Calling All Explorers – APJCC Preschool 2024-25

Calling All Explorers-APJCC Preschool 2024-25 Enrollment Open! We’re excited to share that enrollment for the upcoming academic year is now open at APJCC Preschool! As we embark on another enriching journey of early childhood education, we invite families in our community to join our warm and nurturing environment. At APJCC Preschool, we believe in providing

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Shabbat of Love

Shabbat of Love The atmosphere was filled with warmth and love as teens and families (more than 40) from our RSJ community came together to celebrate this special occasion. The energy was both heartwarming and recharging for all who attended. One of the community members described it as the ‘healing Shabbat’ for her—as she was

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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 packed with little families hunting for the trees Walking in the street and seeing so many people walking around and enjoying the activity was really heart warming. Participant

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Passing the Torch We are so grateful for the support and connection this past week leading up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day (1.27.24). International Holocaust Remembrance Day Press Conference January 22, 2024 | San Jose City Hall: Organized by Councilmember David Cohen along with Jewish Silicon Valley’s JCRC the event featured a moving line-up of speakers

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Tu Bishvat History & Symbolism Evolving to the Need of the Moment

When scholar and author Dara Horn visited our community last month, she said, among many other provocative things, that Jews predate the concepts of both religion and nationality. The holiday of Tu Bishvat, the fifteenth day of the month of Shevat, serves as a great example of this phenomenon.

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