About the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture
The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (CJC) is housed at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. The CJC provides a wide array of multi-disciplined offerings, and is the largest local institution solely dedicated to exploring the Jewish experience through the arts. Our mission is to expand and enrich cultural life in San Diego by presenting the finest in Jewish artistic expressions, encouraging the preservation of Jewish culture and heritage and nurturing new creativity in the arts.
The CJC offers a wide variety of multi-disciplinary artistic programs that explore cultural identities and perspectives, promote cross cultural understanding and highlight human themes of family, tolerance, compassion and hope. These programs, including the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, San Diego Jewish Book Fair, Look & Listen: Performing Arts Series, Holocaust Education Program, Adult Jewish Education, Gotthelf Art Gallery and the J*Company Youth Theatre, foster ideas of cultural appreciation and respect.
Approximately 40,000 tickets are sold or provided annually to residents, visitors, and students for San Diego Center for Jewish Culture events. CJC facilities feature a 500-seat theatre, a 10,000 volume Judaica library, an art gallery, and a community Holocaust Memorial Garden.
Director San Diego Center for Jewish Culture
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Jacobs Family Campus
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1348