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SAJAC Nationwide Reunion

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PDT)

SAJAC Nationwide Reunion

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
REGISTRATION - for ONE or ALL EVENTS - Includes KING DAVID REUNION, Fri night dinner, Sat Lunch, Sat Night Shindig - Comedian Barry Hilton, food, ALL drinks, dancing & entertainment, Paul Hirschson Luncheon, outdoor activites & classes + 1 yr SAJAC membe
(some events require additional $$ to cover overhead costs)
Ended $75.00 $2.87
San Diego Jewish Men's Choir - at Beth El - Friday night service (start 6:15 pm) Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner hosts Suzanne & Brian Marcus + Paul Hirschson, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson - Glat Kosher Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner host Moishe's House - La Jolla - Singles 20-35 Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner hosts Diane Levinson & Barry Cohen - Muizenberg & Saxonwold Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner host Pamela Nathan - Singles 40+ Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner hosts Rahleen & Laurence - For those who love to party Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner hosts Linda Ann & David Kahn - Glenhazel & Sydenham & NewComers Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner hosts Renee & Charlie Frank - Morningside & Sandton Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Zalman Carlebach - Chabad downtown - Glat Kosher Ended Free $0.00
Coffee at The Living Room - After Shabbat Dinner - Singles 20-35 Ended Free $0.00
Shabbat Dinner @ Helene & David Bortz - glat kosher - Cape Town Ended Free $0.00
Paul Hirschson, Israeli Foreign Affairs spokesperson & StandWithUS - Saturday luncheon 12.30 pm @ Beth Israel Ended Free $0.00
Franklin Gaylis presents: 'Shtetl to Shtetl' - lecture & slide show eye-opening trip to the land of his grandparents' emigration - Saturday 2.30 -4.00pm Ended Free $0.00
Torrey Pines Trail Walk with Docent on Saturday Ended Free $0.00
Tennis on Saturday at Rancho Valencia Resort. 2:00 - 4:30 pm Ended Free $0.00
Sunday Brunch with Elliot Wolf - $75 REGISTRATION REQUIRED Ended Free $0.00
Soccer on Sunday in Carmel Valley - includes team jersey Ended $18.00 $1.44
Biking on Sunday - Scenic ride around Coronado ($6 for ferry ride return) Ended Free $0.00
Torrey Pines Trail Walk with Docent on Sunday Ended Free $0.00
Golf Tournament with great prizes - Lunch on Sunday Ended $99.00 $3.47
Tennis on Sunday Ended Free $0.00
Kayaking with Laurence Bloch - La Jolla on Sunday - 10.30 am -1.30 pm Ended $20.00 $1.49
Cooking with renown Chef Jodi Abel on Sunday Ended $200.00 $5.99
Grant Kaplan, Lawyer - Visas and Green Cards for the USA on Sunday 2 pm - 4 pm Ended Free $0.00
Karen Lee Pollack Immigration Lawyer Private Consult - Thurs & Fri by appointment Ended Free $0.00
Bowls on Sunday @ Balboa Park 2-3.30 pm Ended $2.00 $1.04

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Event Details

You're invited!  Celebrate the first Nationwide South African Jewish Expats Shindig in North America. SAJAC's head hub, located in San Diego, is having a fun filled weekend for all South African Jewish Expats residing in the US & Canada.

The South African Jewish American Community has developed an active and successful organization and is now open to Nationwide enrollment. Next year is our 25th Anniversary. Time to spread our wings and create a nationwide network for generations to come. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego. Reunite with old buddies as well as meet new expats.

When? April 20 - 22, 2012, Friday - Sunday (The weekend after Pesach.)
Where? In America’s Finest City, San Diego, California USA!  

Friday night April 20: SD Jewish Men's Choir will sing at Congregation Beth El shul services. Then, Shabbat dinners, hosted at different locations all over the city. Some groups are comprised of expats who originated from the same town or suburb i.e. Muizenberg & Saxonwold. Some according to choice of Judaic practice.  Chabad is one option. Other Glat kosher dinners are also available. Dinner for singles is also an option. Then, after-dinner meet ups at select coffee shops and bars will happen all over the city. Time to schmooze and 'lag' out loud. Connect with people you may not have seen for 20+ years or never met before!!!

ALL LOCAL are also welcome to the Shabbat Dinners.

Saturday April 21st:

12.30 pm   Exclusive private luncheon with Paul Hirschson, spokesperson for the Israeli Foreign Ministry at Temple Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 followed by 'Shtetl to Shtelt' Franklin Gaylis's slide show presentation of is eye opening trip to Lithuania

The main evening dinner & dance party will be hosted by the hilarious, renown, stand-up comedian Barry Hilton, i
mported directly from South Africa. See Drinks are ON THE HOUSE. Performances by local artists.
barry HiltonVenue: Congregation Beth El Social Hall
Address: 8660 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037
Time: 8.11 pm - 12.00 pm

During the day, choose from a variety of walks and talks, various spa treatments and lectures. Tennis Tournament at Rancho Valencia as well. Or down time if you like?

Sunday April 22nd: An even greater variety of outdoor and indoor activities are available. Outdoor events include a golf tournament with fabulous prizes, a soccer game, tennis games, biking, hiking, kayaking & walking tours of Torrey Pines Reserve. Then there is a cooking class and spa treatments also available at discount prices.

We are thrilled to include King David School Foundation who will hold a REUNION Sunday brunch with past headmaster, Elliot Wolf.

Accomodation: We have a block booking at The Residence Inn, located across the road from the main event, in La Jolla, for $119 per night. Click on the link to make your reservations. If you need any help with other possible living places, please contact Celia Levy at 858-455-7770 or email her at

Registration: Only $75.00 per person, 18+ covers the whole weekend participation, (this includes Friday night dinner, the main Saturday night party with comedian Barry Hilton, food, drinks and entertainment, outdoor activites as well as one year complimentary SAJAC membership for our out-of-town expats. (Some events have a nominal fee to cover various rentals or overhead costs.) Registration required in order to be able to attend ANY events.


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Spread the News. Help launch our NATIONWIDE presence & celebrate our 25th milestone with us. Tell your friends and family.
Looking forward to seeing ja ALL!

Have questions about SAJAC Nationwide Reunion? Contact the organizer

When & Where

La Jolla, 92037

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PDT)

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