Community Activities

Get Jewish Outside!

Summer is a great time to go see different types of casual services. Many synagogues move their services outside. Whether it’s with marshmallows or guitars or both, this is a upbeat, relaxed time of year. Check out some of the interesting options going on. This is a grab bag of activities. If you don’t see…

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Go some (Jewish) place this week

Sometimes people who feel they are on the margin of Jewish community because they don’t belong to a synagogue believe that there is not much available for them to do. Wrong! Every week I send out a list of random activities that ANYONE can attend. Here’s a list for the coming weeks. Of course there…

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Shavuot & Community Events for June 2016

Shavuot begins Saturday evening, June 11. Some people will stay up all night, others will choose to so some study in the evening and get to bed by midnight. It’s entirely up to you. Take a look at the variety of Shavuot celebrations below and see if any one of them fits you. EVENTS Friday…

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May Community Events and Classes

EVENTS Cooking Jewish Whether You’re Jewish or Not: Shabbat! (Los Altos) Community Yom Hashoah Commemoration (San Francisco) Mimouna! (San Francisco) Community Yom haShoah (Oakland) Marin Community Yom HaShoah VeHaGevurah (Tiburon) Shulchan Shabbat & Shabbat Unplugged (San Rafael) Shabbat Hallelu and Concert (San Mateo) Annual Interfaith Picnic (Lafayette) Cooking Jewish Whether You’re Jewish or Not: Shabbat!…

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Growing Up Interfaith

Growing Up Interfaith First Person Stories | Current Findings | Best Practices What is it like to grow up in an interfaith family? For the first time we are asking young adults, “What was that like for you?” At this program adults raised in interfaith families will talk about: Taking charge of their Jewish identity…

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2016 Community Seders

Typically the first night of Passover (Pesach) involves a family Seder at home. But there are some places where there are community Seders for those who don’t have a family to invite. Second night community Seders have become very common at synagogues and there are lots of them! If you don’t see what you need…

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