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2024 Jewish American Heritage Month

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Jewish American Heritage Month is an annual celebration of Jewish American achievements and contributions to the United States of America. The month is observed annually in the U.S. during the month of May and became recognized nationally in 2006. At San Diego Public Library, we support our Jewish community members and we celebrate this month with programs for all ages and book lists.



A mother and child work on a craft together at a table.

Jewish American Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 | 10 - 11:15 a.m. | North University Community Library, Community Room

Join in as we read books that celebrate Jewish stories! Come and build essential early literacy skills and foster a love of reading. Designed for children ages 1-3.

Movie Screening: Crossing Delancey (1988) 
Friday, May 10, 2024 | 3 - 5 p.m. | North University Community Library, Community Room

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we will host a movie showing of Crossing Delancey (1988), directed by Joan Micklin Silver. Crossing Delancey is a romantic comedy about Isabella, a single independent woman and bookseller who gets caught in her grandmother's matchmaking schemes. Rated PG. Run time: 1 hour 37 minutes.

Jewish Men's Choir
Monday, May 13, 2024 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | University Community Library

On May 13th, the group and University Community Library will open up this rehearsal session for the public. Please come and enjoy their melodic voices as part of their mission to reflect love and their desire to preserve, promote and share their rich heritage of beautiful Jewish Choral music with the community.