Addison-Penzak JCC and Silicon Valley Federation co-host a service for a program that aims to strengthen local synagogues and Jewish agencies.
Oakland author discusses his “The Last Watchman of Old Cairo,” which won 2019 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish literature. Part of Jewish Book Month.
Congregants’ family stories handed down through generations, some about samovars (tea urns), read by amateur actors in a theater presentation. With reception and samovar display.
For Jewish families who have members that identify as bi or multiracial or as Jews of color. Food provided, bring drinks and dessert to share.
Friendly competition led by trivia expert Howard Rachelson. Proceeds to benefit IsraAid.
Observe Havdalah in the courtyard, then go on a group ride to a 21-and-over bar/arcade in downtown Oakland.
Bay Area Israeli rock cover band performs Israeli hits from the ’70s and ’80s.