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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

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 …

Thank You For Joining Us at San Diego Celebrates Israel!


If you were anywhere near Nobel Athletic Field last Sunday, you couldn’t have missed the energy and excitement of the San Diego Celebrates Israel - Yom Ha’aztmaut Festival. Nearly 5,000 people and over 110 community synagogues, organizations, merchants, and vendors came together to…

UPDATE: Community Responds to SDSU University Council Rejecting Anti-Israel

A few weeks ago, the SDSU Associated Students University Council voted pro-Israel on the important resolution, as reported below. When we sent this wonderful news out on behalf of Federation partner Hillel of San Diego, the community response was so enthusiastic - we thought it worth sharing!

JCRC UPDATE: Flier Distribution in Donetsk

Dear Community,

Many of you have heard about the grossly anti-semitic fliers that were distributed in Donetsk, Ukraine which called on local Jews to register with the authorities. At the time, this appears to be an isolated incident, which has been described as a “provocation” by loc…