The Men's Event | September 29, 2016


The Men's Event is the largest annual gathering of Jewish men in San Diego. Each year brings a new dynamic and exciting speaker for a wonderful evening of great food, global change, and powerful company. The Men's Event is generously underwritten by The Mizel Family Foundation.



The Men's Event 2016
Registration is
Now Closed.

Walk-ins welcome.  Seating on first come first serve basis.

Please see details below. 

Event Information

September 29, 2016
San Diego Jewish Academy


Dietary Laws Observed


Parking for Men’s Event will NOT be at the San Diego Jewish Academy. There are two remote lots for parking with shuttles running to and from the Jewish Academy all night.


  • Kilroy Parking Structure located at 3579-3811 Valley Centre Drive, San Diego, CA 92130.

  • Kaiser Permanente located at 3851 Shaw Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92130

  • Shuttles will be available from both lots to the San Diego Jewish Academy from 5:30pm until 10pm

Please do not walk onto the school site, security will turn you away. Everyone must enter the campus by shuttle. This is to keep the campus and our participants safe.

Not Able to Attend?

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The work we do is only made possible by the generosity of supporters like you.
Thank you for all that you do.

Special Guest
Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist
Bret Stephens

Bret Stephens writes "Global View," the Wall Street Journal's foreign-affairs column, for which he won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize. He is the paper's deputy editorial page editor and a member of its editorial board. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post, a position he assumed in 2002 at age 28. He has reported stories from around the world and interviewed scores of world leaders, including every Israeli Prime Minister since Shimon Peres.
Mr. Stephens was raised in Mexico City and educated at the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics. His 2014 book, "America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder" was praised by both Fareed Zakaria and Bill O'Reilly. He lives in New York with his wife Corinna, a classical music critic for the New York Times, and their three children.