Stories from the June 2013 SDJJ Edition

What’s Goin’ On

by Eileen Sondak

: A Bright and Sunny Forecast for Entertainment


by Andrea Simantov

Just the Facts, Ma’am

Dreamers of Dreams

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Torah High presents “Willy Wonka” as this year’s annual musical

Synagogue: In the Spirit of Humanism

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Kahal Am, the Humanistic Jewish community of San Diego, experiences spirituality in its own way

Playing with Matches: Why Are You Still Single

by Jennifer Garstang

Part 2: Overcoming your dating anxiety

Palm Springs: The Annual Ice Cream Social

by Pamela Price

A sweet ending to the Desert’s social season comes in the form of a cool cup of froyo

A New Home for Hillel

by Natalie Jacobs

After more than 30 years in cramped quarters, San Diego’s Hillel headquarters is moving on up

Musings from Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

Sibling Revelry

Living on the Front Page

by Andrea Simantov

Carpe Diem

Israel: Murals with a Message

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Artists 4 Israel and JNF bring dialogue about Israel to UCSD and SDSU in a fun, creative way


by Jessica Hanewinckel

Of Bravery and Beauty

DELIcious Sandwiches

by Lorraine and Phil Shapiro

Summer means sandwiches are always on the menu, at home or at a picnic

Sacred Inspiration

by Natalie Jacobs

A San Diego artist finds inspiration in Jewish texts and traditions

Fashion Forward

by Gil Shefler, JTA

Breaking with all black, some Chabad men are pushing fashion boundaries

Mission Impossible

by Judith Fein

A quest to deliver challah in a colonial Colombia town, where Jewish presence is questionable

Surviving Genocide — or Personal Tragedy

by Pat Launer

Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company presents the San Diego premiere of David Wiener’s “Extraordinary Chambers”

On the Bright Side

by Jessica Hanewinckel

The community unites to do mitzvot for Temecula’s Chabad emissary, who was recently diagnosed with ALS

Growing North

by Natalie Jacobs

San Diego’s Jewish organizations address new and unreached Jewish populations in North County