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News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

How to Make Challah


Click on the above video to see the recipe in action

Classic challah is almost as sacred as Shabbat itself, and we know how gratifying and delicious it is to prepare homemade challah at home. If you have always feared this task, we promise: it is easier than you think.

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Air Doctor Has Your Back


Air Doctor founders, from left, CTO Yegor Kurbachev, VP Bus Dev Yam Derfler, COO Efrat Sagi-Ofir and CEO Jenny Cohen Derfler

After completing his military service, Yam Derfler did what many newly released Israeli soldiers do: He went off to see the world. Only something went wrong in Mexic…

Belly-Filling, Heart-Warming: An Evening in Jerusalem’s Yachad Cafe


Yachad Israel member Rachamim Friedman serves at the cafe. Photo courtesy of Yachad.

(JNS) It only happens once a month, so you’ll want to mark your calendar well in advance. Because, like with other classy German Colony restaurants, you’re better off making a reservation if you don’…

Engaging Teens & Adults Through Music


Jewish musician Rick Recht performing 

For just over three years, the San Diego Jewish community has been grappling with the question, “How do we get our teens to get involved in the Jewish Community?” Anchored by Federation's Jewish Teen Initiative, over 30 different organizations, …

David Bramzon, Board Chair-Elect, Reflections


NYLC members Debbie and Jack Maizel, Simone Abelsohn, David Bramzon, and Kira Finkenberg

Last weekend I attended the National Young Leadership Cabinet Civil Rights Mission to Alabama. Five of us from San Diego – including Debbie and Jack Maizel, Simone Abelsohn, and Kira Finkenberg –…