San Diego Jewish Community Calendar

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1 2019

Introduction to Humanistic Judaism: Jewish History

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

North University Community Library
8820 Judicial Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

The class begins with a video presentation of Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine on the topic of Jewish History. This is …

Dec

2 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…

Dec

2 2019

Beit Midrash Class

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Beit Midrash Program

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

3 2019

Ner Tamid: Why We Pray What We Pray

6:15AM - 7:30AM  

Ner Tamid Synagogue
12348 Casa Avenida
Poway, CA 92064

Where do Jewish prayers come from? What is their purpose? Explore the flow of the service and learn why we…

Dec

3 2019

Adopt a Family Foundation Holiday Boutique

10:00AM - 3:00PM  

Morgan Run Club & Resort
5690 Cancha de Golf
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091

Come and discover our fantastic collection of gifts, fashion, décor, sweets & accessories
Please join our efforts to…

Dec

3 2019

Basic Judaism Led by Rabbi Kornberg

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Beit Midrash
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Basuc Judaism I: Practical Judaism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 6:30 p…

Dec

3 2019

CLJL - Roots and Results of Anti-Semitism

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Roots & Results of Anti-Semitism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 7:30 pm

Dec

3 2019

Aakash Odedra Dance Company: Rising

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

AAKASH ODEDRA COMPANY: “RISING"
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | 8:00pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Famil…

Dec

4 2019

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Liber Family Board Room
San Diego, CA 92130

Led by Rabbi Earne

Center for Lifelong Jewish Learning

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Led by Rabbi Matthew Earne
We…

Dec

5 2019

Yiddish Arts and Culture in the 21st century - a lecture

12:45PM - 1:45PM  

6299 Capri Dr

San Diego , CA 92120

Join us in welcoming Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh , the founder and director of the Yiddish Arts and Academics Associa…

Dec

5 2019

Light Up Your Chanukah

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Join us at Congregation Beth Israel to create your own memorable Chanukah celebration, one of the most joyful…

Dec

6 2019

Viterbi Baby Book Club

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA

Class includes Shabbat themed  PJ Library story telling, arts/crafts, music, and Oneg Shabbat.

Ages: 8 to 24 months…

Dec

6 2019

An Unorthodox Shabbat: An evening with the world's leading Jewish podcast

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

It’s not every Friday night that your Shabbat table includes the hosts of world’s leading Jewish Podcast. Hosts o…

Dec

7 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.

Dec

7 2019

Shabbat Learning

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Shabbat Learning

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Saturdays 12:15 - 12:45 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

7 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…

Dec

7 2019

Back by popular demand! We're excited to have all of you in Encinitas again this year for our MoonLIGHT Beach Bonfire…

Dec

7 2019

Unorthodox Live Show

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Be a part of the live audience for the recording of Unorthodox – an edgy contemporary weekly podcast with a smart, …

Dec

8 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation meeting

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Leichtag Ranch
441 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024

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

Dec

8 2019

Jewish Teen Foundation meeting

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

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

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

Dec

8 2019

Men's Event

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

Join us for the largest annual gathering of Jewish men in San Diego!

Please contact Stephanie Huber or call 858.737.…

Dec

9 2019

The Diversity Gym

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

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

The Diversity Gym is a multi-tiered workshop that invites participants to consider their own journey and the journey …

Dec

9 2019

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Dec

11 2019

Auditions for MATILDA

6:00PM  

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

Auditions: December 9 & 10 Callbacks: December 11 Rehearsals Start: January 20 Performances: MARCH 6-22, 2020

Dec

9 2019

Beit Midrash Class

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Beit Midrash Program

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

10 2019

Basic Judaism Led by Rabbi Kornberg

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Beit Midrash
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Basuc Judaism I: Practical Judaism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 6:30 p…

Dec

10 2019

An Evening with Ruth Reichl

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

AN EVENING WITH RUTH REICHL
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JC…

Dec

10 2019

CLJL - Roots and Results of Anti-Semitism

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Roots & Results of Anti-Semitism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 7:30 pm

Dec

10 2019

Moishe House Encinitas: Trivia Night

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Regal Seagull

Join us for an awesome Trivia Night at a local Leucadia Bar! The Regal Seagull is a a quaint little joint nestled in …

Dec

11 2019

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Liber Family Board Room
San Diego, CA 92130

Led by Rabbi Earne

Center for Lifelong Jewish Learning

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Led by Rabbi Matthew Earne
We…

Dec

11 2019

Come join us as we go to the San Diego Gulls Hockey game! We will be meeting outside the box office at 6:45 PM and wa…

Dec

12 2019

San Diego Birthright Winter Orientation

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Federation Community Building
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Federation is pleased to host any San Diego participant who are traveling to Israel with Birthright this winter seaso…

Dec

12 2019

Pre-Chanukah Paint Party with Chabad PB

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Cool Creations Pottery Studio
1753 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109

Pre Chanukah Paint Party For Ladies and Gents

Paint your own beautiful Ceramic Menorah that you can light on Chanuka…

Dec

13 2019

ADL Executive Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

ADL Conference Room

ADL Executive Committee Meeting

Dec

13 2019

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

Dec

13 2019

TRIBE Shabbat Potluck Dinner

6:30PM - 8:15PM  

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

Meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us at 6:30 pm for our potluck dinner in the…

Dec

14 2019

Shabbat Rocks

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Tifereth Israel Synagogue
6660 Cowles Mountain Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92119

Kids in grades Kindergarten to 6th grade will explore weekly parasha, become more familiar with the service, and enga…

Dec

14 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.

Dec

14 2019

Shabbat Learning

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Shabbat Learning

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Saturdays 12:15 - 12:45 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

14 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…

Dec

14 2019

Mom's Happy Hour (North County)

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

The Jolly Roger Restaurant, Oceanside CA
1900 Harbor Dr N
Oceanside, CA 92054

Join Jewish mom's for Happy Hour. We will be in the upstairs bar area.
http://www.jollyrogerrestaurants.com/

This ev…

Dec

14 2019

Beth Am Cafe - Who Will Write Our History

5:45PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Who Will Write Our History

Saturday, December 14th
5:45 pm Havadallah | 6:00 pm Movie

Who Will Write Our History te…

Dec

15 2019

Beth Am's Camp Fair

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am, San Diego (Conservative)
5050 Del Mar Heights Rd.
San Diego, CA

Beth Am invites you to come learn about the benefits of sending your child to Jewish camp. You'll also have the oppor…

Dec

15 2019

Meet and Greet  at the AJS 51st annual conference

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Hilton San Diego Bayfront, room Aqua 313
1 park blvd San Diego CA
San Diego, CA 91201

The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America's Meet and Greet

Dec

15 2019

Hanukkah Happening

11:00AM - 2:00PM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Crafts, Jumpies, Latke Eating Contest, Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Carnival Atmosphere

Dec

15 2019

Chabad of Poway Gala

4:00PM - 10:00PM  

Annual live & Silent auction dinner fundraiser

Dec

16 2019

Dinner Theatre

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Social Hall at Cong. Beth Israel
9001 Towne Centre Drive
2nd floor
San Diego, CA 92122-1222

Please join us for an evening of delicious cuisine, inspiration, drama, comedy, dance, song, music and more! Featurin…

Dec

16 2019

Beit Midrash Class

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Beit Midrash Program

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

16 2019

Instead of having a “succ”y night, come plant a new succulent garden while learning about the landscapes of San …
Dec

17 2019

JCF Board Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

Board Meeting for the Jewish Community Foundation

Dec

17 2019

Basic Judaism Led by Rabbi Kornberg

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Beit Midrash
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Basuc Judaism I: Practical Judaism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 6:30 p…

Dec

17 2019

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices at the Astor Judaica Library at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS…

Dec

17 2019

CLJL - Roots and Results of Anti-Semitism

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Roots & Results of Anti-Semitism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 7:30 pm

Dec

18 2019

JREP is a collective of real estate professionals who meet to network, discuss industry trends, and to support…

Dec

18 2019

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Liber Family Board Room
San Diego, CA 92130

Led by Rabbi Earne

Center for Lifelong Jewish Learning

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Led by Rabbi Matthew Earne
We…

Dec

18 2019

Moishe House San Diego: Mesa Rim Rock Climbing

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Mesa Rim
405 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108

 

 

 

 

 

Come join us for a night of rock climbing!

Sign the online waiver to make things speedy when we…

Dec

19 2019

DayTimers Speaker Series: Dr. Paul Michelson

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

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

“The “Eye of the Artist” discusses how eye diseases affected famous artists and their works, the discoveries…

Dec

20 2019

Viterbi Baby Book Club

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA

Class includes Shabbat themed  PJ Library story telling, arts/crafts, music, and Oneg Shabbat.

Ages: 8 to 24 months…

Dec

20 2019

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Dec

22 2019

Winter Camp 2019 at Camp Mountain Chai

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Camp Mountain Chai
42900 Jenks Lake Road W
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

Early Bird Rate & Registration Fees: Early bird registration for Winter Camp ends December 1st, 2019. Register…

Dec

21 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.

Dec

21 2019

Shabbat Learning

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Shabbat Learning

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Saturdays 12:15 - 12:45 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

21 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…

Dec

22 2019

North County Family Social

8:00AM - 11:00AM  

Swami's Carlsbad
2780 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Join other North County Jewish Families for our monthly social!

Meet other Jewish families in North County for a lai…

Dec

22 2019

Liberty Station Hanukkah Celebration & Menorah Lighting

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Rd.
San Diego, CA 92106

San Diegans are invited to Liberty Station to celebrate the annual Hanukkah & Menorah Lighting. The holiday festiviti…

Dec

22 2019

Adat Yeshurun Chanukah Bash

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Adat Yeshurun
8625 La Jolla Scenic Dr. N.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Chanukah Bash at Adat Yeshurun with Dinner, Latkes and donut making competition and Prizes! Reservations Required, co…

Dec

22 2019

Hanukkah X

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Soul X + Audrey's Tent present to you Hanukkah X: Fire & Stars!

At the heart of Hanukkah is the message of hope over…

Dec

23 2019

Shalomaland

4:00PM - 9:00PM  

Modern Times Lomaland Fermentorium
3725 Greenwood St
San Diego, CA 92110

SHALOMALAND RETURNS!

Prepare your glorious winter bods for splendid excess of holiday cheer. In celebration, we'll h…

Dec

23 2019

Beit Midrash Class

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Beit Midrash Program

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

23 2019

Chabad PB Chanukah Party

7:30PM - 10:30PM  


4240 Gresham St.
San Diego, CA 92109

Adult Chanukah Party at Chabad of Pacific Beach!
• Live Performance by the LoShem Band
• Menorah Lighting
• Dri…

Dec

24 2019

Basic Judaism Led by Rabbi Kornberg

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Beit Midrash
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Basuc Judaism I: Practical Judaism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 6:30 p…

Dec

24 2019

5th Annual FIDF Xmas Eve Jewbilee

9:00PM - 11:55PM  

The Smoking Gun
555 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Come join FIDF YL for our 5th Annual Xmas Eve Jewbilee!

As always, this highly anticipated event is expected to sel…

Dec

25 2019

Federation Building Closed Christmas Day (Holiday)

Dec

25 2019

Celebrate the 3rd Day of Hanukkah at the J!

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

We invite you to bring your family for a fun-filled morning a the J!
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor play area at the Nir…

Dec

25 2019

DIRTY DANCING FILM SCREENING & CHINESE DINNER

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Lawrence Family JCC
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

DIRTY DANCING FILM SCREENING & CHINESE DINNER
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 | 5:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatr…

Dec

26 2019

HAPPY HANNUKAH!

Join Moishe House (a place for 22-32 year olds) for a delicious night of vodka, latkes, and a littl…

Dec

28 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.

Dec

28 2019

Shabbat Learning

12:15PM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Shabbat Learning

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Saturdays 12:15 - 12:45 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

28 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…

Dec

29 2019

CHANUKAH EVENT

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

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

Hershel and the Chanukah Goblins, a musical written by Rabbi Samuel.

Dec

30 2019

Beit Midrash Class

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Beit Midrash Program

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm
No charge, compliments of Congregation Beth …

Dec

31 2019

Basic Judaism Led by Rabbi Kornberg

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
Beit Midrash
San Diego, CA 92130

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Basuc Judaism I: Practical Judaism

Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Tuesdays | 6:30 p…