Info for Newcomers

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Welcome to Jewish Silicon Valley! 

Whatever your background, life-stage or interests, we are committed to helping you find meaningful connections to our regional community. The following pages are designed to help you explore the myriad of opportunities for engaging in community programs, activities and conversations. 

As you explore, feel free to reach out directly to Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia ( to talk through any questions and explore options. He looks forward to connecting with you in person!

Families with young children can reach out to Rabbi Laurie Matzkin, JSV Family Educator & PJ Library Manager at

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