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What Women Want

Many of the women who paved the road for me and my female peers are still alive and working to this day, so we’ve really only been at this “having it all” thing for a relatively short time. As Slaughter and others have noted, there are plenty of kinks to work out.

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Saffron Chickpea Risotto

This dish makes a lovely vegetarian entrée, or a hearty side for the cold winter months. Mangia!

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First Female Chief of Police

A gender and religio-cultural trailblazer

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Politics, Accidentally

Susan Davis started out as a social worker, ended up a Congressional representative

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Homemade Granola Bars for Tu B’Shvat

Honor foods that come from trees on this tree-planting holiday

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Jewish-owned restaurant makes Yelp list for top 100 restaurants for 2015

Embargo Grill a hit with reviewers for its rich and satisfying Cuban-inspired menu

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Meet Stefan Zweig, the Jewish novelist who inspired “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Nomination will likely raise the profile of Stefan Zweig, the Austrian Jewish novelist who, Anderson has said, inspired the film’s quirky Eastern European setting and several of its characters.

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Sundance’s Jewish fare: a preview

What Jew can expect at Sundance this year

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Three Holocaust Survivors, Three Different Stories

While Edith Eger, Ruth Harber and Ruth Hohberg share the same distinction of being survivors of the Holocaust, each woman has her own story. One thing they do have in common, each agreed to share her story as part of UC San Diego’s Living History Workshop, and with the Journal.

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Drawing a Lucky Hand

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Chair Saundra Saperstein knows when to hold ‘em

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When Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar, There’s Nothing You Can’t Talk About

Reuben H. Fleet takes science out on the town

November 2014 1 Comment »

Skateboarding in Israel

Two friends lead the growth of an industry with handmade products

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Please Pass the Salt…and the Stories

Dinnertime discussions keep memories active and create lasting relationships

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Planning for the Worst Case Scenario

Krav Maga empowers women to defend themselves

October 2014 1 Comment »

An Education Abroad

“Mom, you were right!”

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Rosh Hashanah Menu Ideas

Try these for a little adventure this year

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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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Tale of Two Soldiers

Small but growing numbers of San Diegans join the Israel Defense Forces

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

Big-name actors get personal

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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