Current Programs

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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“Doing Jewish” Online

What’s happening online in Jewish life? Jewish community everywhere is turning to the internet to be socially connected while we are socially distancing. Here are some examples. My Jewish Learning has a calendar of their events here. Anyone can join in. Most synagogues have gone to online services and classes. For example, Temple Isaiah in…

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Where have all the programs gone?

If you live on Planet Earth there’s a good likelihood that you are in isolation protecting yourself and others from the spreading Coronavirus. The synagogues, Jewish community centers and other Jewish organizations are closed. Programs are being restructured to be online offerings.  You can now “attend” services via your computer. Go to the website of…

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Physically Distancing, Spiritually Connecting

We have just about completed week 2 of our quarantine. We are in this together Israel’s chief rabbi called for a global fast yesterday.  If you were unable to fast for a day he suggested fasting for a shorter time. If you can’t fast at all he suggested you fast from speaking. If you can’t be…

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