San Diego Jewish Community Calendar

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Oct 8, 2019
Erev Yom Kippur
Oct 9, 2019
Yom Kippur
Oct 13, 2019
Erev Sukkot
Oct 14, 2019
Columbus Day
Oct 20, 2019
Sukkot
Oct 21, 2019
Shmini Atzeret
Oct 22, 2019
Simchat Torah
Oct

1 2019

Federation Building Closed for Rosh Hashanah (Holiday)

Oct

3 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

10:30AM - 11:15AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

3 2019

Yiddish for Beginners Classes - Oceanside

2:15PM - 3:15PM  

Chabad Jewish Center of Oceanside / Vista
1930 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA 92081

“Yiddish for Beginners” class series focuses on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, commo…

Oct

3 2019

Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil - with Susan Neiman

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

UC San Diego
Geisel Library
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 91941

Holocaust Living History Workshop with philosopher Susan Neiman

Oct

4 2019

Soul X Shabbat Series Launch

7:00PM - 10:30PM  

Address sent upon registration

AND WE'RE BACK! 

Our first year at Soul X saw so many incredible connections made and growth together ~ We can't w…

Oct

5 2019

Torah study

10:00AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St.
corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Torah Study with Rabbi Michael Samuel, followed by Shabbat Services and a delicious lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Oct

5 2019

Rediscovering Judaism

2:00PM - 3:15PM  

Arlene Lagary
Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St. corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Join our Kehilla for “Rediscovering Judaism,” weekly classes, every Saturday Shabbat at 2 pm. Come earlier for To…

Oct

6 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation - North County

10:00AM - 1:30PM  

Leichtag Ranch
441 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024

Jewish Teen Foundation meeting, North County cohort, meeting at Leichtag Ranch

Oct

6 2019

North County Family Social

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

My Yard Live
288 Rancheros Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069

Meet other young families in North County!

Oct

6 2019

FIDF Sip & Schmooze

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

Address Provided with RSVP

FIDF Young Leadership is proud to present a new series: Sip and Schmooze! Join us for an amazing afternoon where we w…

Oct

6 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation meeting

4:30PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Community Foundation
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Jewish Teen Foundation, central San Diego cohort, meeting at the Jewish Community Foundation

Oct

7 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

9:00AM - 9:45AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

8 2019

Oct

8 2019

UNIQUE HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES WITH SAN DIEGO OUTREACH SYNAGOGUE

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Morgan Run Club & Resort
5960 Cancha de Golf
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

San Diego Outreach Synagogue is a new, independent, non-denominational congregation led by Cantor Cheri Weiss and the…

Oct

9 2019

Federation Building closed for Yom Kippur

Oct

9 2019

UNIQUE HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES WITH SAN DIEGO OUTREACH SYNAGOGUE

10:00AM - 12:30PM  

Morgan Run Club & Resort
5960 Cancha de Golf
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

San Diego Outreach Synagogue is a new, independent, non-denominational congregation led by Cantor Cheri Weiss and the…

Oct

9 2019

Yom Kippur X: Relatable Connection

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Address sent upon Registration

CA

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year. But do we always feel that? Does it resonate with who you are the o…

Oct

9 2019

NextGen Community Break the Fast

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse-La Jolla
8785 Villa La Jolla Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Join the Young Adult community for a delicious break-the-fast meal as we mark the end of another Yom Kippur.

Whethe…

Oct

10 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

10:30AM - 11:15AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

10 2019

Yiddish for Beginners Classes - Oceanside

2:15PM - 3:15PM  

Chabad Jewish Center of Oceanside / Vista
1930 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA 92081

“Yiddish for Beginners” class series focuses on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, commo…

Oct

11 2019

ADL Executive Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

ADL Conference Room

ADL Executive Committee Meeting

Oct

11 2019

TRIBE Shabbat Potluck Dinner

6:30PM - 8:15PM  

Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego (Reform)
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA

Meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS!

Join us at 6:30 pm for our potluck dinner in the Fe…

Oct

12 2019

L.A. Theatre Works Presents Seven

7:00AM - 9:00AM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Seven women give voice to the voiceless.

Seven is a riveting documentary play in which seven women give voice to the…

Oct

12 2019

Torah study

10:00AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St.
corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Torah Study with Rabbi Michael Samuel, followed by Shabbat Services and a delicious lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Oct

12 2019

Rediscovering Judaism

2:00PM - 3:15PM  

Arlene Lagary
Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St. corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Join our Kehilla for “Rediscovering Judaism,” weekly classes, every Saturday Shabbat at 2 pm. Come earlier for To…

Oct

13 2019

Sukkot Picnic

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

Ocean Air Community Park
4770 Fairport Way
San Diego, CA 92130

This is a free event but we ask people to add to our potluck meal and reservations are required by October 11 so we…

Oct

13 2019

Classics 4 Kids 2019 Gala

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

The Santaluz Club
8170 Caminito Santaluz East
San Diego , CA 92127

Join us on October 13th! We will gather to celebrate Classics 4 Kids and raise funds for our next season of fantastic…

Oct

14 2019

Oct

14 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

9:00AM - 9:45AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

14 2019

Edible Sukkah Party

3:30PM - 5:00PM  



Carlsbad, CA

Join Jewish and Interfaith families in Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Carlsbad on the first day of Sukkot for an E…

Oct

15 2019

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20 2019

Auditions for National Jewish Theatre Foundation Remembrance Readings

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Auditions: Tuesday, October 15, 7:00-8:00pm & Sunday, October 20, 5:00-7:00pm Approximate Rehearsal Schedule:…

Oct

17 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

10:30AM - 11:15AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

17 2019

Yiddish for Beginners Classes - Oceanside

2:15PM - 3:15PM  

Chabad Jewish Center of Oceanside / Vista
1930 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA 92081

“Yiddish for Beginners” class series focuses on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, commo…

Oct

17 2019

Friends of the Family Annual Thank You Reception

Oct

17 2019

Welcome gathering for the new Israeli Shlichim (Emissaries)

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Join us for a light dinner in the Sukkah as we welcome our new three ShinShinim (Post High School Israeli emissaries)…

Oct

17 2019

This is San Diego Jewry

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Hive at Leichtag Commons
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024-2725

San Diego Jewish expression is unique. Rabbis surf, we have beach Shabbats, eat brisket tacos, and infuse yoga with J…

Oct

18 2019

Home is Where the _______ is: Brunch and Learn in the Sukkah

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

The Hive at Leichtag Commons
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024-2725

What does home feel like to you? Sukkot reminds us that physical homes are temporary, and a true home is where you fe…

Oct

19 2019

Torah study

10:00AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St.
corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Torah Study with Rabbi Michael Samuel, followed by Shabbat Services and a delicious lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Oct

19 2019

Rediscovering Judaism

2:00PM - 3:15PM  

Arlene Lagary
Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St. corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Join our Kehilla for “Rediscovering Judaism,” weekly classes, every Saturday Shabbat at 2 pm. Come earlier for To…

Oct

19 2019

Casa Cornelia's 12th Annual La Mancha Awards

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Shiley Theatre, University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

The Annual La Mancha Awards celebrates the dedication of exceptional members of the legal community who are committed…

Oct

20 2019

Sukkot Festival

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Coastal Roots Farm
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024

Join us for our annual Sukkot Festival on October 20, 2019 from 10 am - 2 pm at Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, CA.

Oct

20 2019

Friendship Circle - Family Sukkot

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

Come join the Friendship Circle and celebrate Sukkot!  Our Family Sukkot event will be complete with snacks, Suk…

Oct

20 2019

Pizza in the Hut at Seacrest Village

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Seacrest Village
211 Saxony Road
Annette's Village Square Patio
Encinitas, CA 92024

Celebrate Sukkot with the residents at Seacrest Village at Pizza in the Hut! This interactive inter-generational prog…

Oct

20 2019

Yiddish for Beginners Classes - Balboa Park

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

House of Israel
2156 Pan American Plaza
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

This class series focuses on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, common idioms, and the basic…

Oct

21 2019

Federation Building closed for Shmini Atzeret.

Oct

21 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

9:00AM - 9:45AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

22 2019

Federation Building closed for Simchat Torah

Oct

22 2019

Jodi Kantor- Author Talk

6:15PM - 7:45PM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Jodi Kantor SHE SAID: BREAKING THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT STORY THAT HELPED IGNITE A MOVEMENT

On October 5, 2017, a New Y…

Oct

24 2019

Women's Philanthropy Board Meeting

9:15AM - 11:30AM  

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

Women's Philanthropy Board Meeting #2

Oct

24 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

10:30AM - 11:15AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

24 2019

Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties - with Charles Musser

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

UC San Diego
Atkinson Hall Auditorium UCSD Northpoint
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Lecture by professor Charles Musser, followed by a panel featuring Frank Mecklenburg, Deborah Hertz, Paul Lerner,…

Oct

24 2019

Being Present in Movement: A Contact Improvisation Workshop with Edo Ceder

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Hive at Leichtag Commons
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024-2725

This interactive movement workshop is an opportunity to explore the method of “contact improvisation” with celebr…

Oct

25 2019

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Oct

27 2019

Women's Weekend at Camp Mountain Chai
 

Camp Mountain Chai
San Bernardino National Forest
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

Join us for our 13th Annual Women’s Weekend! It’s all about YOU—connecting with yourself, with other women, and…

Oct

25 2019

SDJA will be hosting their annual Grandparents & Special Friends Day on October 25.

Oct

25 2019

Chef Einat Admony at our Shabbat Table

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Lawrence Family JCC | JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Shabbat dinner and author talk at the Lawrence Family JCC JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS

Oct

26 2019

Torah study

10:00AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St.
corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Torah Study with Rabbi Michael Samuel, followed by Shabbat Services and a delicious lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Oct

26 2019

Rediscovering Judaism

2:00PM - 3:15PM  

Arlene Lagary
Temple Beth Shalom of Chula Vista
208 Madrona St. corner 2nd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Join our Kehilla for “Rediscovering Judaism,” weekly classes, every Saturday Shabbat at 2 pm. Come earlier for To…

Oct

27 2019

Nature Your Child's Classroom!

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Lake Murray - Mission Trails Regional Park
5540 Kiowa Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942

Join Tinkergarten instructor and PJ Library community mom Melissa James for a fun educational program in the best cla…

Oct

27 2019

Dan's Place Kosher Pop-Up Restaurant

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Tanya Buresh-Werby
16934 Chabad Way
Poway, CA 92064

Dan’s Place was created to give the adult and young adult community with special needs the chance to learn vocation…

Oct

27 2019

StandWithUs San Diego Annual Gala Dinner

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

StandWithUs is an international non-profit Israel education organization. We are inspired by our love for Israel and …

Oct

27 2019

Yiddish for Beginners Classes - Balboa Park

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

House of Israel
2156 Pan American Plaza
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

This class series focuses on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, common idioms, and the basic…

Oct

28 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

9:00AM - 9:45AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…

Oct

29 2019

Trusted Charitable Advisor session 3: Inspire and Engage

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Joseph and Lenka Finci Jewish Community Building
Foster Board Room
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

  • Language of Philanthropy
  • Multi-generational family meetings
  • Charitable giving vehicles and options
  • Planned givin…
Oct

30 2019

Meet the Funders: Financial Institutions

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

The Hive at Leichtag Commons
441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024-2725

In addition to serving community banking needs, many of our financial institutions also work to improve the lives of …

Oct

31 2019

Rhythm "N" Ruach at the J

10:30AM - 11:15AM  

Vivien Dean
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

An interactive music program for parents and children together. A joyful Jewish experience through music and movement…