Volume 3, Number 181
"There's a Jewish story everywhere"

Fabian/ I. Sharkansky/B. Rubin/Y. Frankl/ J. Speyer/H. Wingard/ L. Corona/ C. Davis/ C. Citron / Cantor Merel/ Shefer-Vanson/ Umeham
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Play The Game, a movie for which the advertisement is found on this page. Each winner will get one pair of tickets. A contest question along with instructions devised by San Diego Jewish World and the Louis Rose Society for the Preservation of Jewish History to help teach San Diego Jewish history can be found by clicking here. Today's contest is considerably easier than the one in last edition, which was won by by USD history professor Iris Engstrand. The correct answer for that qualifying question was "Davis" and the correct answer for the contest question was "Marcus Schiller."

Update 3:26 p.m. September 10, We have a winner, this contest now closed!

Win two tickets to violinist Lindsay Deutsch with Orchestra Nova!

Lindsay Deutsch, former child prodigy, has matured into a young woman whose violin performances have been captivating audiences throughout the United States. She will open the season for Orchestra Nova, known formerly as the San Diego Chamber Orchestra. Click here to see how you can have two tickets waiting for you at the box office for the performance of Friday, September 11, or Monday, September 14, or Saturday, September 19th.

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State Dept declines comment on reports Israel's new settlements ok'd as part of freeze deal ... Read more

NJDC disavows former President Jimmy Carter's stand on Israel ... Read more

Obama names Bloom as senior counselor for manufacturing ... Read more

Lieberman offers bill to prepare for biological attacks by terrorists ... Read more

Court upholds Ave Maria ban at public school graduation ... Read more

Chavez cuts oil deal with Ahmadinejad; slams Israel ... Read more

El Baredei denies withholding details of Iran's nuclear capacity ... Read more

Iran denounces U.S. opposition to terrorist suspect defense minister ... Read more

Jewish culture celebrated throughout Europe ... Read more

Hungary's PM denounces rise in extremism at synagogue's 150th ... Read more

Scientists find phosphorylation process key to memory formation ... Read more

The Jews Down Under ... Roundup of Australian Jewish News by Garry Fabian in Melbourne ... Read entire column

A change of heart saves hospital ... Read more

Changing rabbinic role leading to new halakhic interpretations ... by Yossi Aron ... Read more

Civic recognition for two ... Read more

Torah to be dedicated to car crash victims ... Read more

Islamic radical on track to live in Australia ... Read more

Hakoah Club closes doors ... Read more

Shabbat decision upsets tennis club ... Read more

Scientific proposal based on Israeli template ... Read more


Settlement dispute: Israeli arrogance, American naivete? ... by Ira Sharkansky in Jerusalem ... Read more

Is Lieberman simply a figurehead foreign minister? ... by Ira Sharkansky in Jerusalem ... Read more

Media dismisses crackpot ideas, unless they target Israel ... by Barry Rubin in Herzliya, Israel -- Read more

Such a concession! Flying over Saudi Arabia ... by Yarden Frankl in Neve Daniel, Israel .... Read more

Syrian Baathists brew trouble for the Middle East ... by Jonathan Spyer in Herzliya Israel... Read more

San Diego County & California

Lindsay Deutsch to perform Sept. 11 with Orchestra Nova ... Read more

Rabbi Simcha Weiser renews Wednesday morning adult class ... Read more

SDJA proud of Giva Abed's honor ... Read more

Bible in Pop Culture
Thorns and thistles ... Genesis 3:18; View image

The Arts

Historic rabbi's descendant creates a fictional wife for him ... Book review by Laurel Corona in San Diego ... Read more

Holocaust memories embroidered for all time ... by Donald H. Harrison in Oceanside, California ... Read more

Drink Me takes a real gulp of the imagination ... by Carol Davis in La Jolla, California ... Read more

Gross Indency in North Hollywood on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights ... by Cynthia Citron in North Hollywood Read more

The joys of planning a concert season.... by David Amos in San Diego .... Read more

Thursdays with the songs of Hal Wingard, z"l See entire column
#285 -- I'll Write My Song
#301 -- More to Life
#275 -- Excuse


Getting up on downsizing ... by Cantor Sheldon Merel in San Diego ... Read more

Descendents of Chortkov have an Israeli reunion... by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson in Mevasseret Zion, Israel ... Read more

San Diego Jewish History

Adventures in San Diego Jewish History
Collated by Gail Umeham from the October 16, 1953
edition of Southwestern Jewish Press
see entire column

Council Members Plan Chuck Wagon Dance ... Read more

Happy Anniversary! ... Read more

Classified ... Read more

Calendar ... Read more

Yo-Ma-Co Club ... Read more

Lasker Lodge B’nai B’rith by Jack Lowenbein... Read more

Mary Fay to Speak For Pioneer Women ... Read more

Young Jewish Couples Plan “Halloween Masquerade” ... Read more

Jewish Community Center News ... Read more

Jewish War Veterans ... Read more

Home for the Aged Plans For Future ... Read more

City of Hope Jrs. Plan Novel Party ... Read more

Council Study Group Hears U.N. Talk ... Read more

Pioneer Women ... Read more

City of Hope ... Read more

Double Talk by Janet and Susan Solof... Read more

Historic Ad: Home for sale .. View ad


Today's issue is dedicated with Sept. 8 happy birthday wishes to Ellen Rofman, Sept 11 happy birthday wishes to Norman Manson, and Sept. 12 happy birthday wishes to Yiftach Levy. A special note from our Sha'ar Hanegev correspondent Ulla Hadar "to my dear husband Rafi Hadar on his 50th birthday, Sept. 11."

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