Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

Teen Talk: Finding Hope in the Face of Tragedy

On Tuesday, May 21, and in response to the Chabad of Poway tragedy, there will be an important session for parents and teens at the Lawrence Family JCC. This program is a result of our community's trauma support team, led by Jewish Family Service and supported by Rabbi Dalin, Federation Comm…

Action Needed: Help Rebuild Jewish Camps

Help support the California Legislative Jewish Caucus' funding request to rebuild California's Jewish summer camps which were destroyed in the Woolsey and Tubbs fires. Please call or email the members of the legislature listed below TODAY to urge them to fund this budget proposal!

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Save $1,000 on Camp


We know that camp experiences are transformative, and each year we help hundreds of kids attend countless camps all over the country. Jewish camp weaves Jewish values, culture, and traditions into the fabric of camp, helping campers to connect to their own identity, and the larger Jewish co…

Host an Israeli Teen in Your Home


Meet our new ShinShinim, Erez, Michal & Edan

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County is pleased to announce the return of the Shinshinim program!

The ShinShinim are high school graduates who were selected to participate in a Year of Service Program that offers Israeli teens an opportuni…

Celebrate Israelfest is Back – Register Today


On Sunday, June 2, 2019, join our San Diego Jewish community at Liberty Station for Celebrate Israelfest! 

In celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut—Israeli Independence Day, we are planning our biggest celebration yet. From beer gardens and incredible food to dancing and special performers, thi…