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Chabad of Downtown in the News - Feb 1, 2015
Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared Dec. 16 Chabad Downtown Day for being an outstanding neighbor for the past 10 years. - July 28, 2014
Superman took a break from saving the world last week to wrap tefillin for the first time.
A Friday-night dinner offers a breather from the hubbub of activity associated with the popular convention
Jewish Exponent - March 18, 2009
Take Downtown for Pesach!
Passover is one time of the year when many of us dream of escaping the rigmaroles of shopping, cleaning and preparing for the holiday.
Taglit-Birthright Israel - March 31, 2009
Find a Seder in your Community!
Not going home for Passover this year? Looking to celebrate with your community? We've compiled a list of open community Seders.
Check out this helpful Seder database. - Nov 26, 2008
Team Chabad cares. 7th Annual Run for the Hungry 10K/5K Run/Walk through the heart of Downtown San Diego! Proceeds directly benefit the Jewish Family Serivce & Chabad's Food Pantry.
June 23rd, 2008
On Monday, June 23rd, the sound of music will animate the calendar of the Jewish faith. "Around the Year in Song" is a musical tour through the sounds and sights of the festivals.
Jewish Journal - June 2008
Jewish Journal - June 2008
Around the Year in Song
February 2008
With more than half a million S. Diego residents homeless, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries coordinated relief efforts even as they faced evacuation orders.
Jewish Times - September 8, 2006
In an effort to promote Jewish awareness and education, Chabad of Downtown's Hebrew School will offer a stimulating yet friendly enironment...
Jewish Times - May 19, 2006
Chabad of Downtown and the Jewish Business Network will begin a new course on Thursday, May 25 entitled Journeys.
Jewish Times - May 19th, 2006
Sarah Karmely, lecturer at the 44th Annual Internation Jewish Women's Convention, will speak to couples...
S Diego Jewish Journal, May 2006
Nowadays there are websites for everything. Want to see a giant robot possum attacking...
Jewish Times - March 10, 2006
Chabad Jewish Center of Downtown, a branch of Chabad of San Diego, signed a new lease at 472 Third Avenue. Chabad of Downtown held a grand opening celebration on March 5th. - March 8, 2006
On Sunday, March 5th, more than 150 friends and community members gathered to celebrate the completion of a Torah scroll and a Grand Opening for Chabad's new community center. The Sefer Torah, which was written in Israel, was donated by Mr. David Seitel, in memory of his parents.
San Diego Metro - September 2005
Chabad, a Downtown Jewish outreach center, is preparing to hold its first Jewish High Holiday Services. Yom Kippur services are at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 13. Guests do not have to read Hebrew or be a member to attend. The services are held at the Horton Grand Hotel, 311 Island Ave.
Downtown News, March 2005, Page 17
Rabbi Zalman Carlebach and Nechama Dina Carlebach recently founded the Chabad Center of Downtown to provide services for the Orthodox Jewish community.

The Carlebachs offer weekly shabbos, or sabbath, services, as well as classes on different aspects of Judaism. They also plan to conduct community outreach events, such as hospital visits.
Jewish Times - February 11, 2005
Rabbi Zalman & Nechama Dina Carlebach have recently established the Chabad Center of Downtown San Diego, serving downtown, Hillcrest, Bankers Hill, and all surrounding areas.
Rabbi Carlebach is a graduate of the Semicha program in Pretoria, South Africa...
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