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Feb

1 2018

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

Every Thursday (Except Chagim)
9:30 - 11:00 am
​At Congregation Sinai
In the Mirk…

Feb

1 2018

JCC Hasidic Havurah

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

This class takes a look at some of the great works of past Hasidic teachers and strives toward deepening our contempo…

Feb

1 2018

Play Mah Jongg at Sinai

12:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

PLAY MAH JONGG AT SINAI

Every Thursday
Starting January 11, 2018
12:15 - ~2:15pm
In the Mirkin Chapel

New Ma…

Feb

1 2018

The history of modern Israel from 1948 to now! at CBD

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Explore the events that formed the state of …

Feb

2 2018

Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah at CBD

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah 
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are…

Feb

2 2018

Jewish Ethics at CBD

11:15AM - 12:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Ho…

Feb

2 2018

First Fridays Storytime with PJ Library

3:15PM - 4:00PM  

Levy Family Campus
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Join us on the first Friday of the month for amazing stories, activities, songs, snacks and more! Open to children 6 …

Feb

2 2018

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Feb

4 2018

USY Winter Shabbaton Hosted by Congregation Sinai

4:00PM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

It's time to roll the dice and spin the wheel! 
It's Winter Shabbaton - Vegas style! 
Get ready for amazing progr…

Feb

2 2018

TEE Shabbatluck Dinner

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Everyone is welcome to join our congregational family for a Shabbatluck Dinner. These potluck dinners take place thro…

Feb

2 2018

TGI Shabbat at CBD

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

TGI Shabbat Service  
Followed by Potluck Dinner  

Join together with the entire Beth David community in cel…

Feb

2 2018

TEE Erev Shabbat Family Service

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

The first Friday of the month during the school year (September through May), services begin at 7:00 PM in the sanctu…

Feb

3 2018

Shir Kids and Shir Fun - A Taste of Tu B'Shevat

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

Come celebrate the birthday of the trees!

Have your children learn and eat as we honor a holiday devoted to trees! 

Feb

3 2018

Netivot Haneshamah
Mindfulness and Meditation Through the Hasidic Lens
Using Hassidic Torah text and stories, Rabbi…

Feb

3 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

3 2018

TEE Winter Neighborhood Havdalah

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Enjoy Havdalah with other Jewish families in your own neighborhood.  This is a casual family-hosted and conducted Ha…

Feb

4 2018

Adult Academy at CBD

9:45AM - 10:45AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Adult Academy
In this class series, we will study the mitzvot, the core practices of Judaism.  We will focus on tho…

Feb

4 2018

Book Group - Homesick

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

The CSH Book Group discusses Homesick by Eshkol Nevo. 

Moving from character to character, perspective to persp…

Feb

4 2018

There is a Place- A lecture and film about Music and Alzheimer's.

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Kol Emeth
4175 Manuela Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306


“There Is a Place”, a documentary film by Tania Ku.

Music therapist Lior Tsarfaty, personal journey of disco…

Feb

4 2018

Kadima Youth Group Fun for 4th - 6th Graders at CBD

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Kadima Youth Group Fun Afternoon for 4th - 6th Graders
Kadima Youth Group is open to all children in grades 4th, 5th…

Feb

4 2018

Super Bowl Pizza Party at CBD

2:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

CBD Super Bowl Pizza Party
Super Bowl at CBD by the Men’s Club.  Men, Women and supervised Children please join u…

Feb

4 2018

Sinai Men's Club Superbowl Viewing Party

3:00PM - 6:00PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

Men's Club Superbowl Viewing Party

Sunday, February 4
3:00 pm
At Congregation Sinai

Food. Friends. Football. …

Feb

5 2018

U.S.-Japan-Israel Innovation Summit: Emerging Partnerships & Opportunities

Feb

5 2018

Intermediate Hebrew at CBD

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, …

Feb

5 2018

Beginning Hebrew at CBD

11:45AM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple l…

Feb

5 2018

JCC Torah Study at Chai House

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

Chai House, Inc.
814 Saint Elizabeth Drive
San Jose, CA

This engaging class with the JCC’s Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, keeps us full of life through the words of the Torah. …

Feb

6 2018

JCC Classic Jewish Texts

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Rabbi Joey Felsen of the Jewish Study Network guides you through the fundamental works of Maimonides, Luzzato, and ot…

Feb

6 2018

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners at CBD

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Learn basic skills in conversational Hebrew in th…

Feb

6 2018

Temple Emanu-El Preschool Open House

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El Preschool
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

This is a fun night for families interested in our program to come and check us out. 

Our program accepts childre…

Feb

6 2018

TEE Israeli Dancing

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Great exercise!  Great fun!  Great chance to meet new people!

Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Isr…

Feb

7 2018

JCC Kaplan Roundtable

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Drop in to study and discuss the writings of Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan. No experience or specialized knowledge necessa…

Feb

7 2018

CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
Join other women for a midweek matinee followed by lunch to discuss the movie. …

Feb

7 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

8 2018

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

Every Thursday (Except Chagim)
9:30 - 11:00 am
​At Congregation Sinai
In the Mirk…

Feb

8 2018

CBD Ladies Who Lunch

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Ladies Who Lunch
Ladies Who Lunch meets each month at the home of a different participant. Generally, there is a the…

Feb

8 2018

JCC Hasidic Havurah

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

This class takes a look at some of the great works of past Hasidic teachers and strives toward deepening our contempo…

Feb

8 2018

Play Mah Jongg at Sinai

12:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

PLAY MAH JONGG AT SINAI

Every Thursday
Starting January 11, 2018
12:15 - ~2:15pm
In the Mirkin Chapel

New Ma…

Feb

8 2018

The history of modern Israel from 1948 to now! at CBD

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Explore the events that formed the state of …

Feb

9 2018

Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah at CBD

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah 
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are…

Feb

9 2018

Jewish Ethics at CBD

11:15AM - 12:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Ho…

Feb

9 2018

TEE Erev Shabbat Service - Camp Newman Style

5:45PM - 6:45PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

On the second and third Friday evenings of each month, services are held at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary. Different speci…

Feb

10 2018

TEE Babies and Bagels: Baby Shabbat

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Temple Emanu-El presents a Shabbat experience geared towards families with children ages 1-30 months.  Little ones w…

Feb

10 2018

Netivot Haneshamah
An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer & Study for Russian Speakers 

with Rabbi Ilana Baird

Feb

10 2018

Shabbat Yoga at CBD

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Netivot Haneshamah
Shabbat Yoga with Rabbi Laurie Matzkin
Shabbat Yoga provides a refreshing mix of Jewish learnin…

Feb

10 2018

Tot Shabbat at CBD

11:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Tot Shabbat 
For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, s…

Feb

10 2018

Jewish Book Discussion Group 

Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama by Dennis Ros…
Feb

10 2018

Adult Ed Movie Night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

The evening begins with Havdalah, followed by the screening of Saved by Language, directed by Shir Hadash member Su…

Feb

11 2018

Mah Jongg Tournament at CBD

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Mah Jongg Tournament at CBD​

A fun day of tournament Mah Jongg at Beth David with prizes and lunch! Tournament p…

Feb

11 2018

Rabbi Darren Kleinberg, Ph.D.: Prophetic Voices in a Time of Despair

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

RABBI DARREN KLEINBERG, PH.D.:
PROPHETIC VOICES IN A TIME OF DESPAIR

Sunday, February 11
10:00 am

In this ses…

Feb

11 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

11 2018

Candle-Making with the Sinai Sisterhood

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Glow of Willow Glen
1140-7 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

CANDLE-MAKING WITH THE SISTERHOOD

Sunday, February 11
4:00-6:00 pm
Glow of Willow Glen
1140-7 Lincoln Avenue, S…

Feb

11 2018

Yavneh Day School's 36th Anniversary Spring Benefit

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Yavneh Day School
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Join in celebration as Yavneh Day School reflects on the past 36 years!  Tickets now available!  Click Yavneh 36 Ga…

Feb

12 2018

Intermediate Hebrew at CBD

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, …

Feb

12 2018

Beginning Hebrew at CBD

11:45AM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple l…

Feb

12 2018

JCC Torah Study at Chai House

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

Chai House, Inc.
814 Saint Elizabeth Drive
San Jose, CA

This engaging class with the JCC’s Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, keeps us full of life through the words of the Torah. …

Feb

13 2018

JCC Classic Jewish Texts

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Rabbi Joey Felsen of the Jewish Study Network guides you through the fundamental works of Maimonides, Luzzato, and ot…

Feb

13 2018

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners at CBD

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Learn basic skills in conversational Hebrew in th…

Feb

13 2018

Retirees Lunch and Learn at Congregation Shir Hadash

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

Please join us for the Shir Hadash Retiree Lunch and Learn. Each month we host a different program; topics includ…
Feb

14 2018

JCC Kaplan Roundtable

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Drop in to study and discuss the writings of Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan. No experience or specialized knowledge necessa…

Feb

14 2018

TEE Lunch and Learn Oscars Special

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Join the Rabbi for lunch, and bring your opinion!  Bring a sack lunch and join Rabbi Magat on the second Wednesday o…

Feb

15 2018

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

Every Thursday (Except Chagim)
9:30 - 11:00 am
​At Congregation Sinai
In the Mirk…

Feb

15 2018

JCC Hasidic Havurah

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

This class takes a look at some of the great works of past Hasidic teachers and strives toward deepening our contempo…

Feb

15 2018

Play Mah Jongg at Sinai

12:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

PLAY MAH JONGG AT SINAI

Every Thursday
Starting January 11, 2018
12:15 - ~2:15pm
In the Mirkin Chapel

New Ma…

Feb

15 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

15 2018

Mental Illness Support Group at Sinai

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, October 19, and the third Thursday of each month
7:30 pm
Hosted at Congre…

Feb

15 2018

The Jewish Refugee Experience Remembered

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Kol Emeth

4175 Manuela Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Suggested donation to Hadassah nonprofit organization: $10 (to be collected at the door) Following decades of…

Feb

15 2018

The history of modern Israel from 1948 to now! at CBD

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Explore the events that formed the state of …

Feb

16 2018

Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah at CBD

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah 
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are…

Feb

16 2018

Jewish Ethics at CBD

11:15AM - 12:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Ho…

Feb

16 2018

TEE Tot Shabbat with Catered Dinner

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

 Worried that your little ones will squirm and make noise during services?

 No need to worry at Tot Shabbat!

Feb

16 2018

TEE Erev Scout Shabbat Service

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Temple Emanu-El’s connection with the Scouting movement remains strong, and once a year, usually in February, scout…

Feb

17 2018

Israel Today! Shabbat Seminars at CBD

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Israel Today! Shabbat Seminars
Wide ranging topics exploring various aspects of Israeli society including, culture, …

Feb

17 2018

Rain Pryor: Fried Chicken and Latkes

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave.
San Jose, CA

Rain Pryor, daughter of famous comedian Richard Pryor, tells hilarious and heart-wrenching stories of growing up Blac…

Feb

18 2018

CSH Book Group - One Bay One Book Selection

9:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95032

The CSH book group will discuss the One Bay One Book selection “The Septembers of Shiraz” by Dalia Sofer.

Please j…

Feb

18 2018

Knitzvah Meeting

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Levy Family Campus
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Knitzvah is a JFS SV (Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley) volunteer group of knitters, crocheters and seamstres…

Feb

19 2018

Intermediate Hebrew at CBD

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, …

Feb

19 2018

Beginning Hebrew at CBD

11:45AM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple l…

Feb

19 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

19 2018

JCC Torah Study at Chai House

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

Chai House, Inc.
814 Saint Elizabeth Drive
San Jose, CA

This engaging class with the JCC’s Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, keeps us full of life through the words of the Torah. …

Feb

20 2018

JCC Classic Jewish Texts

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Rabbi Joey Felsen of the Jewish Study Network guides you through the fundamental works of Maimonides, Luzzato, and ot…

Feb

20 2018

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners at CBD

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Learn basic skills in conversational Hebrew in th…

Feb

20 2018

Sweet and Sour Safe Haven at CSH

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos , CA 95032

Unlike many other places throughout the world, China's cosmopolitan city, Shanghai, kept its port open to Jewish refu…

Feb

20 2018

TEE Israeli Dancing

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Great exercise!  Great fun!  Great chance to meet new people!

Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Isr…

Feb

21 2018

JCC Kaplan Roundtable

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Drop in to study and discuss the writings of Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan. No experience or specialized knowledge necessa…

Feb

22 2018

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

Silicon Valley Beit Midrash

Every Thursday (Except Chagim)
9:30 - 11:00 am
​At Congregation Sinai
In the Mirk…

Feb

22 2018

JCC Hasidic Havurah

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

This class takes a look at some of the great works of past Hasidic teachers and strives toward deepening our contempo…

Feb

22 2018

Play Mah Jongg at Sinai

12:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

PLAY MAH JONGG AT SINAI

Every Thursday
Starting January 11, 2018
12:15 - ~2:15pm
In the Mirkin Chapel

New Ma…

Feb

22 2018

CBD Dames who Dine

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Dames who Dine
Once a month we get together for dinner, to relax and enjoy each other’s company. This is an oppor…

Feb

22 2018

The history of modern Israel from 1948 to now! at CBD

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Explore the events that formed the state of …

Feb

23 2018

Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah at CBD

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah 
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are…

Feb

23 2018

Jewish Ethics at CBD

11:15AM - 12:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Ho…

Feb

23 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

23 2018

Kabbalat Shabbat Service - Brotherhood Shabbat

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Brotherhood, the men’s auxiliary at Temple Emanu-El leads a Shabbat service during the year. They have adapted a li…

Feb

24 2018

Approachable Torah at CBD

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Netivot Haneshamah
Approachable Torah
Rabbi Berkowitz leads a lively conversation about the …

Feb

24 2018

Tot Shabbat at CBD

11:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Tot Shabbat 
For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, s…

Feb

25 2018

Adult Academy at CBD

9:45AM - 10:45AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Adult Academy
In this class series, we will study the mitzvot, the core practices of Judaism.  We will focus on tho…

Feb

25 2018

Russian Purim Celebration for Children

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

The story of Purim played out, in Russian, with a puppet show, singing, Hamantashen, masks, arts and crafts, gifts an…

Feb

25 2018

TEE Purim Shpiel and Carnival

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Carnival games, prizes, crafts, a jumpy house, costumes, BBQ lunches, cotton candy, popcorn, hamentaschen, and more! 

Feb

25 2018

YA-LIVE Volunteer Event- JFS Young Professionals

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Chai House
814 St. Elizabeth Dr
San Jose , CA 95126

Join YA-LIVE (young professionals ages 21-39) for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity- bringing a Purim celebr…

Feb

25 2018

San Jose Jewish Film Festival Presents: Maktub

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA

Two small time enforcers for a Jerusalem based crime organization survive a suicide bombing and decide to change…

Feb

26 2018

Intermediate Hebrew at CBD

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, …

Feb

26 2018

Beginning Hebrew at CBD

11:45AM - 12:45PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple l…

Feb

26 2018

JCC Torah Study at Chai House

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

Chai House, Inc.
814 Saint Elizabeth Drive
San Jose, CA

This engaging class with the JCC’s Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, keeps us full of life through the words of the Torah. …

Feb

26 2018

Women's Philanthropy Mitzvah Project with Friends

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos,

Join Women's Philanthropy as we assemble purim bags (mishloach manot) for senior citizens in our area. It promises to…

Feb

27 2018

JCC Classic Jewish Texts

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Rabbi Joey Felsen of the Jewish Study Network guides you through the fundamental works of Maimonides, Luzzato, and ot…

Feb

27 2018

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners at CBD

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners
Instructor Sarah Hanuka

Learn basic skills in conversational Hebrew in th…

Feb

27 2018

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives at CBD

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work le…

Feb

27 2018

JCRC Behind the Scenes 2018

5:45PM - 9:00PM  

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102

JCRC Behind the Scenes 2018

Please join JCRC in celebrating its critically important work and community champions …

Feb

27 2018

Men's Club Sharks Night

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

You have to see it live!! For a fun time, join the Shir Hadash Men's Club for our annual get together at the Shark Ta…

Feb

28 2018

JCC Kaplan Roundtable

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

Drop in to study and discuss the writings of Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan. No experience or specialized knowledge necessa…

Feb

28 2018

TEE Lunch and Learn Torah Study

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Food for your body.  Food for your soul.  Need a better way to spend your lunch hour?  Join Rabbi Magat for an inf…

Feb

28 2018

Family Megillah at CBD

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Family Megillah
Meant for families with children. Enjoy a fun, music-filled, abbreviated Megillah reading lead by Ra…

Feb

28 2018

Kick-off Sinai's 5778/2018 Purim Extravaganza

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Sinai
1532 Willowbrae Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

KICK-OFF SINAI'S 5778/2018 PURIM EXTRAVAGANZA

Wednesday, February 28
6:00-9:00 pm

Featuring live music perform…

Feb

28 2018

Purim Dinner

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

A BIG BANG PURIM

Purim Dinner, Service and Shpiel...!

The evening starts with a delicious Persian Purim dinner.…

Feb

28 2018

TEE Erev Purim Experience and Megillah Reading

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA

Join Rabbi Magat for a Purim experience with a fun Megillah Reading.  Snacks will be provided!  Bring your own beve…

Feb

28 2018

Erev Purim Service

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash
20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA

Purim Dinner, Service and Shpiel...!

A Big Bang Purim

Bazinga!  Welcome Purim with a Big Bang - Theory, that i…

Feb

28 2018

Gantze Megillah at CBD

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA

Gantze Megillah
The "Gantze" Megillah experience is a full reading of the scroll of Esther geared towards adults wit…