Volume 3, Number 162
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Today's Postings: Sunday-Monday, July 26-27, 2009
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Today's newsmakers & writers

Row 1: Barack Obama, Nouri Al Malaki, Julius Genachowski, Rabbi David Saperstein, Eric Cantor, Carl Levin. Row 2: John McCain, Joseph LIeberman, Hillary Clinton, Salam Fayyad, Phillip Crowley, Natan Sharkansky. Row 3: Ira Sharkansky, Jonathan Spyer, Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal, Rabbi Baruch Lederman, Donald H. Harrison, Sheila Orysiek. Row 4: Carol Davis, Laura Simon, Gail Umeham.

National/ International

Five rabbis, other community members arrested in money-laundering case that also leads to arrests of public officials ... Read more

Israelis would accept settlement freeze on both Israelis and Palestinians; prefer Palestinian autonomy to sovereignty ... by Dr. Aaron Lerner in Kfar Sava, Israel ... Read more

Joint news conference of President Obama, Prime Minister Maliki during their first White House meeting ... transcript provided by the White House ... Read more

FCC chairman wants American children to have more non-commercial, educational programming in the digital age ... Read more

Washington Roundup: Tracking Jewish issues, Jewish public officials See entire column

U.S. Senate votes unanimously to beef up broadcasts to Iran .. Read more

Rabbi Saperstein lauds defeat of concealed gun amendment ... Read more

Cantor says Republican plan will provide'smart regulation... not more regulation' of economy ... Read more

Citizens group contends Rep. Eric Cantor illegally using public funds to build Republican group ... Read more

Levin and McCain team to revise tax deductions for stock options ... Read more

Jewish members of House laud 'Pay-Go' legislation ... Read more

Clinton, with Maliki, announces $100 million more in aid to Iraq ... Read more

Clinton, Fayyad in joint global news conference tout Palestinians' fiscal responsibility ... Read more

U.S. sends another $200 million to Palestinian Authority ... Read more

State Department announces Mitchell meeting with Asad ... Read more

More International News of Jewish interest See entire column

French olim celebrate arrival with Sharanksy at the Kotel ... Read more

Mumbai terror suspect confesses, but Indian judge continues trial ... Read more

Lieberman asks Brazil for help in stopping Iran's nuclear program ... Read more

Italians hold journalism seminar, plan national Jewish newspaper .... Read more


Obama's leftward policies change moderates to rightists ... by Ira Sharkansky in Jerusalem ... Read more

Lebanese worry more about stray Israeli cows than
about illegal Hizbullah presence along the border ... by Jonathan Spyer in Herzliya, Israel ...
Read more

... stories and features from elsewhere ... Read more

San Diego County & California
See entire column

New operators say no changes planned for historic Temple Beth Israel, except perhaps the pews .... Read more

Give your old car to JFS, get 'Corvettes' in return ... Read more

Bibliyogi Marcus Freed to teach course Aug. 2 in San Diego ... Read more

RJC hears Harvard law student and author Joel Pollak Aug. 4 ... Read more

Senator Boxer wants to read about your health care experiences ... Read more

What would our sages say about Sotomayor? ... by Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal in San Diego .. Read more

A rabbi settles an argument between strangers ... by Rabbi Baruch Lederman in San Diego ...
Read more

Parashat Devarim ... an animated Torah lesson from G-dcast ...
Read more

Bible in Pop Culture
They shall become one flesh, Genesis 2:24
Read more

The Arts
The Wiggles treat their young fans like VIPS .... by Donald H. Harrison in San Diego ... Read more

The myths barring potential audiences from the ballet door ... by Sheila Orysiek in San Diego ... Read more

Reconstructionist Judaism guides TV producer ... by Douglas J. Gladstone in Pacific Palisades, California ... Read more

Compass Theatre plays champion Palestinians ... by Carol Davis in San Diego ... Read more

Topol and Fiddler make their way to L.A. ... by Cynthia Citron in Los Angeles ...
Read more

Book serialization: The memoirs of Laura Simon,103 ... See entire column

The Picture Show ... Read more

My Hearing Restored? ... Read more

Golden Threads ... Read more

Out into the World ... Read more

Interlude ... Read more

The Dress ... Read more

Jewish History
Adventures in San Diego Jewish History See entire column

Temple Drive Gets Off To Good Start With Initial Gifts ... Read more

Sam Friedman Dies Suddenly ... Read more

Victor Carter To Speak At City Of Hope Anniversary Dinner ... Read more

Newlyweds Honored ... Read more

Famous Women’s Health Camp to Open August 30th ... Read more

Cradle ... Read more

Personals ... Read more

Engagement Told {Jacoby-Brust} ... Read more

Insiders SDJW/ Staffbox

We welcome the stories contributed today by Douglas Gladstone on TV producer Joe Stern and by Dr. Aaron Lerner on Israeli attitudes towards relations with the U.S. and the Palestinians. If you would like to join our growing family of contributing writers, please contact edior Don Harrison at editor@sandiegojewishworld.com


Today's issue is dedicated with happy birthday wishes to former San Diego resident and Ner Tamid Synagogue board member Stuart Gallant.

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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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