You’re Invited!

Come & celebrate the first ever NATIONWIDE Jewish Expat Reunion to be held the USA.

April 20-22, 2012
Friday, Saturday & Sunday

San Diego, California, USA
America’s Finest City!

The Ultimate Blast from the Past
in Beautiful, Sunny San Diego, April 2012

Nationwide South African Jewish Expats Weekend


A weekend Shindig of fun & diversity planned for all.

Imagine the laughs, surprises and fun you will enjoy over a weekend filled with reunions, parties, sports and activities, and then you can even stay on a few days to soak up the weather and famous tourist spots. You can also visit one of San Diego’s famous attractions – SeaWorld; LEGOLAND; the Zoo; Balboa Park or the seals.

A good time ahead for all Expats living in North America and any other country. Time for meet-ups of family and friends, blast from the past, and connect with Expats who could have been your neighbors! Choose from a wide variety of diverse events. One thing’s for sure … we’re gonna have a lekka time!

You don’t want to hear about it in May; you want to be a part of it in April!

Beginning on Friday night, San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir will be singing at shul services held at Congregation Beth El. After that, hosted Shabbat dinners are happening all over the city, based on different age groups, city or suburb of origin (Muizenberg, Brakpan etc), social club & religious practice. Glat Kosher meals are available for the more observant. Chabad Downtown will also be hosting a dinner.

After dinner meet-ups, particularly for the younger age groups 20-40, are scheduled at select coffee houses and bars -  casual get-togethers will happen all around the city.


The main event is on Saturday night. Dinner party & entertainment. Plus, imported directly from Suid Afrika is the fabulously funny comedian, Barry Hilton. He will be the MC for the night. That ought to be a lot of fun. See him on line at

Saturday & Sunday, day time, are filled with a variety of events including different sports activities – from a golf tournament, soccer game, tennis, to biking, hiking, to classes like bonsai class, cooking, book signing and other presentations.


We are delighted to have the King David School Foundation hold their King David Schools Reunion Brunch on Sunday, with Elliot Wolf, past Headmaster of KDS Linksfield as their guest.

Paul Hirschson, the highest ranking South African in the Israeli government will be coming to speak at our SAJAC Reunion! Originally from Johannesburg,  Paul is currently the Deputy Spokesperson for Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He returned to Israel after over three years in the USA (Consul to Florida & Puerto Rico) last summer.

Registration fee for the entire weekend is $75.00
Registration is required in order to attend ANY events.


This covers all events. Select events require an additional amount to cover overheads.
Saturday night Shindig includes OPEN BAR, 3 course dinner, Barry Hilton & other entertainment.
All out-of-town guests are also eligible for 1 year complementary SAJAC membership.
SAJAC non-profit organization is now open to Nationwide enrollment for ALL Jewish Expats. Don’t wait, Book Now!

Take a look at all the possible events! Choose the ones you want to go to.   Some have a limited number of people who may attend, so be sure to sign up soon. If you snooze you lose.

If you need hotel accommodation, we have a block booking at The Residence Inn, directly across the road from the main event location in La Jolla, for $119 per night. You can make your own reservation by clicking on the Residence Inn link. Any other lodging questions? Please contact Celia Levy at 858-455-7770 or email

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