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Tale of Two Soldiers

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

September 2014 Post your comment »

5775 High Holidays

Schedule of Services

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Working Near Gaza

Amidst sirens, one San Diegan begins her life as an Israeli citizen

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California State Legislature Gets Jewish Caucus

Group started by San Diego’s own Senator Marty Block

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Everybody Loves the Pianist

New play at SD Rep incites frustrating but welcome nostalgia

September 2014 Post your comment »

10 Rabbis, 10 Ice Bucket Challenges, 1 Wedding

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

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Kyle Beckerman – dreadlocks, tattoos and Jewish roots

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Macklemore Apologizes for Costume Perceived as Anti-Semitic

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Amidst global discussion, where do the locals stand?

Life on the Ranch: A Legacy of Jewish Growth

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March 2014 1 Comment »

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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 »