Volume 3, Number 51
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Today's Postings:

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Forest created for Zionist youth from around the world ... by Ulla Hadar in Ruhama, Israel
KIBBUTZ RUHAMA, Israel--"The one that worries about the next year sows wheat (MASA); The one that worries about the coming years plants trees (JNF); The one that worries about the coming generations educates(World Zionist Youth movements)" READ MORE

While soldier fought, his marrow was needed for transplant ... by Hannah Miller in New York
NEW YORK --While Uri Kam was on the battlefront for two weeks in Gaza, another battle was awaiting his return: a battle to save a life of a fellow Jew. Unknown to him as he fought alongside his fellow soldiers in the fierce and enervating battle in Gaza, Uri Kam was the most wanted soldier outside of the Strip. READ MORE

The Jews Down Under... A roundup of Australian Jewish news by Garry Fabian

Shoah survivors participate in interviews at Holocaust Centre’s 25th anniversary in Melbourne READ MORE

—German envoy visits Melbourne Holocaust Centre READ MORE

Humor and science joined in fight against global warming ... by Dan Bloom
TAIPEI, Taiwan- For one creative Jewish couple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, fighting climate change and global warming is a serious issue. But Steven and Rusti Moffic like to add a dollop of humor into their public presentations, as seen in the accompanying photo.READ MORE

The teacher and the shoe—just a coincidence? ... by Sheila Orysiek
SAN DIEGO—I loved every day of the forty years that I danced, taught ballet, rehearsed and performed. I also loved to travel.  True to the mind-set of a dancer I always took my dance gear with me on all vacations and gave myself a barre (dance class) everyday almost without fail.  One year my husband and I took a two-week cruise to the Caribbean and its islands.  The ship proved to be the perfect place to practice. READ MORE

Conditioning program key to SDJA sports successes ... by Gary Rotto
SAN DIEGO—Okay, they didn’t win their tournaments last week, but there is still the buzz of high expectations for next year on the campus of the San Diego Jewish Academy.  Four teams—the girls and  boys soccer and basketball teams—all made the CIF playoffs; the first time ever that so many teams at the school simultaneously have competed so well in regular season play. Many of the athletes who competed are returning to the campus next year. READ MORE

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

Ashley Tisdale sings "Kiss the Girl" VIEW VIDEO

Mel Tormé sings "On The Street Where You Live"VIEW VIDEO

Ra (Sahaj Ticotin ) sings "Broken Hearted Soul" VIEW VIDEO


October 2, 1952, Southwestern Jewish Press:

Pioneer Women Negba Club READ MORE

City of Hope Jr. READ MORE

(Untitled U.S.-Israel Humor) READ MORE

Tifereth Israel Sisterhood READ MORE

Institute of Jewish Studies Opens Oct. 15 READ MORE

Bay City B’nai B’rith Women READ MORE


Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School: Soille Hebrew Day Fourth Graders’ Pop Up Book Reports READ MORE


America's Vacation Center
Balloon Utopia
Carol Ann Goldstein
Congregation Beth Israel
Jewish Family Service
Lawrence Family JCC
Ohr Shalom Synagogue-Purim
San Diego Community Colleges
San Diego Jewish Academy
San Diego Jewish Chamber
Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
UCSD Holocaust Living Workshop
United Jewish Federation
XLNC-1 Radio

Want to know about exciting upcoming events? As a service to readers, San Diego Jewish World flags most event advertisements by date: March 1 & 2

Jay Jacobson, who divides his time between Minnesota and Florida keeps us constantly informed and amused with a steady flow of news and videos. He found this commercial on You Tube, which we thought you would enjoy too!

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

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