Stories from the September 2010 SDJJ Edition


by Andrea Simantov

Starting over: a clean slate

Hamische — Just Like Home

by Jessica Hanewinckel

Congregation B’nai Tikvah has become an unarguable force of welcoming acceptance in Jewish North County

Erdenko’s Haunting Melody

by Curt Leviant

The search for a mysterious “Kol Nidre” score takes longer than expected

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Of Magic Dragons and Lemon Trees

by Jessica Hanewinckel

San Diego to welcome Peter and Paul of folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary

“Lebanon” delivers tense tank’s-eye view of war

by Michael Fox

It’s an unusual strategy that Sony Pictures Classics has chosen, opening the sweaty, intensely riveting battlefield drama “Lebanon” during the dog days of August. Perhaps they’re planning to turn off the air conditioning in theaters, giving moviegoers that much more of a sense of being confined with raw recruits in a thundering tank. Samuel Maoz’s […]

Training for Neilah

by Edmon J. Rodman

Doing the prep for Yom Kippur’s finale

The Second Day of Rosh Hashanah

by Suzanne Kurtz

To be (in shul) or not to be

Ask the Expert: High Holy Days tickets

by and JTA

Why do we pay to pray?

Exploring Jewish Ancestory through Food

by Linda Morel

Jewish culinary traditions date back to the Middle Ages, and many come alive for Rosh Hashanah

Current Standings

by Sanford Lakoff

Israel, the Palestinians and the threat from Iran

High Honey Days

by Lorraine and Phil Shapiro

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with these sweet, honey-infused dessertss

The Still-Productive Years

by Pat Launer

There’s no TIRE in retirement for arts educators Beeb and Deborah Salzer

Planning for the Future – It all Starts Here

by Alanna Berman

Financial advisor Jared Elad knows how to prepare for the unknown

High Tech Teeth

by Alanna Berman

Dr. Sidney Spector gives patients healthy mouths using the latest scientific techniques

Musings from Mama

by Sharon Rosen Leib

Beyond the comfort zone

Love, Laughter and the Occasional Knish

by Steve Hofsetter

Finding Jews in rural America

Living on the Front Page

by Andrea Simantov

Heaven’s crystal ball

Guest Column

by Paul Schultz

Yair’s visit to La Jolla

God Talk

by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Return home


by Jessica Hanewinckel

In spite of trouble

High Holy Days Service Directory 2010

by Compiled by Alanna Berman

Your Guide to San Diego’s High Holy Days

Special Delivery

by Alanna Berman

Chabad Lubavitch’s Roving Rabbis program brings faith to doorsteps around the world

Defender of the Tribe

by Alanna Berman

Morris Casuto retires from ADL after 37 years

History in Motion

by Jessica Hanewinckel

The USC Shoah Foundation Institute preserves and educationally disseminates nearly 52,000 video-recorded Holocaust eyewitness testimonies