Jewish Community News

News from across San Diego's Jewish Community

San Diego Welcomes the New Mayor of Sha’ar HaNegev

From left to right: Ifat Porat, Director of International Partnerships, Mayor Ofir Libstein, and Miri Ketayi, Director of Israel & Overseas at the House of Israel in Balboa Park. 

“As I entered the Jewish Federation offices for the first time, I was astonished to see the same flag that…

The Hive at Leichtag Commons Presents: This is San Diego Jewry

San Diego Jewish expression has a unique flair that should be celebrated. We have Shabbats on the beach, Rabbis who lead a service in board shorts and then surf with congregants, ocean views as a backdrop while listening to bluegrass Jewish music. The San Diego community offers learning opp…

Young Professionals Break-Fast Powered by You

Federation is proud to provide young adults with opportunities to explore their Jewish identity and connect with their peers through meaningful and fun experiences and events. 

Yom Kippur is a holiday dedicated to introspection, prayer, and forgiveness. Sadly, for many young adults, …

The Sacrifices of Living in Israel

The location of the memorial has 20 chimes (one for every year of my host mother's nephew's life) because he loved to go to the hillside with his cow and think in peace and quiet.

In 1997, I attended my first memorial and funeral service. It's hard to imagine that as a 20-year-old I had ne…

Men's Event 2019 Registration Now Open

Men's Event Registration Now Open | Dec 8, 2019 Open | 6:00pm 
Registration for The Men's Event 2019 is Now Open!

Hilton La Jolla, Torrey Pines

The Men's Event is the largest annual gathering of Jewish men in San Diego. Join us for a wonderful evening of great food, global change, and po…