Stories from the August 2013 SDJJ Edition

5774 High Holy Days Schedule of Services

by Compiled by Natalie Jacobs

A complete listing of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at synagogues across the region

Your Child’s Brain: the Ultimate School Supply

by Jennifer Garstang

Doctor Divya Kakaiya uses psychology and neurofeedback to help patients achieve peak performance.

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Jewish

by Natalie Jacobs

Congregational schools work to instill in youth a lasting connection to Judaism


by Tinamarie Bernard

A Jewish Education For Every Child?

A School with a Conscience

by Alanna Berman

When tornadoes struck Oklahoma, San Diego Jewish Academy students and staff got their hands dirty

Charting a New Course

by Natalie Jacobs

Albert Einstein Academy is set to open in San Diego, offering a language-based alternative to public schooling

Are Day School Vouchers the Answer?

by Moshe Sokolow

How should a community respond when one of its members cannot afford a Jewish education?

Looking for a Jewish education? There’s an app for that

by Josh Lipowsky, JTA

Apps for smartphones put Jewish learning at users’ fingertips


by Sharon Rosen Leib

The Revolving Door

Playing with Matches

by Jennifer Garstang

Should You Stay Friends With Your Ex?


by Andrea Simantov

Making it real


by Alanna Berman

The idea of home

In the Kitchen with Tori Avey

by Tori Avey

Pushcarts, Delis and Armpit Pickles – The History of the Kosher Dill


by Judith Fein

Rosh Hashanah with Two (Dead) Rabbis

The Sound of America:

by Pat Launer

Eliza Jane Schneider wrote and stars in “Freedom of Speech”

Learning Together

by Alanna Berman

The Center for Jewish Culture presents San Diego’s 9th annual Yom Limmud