Volume 3, Number 53
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Today's Postings:

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

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Three retired generals vie for Israel Defense Ministry ... by Rabbi Dow Marmur
JERUSALEM--At least three former Israeli Chiefs of Staff want to be Defense Minister in the Netanyahu government. Moshe “Boogie” Yaalon, dismissed by Arik Sharon for opposing the withdrawal from Gaza, is a new Likud Knesset member who, it’s reasonable to assume, hopes that the parties in the political center won’t join the coalition thus making it possible for him to get the job. READ MORE

'Change' a watchword for new U.S. and Israeli governments ... by Ira Sharkansky
JERUSALEM--There are several crossroads in the near future. The United States and Israel have had their elections, and have chosen (still tentatively in the Israeli case) to depart from the paths of the previous leaders. READ MORE

Some are intolerant of Jerusalem Museum of Tolerance ... by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson
MEVASSERET ZION, Israel—The projected Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem has been the subject of criticism from various quarters. Having been involved in translating much of the material associated with the subsequent court proceedings, I feel that this is a subject with which I am well acquainted. READ MORE

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

— Courage to Care Exhibition promotes understanding READ MORE

—Communal survey great success READ MORE

—A decade on, Danby still waiting for front bench seat READ MORE

The animal kingdom and the 'grandchildrendom' ... by Donald H. Harrison
SAN DIEGO—My grandson Sky, who is nearly 2,  loves animals and whenever he visits grandma and grandpa, he likes one of us to read to him “pop up” books featuring jungle critters, or the children’s classic, Brown Bear, or almost any story in which there are animals for him to point to, and identify by name.   He doesn’t speak many full sentences yet, but he has a vocabulary that could catalogue a menagerie.

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

Barry Manilow sings "Copacabana" VIEW VIDEO

Julie Zenatti sings a duet with Gilbert Becaud VIEW VIDEO

Nikki Yanofsky sings "It Don't Mean A Thing "VIEW VIDEO

October 17, 1952, Southwestern Jewish Press:

Hate Groups Active Here! The Christian Nationalist Party, headed by Gerald K. Smith, Has Begun Its Campaign of Hate in the Los Angeles-San Diego Area READ MORE

National Office Accepts 'San Diego Plan' READ MORE

Cash Drive Made by Fund READ MORE

Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School: Light Unto the Nations Presentation at Soille Hebrew Day 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
United Jewish Federation
XLNC-1 Radio

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