Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ will be accepting shelf-stable items for distribution at JFCS food bank locations across the Bay Area. Drop donations at collection sites in S.F., the Peninsula or Marin. Through Sept. 27.
Study and learn before the High Holidays in an event sponsored by the Rabbinical Assembly and the Conservative/Masorti movement. With rabbis and educators.
Annual fundraiser for Chabad’s Bay Area Friendship Circle, which creates friendship and inclusion for young people with special needs. Dress as your favorite superhero. Goodie bags include swag, snacks and walk map. Staggered starting times for social distancing.
Hike with B'nai Israel Jewish Center of Petaluma. Singles, couples and families are welcome. Location provided with RSVP.
Urban Adamah and Torah of Awakening present a creative arts workshop focused on self-love, self-compassion and forgiveness. No artistic ability needed; paints, other materials provided but bring a journal if you can. In-person and also online; attendees must be vaccinated. Limited capacity.
Rosh Hashanah event for families with kids 3 and under from Jewish Baby Network and Or Shalom. Includes singing with Alison Faith Levy, dancing, crafts, stories, puppets and blessings. Bring a blanket and snacks.
Kids 3-12 can make their own round challah from scratch and enjoy crafts and activities. Accompanying adult required. Free for students in Chabad’s Hebrew School of the Arts.
Oshman Family JCC and Yom Rishon School present Israeli-style picnic for Russian-speaking families with kids 2-12. Folk dancing, traditional Rosh Hashanah foods, shofar and tashlich, with face painting, photo booth, crafts, free books and more. $50 per family.
Learn about the Oakland-based company that turns food manufacturing byproducts into other foodstuffs. Samples include brownies and various cookies, all gluten-free and certified kosher.
Presentation by Rabbi Alana Suskin, a recent graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, an Orthodox yeshiva that ordains women. With Rabbi Greg Wolfe of Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis. Email [email protected] for Zoom link.
B’nai Israel Social Action Committee teams with Braver Angels Alliance to teach strategies for criticizing ideology and navigating disagreements without contempt or ridicule. Masks, vaccinations required.
In-person event to open an exhibit by Temple Isaiah artists. Works reflect on the impact of the global pandemic. Runs through Oct. 25. Virtual viewing available.
Reflect on life’s big questions through writing, discussion and Jewish wisdom. Led by Rabbi Bridget Wynne of Jewish Gateways.