Stories from the February 2014 SDJJ Edition

San Diego Sophrology

by Heidi Redlitz

Veronique Benchimol

The Composer’s Anti-Semitism

by Michael Fox

WAGNER’S JEWS

Curious Conversions With Historical Context

by Natalie Jacobs

THE MYSTERY OF SAN NICANDRO

Finding Love, Unexpectedly

by Natalie Jacobs

ONE SMALL HITCH

Taken For a Ride

by Michael Fox

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Confronting Rape

by Michael Fox

BRAVE MISS WORLD

Still Grappling with the Holocaust

by Michael Fox

AFTERMATH

FILM FEST SCHEDULE

24th Annual Jewish Film Festival Schedule

WHAT’S GOIN’ ON

by Eileen Sondak

No Shortage of Entertainment

WELCOME

by Alanna Berman

Memories

TORAH:

by David Ebenbach

What We’re Called to Build

A Universal Tale about Growing Pains

by Pat Launer

A touring radio play of “The Graduate” stops in Poway

The Psychedelic Rabbi

by Natalie Jacobs

Rabbi Joel David Bakst applies Torah, Talmud and Midrash to access higher dimensions of consciousness

PLAYING WITH MATCHES

by Jennifer Garstang

Oy Vey! It’s Valentine’s Day… Again!

A “Big Wonderful” Life

by Nikki Salvo

Neal Skin has a lot to celebrate in 2014

Musings from Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

Birthright Eligible?

THEATER: Carey Perloff Play Aims “Higher”

by Pat Launer

The La Jolla Playhouse re-launches its DNA New Works Series

LIVING ON THE FRONT PAGE

by Andrea Simantov

Medical Chit Chat

ISRAEL: Women of Power

by Maayan Jaffe, JNS.org

Female IDF soldiers shatter contemporary infantry lines

GOD TALK

by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Jewish Nobels

CAMPS: Learn and Lose

by Heidi Redlitz

Camp Shane for weight loss

CAMPS: Raising the Next Jewish Leaders

by Alanna Berman

Camp Ramah in California

CAMPS: Community Collective

by Heidi Redlitz

San Bernadino’s Camp Gilboa

Renaissance Village Academy

by Natalie Holtz

A Unique School for Gifted Students

Palm Springs: Make Way for Modernism

by Pamela Price

Palm Springs to welcome Modernism Week

FOOD

by Tori Avey

Our Love-Hate Relationship with Beets

THEATER: Carey Perloff Play Aims “Higher”

by Pat Launer

The La Jolla Playhouse re-launches its DNA New Works Series

CAMPS: When in Roseburg

by Natalie Jacobs

Camp Mountain Chai’s immersive leadership program for teens

FILM FEST: A Reel Good Time

by SDJJ Staff

The 24th annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival is here!