TuBishvat Tree Hunt

TuBishvat Tree Hunt Over 40 families went on a Tree Challenge scavenger hunt to celebrate Tu Bishvat with the Mercaz Israeli community. The neighborhood streets were

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Jewbilee 2024 – Thank You

Jewbilee 2024-Longing for the Fruits of the Land This past Sunday over 200 community members gathered for Jewish Silicon Valley’s Jewbilee 2024, a Day of Jewish

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All About Tu B’Shevat

All About Tu B’Shevat Rosh HaShanah L’Ilanot | The Jewish New Year for Trees Night of January 24 to Day of January 25/ Shevat 15 “To

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Body Transformation

Get ready for the annual APJCC Los Gatos New Year’s Body Transformation Challenge! This 6- week program has been designed to kick start change to your

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Centering Impacted Voices

One of the things I enjoy about writing Divrei Torah (words of Torah) is looking for the ways that words written thousands of years ago connect

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Jewish Identity

Jewish Identity by JCRC Jews are an ethno-religious group. Meaning, a grouping of people unified by a common religious and ethnic background. Someone can be Jewish

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Liftfest December 2023

Liftfest December 2023 Liftfest’s competitors was mostly women. It’s not esay to create a space where women feel comfortable learning and doing big lifts while competing

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RSJ: Hanukkah Celebration

RSJ: Hanukkah Celebration It was an amazing event that brought our community together. We got to celebrate Hanukkah, get a breather from all of the news

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Israel Folk Dance

Israel Folk Dance In these tough times, 15 -18 people from our community are coming together at our Israeli Folk Dance Class. It’s become a way

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Embracing Nahal Oz

About 160 members of our community learned about October 7 in a more personal way. They understood the people behind the faces, the charachter of the

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Ben Hornstein

Light of the Community Spotlight Ben Hornstein Meet Ben Hornstein, a BBYO teen and student at Pioneer High School, who exemplifies leadership and resilience within our

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Ann Tavan

Light of the Community Spotlight Ann Tavan Meet Ann Tavan, a cherished community member who embodies the spirit of Hanukkah through her dedicated efforts and unwavering

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Ethan Mutchnik

Light of the Community Spotlight Ethan Mutchnik Meet Ethan Mutchnik, an impressive 8th-grade student, and leader at Yavneh Day School both in and out of the

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Sigal

Light of the Community Spotlight Sigal Meet Sigal, originally from Israel, who has been a shining member of the Jewish Silicon Valley community for over 30

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Powering Hope 2023

Powering Hope 2023 On Tuesday, Dec 5th, almost 300 people gathered to power hope for our community. We heard moving testimonies, shared in collective song, heard

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Michal Weiss

Light of the Community Spotlight Michal Weiss Meet Michal Weiss, an integral part of Mercaz Israeli’s committee, a driving force behind several significant initiatives to foster

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