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San Diego INTRODUCTION.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 PERFORMING ARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 RECIPE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 JEWISH HOLIDAYS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 ADVERTISER’S INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 REGIONAL LISTINGS

Orange County. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Orange County Spotlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Orange County Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . 24 Orange County Restaurants. . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Orange County Day Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Orange County Lifecycle Resources. . . . . . 36

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Orange County Synagogues . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Palm Springs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Palm Springs Spotlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44, 46 Palm Springs Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Palm Springs Day Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Palm Springs Lifecycle Resources. . . . . . . . 52 Palm Springs Restaurants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Palm Springs Synagagues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 San Diego. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 San Diego Spotlights . . . . . 64, 68, 80, 83, 88 San Diego Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 San Diego Restaurants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 San Diego Day Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 San Diego Lifecycle Resources. . . . . . . . . . 74 San Diego Synagogues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76


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Welcome!

The 2019 Jewish 411 is Southern California’s annual Jewish business directory, is your source for information about everything from the performing arts, kosher bakeries, synagogues, lifecycle resources and day schools. Covering Orange County, San Diego County, Palm Springs and surrounding desert areas, you’ll find color-coded sections to help you navigate to your region of choice. As usual, there is also a list of performance art venues in each region and an advertiser’s index at the back of the book to help you flip quickly to the business of your choice. For stories and information about Jewish events, organizations and people all year round, subscribe to the San Diego Jewish Journal at sdjewishjournal.com, or Orange County JLife at ocjlife.com. We hope this booklet provides useful information throughout the year, and we look forward to hearing from you with questions, comments and story ideas. L’Shalom, Mark Edelstein • Publisher Dr. Mark Moss • Publisher Brie Stimson • Editor-in-Chief Jacqueline Bull • Assistant Editor Derek Berghaus • Creative Director 2019 | 11


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“When the day comes that we have to give accounting for our deeds, we shall be summoned before the millions who were murdered in the Holocaust.They will want to know, ‘What have you done?’ Some will say they were merchants, others will describe buildings they have built, but I will have the privilege of saying to them ‘I have never forgotten you.’” -Simon Wiesenthal

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San Diego Opera presents Verdi’s masterpiece “Rigoletto” February 2, 5, 8 and 10.

PERFORMANCE ARTS VENUES

from San Diego to Orange County and out to the Desert Communities SAN DIEGO

ArtPower through University of California San Diego (858) 534-TIXS artpower.ucsd.edu Balboa Theatre 868 Fourth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 570-1100 sandiegotheatres.org Belly Up Tavern 143 S Cedros Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075 (858) 481-8140 bellyup.com Broadway San Diego 3651 Fourth Ave. San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 564-3000 broadwaysd.com California Center for the Arts, Escondido 340 North Escondido Blvd. Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 839-4138 artcenter.org CYT — Christian Youth Theatre 1545 Pioneer Way 16 |

El Cajon, CA 92020 (619) 588-0206 cytsandiego.org City Ballet at Spreckels Theatre 121 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 (858) 272-8663 cityballet.org Civic Theatre 1100 Third Ave. San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 570-1100 sandiegotheatres.org Cygnet Theatre At the Old Town Theatre 4040 Twiggs St. San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 337-1525 cygnettheatre.com Coronado Playhouse 1835 Strand Way Coronado, CA 92118 (619) 435-4856 coronadoplayhouse.com Diversionary Theatre 4545 Park Blvd., Suite 101 San Diego, CA 92116 (619) 220-009, diversionary.org


PERFORMING ARTS THE JEWISH 411 Horton Grand Theatre 444 Fourth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101 (877) 778-1258 sdmt.org

La Jolla Playhouse 2910 La Jolla Village Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 550-1010 lajollaplayhouse.org

Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay 2241 Shelter Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92106 (800) 745-3000 humphreysconcerts.com

Lamb’s Players Theatre 1142 Orange Ave. Coronado, CA 92118 (619) 437-6000 lambsplayers.org

Ion Theatre Company 3704 Sixth Ave. San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 600-5020 iontheatre.com

Lyceum Theatre 79 Horton Plaza San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 544-1000 lyceumevents.org

J*Company At the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center 4126 Executive Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 362-1348 sdcjc.org/jc

Malashock Dance 2650 Truxtun Road, Suite 202 San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 260-1622 malashockdance.org Moonlight Stage Productions at the Moonlight Amphitheatre 1250 Vale Terrace Drive Vista, CA 92084

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THE JEWISH 411 PERFORMING ARTS At the AVO Playhouse 303 Main St. Vista, CA 92084 (760) 724-2110 moonlightstage.com

San Diego Opera at the Civic Theatre 1100 Third Ave. San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 533-7000 sdopera.org

MOXIE Theatre 6663 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego CA 92115 (858) 598-7620 moxietheatre.com

San Diego Repertory Theatre at the Lyceum Theatre 79 Horton Plaza San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 544-1000 sdrep.org

New Village Arts 2787 State St., Suite B Carlsbad, CA 92008 (760) 433-3245 newvillagearts.org

San Diego Symphony at Jacobs Music Center 1245 Seventh Ave. San Diego, CA 92101

North Coast Repertory Theatre 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D Solana Beach, CA 92075 (858) 481-1055 northcoastrep.org

Copley Symphony Hall 750 B Street, San Diego, CA, 92101 (619) 235-0804 sandiegosymphony.org

The Observatory North Park 2891 University Ave., Suite 1 San Diego, CA 92104 (619) 239-8836 observatorysd.com

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory 1650 El Prado, Suite 207A Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 233-3232 sdys.org

The Old Globe 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 234-5623 theoldglobe.org Poway OnStage 15498 Espola Road Poway, CA 92064 858-748-0505 powaycenter.com San Diego Civic Youth Ballet 1650 El Prado, Suite 209 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 233-3060 sdcyb.org San Diego Dance Theater 2650 Truxtun Rd., Suite 108 San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 225-1803 sandiegodancetheater.org San Diego Junior Theatre 1650 El Prado, Suite 208 Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 239-8355 juniortheatre.com 18 |

Spreckels Theatre 121 Broadway, Suite 600 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 235-9500 spreckels.net Spreckels Organ Society at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park 1549 El Prado, Suite 10 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 702-8138 spreckelsorgan.org Vantage Theatre 930 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 940-6813 vantagetheatre.com Welk Theatre San Diego 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive Escondido, CA 92026 (888) 802-7469 welkresorts.com/san-diego-theatre


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ORANGE COUNTY Cabrillo Playhouse 202 Avenida Cabrillo San Clemente, CA 92672 (949) 492-0465 cabrilloplayhouse.org Camino Real Playhouse 31776 El Camino Real San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 (949) 489-8082 caminorealplayhouse.org Chance Theater 5552 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92807 (888)-455-4212 chancetheater.com Claire Trevor School of Arts At UC Irvine 4002 Mesa Road Irvine, CA 92697 (949) 824-2787 www.arts.uci.edu

Costa Mesa Civic Playhouse 661 Hamilton St. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (949) 650-5269 costamesaplayhouse.com Curtis Theater 1 Civic Center Circle Brea, CA 92821 (714) 990-7722 curtistheatre.com The Gourmet Detective at the Balboa Inn 3100 Irvine Ave. Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 423-5311 gourmetdetective.com Irvine Barclay Theatre and Cheng Hall 4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 854-4646 thebarclay.org Laguna Playhouse 606 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 497-2787 lagunaplayhouse.com

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THE JEWISH 411 PERFORMING ARTS The Muckenthaler Cultural Center 1201 W. Malvern Ave. Fullerton, CA 92833 (714) 738-6595 themuck.org

Segerstrom Center for the Arts 600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 556-2787 scfta.org

Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre 69930 California 111, #116 Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 296-2966 cvrep.org

Musical Theatre Village 36 Mauchly Irvine, CA 92618 (949) 753-1996 musicaltheatrevillage.net

South Coast Repertory 655 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 708-5555 scr.org

Newport Theatre Arts Center 2501 Cliff Drive Newport Beach, CA 92663 (949) 631-0288 ntaconline.com

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Indian Wells Theater at Cal State San Bernardino, Palm Desert campus 37500 Cook St. Palm Desert, CA 92211 (760) 341-6909 pdc.csusb.edu/theaterevents

Rose Center Theater 14140 All American Way Westminster, CA 92683 (714) 793-1150 rosecentertheater.com

Annenberg Theater At the Palm Springs Art Museum 101 N. Museum Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 322-4800 psmuseum.org/annenbergtheater

McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts 73000 Fred Waring Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 340-2787 mccallumtheatre.com Palm Canyon Theatre 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 323-5123 palmcanyontheatre.org

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SPOTLIGHT ON... Bubbe & Zayde’s Place BY BONNIE CURKIN

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Founder of Bubbe & Zayde’s, Bonnie Curkin Ph.D, Resident David Jadwin, Atty. Seth Curkin, Shimon Cagab Adm and Resident Rochelee Geiman (Tarbut V’Torah).

he look of guilt, worry and concern often cover the face of a son or daughter bringing their elderly parent to a care facility.

Years ago, many parents had children promise not to place them in a nursing home. Now, years later, many of those children are faced with not being able to care properly for mom or dad. Then they remember that promise. Years ago it was easier to care for parents at home for many reasons. People did not live as long as they now 22 |

do. The wife usually did not work outside the home and was able to caregive. The adult children were younger than they often are today. It was not quite the challenge we face with the elderly of today. Difficult as it may be, guilt needs to be put aside. How many adult children over 60 can lift their parents? Shower them? Administer medication? Lift a wheelchair? Stay at home? Deal with agencies and various caregivers? It is rarely possible. It is no longer necessary. The good news is that today we have many


THE JEWISH 411 more options. There are large facilities for those still fairly independent and small RCFE (residential care facilities for the elderly) homes. Some parents are at home with private caregivers but they are isolated. Twenty years ago, I founded Bubbe & Zayde’s Place because my dream was multiple connected homes with a kibbutz mentality. This is the best of both worlds. There are six people plus caregivers in each home, with a total of 30 people. Residents can socialize and there’s an array of choices and many services available. At Bubbe & Zayde’s Place we offer physician visits, haircuts, manicures, activities, exercise, special diets, religious services and compassionate, professional first and second generations of owners to help you through this process. Time to put aside the guilt. Time to breathe easier. Time to smile. Time to take time for you. Time to relax. Time to let others help. Time to do what is right for you and your parent. Time to call Bubbe & Zayde’s Place. A Bonnie Curkin Ph.D License Shimon Cagan E.M.T.-310-415-2959 Seth Curkin Esq. - 917-626-3093 Mettia Cagan M.S.WD office 714-543-3939

A Modern Congregation striving to meet the needs of families & bring the Jewish Community together. Friday Night Services • Religious School • High Holy Day Services• Rock Shabbat • Adult Education • Sisterhood www.SurfCitySynagogue.org info@surfcitysynagogue.org (714) 596-2220 Affiliated with United Synagogue

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Orange County Jewish Organizations American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Southern California Region P.O. Box 351389 Los Angeles, CA 90035 (323) 937-1184 aipac.org

AMERICAN ASSOCIATES OF BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY, SOUTHWEST REGION

1880 Century Park East., Suite 612 Los Angeles, CA 90067 (310) 552-3300 aabgu.org American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Southern California Region P.O. Box 351389 Los Angeles, CA 90035 (323) 937-1184 aipac.org

AFMDA — AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM, WESTERN REGION 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 650 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 655-4655 afmda.org

American Friends of Hebrew University, Orange County, San Diego and the Desert Office 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd., Suite 107, Box 233 Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (949) 407-6547 afhu.org American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Western region 11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1110 Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 553-5232 aftau.org

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American Jewish Committee 18881 Von Karman Ave. Suite 1170 Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 660-8525 ajc.org AMIT 1122 South Robertson Blvd., #9 Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 859-4885 amitchildren.org Anti-Defamation League 1201 Dove St, Suite 550 Newport Beach, CA, 92660 (949) 679-3737 adl.org Consulate General of Israel, Los Angeles 11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1600 Los Angeles, CA 90025 (323) 852-5500 embassies.gov.il/la Ezra Center at Temple Beth Emet 1770 West Cerritos Ave. Anaheim, CA 92804 (714) 776-1103 tbe-oc.org Friendship Circle 2240 University Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 721-9800 friendshipcircleoc.org Hadassah Southern California Long Beach/Orange County Amelia & Mark Taper Hadassah House 445 South Robertson Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (562) 430-5055 hadassah.org/southerncalifornia Hillel Foundation of Orange County 1 Federation Way, Suite 210 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3444 ochillel.org


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Israeli Scouts of Orange County/ Shevet Tapuz (949) 235-6050 shevettapuz.org Jewish Community Foundation of Orange County I Federation Way, Suite 210 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3490 jcfoc.org Jewish Federation and Family Services, Orange County 1 Federation Way, Suite 210 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3484 jewishorangecounty.org Jewish National Fund, Orange County Regional Office 7120 Hayvenhurst Ave. Suite 200 Van Nuys, CA 91406 (949) 260-0400 jnf.org

naamat.org Orange County Community Scholar Program 1006 Park Ave. Newport Beach, CA 92662 (949) 682-4040 occsp.org Orange County Jewish Bar Association P.O. Box 6130 Newport Beach, CA 92658 (949) 440-6700, ext. 257 ocjba.org ORT America 6435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 303 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 966-0092

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Jewish Studies Program at University of California, Irvine 400 Krieger Hall Irvine, CA 92697 (949) 824-6521 humanities.uci.edu/jewishstudies Merage Jewish Community Center 1 Federation Way, Suite 200 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3400 jccoc.org Na’amat (International Movement of Zionist Women), Western area 16161 Ventura Blvd, Suite 101 Encino, CA 91436 (818) 981-1298

4255 Campus Drive #250 Irvine, CA 92612 +1 (949) 435-3444 http://ochillel.org info@ochillel.org

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Orange County Merage JCC Hosts Jr. Maccabi Games BY BRIE STIMSON

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he Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County will host the Jr. Maccabi Games this June. The games, which comprise art, basketball, dance, journalism, musical theater, soccer, swimming and tennis, will be held on June 9. Children aged eight to 11 are invited to compete and all sports except for basketball are co-ed and will be offered in 12U and 10U competitions. The competition is open to athletes from the JCCs of Orange County, Long Beach, Los Angeles and nearby. Players ages six to seven can participate in a “Taste of Maccabi” multi-sport program. The games will be covered by “Star Reporters” for the Jr. Maccabi Times. The JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest is the largest Jewish youth event in the world, bringing together thousands of Jewish teens for friendly competition.

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The games began in 1982 with the mission of providing Jewish youth a supportive environment where they can learn sportsmanship, have fun and cultivate a deeper understanding of their Jewish identity while learning Jewish values. Competitions will be held this summer in Atlanta (July 26-August 2) and in Detroit (August 2-9). The Merage JCC is located on a 220,000 square foot facility in Irvine that offers fitness and adult classes, a language academy for children, a preschool, personal training, a theater, golf and many other options to meet new people and enrich your Jewish identity. Go to jccoc.org for more information on Merage and jccoc.org/youthfamily/ jr.-macabi-games/ to sign up for the Jr. Maccabi Games. The registration deadline is April 30. A


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Orange County Jewish Delis, Kosher Catering and Restaurants Blueberry Hill (562) 981-8300 blueberryhillcatering.net Café at the J 1 Federation Way, Suite 200 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3400 jccoc.org/about/café-at-the-j/ Gourmet Caterers 2217 S. Grand Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92704 (949) 246-2071 gourmetcaterers.net Kosher Bite Deli and Meat Market 23595 Moulton Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 (949) 770-1818 OC Kosher Market 688 El Camino Real Tustin, CA 92780 (714) 838-3108 ockosher.com

Solomon’s Bakery and Deli 23016 Del Lago Drive Laguna Hills, CA 92653 (949) 586-4718 solomonsbakery.com LA Kosher Catering 15739 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA 91436 (818) 789-7588 lakoshercatering.com Sun Flour Natural Bakery 2950 Grace Lane Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 424-0176 sunflourbakery.net Z Catering 17290 Newhope Street, Suite A Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (888) 922-8371 zcater.com

n B’nai Israel Congregation Experience the depth, feel the joy!

Congregation B’nai Israel is a Conservative synagogue serving the diverse needs of Orange County. CBI merges education with celebration - offering a wide menu of Shabbat services, educational and social programming in Tustin and coastal locations. 2111 Bryan Avenue 7 Tustin, CA 92782 714.730.9693 7 cbi18@cbi18.org 7 www.cbi18.org CBI Child Development Center: 714.730.0860 2111 CBI Religious School: 714.730.5161

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Jewish Day Schools Hebrew Academy Orange County 14401 Willow Lane Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (714) 898-0051 hebrewacademyhb.com Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School Middle and Upper School Campus: 5 Federation Way Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 509-7866 Lower School Campus: 5200 Bonita Canyon Drive Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 509-9500 tarbut.com Irvine Hebrew Day School 2625 N. Tustin Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92705 (949) 478-6818 irvinehebrewday.org

Lifecycle Resources ASSISTED LIVING

Bubbe and Zayde’s Place 1534 East 21st Street Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 928-5030 bubbeandzaydesplace.com Heritage Pointe 27356 Bellogente Mission Viejo, CA 92691 (949) 364-9685 heritagepointe.org

BURIAL

Mt. Olive Cemetery of Harbor Lawn Memorial Park 1625 Gisler Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 540-5554 harborlawn.com Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary 3500 Pacific View Drive Corona Del Mar, CA 92625 (949) 644-2700 pacificview.us 36 |

South Coast Family Funeral Services 1041 W 18th St, Suite A-209 Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (888) 607-0772 southcoastfunerals.com

CHAPLAINS

Rabbi Levi Blesofsky (714) 693-0770, ext. 102 rabbilevi@ocjewish.com For Orange County Jails Rabbi Lawrence P. Seidman and Chaplain Linda Seidman JFS: (949) 435-3460 rationalrabbi.com

HEALTH RESOURCES

GENE TEST NOW

A nonprofit information resource raising awareness about Jewish and general population conditions and educating the public about the importance of preconception genetic carrier screening.

(844) GENE-TEST

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ISRAEL CANCER RESEARCH FUND 15840 Ventura Blvd. #306 Encino, CA 91436 (818) 986-2100 icrfla.org

HOSPICE CARE/BIKKUR CHOLIM Jewish Federation and Family Services, Orange County 1 Federation Way, Suite 210 Irvine, CA 92603 (949) 435-3484 jewishorangecounty.org

Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of Orange County 310 Commerce, Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92602 vitas.com

JUDAICA STORES

The Golden Dreidle 2626 Dupont Drive, Suite 40 Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 955-0900 goldendreidle.com *Please call individual synagogues for information about their gift shops.


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MIKVAOT

Irvine Community Mikveh at Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine 3900 Michelson Drive Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 786-5230 Mikvah Chaya V’sarah Leah at Congregation Lubavitch 3847 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807 (562) 427-1360 or (562) 254-1840 longbeachshul.com Orange County Mikvah at North County Chabad Center 19045 Yorba Linda Blvd. Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (714) 693-0188 ocjewish.com

MOHELS

Rabbi Shalom Denbo 1491 Rexford Drive Los Angeles, CA 90035 westcoastmohel.com (310) 721-2149 rabbienbo@gmail.com

Barry P. Duel, M.D. (314) 716-2176 drduel.com info@beritdoc.com Howard Frydman. M.D. 2625 W Alameda Ave Suite 404 Burbank, CA 91505 (818) 841-6055 Ilene Gelbaum, CNM 441 N. Lakeview Ave. Anaheim, CA 92807 (714) 279-4000 Rabbi Nachman Kreiman (323) 896-5098 facebook.com/rabbikreiman Fred R. Kogen, M.D. (800) 644-4479 ebris.com kogen@ebris.com Andrew Shpall, MD 5601 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 shpall@gmail.com (818) 719-2000

NEWBORN RESOURCES Shalom Baby lfjcc.org/shalombaby (858) 457-3030

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Jewish Synagogues CHABAD

Chabad of Aliso Viejo 23665 Moulton Parkway, Suite D Laguna Hills, CA 92653 (949) 244-7627 chabadofalisoviejo.com Chabad of Belmont Shore/ Shul by the Shore 5855 E. Naples Plaza, Suite 315 Long Beach, CA 90803 Services and classes: Seaport Marina Hotel 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway Long Beach, CA 90803 (562) 621-9828 shulbytheshore.org Chabad of Irvine 5010 Barranca Pkwy. Irvine, CA 92604 (949) 786-5000 chabadirvine.org Chabad of Laguna Beach 30804 S. Pacific Coast Highway Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 499-0770 chabadoflaguna.com Chabad of Laguna Niguel 27631 La Paz Road Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 (949) 831-7701 chabadlagunaniguel.com Chabad of Los Alamitos and Cypress 12340 Seal Beach Blvd., Suite B219 Seal Beach, CA 90740 (714) 828-1851 chabadlosal.com Congregation Lubavitch 3981 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807 (562) 596-1681 longbeachshul.com Chabad of Mission Viejo 24041 Marguerite Pkwy. Mission Viejo, CA 92691 (949) 770-1270 chabadofmv.com Chabad of Newport Beach 2240 University Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 721-9800 jewishnewport.com 38 |

Chabad of North Irvine 5410 Trabuco Rd., Suite 130 Irvine, CA 92620 (714) 868-6724 chabadni.com Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho S. Margarita 29851 Aventura, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 (949) 264-6930 jewishrsm.com Chabad Jewish Center of San Clemente 1306 N. El Camino Real San Clemente, CA 92672 (949) 489-0723 jewishsc.com Chabad of South Huntington Beach 8511 Doremere Dr. Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (714) 471-0714 chabadshb.com Chabad of Tustin 13112 Newport Ave., Suite H Tustin, CA 92780 (714) 508-2150 chabadtustin.com Chabad at UC Irvine 12 Oxford Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 280-8998 jewishuci.net Chabad of West Orange County/ Congregation Adat Israel 5052 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (714) 846-2285 chabadhb.com North County Chabad Center — Congregation Beth Meir HaCohen 19045 Yorba Linda Blvd. Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (714) 693-0770 ocjewish.com

ORTHODOX

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine 3900 Michelson Drive Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 786-5230 bethjacobirvine.org


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CONSERVATIVE

Congregation B’nai Israel 2111 Bryan Ave. Tustin, CA 92782 (714) 730-9693 cbi18.org Congregation K’hilat Horim 27356 Bellogente Mission Viejo, CA 92691 (949) 364-9685 Congregation Shalom 13044 Del Monte Dr # 44H Seal Beach, CA 90740 (562) 437-7781 Temple Beth El of South Orange County (offers both services and programs for both reform and conservative observances) 2A Liberty Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 (949) 362-3999 tbesoc.org Temple Beth Emet 1770 W. Cerritos Ave. Anaheim, CA 92804 (714) 772-4720 tbe-oc.org Temple Beth Shalom of Long Beach 3635 Elm Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807 (562) 426-6413 tbslb.org Temple Beth Shalom of Whittier 14564 Hawes St. Whittier, CA 90604 (562) 941-8744 bethshalomofwhittier.net Temple Isaiah of Newport Beach 2401 Irvine Ave. Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 548-6900 templeisaiahoc.com Surf City Synagogue 9121 Atlanta Ave #121, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (714) 596-2220

surfcitysynagogue.org Temple Judea 24512 Moulton Parkway Laguna Woods, CA 92637 (949) 830-0470 templejudealw.org

REFORM CONGREGATIONS Congregation B’nai Tzedek 9669 Talbert Ave. Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 963-4611 cbtfv.org

Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot 3652 Michelson Drive Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 857-2226 shmtemple.org Temple Bat Yahm 1011 Camelback St. Newport Beach, CA 92660 (949) 644-1999 tby.org Temple Beth David 6100 Hefley St. Westminster, CA 92683 (714) 892-6623 Temple Beth El of South Orange County (offers services and programs for both reform and conservative observances) 2A Liberty, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 (949) 362-3999 tbesoc.org Temple Beth Ohr 15721 Rosecrans Ave, La Mirada, CA 90638 (714) 521-6765 templebethohr.com Temple Beth Sholom 2625 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 628-4600 tbsoc.com Temple Beth Tikvah 1600 N Acacia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831 (714) 871-3535 tbtoc.org

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Temple Israel of Long Beach 269 Loma Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803 (562) 434-0996 tilb.org Temple Ner Tamid 10629 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 (562) 861-9276 downeytemplenertamid.org

KABBALAH

Kabbalah Centre 1062 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 657-5404 losangeles.kabbalah.com

RECONSTRUCTIONIST University Synagogue 3400 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 553-3535 universitysynagogue.org

INDEPENDENT

Pacific Community of Cultural Jews pccjews.org

SEPHARDIC

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine 3900 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 786-5230 bethjacobirvine.com

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Shimon Cagan Chaplain, EMT (310) 415-2959 Bonnie Curkin Ph.D. (714) 928-5030 Seth Curkin Esq. (917) 626-3093

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THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Best Jewish Cinema Introduced at the 30th Annual PSIFF BY PAM PRICE

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he 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) continues to make news with Harold Matzner, chairman of the board, announcing this years event, stating, “We will present roughly 520 screenings of more 200 films from 70 countries” through Jan. 14. The Opening Night Gala held at the Palm Springs Convention was a red carpet success with the addition of a new role for Jewish inspired film makers. This year Michael Lerman, the festival’s artistic director, announced the debut of “the best Jewish cinema of the year” category. It was one of the “pleasures of being

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a curator,” he added. This meant that in addition to the seven films submitted by the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, there were additional films screened in the New Jewish Stories category such as “Stockholm,” “The Other Story,” “Redemption,” “The Accountant of Auschwitz” and “City of Joel.” The diversity of Jewish themed cinema reaches out to a variety of Jewish themes, such as the film “City of Joel,” about a modern shtetl in the small town of Monroe, New Jersey. This Hassidic community of 22,000, needing to expand their ultra-Orthodox neighborhood, also had to deal with opposition in the community, creating


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conflicting attitudes. The documentary reveals life inside a “reclusive ultra-Orthodox community.” Another perspective, neither in the Israeli nor the New Jewish Stories category, is “The Accountant of Auschwitz,” a 78-minute Canadian documentary striking a chord with ‘fake news’ followers. The film poses the question “are we to trust the memories of those who bear witness?” The documentary delves into the trial of Oskar Groning (also known as the the Accountant of Auschwitz) whose trial began when he was 94 years old. Directed by Matthew Shoychet, the story reveals the charges against this loyal Nazi who had no remorse for his bureaucratic role in murdering nearly a million victims during the Holocaust. The riveting evidence presented during the trial is meticulously followed in this startling documentary. Interviews with attorney

Alan Dershowitz, the media savvy liberal attorney commented between actual courtroom clips, adding to the documentary’s message. “Stockholm,” directed by Daniel Syrkin and based on a book by Noa Yedlin, is one of the New Jewish Stories leaning toward being a “heartfelt episodic farce.” Another film emanating from New Jewish Stories is “Redemption,” an Israeli submission about a former front man for a rock band. After becoming religious, the man learns his six-year-old daughter requires expensive medical treatments. From emotional drama to observational humor, the 30th anniversary of the Palm Springs International Film Festival realistically reflects diverse Jewish themed films with diplomatic diversity..A

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“Who Will Write Our History”

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he 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) opened an innovative section for Jewish cinema with the inauguration of New Jewish Stories, which Michael Lerman, the festival’s creative director refers to as “contemporary Jewish cinema at its finest.” Ten films were added to this year’s festival because of this new category, a wise decision as it catapulted a remarkable documentary, “Who Will Write Our History” into the limelight. The 90-minute documentary, directed by Roberta Grossman, revealed secret eyewitness accounts of life in Poland’s notorious Warsaw Ghetto during WWII where 450,000 Jews were sealed into an area of 1.3 square miles between 1941 and May, 1943.

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The documentary had such an impact during its initial screenings it was included in a third screening at the Best of the Fest, a traditional all-day screening event where 26 out of more than 200 films representing jury award winners and others “that have been popular with audiences” are selected for rescreening. This documentary reveals eyewitness accounts of the Warsaw Ghetto under the Nazi occupation candidly captured in films, photographs and documents prior to its destruction in 1943. Collectively, this is the only surviving evidence of the Nazi’s horrendous inhumane conditions. The collection, a statement of literary resistance was called Oyneg Shabas. It was preserved and archived in a secret location before the Warsaw Ghetto was demolished. Emanuel Ringelblum, an historian,


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politician and social worker, curated 30,000 pages of writing, posters, letters, photographs and more. Resistance took a literary path as the Oyneg Shabas was eventually located, excavated and the collection can now be visited at the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland, a public research and cultural center and new home to the Underground Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto. Had the archives fallen into German hands, it would have been lost to history. The archive is now considered the richest cache of eyewitness contemporaneous accounts to survive the Holocaust. Roberta Grossman, the producer, writer and director of the documentary, said, “Who Will Write Our History” will impact Holocaust history in a way only a film can accomplish by making the story accessible to people around the world. A

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FROM MY KOSHER JERUSALEM KITCHEN by Sybil Kaplan Sybil Kaplan is a journalist, author, compiler/editor of nine kosher cookbooks and food writer for North American Jewish publications, who lives in Jerusalem where she leads weekly walks of the Jewish food market, Machaneh Yehudah, in English.

Two Layer Apple & Honey Cake

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour ¾ cup sugar 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground cloves 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg ¾ cup vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1/3 cup parve milk

½ cup honey 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups coarsely grated apples Tofu cream cheese frosting 16 ounces tofu cream cheese ½ cup unsalted pareve margarine 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. grated orange peel ½ cup honey

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 325° F. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans. 2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and spices. Form well in the center. 3. Add oil, eggs, milk, honey and vanilla. Whisk until moistened. Fold in apples. Spoon half into each baking pan. 4. Bake in preheated 325° F. oven about 45 minutes or until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool.

Frosting

1. Beat cream cheese and margarine in a bowl until fluffy. 2. Add sugar, vanilla and orange peel. Add honey and beat until smooth. 3. Chill. 4. Place 1 cake flat side up on a serving dish. Spread with 1 cup frosting. Top with second layer, flat side down. Spread remaining frosting on top and sides of cake.

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Jewish Organizations AFMDA — American Friends of Magen David Adom, Western region 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 650 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 655-4655 afmda.org American Israel Public Affairs Committee, San Diego and Palm Springs office (858) 626-2790 aipac.org AMERICAN ASSOCIATES OF BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY, SOUTHWEST REGION 1880 Century Park East., Suite 612 Los Angeles, CA 90067 (310) 552-3300 aabgu.org American Friends of Hebrew University, Orange County, San Diego and the Desert Office 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd., Suite 107, Box 233 Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (949) 407-6547 afhu.org American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Western region 11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1110 Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 553-5232 aftau.org American Technion Society, Western region 501 S. Beverly Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 254-9899 ats.org 50 |

Anti-Defamation League, Pacific Southwest region (310) 446-8000 la.adl.org Brandeis University National Committee, Desert Chapter brandeis.edu/bnc President: Eleanor Blank eleanorblank1@gmail.com Consulate General of Israel, Los Angeles 11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1600 Los Angeles, CA 90025 (323) 852-5500 israella.org Hadassah Southern California Desert/ East Area Resource Center 455 S. Robertson Blvd. Beverly Hills, California 90211 (310) 276-0036 hadassah.org Inland Empire and Desert Hillel, University of Riverside P.O. Box 56691 Riverside, CA 92507 iehillel.org Jewish Family Service of the Desert 490 S Farrel Drive, Suite C-208 Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 325-4088 jfsdesert.org Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and Desert Area 69710 Highway 111 Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 324-4737 jfedps.org


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Jewish National Fund, Palm Springs region 7120 Hayvenhurst Ave., Suite 200 Van Nuys, CA 91406 (760) 864-6208 jnf.org Na’amat (International Movement of Zionist Women), Western area 16161 Ventura Blvd. Suite 101 Encino, CA 91436 (818) 981-1298 naamat.org ORT America 6435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 303 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 966-0092 ortamerica.org The Tolerance Education Center 35147 Landy Lane Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 328-8252 toleranceeducationcenter.org

Jewish Day School Aleph Academy 73550 Santa Rosa Way Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 341-6501 chabadpd.com

Lifecycle Resources MOHELS

Rabbi Shalom Denbo 1491 Rexford Drive Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 721-2149 westcoastmohel.com rabbienbo@gmail.com Michael A. Sanford, M.D. Wright Building, 39000 Bob Hope Dr #412 Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 346-8555

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MIKVAOT

Mikvah Chaya Mushka of the Coachella Valley at Chabad of Palm Springs 425 Avenida Ortega Palm Springs, CA 92264 (760) 678-5675 chabadps.com

HOSPICE CARE/BIKUR CHOLIM Bikur Cholim of Palm Springs 290 Sonora Road Palm Springs, CA 92264 Rabbi Yankel Kreiman (760) 325-8076 bikurcholimps.com

BURIAL

Chevra Kadisha of the Desert Rabbi Shimon Posner 72295 Via Marta Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 770-7785 shared.nasck.org/registered_chevros/ desert rabbi@chabadrm.com

Jewish Delis, Kosher Restaurants and Catering Manhattan in the Desert 2665 East Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92264 (760) 322-3354 manhattaninthedesert.com Sherman’s Deli and Bakery Palm Springs: 401 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 325-1199 Palm Desert: 73-161 Country Club Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260, (760) 568-1350 shermansdeli.com Z Catering 17290 Newhope Street, Suite A Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (888) 922-8371 partyrentaloc.com *Chabad of Palm Springs and Chabad


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Synagogues CHABAD Chabad-Lubavitch of Palm Desert 73550 Santa Rosa Way Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 651-2424 chabadpd.com Chabad of Palm Springs 425 Avenida Ortega Palm Springs, CA 92263 (760) 325-0774 chabadps.com

REFORM CONGREGATIONS

Har-El Institute for Study and Worship in the Reform Tradition St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 47535 Highway 74 Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 779-1691 harelurj.org Congregation Shalom Bayit 1320 Williams St. Banning, CA 92220 (951) 769-3678 congregationshalombayit.com Temple Sinai of Palm Desert 73251 Hovley Lane W. Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 568-9699 templesinaipd.org

Chabad of Rancho Mirage — The Torah Oasis 72-295 Via Marta Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 770-7785 chabadrm.com

CONSERVATIVE CONGREGATIONS Congregation Beth Shalom 79733 Country Club Drive Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203 (760) 200-3636 congregationbethshalom.net

NON-DENOMINATIONAL Temple Isaiah 332 W. Alejo Road Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 325-2281 templeisaiahps.com

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Serving Cuban-American Food Est. 1976

NOW NOW SERVING BREAKFAST, AND DINNER SERVING LUNCHLUNCH AND DINNER Open Daily: 11am 8 am–10 pm Open Daily: - 10pm PALM SPRINGS (760) 325-2127

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Delicatessen & Bakery

“Voted #1 Deli in the Coachella Valley” • New York Style Deli • Patio Dining • Early Bird Specials • Custom Cakes to Go • Bakery • Pastries • Catering • Wedding Cakes

760-325-1199 401 Tahquitz Canyon Palm Springs, CA 92262

760-568-1350 73-161 Country Club #D Palm Desert, CA 92260

TEMPLE ISAIAH

JFS is a caring resource for people who are seeking guidance, comfort, support and hope during difficult times. With a wide variety of services that range from serving the children to the elderly, count on JFS to be there for you when life changes. 490 S. Farrell Dr. e-208 Palm Springs, CA 92262 P: 760.325.4088

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A warm, welcoming Conservative Congregation located in the heart of Palm Springs Services Friday 7:30 pm; Saturday 10 am

332 West Alejo Road Palm Springs CA 92262 760-325-2281 Rabbi Sally Olins Check out our activities online

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For information call 267-927-0205

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Welcome to the Seacrest Family!

From the stunning coastal views of Encinitas to the beautiful rolling hills at Rancho Bernardo, to the comfort of your own home, our Seacrest family welcomes you.

Seacrest Village Encinitas

A beautiful resort-style retirement community offering independent living, assisted living, memory care and healthcare options, designed specifically for your individual needs and desires. License #374600619, #080000367

Seacrest at Home

Our not-for-profit home care agency offers professional and reliable caregiving, a hospital companion concierge program, and an RN Care Management program. License #374700096

Seacrest Village at Rancho Bernardo

An exquisite, newly-renovated independent living community nestled in the rolling hills of Rancho Bernardo and Poway. Relax and enjoy each day, living, learning and laughing with friends.

Stein Center Adult Day Services Our programs are developed to motivate and stimulate individuals with mild cognitive impairment and encourage connections, conversation, self-esteem and feelings of success, all offered in a secure, supervised setting. License #374603545

Contact us at seacrestvillage.org or seacrestathome.org for information on how we can help enhance your retirement living experience! Encinitas: 760-632-0081 Rancho Bernardo: 858-485-0700

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San Diego Jewish Organizations Adopt a Family Foundation 5050 Del Mar Heights Road San Diego, CA 92130 (619) 548-5444 adoptafamilyfoundation.org AFMDA — American Friends of Magen David Adom, Western region 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 450 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 655-4655 afmda.org American Israel Public Affairs Committee, San Diego office 9339 Genesee Ave., Suite 270 San Diego, CA 92121 (858) 626-2790 aipac.org

AMERICAN ASSOCIATES OF BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY, SOUTHWEST REGION

American Technion Society, San Diego Chapter 12601 Carmel Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 750-2135 ats.org Anti-Defamation League, San Diego Regional Office 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 250 San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 565-6896 adl.org Brandeis National Committee, Rancho Bernardo Chapter 17348 Tablero Court, San Diego 92127 (858) 487-6585 brandeislinda@gmail.com Brandeis National Committee, San Dieguito Chapter (760) 814-2382 blogs.brandeis.edu/bncsandieguito

1880 Century Park East., Suite 612 Los Angeles, CA 90067 (310) 552-3300 aabgu.org

B’nai B’rith Southern California 14945 Ventura Blvd., Suite 227 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 (818) 380-0730 bnaibrith.org

American Friends of Hebrew University, Orange County, San Diego and the Desert Office 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd., Suite 107, Box 233 Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (949) 407-6547 afhu.org

Chesed Home P.O. Box 151676 Escondido, CA 92175 (619) 988-4873 chesedhome.org

American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Southern California 11766 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1110 Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 553-5232 aftau.org American Jewish Committee Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 282-8080 ajc.org/losangeles

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Friendship Circle, San Diego 16934 Chabad Way Poway, CA 92064 (858) 487-4879 friendshipcirclesd.com Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, San Diego Chapter 6165 Greenwich Drive, Suite 120 San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 926-3210 fidf.org Friends of Yemin Orde, National Office 4340 East-West Hwy, Suite 202 Bethesda, MD 20814 (202) 237-0286


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Hadassah Southern California, San Diego area 4950 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 268-3200 southerncalifornia.hadassah.org

Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182 (619) 594-5327 jewishstudies.sdsu.edu

HILLEL OF SAN DIEGO SDSU office: 5717 Lindo Paseo San Diego, CA 92115 (858) 550-1792

Jewish War Veterans of the USA 1811 R Street NW Washington, DC 20009 (202) 265-6280 jwv.org For Post 185, contact Jerome Klein at (858) 521-8694

UCSD office: 8976 Cliffridge Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 550-1792 Hillel of North County: 207 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA, 92078 (760) 828-7230 hillelsd.org House of Israel 2156 Pan American Plaza San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 556-6603 cottageofisrael.com Israeli Scouts of San Diego Shevet Galim (858) 461-9988 shevetgalim.com Jewish Community Foundation, San Diego 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 279-2740 jcfsandiego.org Jewish Family Service of San Diego 8804 Balboa Ave. San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 637-3000 jfssd.org Jewish Federation of San Diego County 4950 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 571-3444 jewishinsandiego.org Jewish National Fund, San Diego regional office 7120 Hayvenhurst Ave., Suite 200 Van Nuys, CA 91406 (858) 824-9178

Jewish Women’s Foundation 4950 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 279-2740 jcfsandiego.org Judaic Studies Program at University of California San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive, Suite 0104 La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-4551 judaicstudies.ucsd.edu Ken Jewish Community 11860 Carmel Creek Rd. San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 793-1605 kenjc.org Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center 4126 Executive Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 457-3030 lfjcc.org Leichtag Family Foundation The Ranch and Coastal Roots Farm 441 Saxony Rd. Encinitas, CA 92024 (760) 929-1090 leichtag.org Na’amat (International Movement of Zionist Women), Western area 16161 Ventura Blvd., Suite 101 Encino, CA. 91436 (818) 981-1298 naamat.org New Life Club 6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd. San Diego, CA 92119 (619) 286-8487 2019 | 61


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ORT America 6435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 303 Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 966-0092 ortamerica.org San Diego Rabbinical Association (858) 535-1111 South African Jewish American Community (SAJAC) P.O. Box 13608 La Jolla, CA 92039 sajac.com STANDWITHUS, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER (858) 598-8220 standwithus.com

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NextGen/Young Adult Division, San Diego 4950 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 571-3444 nextgensandiego.org Zionist Organization of America, San Diego District P.O. Box 60359 San Diego, CA 92166 (858) 546-1361 sdzoa.org


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Do you or an aging adult in your life need a bit of help at home? Seacrest at Home provides non-medical, in-home care for you or a loved one. Doctor’s Visits

Pet Care

Memory Support

Light Housekeeping

Companionship

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Ask about our Concierge Care Program for independent seniors. Get peace of mind knowing your loved one will be cared for with a professional, compassionate Caregiver!

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Here at the Lawrence Family JCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS we believe that our members tell our story best… BY ALINA LEVY

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hen I joined the JCC two years ago, I didn’t really know what to expect. I came in for an introductory personal training session with Taylor and the rest is history. Before I knew it, I was training and attending six group fitness classes a week! Next thing I knew, I signed up for San Diego Center for Jewish Culture classes, attended the San Diego Jewish Film Festival and more. What keeps me here though? The atmosphere. Like they say, there’s just something about this place…from the welcoming and supportive staff, the melting pot of generations, to the giggling preschoolers walking down the hall…it’s so hard to find a community in this crazy world, but I found mine here at the Lawrence Family JCC.

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Alina Levy, member since 2016.

The mission of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS is to connect the community to Jewish heritage, identity, experiences and values to ensure the continuity and vibrancy of the Jewish community. We accomplish our mission by promoting the physical and mental well being of the community and offering a rich array of stimulating and innovative social, cultural, educational and recreational programs and services. The LFJCC is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for San Diego’s diverse Jewish community and its greater general community. We invite you to join us and share your LFJCC story. Call 858-457-3030 or go to lfjcc. org for more information. A


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Whether you’re concerned about a loved one or coping with the symptoms of dementia on your own, we’re here for you and your family.

The JFS Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Delivered in partnership with Alzheimer’s San Diego

• • • • • •

Care Planning & Coordination Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center Out & About Excursions Caregiver Support Music & Memory Therapy Community Education

Find help, connection, and support from our dementia care experts. (858) 637-3388 | www.jfssd.org/alzheimers

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WHAT CAN

COASTAL CHABADS OFFER YOU & YOUR FAMILY?

Shabbat & Holiday Services with Joy &

Kosher Catering

Meaning

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Mommy & Me

Senior Visitation

Hebrew School your Kids will Enjoy

Teen Club

C-Kids Children’s Projects

Bat Mitzvah Club

Adult Education Classes Nightly

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training

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Women’s Programming

Chaplaincy Program

Shabbat Experience in Partnership with

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We are here for you! We are here for your Jewish needs! We want to hear from YOU!

Check out www.ChabadatLaCosta.com. Contact us at 760-943-8891 or info@ChabadatLaCosta.com

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Explore San Diego Jewish Academy Schedule your private tour

Meet Teachers, Administrators & Students Learn about: ▶ Dynamic curriculum infused with vibrant Jewish experiences ▶ Intimate classroom environment with personalized academics ▶ Open Door program offering half-price tuition Now enrolling: Preschool-High School Contact: admissions@sdja.com or 858-704-3717 11860 Carmel Creek Rd., San Diego CA 92130 sdja.com

JEwISH wAR VETS Of THE USA “The Patriotic Voice of American Jewry”

Post 185 San Diego

Invites you to become a member • Fight anti-Semitism • Support our military overseas • Comradeship • Support youth through scouting & JROTC

Sheldon Margolis, Captain, USN Ret. Post Commander (858) 774-6778 Allen Miliefsky, Lt/Col, USAF Ret. Past State Commander (619) 737-6910 Jerry Klein, Col, USAF Ret. Post Vice Commander (858) 521-8694

THE OLDEST ACTIVE VETERANS ORGANIZATION IN AMERICA

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Introduction to the Jewish Community Foundation

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or more than 50 years, the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) of San Diego has been a major resource, helping to match the philanthropic passions of donors with a wide range of grantees in our community and around the world. We believe that every individual has the power to make a difference and together we can change the world. The Foundation continues to engage, educate and inspire generations of givers throughout our community. During one’s lifetime, a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) held at the foundation affords you the convenience of managing your philanthropy through one central account. Gifts made into your fund are potentially tax-deductible and money can be granted out of your fund to support any 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Balances are invested in professionally managed investment pools with the potential to grow. The Foundation accepts a wide range of gifts to fund accounts, including appreciated securities, non-cash assets such as real estate and even interests in closely-held businesses.

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For charitable estate planning, JCF can help with your complimentary customized Legacy Instructions to provide support to the Jewish and general community for future generations. This community-wide initiative to Create a Jewish Legacy was pioneered in San Diego and is now replicated nationwide. The foundation serves the San Diego community by offering post-lifetime charitable planning to ensure that organizations remain strong for generations to come. The Jewish Community Foundation holds the Jewish Women’s Foundation Fund, a network of women who have joined together to improve the lives of Jewish women and girls and the Jewish Teen Foundation, which provides an opportunity for Jewish high school students to learn about community needs and non-profit organizations through a Jewish lens. JCF welcomes you to San Diego and invite you to join us for a personal conversation to learn more about our programs and services. Contact (858) 279-2740 or info@jcfsandiego.org. A


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Jewish Delis, Kosher Restaurants and Catering Balboa International Market 5907 Balboa Ave. San Diego, CA 92111 (858) 277-3600 balboamarket.com

Ralphs “Kosher Experience” 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 597-1550 ralphs.com

Café Chabad Catering by Yakov 16934 Chabad Way Poway, CA 92064 (858) 451-0455

Shalom Catering 11860 Carmel Creek Road San Diego, CA 92130 (619) 985-8202 shalomcatering.com

Catering by Charles Rubin of Schmoozers 5050 Del Mar Heights Rd. San Diego, CA 92130 (619) 583-1636 schmoozers.com D.Z. Akin’s 6930 Alvarado Road San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 265-0218 dzakinsdeli.com Elijah’s New York Style Delicatessen 7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92111 (858) 455-1461 Catering: (858) 353-5528 elijahsrestaurant.com

The Place Catering and Deli 10785 Pomerado Road San Diego, CA 92131 (858) 549-7000 sandiegokosher.com Village Mill Bread Co. 3545 Del Mar Heights Rd San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 794-4994 villagemillbread.com

When college students need guidance and resources to stand up for Israel…

Lang’s Kosher Bakery and Deli 4610 Alvarado Canyon Road, Suite 6 San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 280-5264 langsbakery.com Milton’s Deli and Restaurant 2660 Via de la Valle Del Mar, CA 92014 (858) 792-2225 miltonsdeli.com

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Moving Forward Together For support through tough times For help caring for an older loved one For guidance in reaching long-term goals For a stronger, more connected community With compassionate and integrative services, Jewish Family Service is here for you. We’re committed to helping people in crisis move forward, while developing innovative strategies to break cycles of poverty and strengthen our whole community.

Get Involved. Get Connected. Get Help. Call Us (858) 637-3210 | Volunteer (858) 637-3050

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Jewish Day Schools Chabad Hebrew Academy 10785 Pomerado Road San Diego, CA 92131 (858) 566-1996 chasd.org San Diego Jewish Academy 11860 Carmel Creek Road San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 704-3700 sdja.com Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School 3630 Afton Road San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 279-3300 hebrewday.org Southern California Yeshiva (SCY) High School 3410 Mount Acadia Blvd. San Diego, CA 92111 (858) 560-1818 scyhigh.org Torah High Schools of San Diego 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 558-6880 torahsandiego.com

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Building community through spiritual opportunities, personal connections, and meaningful engagement. Infant Center • Preschool Torah School • Youth Groups Shabbat and Holiday Services and Activities Education, Social, and Social Action Programs Sisterhood • Men’s Club and More.

Rabbi Joshua Dorsch 6660 Cowles Mountain Boulevard San Diego, California 92119 619 697-6001 • tiferethisrael.com


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Ohr Ami

The Jewish Hospice Program LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care

We offer: The only Jewish hospice program in San Diego County Bereavement support groups co-sponsored by Am Israel Mortuary

Palliative care services available

(858) 458-3602 6155 Cornerstone Court East, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92121

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San Diego Lifecycle Resources ASSISTED LIVING LA VIDA REAL

11588 Via Rancho San Diego Rancho San Diego, CA 92019 (619) 333-8229 lavidarealseniorliving.com

LA VIDA DEL MAR

850 Del Mar Downs Road Solana Beach, CA 92075 (858) 227-4894 lavidadelmar.com Seacrest Village Retirement Communities Leichtag Family Foundation Campus: 211 Saxony Road Encinitas, CA 92024 (760) 632-0081 Nellie Cohn Residence: 12730 Monte Vista Road Poway, CA 92064 (858) 485-0700 seacrestvillage.org

B’NAI MITZVAH

BESA (Bar/Bat Mitzvah Event Services Association) P.O. Box 711251 Santee, CA 92072 (858) 876-2372 besasandiego.com The Mitzvah Makers at JFS (858) 637-3050 jfssd.org

BURIAL

Am Israel Mortuary 6316 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 583-8850 amisraelmortuary.com

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El Camino Memorial — Sorrento Valley 5600 Carroll Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92121 (858) 453-2121 sorrentovalleychapel.com Eternal Hills Memorial Park 1999 El Camino Real Oceanside, CA 92054 (760) 754-6600 eternalhillsmortuary.com Greenwood Memorial Park and Mortuary 4300 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92113 (619) 450-1479 greenwoodmemorial.com Home of Peace Cemetery 3668 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92113 (619) 583-8850 Olam Haemes Society (858) 547-0076, ext. 3056 chabaddowntown.com

HOSPICE CARE/BIKKUR CHOLIM

Jewish Family Service of San Diego 8804 Balboa Ave. San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 637-3000 jfssd.org Ohr Ami, The Jewish Hospice Program 6155 Cornerstone East, Suite 220 San Diego, CA 92121 (858) 458-2992 lightbridgehospice.com/ohrami.html Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of San Diego 9655 Granite Ridge Drive, Suite 300 San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 499-8901 vitas.com


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JUDAICA

Hatikva Fine Judaica 7964 Arjons Drive, Suite C San Diego, CA 92126 (858) 695-9777 hatikva.com Schwartz Judaica 1934 Pentuckett Ave. San Diego, CA 92104 (619) 233-5833 schwartzjudaica.com

Fred R. Kogen, M.D. (800) 644-4479 ebris.com kogen@ebris.com Aaron M. Lehman, M.D. (858) 354-9108 brisandbeyond.com alehmanmd@gmail.com Rabbi Moishe Leider (858) 518-6513 chabaduc.org

*Please call individual synagogues for information about their gift shops.

Cantor Haim Mizrahi (619) 838-0947 imizrahi2000@yahoo.com

MIKVAOT

Stuart Rubenstein, M.D. (858) 793-4563 brisforbaby.com rubenstein@brisforbaby.com

La Jolla Mikvah at Congregation Adat Yeshurun 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 535-1196 adatyeshurun.org/mikvah Mikvah Israel of San Diego 5170 La Dorna St. San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 287-6411 chabaddowntown.com North County Inland Mikvah at Chabad of Poway 16934 Chabad Way Poway, CA 92064 (858) 451-0455 chabadpoway.com

Joel Snyder, M.D. (619) 583-1030 drjsnyder@aol.com

NEWBORN RESOURCES Shalom Baby (858) 457-0398 lfjcc.com/shalombaby shalombaby@lfjcc.org

MOHELS

Rabbi Shalom Denbo 1491 Rexford Drive Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 721-2149 westcoastmohel.com Edward Epstein, M.D. (858) 481-3727 ejepstei@ucsd.edu Martin Gilboa, M.D. (858) 405-6722 martin.gilboa@gmail.com Michael Jacobson, M.D. (858) 430-3861

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Synagogues CHABAD CONGREGATIONS Chabad Alef Center of San Marcos 649 Sandy Lane, San Marcos CA, 92078 (760) 481-7503 alefcenter.com Chabad of Carmel Valley 12341 Del Mar Oaks San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 333-4613 chabadcv.com Chabad of Chula Vista 1910 Harrils Mill Ave Chula Vista, CA 91913 (619) 836-0770 jewishchulavista.com Chabad of College Area 6115 Montezuma Road San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 663-7701 jewishstudentlife.org Chabad of Coronado 1300 Orange Ave, Suite 130 Coronado, CA 92118 (619) 365-4728 chabadcoronado.com Chabad of Downtown San Diego 308 G St. San Diego CA, 92101 (619) 289-8770 chabaddowntown.com Chabad of East County 7290 Navajo Rd. Ste 207 San Diego, CA 92119 (619) 387-8770 jewishec.com Chabad of La Costa 1980 La Costa Ave. Carlsbad, CA 92009 (760) 943-8891 chabadatlacosta.com Chabad of La Jolla Shores 909 Prospect Street Suite 210 La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 455-5433 chabadoflajolla.com

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Chabad of Oceanside 1930 Sunset Drive Vista, CA 92081 (760) 806-7765 jewishoceanside.com Chabad of Pacific Beach 4240 Gresham St, San Diego, CA 92109 (619) 333-0344 chabadpb.org Chabad of Poway 16934 Chabad Way Poway, CA 92064 (858) 451-0455 chabadpoway.com Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho Santa Fe 5690 Cancha De Golf, Suite 112 Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091 (858) 765-7571 jewishrsf.com Chabad Scripps Ranch 10785 Pomerado Road San Diego, CA 92131 (858) 547-0076 chabaddiego.com Chabad of UCSD 8901 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 858-405-6940 chabadofucsd.com Chabad of University City 3813 Governor Drive San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 455-1670 chabaduc.org

CONSERVATIVE

Congregation Beth Am 5050 Del Mar Heights Road San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 481-8454 betham.com Congregation Beth El 8660 Gilman Drive La Jolla CA 92037 (858) 452-1734 cbe.org


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Tifereth Israel Synagogue 6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd. San Diego, CA 92119 (619) 697-6001 tiferethisrael.com

Congregation B’nai Tikvah 2510 Gateway Road Carlsbad, CA 92009 (760) 650-2262 bnaitikvahsd.com

HUMANISTIC

Kahal Am P.O. Box 927751 San Diego, CA 92192 (858) 549-3088 kahalam.org

Ner Tamid Synagogue 12348 Casa Avenida, Poway, CA 92064 (858) 513-8330 nertamidsd.org

ORTHODOX AISH HATORAH

11860 Carmel Creek Road San Diego CA 92130 (858) 250-0057 aishsd.com

Ohr Shalom Synagogue 2512 Third Ave. San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 231-1456 ohrshalom.org

Congregation Adat Yeshurun 8625 La Jolla Scenic Drive North La Jolla CA 92037 (858) 535-1196 adatyeshurun.org

Temple Beth Shalom 208 Madrona St. Chula Vista, CA 91910 (619) 420-6040 bethshalomtemple.com

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Congregation Beth Jacob 4855 College Ave. San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 287-9890 bjsd.org

Temple Solel 3575 Manchester Ave. Cardiff-By-The-Sea CA 92007 (760) 436-0654 templesolel.net

Congregation Kehillas Torah 14133 Via Alisal San Diego, CA 92128 (858) 829-9648

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THE ELIJAH MINYAN 3207 CADENCIA ST. LA COSTA, CA 92009 (760) 943-8370

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Young Israel Synagogue 7289 Navajo Road San Diego, CA 92119 (619) 589-1447 yisandiego.org

RECONSTRUCTIONIST

Congregation Dor Hadash 11860 Carmel Creek Road (on the San Diego Jewish Academy campus) San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 268-3674 dorhadash.org

REFORM

Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 535-1111 cbisd.org Temple Adat Shalom 15905 Pomerado Road Poway, CA 92064 (858) 451-1200 adatshalom.com Temple Emanu-El 6299 Capri Drive San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 286-2555 teesd.org Temple Etz Rimon 2020 Chestnut Ave. Carlsbad CA 92008 (760) 929-9503 templeetzrimon.org 78 |

Shir Ha-Yam 4618 Rueda Dr. San Diego, CA 92124 (619) 251-4618 sandiegojewishrenewal.org

SEPHARDIC

Beth Eliyahu Torah Center 5012 Central Ave., Suite C Bonita, CA 91902 (619) 472-2144 Magen Abraham Sephardic Synagogue Inside Chabad Hebrew Academy in Scripps Ranch 10875 Pomerado Road San Diego, CA 92131 (619) 277-0380 Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim 3232 Governor Dr. Suite K San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 752-1025 kshsd.org

POST DENOMINATIONAL AND UNAFFILIATED Jewish Collaborative of San Diego 7805 Centella St, Carlsbad, CA 92008 (760) 707-7111 jcosd.com

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Chabad Jewish Center - Temecula Valley 42021 Avenida Vista Ladera Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 365-6644 jewishtemecula.com Congregation B’nai Chaim 29500 Via Princesa Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 677-7350 bnaichaim.org Temple Beth Sholom of Temecula 26790 Ynez Ct., Suite B Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 679-0419 tbstemecula.org


THE JEWISH 411 Congregation Etz Chaim P.O. Box 1138 Ramona, CA 92065 (760) 789-2781 facebook.com/EtzChaimRamona Congregation Havurim 29500 Via Princesa Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 387-5018 havurim.org Call our team for the 2019 SDJJ 858.638.9818

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SPOTLIGHT ON...

Jewish Federation of San Diego County We care. We help Jews in need and we build community. It’s that simple.

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018 brought its share of the unexpected. Be it Hurricane Florence, the worst wildfires in California history or flaming kites and balloons launched into Southern Israel, you helped us provide emergency aid, trauma counseling, nutrition programs and wellness programs. Federation was there when our community needed us most. Because we are always there.

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With your support, we are the connector among the many organizations that serve our San Diego Jewish community, creating partnerships and collaborations to address the ever-growing needs of seniors, youth and newcomers to our community. So, as we dive into 2019, we have no plans of stopping. We are moving ahead, more determined than ever. Together, we will provide even more local families with Jewish books through


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PJ Library, send more teens to Israel through My Israel Journey, celebrate our collective impact at Options, Mens Event and Israel Fest. We will continue to actively participate in critical, life-saving work wherever there’s a need. Our San Diego community is a vital part of Federation’s long, proud tradition of taking care of those in need, strengthening Jewish identity in the next generation and responding in times of crisis. Your support helps us improve lives. We are carving out a new path – one that meets the challenges of our local and global Jewish communities head on and that will strengthen San Diego today, tomorrow and for generations to come. Join us. Learn more about our impact and give today at jewishinsandiego. org. A

Temple

Emanu-El

Where you’ll find... A Home A Family A Warmth to Tradition 

Spirituality through music and prayer

Jewish Educational Opportunities for everyone, from toddlers to adults

Nationally Recognized Social Action Programs Preschool, Torah School, Youth Groups Adult Education, Sisterhood, Social Aciton

Devorah Marcus, Senior Rabbi Benj Fried, Rabbi Educator Shiri Haines, Executive Director 6299 Capri Drive San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 286-2555 teesd.org temple@teesd.org

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Seacrest at Home

You don’t think about it until you need it, but when you do, we’re here to help BY MATTHEW SCHIFF

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Seacrest in Encinitas.

he realization that one day you or a loved one may require a little extra help around the house is enough to give you shpilkes. By the end of 2030, all baby boomers will have reached 65 years of age, and according to the Home Care Association of America, 70 percent of those over that age will require assistance of some kind. But don’t plotz, there’s good news. While these seem like big numbers, the reality is that you are not alone. Another bright spot? It doesn’t mean that quality of life needs to change considerably with age either. A term in the gerontological community—aging in place—refers to the idea of folks staying in their homes for as long as is safe for them to do so, before moving into a senior care facility. Studies show folks do better for longer if they spend more time in their own environment. To do this effectively

requires installing a grab rail here and there and removing trip hazards, of course. But it is also benefitted by the use of a caregiver. Seacrest at Home (part of Seacrest Village/San Diego Hebrew Homes) has been helping San Diego’s Jewish community members do just that by providing professional, dependable and compassionate homecare services like light housekeeping, errands, medication reminders, help with bathing and dressing and earnest companionship. In addition to keeping people as independent as possible, homecare also removes stress from family members who are often struggling to find time to care for their own children as well. It’s a health benefit for everyone involved and it something to think about now, because one day, we’ll all be there. Go to seacrestathome. org for more information. A 2019 | 83


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GURRERA & ASSOCIATES

Certified Public Accountants Business & Personal Consultants

Chicken Beef Lamb Fish Sushi Ribs ...& more PERFECT FOR: Picnics • BBQs • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs • Weddings

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Make ROTISSERIE AFFAIR your next affair (kosher style available) Kevin Fisher

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Support our dog’s Hebrew education! Students Give the Gift of Sight to Israeli Blind Students are urged to help sponsor a puppy, either as a class Tzedakah Project, or as a Mitzvah Project for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah, to assist blind Israeli veterans and civilians in regaining their lives.

For information call 267-927-0205

968 Easton Road, Ste H · Warrington, PA 18976

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AM ISRAEL MORTUARY We Are San Diego’s ONLY All-Jewish Mortuary Serving the community for over 25 years. ✡ We conduct funeral services at ANY cemetery ✡ We can provide arrangements world-wide with other Funeral Directors. ✡ We are here to serve you in the Judaic Tradition at NO Additional Cost

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Rabbi Chaim Hollander

Young Israel Congregation of San Diego is a member of Young Israel family of Synagogues. We strive to provide our members and visitors with a meaningful and inspiring prayer and Torah learning environment.

Everyone is welcomed regardless of the level of observance. See our website: yisandiego.org or call 619 580 1447 for information and times for services and other events. 1789 Navajo Road, San Diego. 2019 | 85


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METRO FLOORING QUALIT Y YOU C AN STAND O N

METRO FLOORING has over fifty years of successful experience in the flooring industry! We offer the most complete selection of carpet, natural stone, tile, wood, vinyl, and window coverings in San Diego. Together the family at Metro Flooring understands one thing better than anyone else, and that is SERVICE. We believe that customer service is the key to our operation, and we will do anything to please our customers.

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Congregation Beth Am

5050 Del Mar Heights Rd San Diego, CA 92130 www.betham.com Main Office: 858.481.8454 Early Childhood Center: 858.481.2893

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Congregation Beth El has redefined the synagogue experience by eliminating membership dues. We invite you to contact us to learn about our wide range of services and programs. Join us in our house - B.E.I.T. Beth El Is‌Together, Torah, Tikkun Olam, Thoughtful, Transformative, Thankful, Tefillah, Tziyonut, Tarbut, and Terrific! Rabbi Ron Shulman Rabbi Avi Libman 8660 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 858-452-1734 | cbe.org


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Beth Israel is a

warm, inclusive caring community Give to your heart’s content. Support the future of Beth Israel.

FINANCIAL CONCERNS ARE NEVER A BARRIER TO MEMBERSHIP For info about membership, contact Bethany Eisenberg, Director of Membership & Engagement, beisenberg@cbisd.org, 858.900.2554

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SPOTLIGHT ON... Got an Hour? Give a Ride! Volunteer for Jewish Family Service’s Older Adult Transportation Program

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hen older adults make the tough decision to “turn in their keys,” Jewish Family Service of San Diego helps them maintain their independence by getting them where they need to go. Through its On the Go program,

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JFS provides seniors with accessible and affordable rides to medical appointments, shopping, social events, errands and much more. “My love and appreciation for what On the Go does for me is endless,” one client said. “My whole life has changed. To get to my doctors’ appointments on time, to


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get out and see people, to see the trees and the city. Just riding in the car – it is like a breath of fresh air.” The program would not be possible without the help of local volunteers – who use their personal vehicles to transport seniors. According to Meredith Morgenroth, director of social and wellness services for JFS, there are more than 60,000 older adults in San Diego for whom access to transportation is a daily concern. “More than a ride, On the Go is about fueling the sense of connection, independence and mobility that defines ‘aging well,’” said Morgenroth. “To date, On the Go has provided more than 370,000 rides! This is a meaningful way to give back – our volunteers get to choose when and where they drive, and they always find the experience incredibly

Brandeis National Committee San Dieguito Chapter Brandeis enriches lives and keeps minds active through study groups, provides lifelong friendships, fun events, and taking part in community service activities, all while supporting Brandeis University. · Sample a study group (informal learning sessions, such as book group, Israel Today, music, current events, bridge) · Meet a Brandeis professor in North County at University on Wheels · Attend the annual Book & Author Luncheon · Be included in various social and cultural events · Participate in social action/community service activities Brandeis National Committee San Dieguito Chapter 858-309-8348 http://blogs.brandeis.edu/bncsandieguito/

rewarding.” Drivers can make an important difference by volunteering just a few hours a month of their time – helping seniors live with dignity in the community they love. Drivers choose who, when and where they drive, with rides averaging 10 miles round-trip. Rides can be round-trip or one-way with mileage reimbursement and secondary auto insurance provided. On the Go is the largest volunteerbased transportation service in San Diego, with more than 300 volunteer drivers who provide upwards of 2,300 rides each month throughout 32 zip codes and three regions throughout San Diego County. To learn more about how you can help or volunteer, visit www.jfssd.org/onthego or call 858-637-3050. A

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Jewish Holidays

2019 (5779-5780)

All holidays start sundown of the first date specified

Tu B’Shevat.........................................................................................................Jan. 21 Purim...............................................................................................................March 21 Shushan Purim................................................................................................March 22 Passover (first night)......................................................................................... April 20 Yom HaShoah......................................................................................................May 2 Yom Ha’Zikaron................................................................................................... May 8 Yom Ha’Atzma’ut..................................................................................................May 9 Lag B’Omer........................................................................................................May 23 Yom Yerushalayim...............................................................................................June 2 Shavuot...............................................................................................................June 9 Fast of The 17th of Tammuz............................................................................... July 20 Tish’a B’Av......................................................................................................August 11 Selichot............................................................................................................. Sept. 21 Rosh Hashanah................................................................................................ Sept. 30 Yom Kippur........................................................................................................... Oct. 9 Sukkot................................................................................................................ Oct. 14 Shemini Atzeret.................................................................................................. Oct. 21 Simchat Torah..................................................................................................... Oct. 22 Hanukkah..................................................................................................... Dec. 23-30 90 |


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KORNFELD AND LEVY

Certified Public Accountants

Gary Kornfeld Certified Public Accountant

2067 First Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 Bankers Hill

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OHR SHALOM SYNAGOGUE

Rabbi Jeffrey Wohlgelernter

SCOTT MELTZER, Rabbi RAY SACHS, President ELLEN STATMAN, Principal OHR SHALOM OFFERS • Religious Services • Holiday Programs • Cultural and Social Programs • Adult Education • Young Family Services & Programs

SHABBAT SERVICES Fridays at 6:15pm 1st Friday at 7:15pm Saturdays at 9:30am DAILY MINYAN Sunday-Thursday at 6:15pm

2512 Third Avenue at Laurel Street (619) 231-1456 | ohrshalom.org

8625 La Jolla Scenic Dr. N. La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 535-1196 www.adatyeshurun.org info@adatyeshurun.org

HUMANISTIC JEWISH CLERGY Meaningful Ceremonies for Cultural Jews

Madrikha Beverly Zarnow

Baby-namings, Weddings/Commitment, Memorial/Funeral, and Personalized Bar/ Bat Mitzvah Education

858-549-3088

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ADVERTISER’S INDEX

ARTS

FOOD // RESTAURANTS

Lamb’s Players Theatre................................. 19

Benjies............................................................ 30

North Coast Repertory Theatre..................... 19

ATTORNEY Charles S. Roseman...................................... 12 Myra Fleischer & Associates............................ 5 Todd E. Kobernick.......................................... 67

AUTOMOBILES Beemer and Benz.......................................... 84 Honda of the Desert....................................... 51

Brewery Tours................................................ 86 OC Kosher Market and Deli........................... 27 Rick’s Restaurant........................................... 55 Sherman’s Deli............................................... 55 Stater Bros....................................................... 3

HOME IMPROVEMENT Metro Flooring................................................ 86 Yardage Town................................................ 89

Sunroad.......................................................... 99

HEALTH RESOURCES

Toyota of the Desert................................... 7, 45

Pacific Bay Recovery..................................... 98

CAMPS

Raz Hair Restoration...................................... 77

Camp Hess Kramer......................................... 5 Camp Mountain Chai..................................... 15

CATERERS Blueberry Hill.................................................. 35

Rafael James................................................. 98 San Diego Mohel........................................... 79

INSURANCE Todd Frank..................................................... 56

The French Gourmet...................................... 94

JEWELRY

Rotisserie Affair.............................................. 84

Abbey’s Jewelry......................................... 6, 33

DOCTORS

JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS

Dina Fainman, M.D.......................................... 7

AFMDA....................................................... 6, 47

EDUCATION Beth Montessori............................................. 82 Chabad Hebrew Academy............................. 32 Prep4College................................................. 47 San Diego Jewish Academy.......................... 67 Soille Hebrew Day School............................. 92 Tarbut............................................................. 33 Tolerance Education Center.......................... 57

FINANCE Axa Financial.................................................. 69 Gary Kornfeld, CPA........................................ 92 John Gurrera, CPA, CFP............................... 84 Northern Trust.............................................. 100

Brandeis National Committee........................ 89 Chabad at La Costa....................................... 66 Chabad University City.................................. 94 Congregation Adat Yeshurun......................... 95 Congregation B’nai Israel............................... 32 Congregation B’nai Shalom........................... 85 Congregation B’nai Tzedek........................... 30 Congregation Beth Am................................... 86 Congregation Beth El..................................... 86 Congregation Beth Israel............................... 87 Congregation Beth Jacob OC........................ 30 FIDF............................................................... 92 Golden Dreidel............................................... 30 Hillel................................................................ 25 Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind...4, 57,85 JCC of San Diego.......................................... 91

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ADVERTISER’S INDEX Jewish Family Service of the Desert............. 55 Jewish Family Service of San Diego...9, 65, 71 Jewish Federation of San Diego.................... 93 Jewish National Fund..................................... 12

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REAL ESTATE Joel Blumenfeld............................................. 81

SENIORS/ASSISTED LIVING

Jewish War Veterans..................................... 67

Belmont Village................................................ 4

Kahal Am........................................................ 95

Bubbe and Zayde’s Place.............................. 41

Merage JCC of Orange County...........2, 31, 40

Del Cerro Manor............................................ 97

Ohr Shalom Synagogue................................ 95

Heritage Pointe........................................ 28, 29

Rabbi Ben Leinow.......................................... 87

La Vida Del Mar............................................. 13

Ron Sieger....................................................... 4

La Vida Real................................................... 13

Simon Wiesenthal Center.............................. 14

Lightbridge Hospice (Ohr Ami)....................... 73

StandWithUs.................................................. 70

Mazon............................................................ 48

Surf City Synagogue...................................... 23

Paradise Village............................................. 69

Temple Beth El of South Orange County...... 23

Seacrest at Home.......................................... 63

Temple Emmanu-El........................................ 81

Seacrest Village............................................. 58

Temple Isaiah................................................. 55 Temple Sinai................................................... 57 Tifereth Israel Synagogue.............................. 72 Young Israel Synagogue................................ 85

MORTURARY Am Israel........................................................ 85

The Del Cerro Mission is to present the San Diego Jewish population with the comfort of quality living and care in a restful and secure space where Jewish residents of nearly all levels of care and observance will feel welcome.

EVENT SERVICES Blue Buoy....................................................... 37 Bowers Museum............................................ 42 DB Advertising................................................ 56 Lydia Krasner Events..................................... 79 Sorrento Valley Pet Cemetary....................... 94

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Rafael James Psychotherapist

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Family Therapy Older Adult Issues Eating Disorders

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