Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Immigrants from 29 Countries Light Hanukkah Candles in Israel

One hundred young immigrants who have arrived in Israel in recent months from 29…



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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

From Struggling Mom to the Best Job in the World

Spreading Light at Chanukah in Odessa

Each year on Chanukah, many of us gather with friends and family to celebrate the…



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Saturday, December 24, 2016

The History of Why Jews Eats Chinese on Christmas

If Chinese food has become part of your tradition at this time of year, you’re one of…



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Friday, December 23, 2016

Statement on UN Anti-Israel Resolution

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County, along with the leadership of Jewish…



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9 Lesser-Known Facts About Chanukah

This Chanukah, impress your friends and family with nine lesser-known facts about Chanukah.



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French Jewry: The Tip of the Iceberg

History has often taught us that when the Jewish future is at stake in a country, it’s…



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Monday, December 19, 2016

Meet the Women's Philanthropy Board: Meg Mandel

Each week we will be introducing you to one of our Federation Women's Philanthropy…



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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Federation Supports Natan Sharansky Regarding a New Bill in the Knesset

The Jewish Federation of San Diego Country along with Jewish Federations of North…



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150 NextGeners Gather to Celebrate Hanukkah

On Thursday, December 8th, 150 NextGeners gathered at 98 Bottles, in Little Italy, to…



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Any Given Sunday: San Diego’s Jewish Teen Service Summit

On a Sunday earlier this month, I witnessed the burgeoning future of Jewish teen…



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Photos: Women's Philanthropy Finals Survival Bags

The Women’s Philanthropy Finals Survival Bags volunteer event was a great success! Many…



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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Promoting Volunteerism in the FSU

You might think JDC’s Former Soviet Union (FSU) department would have little in common…



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Revitalizing the Negev Through Creative Placemaking

Livnat Kutz loves to make things grow, and living just five kilometers from Gaza in…



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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

More than 200 Teens Commit to Giving Back

On Sunday, December 4, over 200 high school students representing over 58 schools…



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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Meet the Women's Philanthropy Board: Lisa Kornfeld

Each week we will be introducing you to one of our Federation Women's Philanthropy…



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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Helping College Students Through Finals

Women’s Philanthropy is providing a little support for our Jewish college students at…


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Friday, December 2, 2016

#GivingTuesday Raises More Than 2,000 for San Diego's Most Vulnerable

This is what you accomplished on #GivingTuesday

Thanks to 211 generous donors, we…



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Federation Update From the Ground in Israel

Our Israel team updated Federations a little while ago – it’s pouring outside!  This is…



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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

JDC Responds to Fires in Israel

As raging fires in Israel caused scores of injuries and widespread fear, the evacuation…



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Jewish Agency to Assist Families Displaced by Israel Fires

The Jewish Agency for Israel said it will provide financial aid to Israeli families who…



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Monday, November 28, 2016

Turk Scholarship Now Accepting Applications for 2017

We are excited to announce the launch of the 3rd annual Abraham and Lillian Turk…



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Update on Fires: Day 6

David Brown, Chair of JFNA's Israel and Overseas Council:

Dear Friends,

New fires…



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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

World ORT is Improving Math Education in Israel

When you support Federation you help us fund partner organizations such as World ORT.…



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This Tuesday We Can Fight Hunger Together

On November 29, 2016, the Jewish Federation of San Diego County in partnership with…



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Hurrican Matthew Recovery Update in Haiti

On October 4, Hurricane Matthew, a category four typhoon, made landfall in the small…



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OPTIONS - The Women's Event | Jan 22

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Friday, November 18, 2016

From the Desk of Michael Sonduck

The new Community Relations Corner is intended to share San Diego community news that…



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Embrace a Family this Holiday Season

Join Federation partner Jewish Family Service and make the holiday season brighter for…



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Thursday, November 17, 2016

From the Desk of Michael Sonduck: Federation Non-Partisan Policy

In last week’s eNews we published an article in the Community Relations Corner that…



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Strengthening Families in Israel

By supporting Federation you enable us to fund great projects run by our partner The…



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Project TEN Tours California!

The third Project TEN Promotion Week was successfully launched in San Diego, Los…



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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Educators Take the LEAD in New World ORT Program

When you support Federation you help us fund partner organizations such as World ORT.…



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Latke Vodka | Dec 8

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National Award Goes to Local Student Activist

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) will honor one of San Diego's top pro-Israel…



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Monday, November 14, 2016

Meet the Women's Philanthropy Board: Karen Kogut

Each week we will be introducing you to one of our Federation Women's Philanthropy Board…



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Friday, November 11, 2016

Camp Taught Him the Greatest Jewish Value of All

Jewish summer camp is a proven way to inspire Jewish values and culture in the next…



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Life is But a Dream at New Halom JCC in Kiev

When you support Federation you support the life-changing work by our partner The…



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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Meet the Women's Philanthropy Board: Stacey Katz

Stacey Katz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and emigrated to San Diego with her…



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Friday, November 4, 2016

Meet the Women's Philanthropy Board: Leigh Johnson

Each week we will be introducing you to one of our Federation Women's Philanthropy…



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Motiv: Teen Service Summit | Dec 4

Join the San Diego Community for the kick off of Motiv - which aims to get teens…



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15,000 Shabbbats. 919 Cities. One Jewish Community.

Join Federation and the World Jewish Community for Shabbat San Diego - November 10 -…



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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Standing in Israel, On Top of the World

Four AM wake up by our counselors.  After sleeping under the stars, everyone in my…



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Monday, October 31, 2016

Romania’s Bereshit Event Turns 13

When you support Federation you support the life-changing work by our partner The…



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For Haredi Men, A New Dawn

Like many young men in his ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) community of Bnei Brak, 23-year-old…



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Friday, October 28, 2016

Empowering Teens to Help the Homeless

Federation’s Jewish Teen Initiative in engaging teens across the county. Recently, we…



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Helping Syrian Refugees Study and Smile in Turkey

Recently, I had the privilege of working with our partner International Blue Crescent…



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Thursday, October 27, 2016

How Birthright Made His Musical Dreams Come True

There were so many magical moments on my trip this summer to Israel that made it one of…



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A Supermarket in Israel is Creating Community

My husband and I both grew up in Arad, and decided to move here when our two sons were…



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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

A School, a Shofar, and a Question

Penny and Claudio Pincus recently traveled to Israel and visited a school that's part…



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Friday, October 21, 2016

Creating A Space for Change in Israeli Society

By supporting Federation you enable us to fund life saving missions run by our partner…



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An Ally in Federation

When you support your Federation, you support the global effort to increase the…



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