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Board Chair Reflections: My Israel Struggle

 

I struggle. I struggle in debates with people about Israel – friends, family, acquaintances. I am bothered by my emotional agitation and failure to recognize the common ground on a topic on which I KNOW we agree. I have no doubt that everyone with whom I engage on Israel supports its …

Are you on the List for Celebrate Israelfest?

Experience food, fun, and MORE at Celebrate Israelfest!
On 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, tastiest celebration yet. From falafel to shaw…

Last Call to Register for Breakfast Club


On Tuesday, May 21, please join us for a fulfilling and informative morning of connection and conversation as we discuss supporting our loved ones (and ourselves) to age with independence and dignity—mind, body, and soul. Our special guest panel will include:

  • Dara Schwartz, Clinical Ps…

Our Hearts Beat as One


Pictured: The Feder family with the delegation from San Diego

It has been a turbulent few weeks here in Israel. We have gone from Holocaust Remembrance Day, to facing a new wave of rocket attacks hitting communities in southern Israel. We stood together in grief as we commemorated Israel…

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…