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Show Your Support: #KneelAtHome

Bay Area Jews in Solidarity with Black Lives Statement from the Jewish Community Relations Council: Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties and the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (the Federation) strongly condemn the murder of George Floyd, the most recent in a string…

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Black Lives Matter

I want to share this email that Rabbi Daniel Stein of B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek sent to his members this morning. White people can be useful in this movement to save our Black sisters and brothers from the nightmare of institutionalized racism and murder.   Dear Friends, Like many of you, I have spent…

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Shavuot 2020 is all Online

Synagogues have made an amazingly rapid turn to using the internet for programs, services, lectures, etc. Many of us expected to be “finished” with the COVID-19 lock down by now, but here we are. It’s the new normal. Even when houses of worship open some will not feel safe going into a crowd until there…

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