for their second session at Jewish Family Service. Kristen McDade Byrne, Vice President of MJE Marketing Services and a lobbyist for Hillel, discussed the key elements of advocacy: what it is, why it is important, how to formulate a compe…