Category: June/July 2017

Of the Book

From the introduction to Rabbi Bortz’s new book, Beneath The Surface At nineteen, I packed my bags and left my college campus at U.C. Santa Barbara for the land of Israel. I couldn’t wait to explore the mystery of why…

Merchants of San Diego History

By Donald H. Harrison Not all Jews were merchants in early California, nor were all merchants Jews. But some of the successful merchants who were Jewish helped to shape San Diego County and environs.   LOUIS ROSE Louis Rose was…

My Morning of Motherly Mitzvot


Southern Spiced Pickled Watermelon Rinds