September 18, 2019   date   

Calendar of Events

Jewish Resources


Please scroll down until you find the organization you're searching for. This list is in alphabetical order.

ADL / Anti-Defamation League
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.


AIPAC / American Israel Public Affairs Committee
For more than half a century, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee has worked to help make Israel more secure by ensuring that American support remains strong. From a small pro-Israel public affairs boutique in the 1950s, AIPAC has grown into a 100,000-member national grassroots movement described by The New York Times as "the most important organization affecting America's relationship with Israel."


Akhlah / Jewish Children's Learning Network
Learn about the weekly Torah portion, holidays, Israel, Hebrew, Bible heroes, and crafts.


ARZA / Association of Reform Zionists of America
ARZA is the Zionist arm of the Reform Movement and an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism, serving 1.5 million Reform/Progressive Jews. ARZA is the vehicle for the mass participation of American Reform Jews, focusing on Israel, with an emphasis on advocacy and travel; and Zionist education in America.


Babaganews
Popular Jewish children's magazine website. Carries many games as well as a virutal Israel link.


COEJL / Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life
The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) engages Jewish institutions and individuals in bringing the moral passion of Jewish tradition and social action to environmental stewardship in order to preserve the integrity of creation, advance social justice, protect future generations, and strengthen the Jewish community.


Endowment Leadership Institute / Jewish Community Foundation, San Diego
The goal of Leave a Jewish Legacy is to make the Jewish community aware how simple and meaningful it can be to leave a charitable legacy. The program promotes the message that all of us have the ability to make a difference in the lives of future Jewish generations.


Haaretz News / Haaretz Daily Newspaper
An English version of Israel's Haaretz Newspaper. Haaretz is an independent daily newspaper with a broadly liberal outlook both on domestic issues and on international affairs.


JFS /  Jewish Family Service
Jewish Family Service of San Diego provides invaluable community services and programs to thousands of San Diego County residents which focus on strengthening individual and family life, and enhancing the well-being of the general community. JFS is a beneficiary agency of the United Jewish Federation of San Diego County and United Way of San Diego County. Support is also provided by the Community Foundation of the United Jewish Federation, foundation grants, individual contributions, and bequests.


Jews for Judaism
Jews for Judaism is the only international, full-time counter-missionary, counter-cult, educational, outreach and counseling organization dedicated to countering the multi-million-dollar efforts of deceptive missionary and cult groups that target the Jewish community for conversion.


Judaism 101
Judaism 101 is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs.


Kesher College Program
Site for Reform Jewish College Students: KESHER serves several different constituencies, including Reform college students, UAHC Congregations and their College/Youth Committees, campus Hillel Foundations, and high school students exploring the possibilities of Jewish life on campus.


Keshet
A national organization working for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Jews in Jewish life. Their website has information and resources for LGBTQ Jews and allies. 


Makor
Adult Education and Cultural Events Catalog enriching Jewish lives through Jewish education classes. Classes are offered through the Agency for Jewish Education of San Diego County.


My Jewish Learning
Provides a personal gateway to Jewish exploration for individual or group learning. Areas include history, community, daily life and practice, holidays, life-cycle events, texts, ideas, beliefs, and culture.


NFTY / North American Federation of Temple Youth
NFTY has touched the lives of literally thousands of young American Jews through the programs it runs and the relationships it fosters. NFTY has influenced both the Jewish community and the world as it has let its voice be heard on the issues that confront us as Jews and as human beings. NFTY alumni, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, have taken their places in the leadership of the Reform and general Jewish community, both in North America and in Israel. Graduates of NFTY Programs are prominent in the creative arts, communal, political, and Reform Jewish spheres.


Our Jewish Community / Sponsored by Jewish Family & Life
A fast-growing pluralistic entrepreneurial non-profit organization, it's the world's leading publisher of original Jewish content online.


RAC / Religious Action Center
The Religious Action Center has been the hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activity in the nation's capital for over 40 years.


Repair the World
An on-line Jewish magazine dedicated to pursuing justice, building community, and repairing the world.


San Diego Jewish Journal
To read the latest on the San Diego Jewish Community


San Diego Jewish World
Bringing you news of San Diego, the Jewish community and the world


Southern Poverty Law Center
A non-profit organization that combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation.


Torah Aura
Publisher of Hebrew/Religious School materials.


UJF / United Jewish Federation of San Diego
The site features a jobs page, in which synagogues and agencies can post paid job openings. The Community Calendar page allows synagogues and agencies to enter event information. The Jewish Life page contains information on holidays, candle lighting times, the weekly Torah portion, information on life cycle rituals, etc. Other features of the site include e-cards, news which is updated daily, and a social action/advocacy page in which visitors can contact legislators and editors.


URJ / Union for Reform Judaism
The Union for Reform Judaism, the central body of the Reform Movement in North America, was founded in Cincinnati in 1873 by Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise. It has grown from an initial membership of 34 congregations in 28 cities to more than 900 congregations in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. It is the largest Jewish movement in North America and represents an estimated 1.5 million Jews.

As the congregational arm of the Reform Movement, the URJ's primary mission is to create and sustain vibrant Jewish congregations wherever Reform Jews live. The Union provides leadership and vision to Reform Jews on spiritual, ethical, and political issues as well as materials and consultation for programs in the congregation. The Union also provides opportunities for individual growth and identity that congregations and individuals cannot provide by themselves, including camps and Israel programs, study kallot, and national and regional biennials.