Volume 3, Number 150
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Today's Postings: Sunday-Monday, July 5-6
Click here for San Diego/ Tijuana Jewish Directory

Newsmakers and writers

Row 1: Joseph Lieberman, Fay Hartog-Levin, Robert D. Kaplan, Julius Genachowski, Yael Gmach, Marti Emerald
Row 2: Ira Sharkansky, Dorothea Shefer, Judy Lash Balint, Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal, Laura Simon, Sheila Orysiek,
Row 3: Donald H. Harrison, Carol Davis


Washington Roundup: Tracking Jewish issues, Jewish public officials

Lieberman urges Obama to make Iran a priority for Moscow summit READ MORE
Fay Hartog-Levin named U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands READ MORE
Robert D. Kaplan joins Defense Policy Board READ MORE
FCC Chairman Genachowski tells national broadband plan vision READ MORE
Kaufman says SEC must admit mistakes in handling of Madoff READ MORE


Some NGO's raise money by appealing to anti-Israel bias ... by Ira Sharkansky in Jerusalem READ MORE

Britain's sanctimonious, unofficial Israel boycott ... by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson in Mevasseret Zion, Israel

Remembering the raid on Entebbe 33 years later ... by Judy Lash Balint in Jerusalem READ MORE

San Diego County & California

Yael Gmach in online song contest sponsored by San Diego Magazine READ MORE

Beth Israel Men's Club to hear Councilwoman Marti Emerald


B'nai mitzvah at 'Conservative Kotel' a highlight of Israel tour for group from Tifereth Israel Synagogue of S.D. ... by Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal in Jerusalem READ MORE

Bible in Pop Culture
Pishon encircles golden Havilah, Genesis

The Arts

What is the ultimate benefit of of a fiery protest? ...
book review by Donald H. Harrison of Eliot Asinof's Final Judgment READ MORE

Book Serial—Memoirs of Laura Simon, 103

Divorce Memories READ MORE
Funeral For My Brother READ MORE
The Fortune Teller READ MORE

Isn't yon man a woman at the Old Globe in Balboa Park? ...
by Carol Davis in San Diego

The Bella Family Circle's great raffle war ... by Sheila Orysiek in San Diego READ MORE

Jewish History
Adventures in San Diego Jewish History

Classified READ MORE
Calendar READ MORE
Linda’s Lookout READ MORE
Mickey Katz Entertains At USO-JWB Awards Night READ MORE

Insiders SDJW/ Staffbox

We once again are recruiting volunteer writers, photographers, editors and editorial assistants to help with our growing online newspaper. Are you retired from another profession but always had a hankering to try journalism? Give us a call! Are you a college student looking for some practical experience to put on your resume? We'd love to hear from you. Contact Don Harrison at (619) 265-0808


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Conservative/ Masorti

Congregacion Hebrea de Baja California, Amadonerbo 207 Fracimento Monde Bello, Tijuana 011 526 681 2160, Maestro Carlos Salas-Diaz
Congregation Beth Am
, 5050 Del Mar Heights Road, San Diego, CA 92130  (858) 481-8454   Rabbi David Kornberg, Rabbi Matthew Earne
Congregation Beth El
, 8660 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037. (858) 452-1734.  Rabbi Philip Graubart
Congregation B'nai Chaim (Riverside County), 29500 Via Princesa, Murieta, (909) 677 7350 
Congregation Bnai Shalom
, P.O. Box 1438, Vista , CA 92085 (760) 599-2005 or (760) 685-3265. Rabbi Hillel Silverman; Cantor Joseph Furmansky.
Congregation B'nai Tikvah
, 1600 Buena Vista Drive, Vista, CA 92081.(760) 941-9858 Rabbi David Barnett, Cantor Larry Kornit, Hebrew School Director Naomi Fischer
Congregation Shir Ami, 2210 Encinitas Blvd, Suite T, Encinitas(760) 697-0434  Rabbi Mel Libman
Ner Tamid Synagogue
, 15318 Pomerado Road, Poway, CA 92064. (858) 513-8330.
Ohr Shalom Synagogue
, 2512 Third Ave., San Diego, CA  
(619) 231-1456  Rabbi Scott Meltzer 
Temple Beth Sholom
, 208 Madrona St., Chula Vista, CA 91910 (619) 420-6040. Cantorial soloist Judith Levy
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
, 6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd, San Diego, CA 92119  (619) 697-6001Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal

Hillel Houses
Hillel-San Diego State, 5717 Lindo Paseo, San Diego, CA 92115,(619) 583-6080.

Hillel-UCSD, 8976 Cliffridge Ave., La Jolla  CA (858) 550-1792.

Kahal Am, PO Box 927751, San Diego, CA 92192 (858)-549-3088; Madrikha Beverly Zarnow; Cantor Deborah Davis

Jewish Renewal
Elijah Minyan. Meets in private homes, Carlsbad area. (760) 943-8370. Rabbi Wayne Dosick

Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, Edson Range Chapel.  (760)  725-3518.  
MCRD Jewish Chapel, Marine Corps Recruit Depot. (619) 524-8820.  E-mail: mariew@cnbsd.navy.mil

Beth Jacob Congregation, 4855 College Ave., San Diego, CA 92115. San Diego State area) (619) 287-9890.Rabbi Avram Bogopulsky
Centro Social Israelita and Chabad Center, Ave. 16 Septembre, Colonia Gabilonda, Tijuana, Mexico, 011 526 686 2692  Rabbi Mendel Polichenco
Chabad Jewish Center-Del Mar,11310 Carmel Country Rd, CA 92130  (858) 755-1886. Rabbi Hersh Piekarski.
Chabad-Downtown S. Diego, PO Box 124588, S. Diego, CA 92112-4588 (619) 301-7450 Rabbi Zalman Carlebach
Chabad-La Costa, 1980 La Costa Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92009. (760) 943-8891. Rabbi Yeruchem Eilfort.
Chabad-La Jolla Shores, 2440 Azure Coast Drive, La Jolla 
(858) 455-5433; Rabbi Baruch Shalom Ezagui
Chabad Jewish Center-Oceanside, 1096 Gallery Drive, Oceanside (760) 806-7765. Rabbi Baruch Greenberg
Chabad of Poway, 16934 Chabad Way, Poway, CA 92064.
 (858) 451-0455. Rabbi Yisorel Goldstein 
Chabad-San Diego headquarters, Chabad Educational Campus, 10785 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131 (585) 547-0076.  Rabbi Yonah Fradkin.   
Chabad-San Diego State, 6115 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA 92115.(619) 265-0519.Rabbi Chalom Boudjnah
Chabad-Temecula (Riverside County), 43946 Carentan Drive, Temecula (909) 303 9576  Rabbi Yitzchok Hurwitz
Chabad-University City, 3232 Governor Drive, Suite A, San Diego,CA 92122. (858) 455-1670.  Rabbi Moshe Leider.
Congregation Adat Yeshurun, 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive North, La Jolla, CA 92037.(858) 535-1196. Rabbi Jeffrey Wohlgelernter
Congregation Kehillas Torah,14133 Via Alisal, San Diego, CA 92128  (858) 613-0222 Rabbi Baruch Lederman
Kehillat Ahavat Yisrael,  13030 Brixton Place, San Diego, CA 92130-1325 (858) 605-1111 Rabbi Menashe East; (858) 792-7942 KAY office
Young Israel of San Diego, 7291 Navajo Road, San Diego, CA 92119 (619) 589-1447 Rabbi Chaim Hollander.

Congregation Dor Hadash, 4858 Ronson Court, San Diego, CA 92111.  (858) 268-3674. Rabbi Yaffa-Shira Sultan

Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Center, La Jolla,(858) 535-1111. Rabbi Michael M. Berk, Cantor Arlene Bernstein

Congregation Etz Chaim, 15670 Indian Head Court, Ramona.  (760) 789-7393.  Rabbi Ben Leinow.

Congregation Havurim (Riverside County), PO. Box 891663, Temecula (909) 676 1108  Student Rabbi Rick Kellner

Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road, Poway, CA 92064 (858) 451-1200. Rabbi David Castiglione, Cantor Lori Frank.

Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri Drive, San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 286-2555.  Rabbi Martin S. Lawson.

Temple Etz Rimon, P.O. Box 130845, Carlsbad (760) 929-9503 Rabbi David Barnett

Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester, Cardiff by the Sea, Calif. 92007 (760) 436-0654. Rabbi David Frank, Rabbi Jeff Brown Cantor Kathy Robbins.

Beth Eliyahu Torah Center, 5012 Central Avenue, Suite C,
Bonita, CA 91902.(619) 472 2144;  Rabbi Daniel Srugo

Agencies and Organizations

Agency for Jewish Education, 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92123  (858) 268-9200.
American Friends of Hebrew University, National Website
America-Israel Cultural Foundation, National website.
American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) national website
American Jewish Committee, National website
American Jewish Congress, National website
American Technion Society, National website
Anti-Defamation League (National website) Regional Office: 7851 Mission Center Court, Suite #320, San Diego, CA 92108  (619) 293-3770. Regional Director: Morris Casuto
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, National website
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, national website
Camp Mountain Chai website, 4950 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego. (858) 499-1330.
Community of Israelis in San Diego (CISD) (858) 450-6800
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, National Website.
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, National website
Guardians of San Diego Hebrew Homes, 211 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA 92024.  (760) 632-0081.
Hadassah, National website
Hadassah of Southern California, 5755 Oberlin Drive, Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92121  (858) 552-9200.
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, National Website
House of Israel, Balboa Park (619) 574-7824.
J*Pride San Diego—Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Jewish community; 3777 Fourth Ave, San Diego, 619-497-2920. Program Director: Mickey Stone
Jerusalem Foundation, National website
Jewish Community Foundation, San Diego, 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92123.  (858) 279-2740
Jewish Family Service-College Avenue Older Adult Center, 4855 College Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115. (6190 583-3300.
Jewish Family Service-CO-OP, 6316 Gullstrand, San Diego, CA 92122. (858) 453-0182.
Jewish Family Service-North County Coastal, (Counseling services) 285 N. El Camino Real, Suite 218, Encinitas, CA 92024  (760) 944-7855.
Jewish Family Service-North County Inland (Counseling Services), 16486 Bernardo Center Drive #268, San Diego, CA 92128. (858) 674-6441.
Jewish Family Service-North County Inland Older Adult Center, 15905 Pomerado, Poway  (858) 674-1123.
Jewish Family Service-San Diego, Turk Family Center, 8804 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 637-3000.
Jewish Family Service-University City Older Adult Center, 9001 Towne Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122.  (858) 550-5998. 
Jewish Historical Society of San Diego, 1934 Pentuckett Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104  (Balboa Park area).  (619) 232-5888.
Jewish Men's Club of North County, 4044 Aeolia Way, Oceanside (760) 757 3237.

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Jewish National Fund
, national website.
Jewish War Veterans
, National website
Jewish Women International
, national website
Louis Rose Society for the Preservation of Jewish History, San Diego.
Mazon, Jewish Response to Hunger, National Website
Na'aleh, Free Online Torah Video Classes. Streaming video, MP3 and Ipod Video downloads.
Na'amat USA
, National website
ORT America
, National website
Samuel Bronfman Foundation
, National website
San Diego Israelis, Kef Li, (858) 245-9375
San Diego Jewish Chamber of Commerce
, San Diego.
Save the (Yiddish) Music, National Website
Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles
South African Jewish American Community (SAJAC), San Diego (858) 452 2280
Tel Aviv Foundation, National Website
United Jewish Communities, National Website
United Jewish Federation of San Diego County, 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego (858) 571-3444.
Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) USA, National Website
World Jewish Congress, national website
Zionist Organization of America, national website

Ken Jewish Community,  2425 Hoover Ave, National City, CA 91950. (619) 477-9110
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037.  (858) 457-3030.

Hebrew Homes

Seacrest Village-Encinitas, 211 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA 92024 (760) 632-0081.

Seacrest Village-Rancho Bernardo,12730 Monte Vista Road, Poway, CA 92064.  (858) 485-0700.

Israeli Government

Israel Consulate General, Los Angeles
Israel Defense Forces
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israel Prime Minister's Office

Jewish Museums/ Exhibitions
Israel Museum, Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem
Jewish Museum, New York City
Jewish Museum, Prague
Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Spertus Museum, Chicago
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Jewish News Media
European Jewish Press, Brussels
Ha'aretz, Israel
Jerusalem Post, Israel
Jewish Chronicle, London, UK
Jewish Daily Forward, New York
Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, California
San Diego Jewish World, California


La Jolla Mikvah, 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive North, La Jolla (858) 535-1072
Mikvah Israel, 5170 La Dorna, San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 287-6411.
Poway Mikvah, 16934 Chabad Way, Poway 92064 (858) 451-0455, Ext 38.
All three mikvaot above require you to phone for an appointment

Schools & Universities, Israel

Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Sapir College, Sderot
Technion- Institute of Technology
Tel Aviv University
University of Haifa
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Schools & Universities, U.S
American Jewish University, Los Angeles
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Chabad Hebrew Academy, 10785 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131 (858) 566-1996.
Chabad Preschool and Kindergarten, 16934 Chabad Way, Poway, CA 92064.  (858) 451-0455.
Ganon Gil Early Childhood Center, Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road, Poway, CA 92064.  (858) 451-6558.
Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles
High School of Jewish Studies, 4858 Mercury Street, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92111  (858) 268-9200.
Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
San Diego Jewish Academy, 11860 Carmel Creek Rd., San Diego (858) 704-3700.  Executive Director: Larry Acheatal
Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School, 3630 Afton Road, San Diego, CA 92123. (858) 279-3300
Southern California Yeshiva (SCY)High School , 8660 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92037, (858) 658-0857
Torah High School of San Diego, 9001 Towne Center Drive, La Jolla, (858) 558-6880
Yeshiva University, New York City

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