Volume 3, Number 32
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Today's Postings:

Friday-Saturday, February 6-7, 2009

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Erdogan's behavior signals shift away from West
By Shoshana Bryen
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The situation in Turkey is going from bad to worse. Last week at Davos, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed his true colors when he barged out of a meeting with UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon, Arab League head Amr Musa and Israel's President Shimon Peres.
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Obama has a P-R problem with Gazans

By Ira Sharkansky
JERUSALEM—Every once in a while I receive a mass e-mailing from the Palestine Center for Public Opinion. The latest came on February 4th, and reflects interviews conducted during the week beginning January 25, i.e., after the IDF finished most of its work in Gaza. Read More


Fond remembrances of Italian artist Emanuel Luzzati
By Ulla Hadar
KIBBUTZ RUHAMA, Israel—In last weekend's edition of the newspaper Yehidiot Aharonot, my eye caught the column of Israeli author Meir Shalev, titled "A letter from Italy.” In the article Shalev wrote about recognition he received in Italy for his children’s book A Snake, A Flood and Two Arks which was recently translated into  Italian. The recognition was awarded to him in the Emanuel Luzzati museum of Genoa. The late Emanuel Luzzati (at right) had been the illustrator of the book. Meir Shalev has an additional children’s book, Michael and the Monster of Jerusalem, with illustrations by the same artist.

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Leah Salovey is budding playwright
By Sara Appel-Lennon
SAN DIEGO —When I recently interviewed Leah Salovey, I found her to be a personable, articulate, and thought-provoking (acronym for ”pat”) 15-year- old. Leah describes herself as speculative and as one who thinks a lot about life and the future. She is the daughter of San Diego Rep director Todd Salovey and Diane Boomer.Read More

Standing ovations should be reserved for very best

By David Amos
SAN DIEGOI do not think that it is just my imagination, or wishful thinking, but I believe that San Diego audiences are showing signs of maturity.Read More

Link to past archives

Southwestern Jewish Press, August 8, 1952:

Bay City B.B. More

J.W.V. Auxiliary

S.D. Birdie Stodel Chapter Member Honored

News of the Fox

City of Hope Aux.

Deceased {Louis Lasher}


We continue our exploration of Jewish singers from around the world:

David Draiman of Disturbed sings “Down With the Sickness” View

Lynsey de Paul sings “Sugar Me” View

Matt Dusk sings “Back In Town" View


Carol Ann Goldstein: What are the elements of a successful commercial website?Read More

Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School:
Alumni Join in on Soille Hebrew Day’s Learning Program Read More


America's Vacation Center
Balloon Utopia
Carol Ann Goldstein
Congregation Beth Israel
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
Jewish Family Service
Lawrence Family JCC
San Diego Community Colleges
San Diego Jewish Academy
Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
United Jewish Federation
XLNC-1 Radio


This week's stories on San Diego Jewish World: Thursday Wednesday, Tuesday, Monday, Sunday, Friday,


Want to know about exciting upcoming events? As a service to readers, San Diego Jewish World flags most event advertisements by date: Feb 24


Each day's issue may be dedicated by readers—or by the publisher—in other people's honor or memory. Past dedications may be found at the bottom of the index for the "Adventures in San Diego Jewish History" page.


Sha'ar Hanegev Bureau Chief Ulla Hadar has returned to Israel, after a trip to Denmark and Italy. Her story on artist Emanuel Luzzati of Genoa appears in this issue. ...
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