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Please Pass the Salt…and the Stories

Dinnertime discussions keep memories active and create lasting relationships

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Turning “Oy” into “Joy”

How one devout sukkah-builder overcame his fatigue this year

October 2014 1 Comment »

Is Immigration a Jewish Issue?

A long history of displacement makes Jews more connected to this hotbed issue than most

October 2014 2 Comments »


All the books, movie and television releases you can handle in October

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Cheers to a Successful Debbie Berton Walk

Annual event hosted at Temple EmanuEl raises funds for breast cancer in honor of late congregant

October 2014 Post your comment »

The Green Prince screens in San Diego

See The Green Prince in San Diego at the Landmark Theatres, La Jolla Village Cinemas starting October 17, 2014. Check film times and buy tickets at www.Landmarktheatres.com.

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Everybody Loves the Pianist

New play at SD Rep incites frustrating but welcome nostalgia

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10 Rabbis, 10 Ice Bucket Challenges, 1 Wedding

San Diego’s Chabad Rabbis go the communal route with the #IceBucketChallenge

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Fantasy Football Start/Sit: Week One

Last minute tune-up

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Diversions, September

The latest in television, books and movies for the month

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Pomegranate Glazed Salmon

In the Kitchen with Tori Avey, Sept.

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Talking with Zach Braff, Kate Hudson & Mandy Patinkin of “Wish I Was Here”

Big-name actors get personal

August 2014 Post your comment »

Will Larry David’s Broadway show add to his Jewish file?

Famed writer’s stage debut set for 2015

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Ebbing support for Israel among key groups stirring alarm

Recent polls gauge Congress and young Americans’ stances

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An African Revolutionary and the Jewish Experience

The story of Fela Kuti comes to the Ken Theatre

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Growing Up with Salvador Dali

A childhood with the surrealist leaves Madame Argillet with a unique art collection

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From Sea to Shining Sink

Carlsbad desalination plant set to being operation in 2015, with expertise from Israel

August 2014 3 Comments »

A Spiritual Journey Staged in San Diego

The story of counterculture icon Ram Dass to play in Ocean Beach

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Kyle Beckerman – dreadlocks, tattoos and Jewish roots

American midfielder gets the start today against Ghana

June 2014 3 Comments »

Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria

Now open in Hillcrest

Dubbel Doppel: The Return of a Shmaltz Brewing Favorite

He’Brew does it again

Soccer-loving Argentinian Jews organize activities for World Cup

Jewish visitors from around the world are invited to attend

May 2014 2 Comments »

Macklemore Apologizes for Costume Perceived as Anti-Semitic

Internet sets fire, artist finally responds

The Kerry Initiative on Trial

Amidst global discussion, where do the locals stand?

Life on the Ranch: A Legacy of Jewish Growth

North County’s hub for Jewish life builds upon Lee and Toni Leichtag’s vision

THEATER: “Harmony” On and Off the Stage:

Longtime collaborators Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman talk about their new musical

March 2014 1 Comment »

ISRAEL: An American Half-Jew in Israel

My Trip to Israel through Birthright


Erika’s Unorthodox Rugelach

“Believe in Love”

JFS’s annual Heart and Soul Gala

The Murders at Bullenhuser Damm: An Untold Story

San Diegan Mark James grew up knowing little about his parents’ lives during World War II, and even less about his older brother who died a few weeks before its end

April 2012 4 Comments »

NOSH: D.Z. Akin’s Deli

A local landmark in deli cuisine

December 2011 Post your comment »

Brewing at its Best

AleSmith Brewing Company is a labor of love (and beer) for local brewer Peter Zien

July 2011 1 Comment »

Just Don’t Call Him Chef

Sam “the cooking guy” Zien cooks easy, great food with a dash of Jewish humor mixed in

Be Your Own Matchmaker

Patti Stanger of “Millionaire Matchmaker” fame gives San Diegans her own brand of good new-fashioned Jewish matchmaking advice

April 2010 5 Comments »