Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

NextGen to Host Place2Be | December 24

 

On Christmas Eve Federation’s NextGen team will host Place2Be, an evening of philanthropy, community, and celebration at the Andaz Hotel in downtown San Diego. The event will bring hundreds of young adults together to raise money for local homeless shelters, community service pro…

Sha'ar HaNegev Update: Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism

Throughout the summer during Operation Protective Edge, residents of southern Israel faced trying times as they attempted to go about their everyday lives all while protecting themselves from rocket fire and living under the constant sound of sirens. Kehillat Sha’ar HaNegev, led by stude…

San Diego Unplugs

Federation is thrilled by the debut and success of Shabbat San Diego, a worldwide initiative that brought 340 cities in 35 countries together to observe a traditional Shabbat as one unified Jewish community, echoing across globe.

 

More than 6,000 San Diegans participated in the first ann…

Israel's Best Kept Secret

 

MASHAV is the Hebrew acronym for Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, and perhaps one of Israel’s best kept secrets. The mission of MASHAV is driven by the belief that the greatest possible contribution to developing countries can be made by a country that has a…

Federation Embraces Jewish Innovation at FEDTalks

 

 

On Thursday, October 30, the Jewish Federation of San Diego County hosted its second speaker series, FEDTalks. The event—held at the newly remodeled Scripps Research Institute—featured seven extraordinary speakers and highlighted innovation in San Diego’s hi-tech and scienc…