JValley Blog

American Jewish Community Celebrates Alan Gross' Release

Our CRC joins in celebrating the release of Alan Gross after 5 years of Cuban imprisonment.  We congratulate Ron Halber and all the CRC leaders who persisted in creating public pressure for Alan's release, calling him to sustain his hope, collecting signatures of rabbis, contacting members …

Robin Sabes to receive Janet Berg award

By Arielle Hendel

At the time of Janet Berg’s retirement, the Janet Berg Award was created by Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley as a way to honor her 31 years of service to the local Jewish community, both as a professional and as a volunteer.

 

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Join us to celebrate Hanukkah at Santana Row

Written by Arielle Hendel

On Hanukkah we celebrate the miracle of one measure of oil lasting eight days. When the candles are lit each night, we are encouraged to have fun and not work for the time that the candles are burning. You are invited to join us for a fun and festive celebration…

Jewish groups applaud President Obama's steps to repair immigration system

Statement released by the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties and the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley

Northern CA - The Bay Area Jewish community commends President O…

Join us for a community trip

By Arielle Hendel

This January, we will commemorate the 70th year of the liberation of Auschwitz.  Since that time, we have seen the reconstruction of the  Jewish presence in Poland and the birth of Israel into a hearty country.  I invite you to join me in visiting Poland and/or Israel…