Stories from the May 2011 SDJJ Edition

Foodmobile celebrates 40 years

by Tamar Caspi Shnall

JFS’s Foodmobile program has been delivering fresh, hot kosher meals to local seniors and disabled adults for four decades

Sandwich Savvy

by Lorraine and Phil Shapiro

Sandwiches may be a traditional and easy summer food, but they benefit from planning and a little updating

A Jewish Liberator at Dachau

by Amy Bentley

Having already lost family to the Nazis, U.S. soldier Sandy Lebman had a unique perspective when he helped liberate Dachau

Tales of the Tombs in Israel

by Judith Fein

A visit to the tombs of Israel’s ancient rabbis brings about a richer appreciation of Judaism

Polish wartime heroine gets her close-up

by Michael Fox

Irena Sendler’s lifesaving efforts during the Holocaust are remembered this Yom HaShoah


by Rabbi Lisa L. Goldstein, executive director, Hillel of San Diego

Spring — and Israel — are in the Air

Palm Springs

by Pamela Price

“A Jew Grows in Brooklyn” Visits the Desert

Bruegger’s Bagels

by Eileen Sondak

There’s nothing better in the morning than a breakfast that includes warm bagels and a fresh cup of coffee. For many San Diegans, and people all over the country, bagels and coffee conjures up images of Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery. If Bruegger’s offered nothing more than bagels and coffee, the bakery would be an asset to […]

A Merry Month of Entertainment

by Eileen Sondak

Aficionados of alfresco entertainment will welcome the arrival of the Globe’s Shakespeare Festival, which takes up residency on the outdoor stage May 29. The three-show season will run in rotating repertory through Sept. 25.

Raising the Bar

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Temple Emanu-El holds its b’nai mitzvah students to unusually high standards

Living on the Front Page

by Andrea Simantov

Independence Day View


by Andrea Simantov

Parshah Behar: “The Mount”

Love, Laughter and an Occasional Knish

by Steve Hoffsetter

Memories of Passovers Past

Musings from Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

The Wolf at the Door


by Jessica Hanewinckel

It’s All in the Perspective

Make the Golden Years Sparkle

by Alanna Berman

AltaGolden’s concierge service gives seniors peace of mind so they can enjoy the best years of their lives

The Dynamic Duo

by Alanna Berman

JFS’s Craig Lambert and Seacrest Village’s Pam Ferris have worked together for decades as crusaders for San Diego’s Jewish seniors

Strength in Numbers

by Alanna Berman

Local groups who supported Israel independently in the past unite for more effective advocacy

Shalom, Pardner!

by Pat Launer

Local filmmakers Isaac and Jude Artenstein focus on “Frontier Jews”

The Face of Israel’s Last Frontier

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Ben-Gurion University aims to make Israel’s Negev Desert bloom