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Ask Marnie, Dec. 2016
by Marnie Macauley

Eggnog Gingerbread Kugel

In the Kitchen with Tori Avey, December 2016
by Tori Avey

The Genie of the Lamp

Fiction for the holidays
by Mark Binder


Herb’n Donuts Mobilizes Gluten-Free and Custom Desserts

In an unassuming food truck parked inside the exclusive campus of Illumina, a biotechnology company, I found the cure to a bad day. Maybe Herb’n Donuts sets up there because geneticists need something really good after a long day of sequencing, but regardless I’m glad I found my way there. Started by kosher caterer Edwin… Read More »

Voter Registration Historically High in California

California has set a new record for registered voters – 18,251,826 people as of September 9, according to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. “This is a major milestone,” Padilla said in a press release.  “The high profile 2016 election cycle, social media networks harnessing the power of online voter registration and relentless outreach by… Read More »

Unknown Jewish Tapestries are a World Treasure

Jews love Sicily. Everywhere you go, you meet tourists with last names on the the Schwartz-Cohen-Steinberg-Benvenisti spectrum, and it’s not unusual to see Jewish stars, Jewish-themed tattoos, and Jews kvelling over pasta dishes they discover in little-known restaurants. In Siracusa, some Jewish travelers from the U.S. and Israel descend 56 steps into a mikvah, ritual… Read More »

Taking the Edge Off

Prostate Cancer is the number one silent disease in men and early detection is the key,” says Lyle LaRosh, President of the Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group (IPCSG).  “Our goal is to teach men and their loved ones how to be their own case manager.” While it may not be top of mind for men,… Read More »


“The Dot”: Mommy and Me Workshop
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am

Interactive workshops for children ages 4-6 and their parents utilizing project based exploration. “The Dot” workshop will focus on art, geometry and literature. RSVP requested

Jewish War Veterans of San Diego Post 185
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am

Second Sunday of the month, lox and bagels served.

Monthly Meeting: Jewish War Veterans, Post-185
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am
House of Israel Open House Sundays
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Veterans Association of North County Post 385
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm

Jewish war veterans meeting, second Sunday of each month.

Veterans Association of North County, Post-385
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let’s Face It Gallery Opening
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm

Portraiture is one of art’s oldest genres, dating back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome. However, as old as it may be, this is the first time the Gotthelf Art Gallery has curated a show devoted solely to this art form. Our featured artist is Vera Sickinger, along with the following artists who were invited to exhibit in this show: Ken Goldman, Stephanie Goldman, Vivien Ressler, Madeline Sherry and Ali Silverstein.