LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This season, the program has nine films – filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor. Tickets can be bought at the door.
Israel will curb construction as a gesture to President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his top ministers. In a security cabinet meeting Thursday night, Netanyahu said any future construction would be limited to existing settlement boundaries or adjacent to them. Israel will also prevent the construction of any new illegal outposts, he said. “This is… Read More »
To say 2017 has already been a turbulent year is an understatement. There has been an increasing number of threats against Jewish institutions, including two at the Lawrence Family JCC in La Jolla, President Trump has now made two attempts at a travel ban (which many are calling a Muslim ban) the scope of Russia’s… Read More »
A Jewish Israeli-American was arrested in Israel Thursday in connection with a string of bomb threats at Jewish centers across the U.S., according to reports from the Associated Press. The 19-year-old dual citizen was picked up by police in his family’s home in Ashkelon early in the morning. Police have not released the suspect’s name,… Read More »
The Oscars turned political again this year, after 2016’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign brought attention to the unrepresentative complexion of last year’s nominee roster. While that issue has bubbled up in Hollywood before, the controversy this year is from an unlikely source – the President of the United States. As a result of Trump’s Executive Order which… Read More »
Professor Jacob Goldberg will return to the Jewish Community Center this month for his 15th annual three-day lecture series on the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy and Israel relations. These lectures typically turn out more than 1,200 attendees. With all the uncertainty that this new U.S. administration has presented to the whole world, organizers at… Read More »
Among the San Diego History Center’s collection of 45 million documents and 2.5 million images are many details about San Diego’s pioneer families – those who arrived here with statehood in 1850. Surprising to many, Jewish families were among the first settlers, and they shaped civic life here in ways disproportionate to their small numbers.… Read More »