Category: August 2018

Jerusalem Zoo’s Doron sentimental in visit to S.D. Zoo

By Donald Harrison, San Diego Jewish World In Hebrew, Shai Doron’s names – both his first and his last name – mean “gift,” and as he goes from one successful post to the next, perhaps he feels that in the…

Leading Tech Figures Declare Israel the ‘Epicenter Of Magic’

By Israel Kasnett/JNS.org Why sit behind a desk all day when you can explore Israel and meet experts in your field at the same time? That’s where REALITY Experience, an initiative by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, comes…

Temple Etz Rimon’s “Chai”

By Deborah Vietor “Chai” means life and represents the number 18. “Chai” is for good luck and gifts are often given in multiples of 18, symbolic of offering the recipient with the gift of “life” or luck. This year marks…

Book Review

Come Back For Me by Sharon Hart-Green By Eva Trieger Survivor’s guilt is a verified phenomenon, and in this 2017 novel by Sharon Hart-Green, we are invited into the world of a young man tortured by the promise he made…

‘Wings of Eagles’

By Donald Harrison, San Diego Jewish World To fellow aviators, perhaps, Elgen M. Long is best known as the man who in 1971 first flew around the world over both the North and South Poles. Additionally, he is admired for…

WHAT IS CAMPUS OF LIFE?

Campus of Life (COL) is a brand new concept of residential living — integrating community, wellness and learning experiences that compliment individuals’ goals. Imagine living in a beautiful new neighborhood surrounded with likeminded neighbors that know each other and enjoy…

Customizing Holocaust Education

By Eliana Rudee/JNS.ORG In the context of a rising tide of extremism and anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States, more than 500 teachers on both continents will attend 20 TOLI Holocaust seminars this summer, bringing its lessons to their…

Making Hebrew and Jewish Education a Game

By Carina Rock Jewish Interactive is a global, cutting edge, nonprofit organization that is bringing “EdTech” to the world of Jewish Education. With offices in London, Israel, Johannesburg, and now San Diego County, Ji (Jewish Interactive), has been educating families,…

Of the Book

The Core of the High Holidays By Rabbi Daniel Bortz After the special Hebrew month of Elul, we celebrate the High Holy Days, beginning with Rosh Hashanah, continuing through the Ten Days of Repentance, and reaching its apex on Yom…

My Comic Relief

COMIC CONFUSION by Salomon Maya Comic-con is San Diego’s version of hurricane season, just instead of rain and wind our beautiful city is inundated with skin tight spandex cosplay and more than likely a couple of grown men still living…