San Diego Jewish Community Calendar

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Jan 21, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 21, 2019
Tu BiShvat
Dec

17 2018

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Feb

28 2019

Jews of Color: a Renaissance

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Jews of Color: a Renaissance is the latest project by Scattered Among the Nations. The project features 10 large canv…

Jan

1 2019

Federation Building closed for New Year's Day.

Jan

3 2019

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Lawrence Family JCC

September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 2018; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28;…

Jan

4 2019

Shabbat Celebration (musical service and dinner)

5:45PM - 8:00PM  

North University City Location

San Diego, CA 92122

San Diego Outreach Synagogue (SDOS), a new independent Jewish congregation, led by Cantor
Cheri Weiss and the Outreac…

Jan

5 2019

Ashley Blaker: "Strictly Unorthodox"

7:45PM - 10:00PM  

Rand Levin
4855 College Ave
San Diego, CA 92115

West Coast premier of English Comedian Ashley Blaker's off-Broadway hit show, Strictly Unorthodox. Doors open at 7:45…

Jan

8 2019

Women's Philanthropy Leadership Class

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Federation of San Diego - Foster Board Room
4950 Murphy Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92123

Women's Philanthropy Leadership Class

Jan

8 2019

ADL Board Meeting

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

ADL Board meeting

Jan

8 2019

OneTable Nosh:Pitality

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Cookbook Tavola Calda
8725 Ariva Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

OneTable Nosh:Pitality

 

Join OneTable for an evening of a gastro-centric learning workshop that gives participant…

Jan

8 2019

Israeli Book Club -Haminhara- A.B. Yehosua

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Private Homes - RSVP to obtain address

CA

מועדון הספר של התרבותון ,אם אתם אוהבים לקרוא ספרות עברית…

Jan

9 2019

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Jan

13 2019

Moon Over Buffalo at North Coast Repertory Theatre

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

WHAT: NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
By Ken Ludwig and Directed by Matthew Wiener

CAST: …

Jan

10 2019

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Lawrence Family JCC

September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 2018; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28;…

Jan

10 2019

Community Partnership Advisory Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Jewish Federation Building - Galinson Board Room
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123

CP Advisory Committee meeting.

Jan

10 2019

Adult Evening Book Club

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter:…

Jan

10 2019

Somi at ArtPower at UC San Diego

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

The Loft at UC San Diego

Singing in English and a wide range of African languages, Somi has had a fascinating artistic evolution. Born in Illi…

Jan

11 2019

Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed

6:15PM - 8:15PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Friday, January 11, 2019
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat service with sermon by Melila Hellner-Eshed: “Sheknina: The Feminin…

Jan

12 2019

Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed

8:30AM - 12:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Saturday, January 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. Torah Study [No Fee]: Parshat Bo
12:15 p.m. Catered lunch and study session: “…

Jan

12 2019

Hate Groups in America: Speaker & Brunch

12:00PM - 1:45PM  

Temple Adat Shalom
15905 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064

Brunch and presentation on hate groups in America by Dr. Peter Simi of Chapman University.

Jan

12 2019

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Jan

13 2019

DISNEY'S NEWSIES JR. PRESENTED BY JCOMPANY YOUTH THEATRE

8:00PM - 10:30PM  

David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

JCompany Youth Theatre is thrilled to partner with Disney Theatrical Licensing on a special pilot production of Disne…

Jan

13 2019

JFS Board of Directors Meeting

9:00AM - 3:00PM  

Jewish Family Service
8804 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92123

JFS Board of Directors Retreat

Jan

13 2019

Jewish Family Service Board Retreat

9:00AM - 3:00PM  

Jewish Family Service
8804 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

This is the annual Board Retreat event for the Board of Directors at Jewish Family Service of San Diego.

Jan

13 2019

First Taste of Torah

9:15AM - 10:45AM  

Ner Tamid Synagogue
12348 Casa Avenida
Poway, CA 92064

Monthly event for preschoolers (age 3-5) for learning Torah through singing and activities. FREE to all, including…

Jan

13 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation (JTF) North County Meeting

4:30PM - 8:00PM  

Leichtag Foundation

The Jewish Teen Foundation (JTF) is a diverse group of Jewish high school teens from San Diego County who are committ…

Jan

13 2019

2019 AIPAC San Diego Dinner

5:30PM - 9:30PM  

This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the San Diego AIPAC office at (858) 626-2790.

Jan

14 2019

NextGen's Torah on Tap

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

Torah on Tap

Not your bubbe's Torah class

Join like minded young professionals as Aviva Paley leads us in a discuss…

Jan

15 2019

Tu B'Shevat Wine & Paint Night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El, La Jolla (Conservative)
8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA

Tu B'Shevat Wine & Paint Night

Join Chai for a Tu B'Shevat themed wine and paint night. Make sure to register by Jan…

Jan

16 2019

Newcomers Mingle

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Newcomers Mingle

Are you new to San Diego? Or are you a local but looking for new ways to connect? NextGen has a new…

Jan

16 2019

Erez Ben Yosef In Search of King Solomon’s Mines

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

The Archaeological Discoveries Behind the Biblical Legend
Archeologist Erez Ben Yosef, MGSDII visiting professor at U…

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16 2019

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20 2019

Moon Over Buffalo at North Coast Repertory Theatre

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

WHAT: NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
By Ken Ludwig and Directed by Matthew Wiener

CAST: …

Jan

17 2019

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Lawrence Family JCC

September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 2018; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28;…

Jan

17 2019

Jewish Federation Board Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Federation Community Building - Foster Board Room
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Jewish Federation Board Meeting

Jewish Federation Board of Directors Meeting
Working lunch: Glatt Kosher

Jan

17 2019

When Biology Became Destiny: Gender and the Holocaust - with Marion Kaplan

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

UC San Diego Library
Geisel Library
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

In this lecture, the prominent Jewish historian Marion Kaplan discusses how historians interpret gender in the…

Jan

17 2019

Synagogue Geography

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Beth Israel’s campus brings Jerusalem to San Diego. The theme of the buildings can be summed up as community, conne…

Jan

18 2019

San Diego Jewish Academy Legacy Event

1:00PM - 2:15PM  


11860 Carmel Creek Rd.
San Diego, CA 92130

This is a special event for SDJA legacy donors.

Jan

18 2019

Ariel Quartet at ArtPower at UC San Diego

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

UC San Diego Music Department's Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Distinguished by its virtuosic playing and impassioned interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has earned its glowing inte…

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19 2019

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20 2019

DISNEY'S NEWSIES JR. PRESENTED BY JCOMPANY YOUTH THEATRE

8:00PM - 10:30PM  

David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

JCompany Youth Theatre is thrilled to partner with Disney Theatrical Licensing on a special pilot production of Disne…

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19 2019

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Jan

20 2019

JNFuture Tu BiShvat Bash

8:00PM - 1:00AM  

Signature JNFuture event featuring 500+ Jewish young professionals.

JNFuture is the young professionals division of …

Jan

20 2019

Tu B'shvat Festival

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Coastal Roots Farm
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024

Join us for our annual Tu B’shvat Festival on January 20, 2019 from 10am-2pm at Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, CA…

Jan

20 2019

Jewish National Fund Love of Israel Brunch

10:30AM - 1:00PM  

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101

Jewish National Fund of San Diego proudly presents the San Diego Love of Israel Brunch, taking place at the Hilton Ba…

Jan

20 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation (JTF) Central San Diego Meeting

4:30PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Community Foundation

The Jewish Teen Foundation (JTF) is a diverse group of Jewish high school teens from San Diego County who are committ…

Jan

21 2019

I HAVE A TREE
A Tu Bishvat + MLK Day Service Learning Project for Adults, Teens, & Families; Integrating Jewish Value…

Jan

22 2019

Mix(ology) + Match

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Mix(ology) + Match

Meet single young Jewish professionals as we learn how to make our own cocktails in a private mix…

Jan

22 2019

Architect Daniel Libeskind Edge of Order

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Dr
Lawrence Family JCC
La Jolla, CA 92037

General Admission Seating Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre

Jan

23 2019

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Jan

27 2019

Moon Over Buffalo at North Coast Repertory Theatre

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

WHAT: NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
By Ken Ludwig and Directed by Matthew Wiener

CAST: …

Jan

23 2019

Nathan Devir: New Children of Israel

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization
The University of Utah’s Nathan Devir shares a journey of di…

Jan

23 2019

Bill Frisell at ArtPower at UC San Diego

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Price Center East Ballroom, UC San Diego

Featuring: Petra Haden, Thoman Morgan, and Rudy Royston

Hailed as “the most innovative and influential guitarist of …

Jan

24 2019

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Lawrence Family JCC

September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 2018; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28;…

Jan

24 2019

Reform Responsa: Rabbinic Answers to Contemporary Questions

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Are flags permitted on the bimah? May a synagogue accept a donation from a criminal? Does the Jewish tradition permit…

Jan

24 2019

ADL - Walk Against Hate Kickoff Meeting

6:30PM - 8:00PM  


4950 Murphy Canyon Rd
San Diego, CA 92123

Join us Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 PM to help us Kickoff the 2nd annual Walk Against Hate! Learn about the ways you…

Jan

25 2019

Taco Night with Chai

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Congregation Beth El, La Jolla (Conservative)
8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA

Taco Night Shabbat

Join Chai for Shabbat services and dinner in the Children's Shul. Bring a vegetarian or dairy sid…

Jan

26 2019

Beth Am Early Childhood Center annual fundraiser for parents and friends of the school.

Jan

26 2019

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Jan

27 2019

DISNEY'S NEWSIES JR. PRESENTED BY JCOMPANY YOUTH THEATRE

8:00PM - 10:30PM  

David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

JCompany Youth Theatre is thrilled to partner with Disney Theatrical Licensing on a special pilot production of Disne…

Jan

27 2019

Friendship Circle Appreciation Brunch with Born this Way!

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Friendship Circle of San Diego
16934 Chabad Way
Poway, CA 92064

Join us for a Bubbly Brunch with Born This Way!

Spend an inspirational morning with cast members from Born This Way.…

Jan

28 2019

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Jan

29 2019

Carney Magic at North Coast Rep

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Comedian, actor, and sleight of hand virtuoso John Carney, returns to North Coast Rep in his one-man show: Carney Mag…

Jan

29 2019

Isabella Rossellini’s Link Link Circus

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 8:00pm
Link Link Circus is at once comic and scientifically informed, arguing Darwin’…

Jan

30 2019

JFS Community Education Event- Resilience

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Qualcomm Auditorium
6455 Lusk Blvd
San Diego , 92121

The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope 5:30-6:30 Resource Fair & Light Appetizers 6:45-8:30 Resilience Film…

Jan

30 2019

Jewish Rescue Operations Making Aliyah

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
9001 Towne Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Join us for a fascinating evening of real-life stories of Jewish rescue operations from countries like Pakistan,…

Jan

30 2019

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Feb

3 2019

Moon Over Buffalo at North Coast Repertory Theatre

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

WHAT: NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
By Ken Ludwig and Directed by Matthew Wiener

CAST: …

Jan

30 2019

Beijing Dance Theater at ArtPower at UC San Diego

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Mandeville Auditorium, UC San Diego

Founded in 2008, Beijing Dance Theater is led by its choreographer, Wang Yuanyuan, together with visual artists Tan S…

Jan

31 2019

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Lawrence Family JCC

September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 29; December 6, 13, 2018; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 21, 28;…

Jan

31 2019

Reform Responsa: Rabbinic Answers to Contemporary Questions

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Are flags permitted on the bimah? May a synagogue accept a donation from a criminal? Does the Jewish tradition permit…

Jan

31 2019

Adult Evening Book Club

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter:…

Jan

31 2019

Tablet Magazine's Unorthodox Podcast Live

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Unorthodox is the world’s leading Jewish podcast - but you don’t have to be Jewish to love it! Hosted by Mark Opp…