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If I Convert, What Will Change?

Sometimes after living a Jewish life, with a Jewish spouse, a person begins to think of conversion. But they may worry that converting with upset the apple cart. Maybe my spouse will see me differently or suddenly expect more from me. Or will they even accept that I can become what they are? Sometimes a…

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Judaism Gets Back to Our Roots with Sukkot on the Farm

Sukkot on the Farm Wilderness Torah invites you to gather in multi-generational community for the sixth annual Sukkot on the Farm Festival – a four-night camp out and celebration of the fall harvest. Come co-create our village and enjoy the Columbus day weekend with farm-fresh organic food, Shabbat and Sukkot celebration, bonfires, music, learning, kids…

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A Pride Shabbat at Beth El in Berkeley

Pride-B-Que Shabbat In honor of GLBT Pride and Freedom, you and your friends, family, kids, parents – along with the rest of Beth El are invited to our first annual Pride-B-Que on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Following our gay and festive Shabbat morning service – with special readings and music for the festival – we…

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Coming up at the East Bay JCC’s Oakland site

Lost in the Garment District: Jews, Gender, Dress-Up, and Drag Streisand, Hoffman, Drescher, along with Fierstein, Busch, and Angels in America. Oy vey! Between cross-dressing, drag, and a flair for the dramatic, these Jewish artists re-visit old Jewish stories with new Jewish twists. With film clips and conversation, come explore the private parts and public…

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