Stories from the July 2013 SDJJ Edition


by Andrea Simantov

What? Me Study???

Synagogue: New Beginnings

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Temple Emanu-El welcomes its new senior rabbi, Devorah Marcus


Global Glatt Kosher

Playing with Matches: Living the Chai Life

by Jennifer Garstang

Eighteen great summer date activities (for less than $18 per person)

Palm Springs: A Society Round-up

by Pamela Price

Summer Starts Early in the Desert and Snowbirds flock to cooler climes

Message in a Bottle

by Natalie Jacobs

San Diego-based Nika Water is a for-profit company working to redefine charity

Musings From Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

Good Riddance to Middle School

Living on the Front Page

by Andrea Simantov

Raising the Bar

Israel: Breakfast for Dinner

by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21

In Israel, breakfast is a smorgasbord of food featuring dishes from all over the world, and who says it’s just for the morning?

In the Kitchen with Tori Avey

by Tori Avey

Artichokes — A Jewish History


by Jessica Hanewinckel

New Dances

New Age Healing for the Modern Jew

by Tinamarie Bernard

How alternative healing techniques jive with ancient Jewish wisdom

History in Beer

by Chavie Lieber, JTA

In New York, Lost Tribes Beer Company resurrects ancient brews

Not Shying Away from Shylock

by Pat Launer

The Old Globe’s Barry Edelstein discusses “The Merchant of Venice”

Water World

by Jessica Hanewinckel

The 19th Maccabiah Games, taking place in Israel this month, get a little dose of San Diego through water polo

Style for the Ages

by Natalie Jacobs

San Diego native Ari Seth Cohen is a different kind of fashion photographer

Food & Wine: A Fresh Take on Old-Fashioned Food

by Jessica Hanewinckel

A big Jewish family runs a tiny neighborhood market chain that bridges the gap between organic specialty foods and good value