A talk on the history behind the breakfast combination of bagels, lox and cream cheese, and how it’s uniquely American. Part of Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Sunday Stories series.
Up A Tree Puppetry sock puppets Moshe and Haim travel through Jewish fables and tales, teaching kids 3-8 how to make the world a better place. With a craft session; check site for supplies needed. Sponsored by PJ Library Bay Area and Oshman Family JCC.
Rabbi Mychal Copeland of S.F. Congregation Sha'ar Zahav leads discussion on parenting issues in general and those unique to LGBTQ+ community. Presented by Jewish Baby Network. Co-sponsored by Peninsula JCC and five area synagogues.
Family-friendly rock show in Hebrew featuring classic Israeli children’s songs. Kids 2-and-over must have a ticket.
B'nai Israel Jewish Center Hanukkah gift shop opens for in-person shopping and noshing. Masks and proof of vaccination or recent negative test required.
Participatory dramatic reading and discussion of selected letters and responses from the 1971 book “A Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters From the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward.” Presented by KlezCalifornia. Free, donations encouraged.
A march to Los Gatos Civic Center to stand against recent acts of antisemitism and hate. Organized by Los Gatos in partnership with Jewish Silicon Valley, Jewish Family Services of S.V., Yavneh Day School, Congregation Shir Hadash, several churches and other entities.
Congregation Emanu-El’s young adult group invites 20- and 30-somethings to view the 2020 comedy and join a discussion on Jewish humor, the U.S. media’s depiction of Jewish women, and depictions of Jewish ritual and LGBTQ Jews on screen. Proof of vaccination and masks required.
A program for ice skating and/or watching skating champions to raise funds for HairToStay, a nonprofit supported by Sharsheret (a Jewish nonprofit) and Mt. Zion Health Fund that helps low-income cancer patients receive scalp treatment to reduce hair loss. Includes skate rental, drinks, boxed dinner, silent auction, gourmet hot cocoa and more. Vaccination required. Register […]
Watch the 2016 Israeli dramedy, with English subtitles, streaming Nov. 11-14. Then join historian Fred Rosenbaum for a talk on the diverse streams of Orthodoxy in Israel. Offered by East Bay Jewish film fest and Under One Tent. $11 per household, includes film and talk.