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Congregation Shomrei Torah

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2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

June 2017

Justice in Health

June 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Fundraising dinner and silent auction for the Jewish Community Free Clinic. Volunteers to be honored. Appetizers, local wines and a family-style spread of dishes provided local chefs. $75 and up.

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One Bay One Book

June 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Discussions of this year’s book, “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon, led by clergy, educators and others. Free.

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Nolan Gasser

June 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Composer and chief musicologist for Pandora performs at Shabbat service with cantor Erica Wisner. Free.

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August 2017

Friendship Circle Membership Tea

August 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Hawaiian-themed coffee and tea social with live music and dancers. RSVP by July 20. $15, or free for members.

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Interfaith Sing-along

August 13, 2017 @ 6:15 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Shomrei Torah partners with nearby churches and a spiritual center to host sing-along of spiritual, secular and even campfire songs. Free veggie lasagna dinner with potluck dessert. Free with RSVP.

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December 2017

ReJEWvenate

December 3, 2017 @ 11:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Jewish-focused day of yoga, meditation and interactive artistic activities. Free.

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February 2018

The Bail Trap

February 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Screening of documentary on how the bail system in the U.S. contributes to institutional racism. Part of Shomrei Torah’s “Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport” series. Free.

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Mary Poppins Purim Spiel

February 28, 2018 @ 6:15 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Shomrei Torah production tells the Purim story according to the fictional nanny. Free.

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March 2018

Israel Chamber Project

March 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

The ensemble’s eight members hold a conversation about their lives as musicians and cultural ambassadors. They’ll also play a sample of their musical program. Free, RSVP required.

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After the Fire

March 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Mental health professionals lead forum on coping with the trauma and grief after the North Bay fires. For anyone who felt the emotional impact of the fires. Free.

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April 2018

Gender and the Holocaust

April 13, 2018 @ 6:15 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Amy E. Randall of Santa Clara University discusses how gender affected the experiences of Jews during the Holocaust. Includes communal dinner. $18.

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Judaica Shuk

April 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Jews who lost Judaica items in last fall’s North Bay fires can “shop” for mezuzahs, menorahs, kippahs, books and more that have been donated by artists and Jewish communities around the country. Shuk will remain in operation for one week. At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. 12 p.m. Free, includes lunch, RSVP required.

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Evolving Identities of 20th-Century American Jews Through Film

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Jewish educator Sherry Knazan discusses films from 1940s to 1990s that deal with American Jewish identity. Part 2 on April 25. Free.

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American Jewish Radicals

April 23, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Sonoma State University professor Elaine Leeder discusses important Jews in the American labor movement. $15-$18 includes lunch, RSVP by April 18.

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Evolving Identities of 20th-Century American Jews Through Film

April 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Jewish educator Sherry Knazan discusses films from 1940s to 1990s that deal with American Jewish identity. Free.

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May 2018

Shavuot study session

May 19, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

With scholar-in-residence Rabbi Rami Shapiro, a noted teacher, author and speaker about liberal Judaism and spirituality. Free.

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Yiddish Poetry of Itzik Manger

May 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Reb Irwin Keller leads a discussion on the work of the poet-playwright. Preceded by lunch. $15-$18.

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June 2018

Heal, Paint and Nosh

June 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Includes wine, food, supplies and painting instruction. Facilitated by owner of Art & Soul Music School. Anyone over 10 welcome. $20-$35.

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50 Shades of Oy Vey Luncheon

June 25, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Actress Caylia Chaiken performs as a Jewish life coach named Glo Goldstone, accompanied by pianist Rita Abrams. Includes lunch and dessert. Free.

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August 2018

Community in Conversation Free Dinner

August 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Rabbi George Gittelman and the Social Action Committee host a dinner and discussion on what to do about governmental policies that are not in accord with Jewish values. Free; registration required. Free; registration required.

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How to Grandparent Interfaith Families

August 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Rabbi Samantha Kahn of InterfaithFamily/Bay Area leads a workshop/conversation about how to integrate Jewish values into everyday family life. Free.

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September 2018

One Year After the Fires

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

A celebration of the Jewish community’s resilience after the devastating North Bay fires of last year. Free; RSVP required.

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October 2018

Can We Tawk? A History of Jewish Humor

October 12, 2018 @ 6:15 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Playwright-performer Sara Felder discusses the history of Jewish comedy from Biblical times to stand-up. With catered meal. $18 suggested donation.

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Genetics, Jews & Cancer: How Science Could Change (or Save) Your Life

October 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Two doctors and a cancer survivor host a panel discussion on the genetic risk of cancer in Ashkenazi Jews. Free.

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November 2018

San Francisco Yiddish Combo

November 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Cellist Rebecca Roudman’s klezmer group performs. Free; RSVP required.

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Friendship Circle Hanukkah party

November 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States

Latke lunch and music by Mama Loshn. Bring menorahs for candlelighting. $20.

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January 2019

The Preservation of Sephardic Music: A Women’s Story

January 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Musician Rivka Amado discusses the music of the Sephardic diaspora and performs traditional songs. $15-$18.

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February 2019

Purim carnival

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Adult area with food and drinks. Games, costumes, etc. for kids. Free.

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Jewish Baking: Rugelach

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Learn how to make the popular pastry. Free.

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March 2019

IsraAid psychologist

March 17 @ 6:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Dr. Niveen Rizkalla talks about her background and experience working with trauma victims, including Syrian refugees. Free; RSVP required.

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The Folk Experience

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Trio performs songs by 1960s Jewish songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Peter Yarrow and Leonard Cohen. Free; RSVP required.

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April 2019

Gun violence prevention forum

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Shomrei Torah’s Social Action Committee and Congressman Mike Thompson, plus speakers affected by gun violence. Free; RSVP required.

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May 2019

White Right: Meeting the Enemy

May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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B’nai Israel Jewish Center co-sponsors screening of 2017 documentary on the rise of white supremacist groups in the U.S. Free.

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Friendship Circle luncheon

May 20 @ 11:30 am
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Eclectic folk trio Mello-Tones performs for 55+ adult group. $15-$18. RSVP required by May 15.

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June 2019

San Francisco Yiddish Combo

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Klezmer group led by cellist Rebecca Roudman performs. Free.

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Ecology and Revelation

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Shavuot learning event with environmental theme, featuring Shomrei Torah member and green activist Reuben Weinzveg. Free; RSVP required.

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Andrew Ramer

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA United States
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Author reads from his “Fragments of the Brooklyn Talmud” and discusses how to find contemporary relevance in Torah.

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