Events Calendar



10 Years of Dance Place San Diego
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us in Celebrating a Decade of Dance as we officially dedicate Dorothea Laub Dance Place—San Diego’s first-ever building devoted entirely to dance.

Begin the celebration with a champagne reception at
The LOT Liberty Station, then enjoy performances and
a finale of dessert at Dorothea Laub Dance Place.

Using Marijuana for End-of-Life Pain
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us as experts in the fields of use of medical marijuana and end-of-life care explain
the use of Cannabis to alleviate pain associated with illness at the end of life.

Witnessing Atrocity: Survivor Testimony in the Auschwitz Trial, Frankfurt 1963-65
May 24 @ 10:30 am

The Auschwitz Trial was the biggest and most important postwar trial in West Germany. For the first time, Holocaust survivors and witnesses faced their tormentors in the homeland of the perpetrators. What were the legal parameters of this historic attempt to confront the atrocities of Auschwitz? And how did the witnesses experience this encounter?

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
May 24 @ 12:00 pm

Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.

Losing The Battle for Peace: Public Opinion Trends
May 25 @ 12:00 pm

Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin is an Israeli public opinion expert and political analyst who has advised five national campaigns in Israel as well as political campaigns in over a dozen other countries. Scheindlin is a Policy Fellow at Mitvim, the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, and a founder and author for the online journal, +972 Magazine.

Crossover: Where Comics and Science Meet. Saucer State, X-Files and Alien Life
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join IDW Publishing and the Fleet Science Center to enjoy a local brew and take look at the art, science and technology featured in some of our favorite comics. This month we explore the universe and alien life, featuring Saucer State and X-Files comics. Scientific speakers will be Dr. Shelly Wright, Assistant Professor of Physics, and Dr. Nichola Galitzki, Postdoctoral Scholar, both from CASS (Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences) at UCSD. Event will be held at the San Diego Comic Art Gallery in Liberty Station from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 2765 Truxtun Rd, San Diego, CA 92106. Cost: $15. Price includes two beers and one comic book from IDW Publishing.

Shabbat Morning Torah Study
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Come occasionally or come every week. These eclectic and lively discussions about the week’s Torah portion consider the text through traditional and modern commentaries, as well as through the lenses of history, ethics, sociology and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided.