Ellen Fox is the religious school Director at Temple Solel for 30 years and Glenda Sacks Jaffe, is USD’s Hillel Director. Both are passionate about Israeli dancing, music and Hebrew. Together they offer Cafe v’Ivrit a community that meets weekly on Fridays to converse in Hebrew.
The pace of conversation is slower than you might find in a group of Israelis, but the group speaks primarily in Hebrew so it’s a great place to be if you’re trying to use the skills you have. Some Israeli adults participate too.
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There’s More Glenda worked at the Jewish Federation of San Diego County for many years before joining Hillel. She is also an active member of JPRO, an organization for Jewish community professionals for professional development. Glenda is a regular weekly at one of her favorite spots Israeli Dancing.
Ellen was a Tarbuton board member and is an active member of the Principal’s Council of Jewish educators in San Diego. Ellen plays guitar and song leads frequently at Temple Solel.