Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community


On June 12, Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel were kidnapped on their way home by members of Hamas. Join us in expressing solidarity with their families by adding a message below.

To the families of Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali,

As the search continues for your sons…

Jewish Community Advocates Go to Sacramento

Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council Director, Linda Feldman, went with a group of Jewish advocates to Sacramento to work on public policy. 

This week Assembly Speaker-elect Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), took the oath of office as Assembly speaker at the Capitol in Sacramen…

Women's Philanthropy Hosts Deborah Szekely

More than one hundred women gathered for the year's final Women’s Philanthropy event  “An Evening with Deborah Szekely”. The program, headed by Women’s Philanthropy Board Education and Engagement co-chairs Silvana Christy, Karen Kogut and Danielle Miller, was attended by three gene…

JCRC Launches San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellowship


A group of accomplished young professionals has been selected to participate in the inaugural San Diego Jewish Advocates Fellowship. The cohort of 10 includes attorneys, an engineer, a health care administrator and Jewish communal professionals. They will enhance their leadership capab…

Women's Philanthropy Board Installation

A sunny garden was the setting for the installation of the 2014 -15 Women’s Philanthropy board. Board Chair welcomed everyone, noting that the event “was all about community
and continuity”.

The agenda included reports on Women’s Philanthropy’s stellar achievements over the past …