Current Programs

Basic Judaism Classes Fall 2020

There appears to be a scarcity of basic Judaism classes this fall. It doesn’t surprise me as synagogues are in INVENT mode.  Here’s what I have so far but check back as I will add any I discover. Also, if your synagogue is offering a class and it is open to nonmembers, please let me…

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Can we do the Holidays on our own?

I got a reality check last week, a synagogue email offered etrog and lulav kits for sale. Yup, the High Holy Days are only a month away and on their heels, Sukkot. I adore Sukkot and always have a sukkah. I love having guests in my sukkah and have introduced lots of amazing people to…

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High Holy Day Services online 2020

Live streaming High Holy Day Services are available all over. Here’s the list of what I have so far. If your synagogue will offer virtual High Holy Day services and you don’t see it listed here, please email me – dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org.  Send me a link to your synagogue’s information. Thank you!   B’nai Emunah, San…

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Whose online? EVERYONE!

I have a friend who plays the organ at an East Bay church and the piano at an East Bay synagogue. He marveled at how quickly the synagogue jumped into cyberspace. His church is still struggling with their website. Over the centuries Jews have learned to act fast. Make it work. There’s the joke that…

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