Gala celebrates 25th Anniversary Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival


San Diego Repertory Theatre held The Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival – 25th Anniversary Gala at the home of Barbara Fischbein in Rancho Santa Fe May 27. The 25th Anniversary Gala featured a special performance by popular REP guest artist Hershey Felder, well-known for his portrayal of musical geniuses, including George Gershwin, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Leonard Bernstein. The event also featured performances by Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi and Malashock Dance, along with highlights of Women of Valor.

The gala also honored REP visionaries Jeff and Sheila Lipinsky, who have supported the festival’s mission and continue to ensure its future success; Bernard, Dorris and Elaine Lipinsky, philanthropists and original sponsors of The Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival; and Todd Salovey, founding artistic director of the festival expressing Jewish ideas in contemporary art forms and celebrating the multiple voices of this region. Visit