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May 2021

Congregation Beth David Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Alpert online for Talmud Study. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/734334750?pwd=VUx5U0tpclZHV3Y4M0F2V1JaeE84dz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 734 334 750, Password: 854888

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Congregation Beth David Shabba-Tot

May 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Roller for Shabba-Tot on Zoom. Although this is geared toward families with children ages 0-5, everyone is welcome to log on and enjoy this fun, upbeat service. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/137808431?pwd=aDIxb0IzODFCQUFRd1hZSWZ6R0NaZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 137 808 431, Password: 256472

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Congregation Beth David Family Shabbat

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Rabbi Roller and other families with school age kids as we welcome in Shabbat together. To connect online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81949344895?pwd=ZExxODl3T2RkdURtamdSaTNXWFc0UT09, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 819 4934 4895, Passcode: 746376

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Congregation Beth David Havdalah

May 8 @ 8:45 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:45 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2021

We will sing some songs and then say the blessings that separate Shabbat from the week ahead. Please feel free to use your own Havdalah set.  If you do not have an official Havdalah set, all you need is a candle, something that smells good (cinnamon from your kitchen works), and wine or grape juice.  If you don’t have wine or grape juice, orange juice or scotch work too. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/956388121?pwd=RmpUbC92ZVlEanlSQ2FtYjAxb2VHdz09. To connect by…

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Still Traveling: Magical Morocco More than Marrakech

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

$15 – $50
Passport and map

Many visitors go to Morocco to visit its most famous city, Marrakech. But, the country holds countless interesting treasures throughout the land from its coasts to the deserts! Pour yourself a cup of mint tea (click here for a recipe) and let Trip Leader James Sokol zoom you away on our virtual “trips” to this magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries. REGISTER HERE Our Visits Include: May 3: Imperial Cities: Fes, Meknes & Rabat May 10: Northern Highlights:…

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Wise Aging Webinar

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

  Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit Jewish Silicon Valley and Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFSSV) are partnering to offer a four-session workshop series (on Zoom) with vibrant discussions on how to approach aging mindfully and with meaning. The series is  based on Rabbi Rachel Cowan (z”l) and Dr. Linda Thal’s book, “Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit.” Each session will be led by JFSSV’s new Community Coordinator of Wellbeing, Rabbi Barnett Brickner. This…

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Congregation Beth David: Jewish Book Discussion Group

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Last Train to London: A Novel by Meg Waite Clayton A pre-World War II-era story centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe—and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety. Discussion led by Michal Strutin. To connect with Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96289959946?pwd=WnNFT2ZSWkxkcGJ0L1NaQXVZSlhNZz09, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 962 8995 9946, Password: 498102

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Congregation Sinai: What Should Zionism Look Like in an Era of a Confident and Strong Jewish State?

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

What Should Zionism Look Like in an Era of a Confident and Strong Jewish State? Wednesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT Can the various flavors of Judaism’s enduring focus on the Land of Israel translate into a new Zionist ethos? Join JTS, the RA, the Schechter Institutes, and Ziegler for a collaborative ScholarStream series, in which teachers representing each institution will explore these and other questions—re-examining some of Zionism’s key ideas, moments, and challenges, from its earliest…

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Congregation Beth David Happy Hour with Rabbi Alpert

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Enjoy a beverage of your choice in the comfort of your own home while chatting with others at this online happy hour. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/634551720?pwd=L3A1ZmZFTXhnVnNWVXB2Z1BqcE1HZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 634 551 720, Password: 755401

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Congregation Beth David Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Alpert online for Talmud Study. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/734334750?pwd=VUx5U0tpclZHV3Y4M0F2V1JaeE84dz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 734 334 750, Password: 854888

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Congregation Beth David Shabba-Tot

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Roller for Shabba-Tot on Zoom. Although this is geared toward families with children ages 0-5, everyone is welcome to log on and enjoy this fun, upbeat service. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/137808431?pwd=aDIxb0IzODFCQUFRd1hZSWZ6R0NaZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 137 808 431, Password: 256472

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Congregation Beth David Taste of Shabbat

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Rabbi Alpert in welcoming Shabbat into our homes. We will sing songs, light candles, make Kiddush, and enjoy a few moments of Shabbat together (virtually).  While this is not a Friday night service, it is a meaningful way to create a Shabbat atmosphere, and an opportunity to learn about Friday night blessings and rituals. To Connect Online (with or without Video): https://zoom.us/j/719372366?pwd=Z0dTZndiNmlPdzdFM1JGUjIwRzQzUT09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 719 372 366 Password: 776364

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Congregation Beth David Havdalah

May 15 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

We will sing some songs and then say the blessings that separate Shabbat from the week ahead. Please feel free to use your own Havdalah set.  If you do not have an official Havdalah set, all you need is a candle, something that smells good (cinnamon from your kitchen works), and wine or grape juice.  If you don’t have wine or grape juice, orange juice or scotch work too. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/956388121?pwd=RmpUbC92ZVlEanlSQ2FtYjAxb2VHdz09. To connect by…

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JFS Knitzvah Meeting

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for our monthly Zoom meeting. If you love to knit, crochet or sew; or really want to learn how, this is the group to join! Knitzvah meets monthly and creates beautiful handmade items for preemie babies in the NICU, seniors who appreciate lap blankets to keep warm, cancer patients in need of colorful caps, and so much more. All ages welcome. And it's FREE! NOTE: During this period of COVID-19 precautions, Knitzvah meetings will be via Zoom until…

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Wise Aging Webinar

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

  Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit Jewish Silicon Valley and Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFSSV) are partnering to offer a four-session workshop series (on Zoom) with vibrant discussions on how to approach aging mindfully and with meaning. The series is  based on Rabbi Rachel Cowan (z”l) and Dr. Linda Thal’s book, “Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit.” Each session will be led by JFSSV’s new Community Coordinator of Wellbeing, Rabbi Barnett Brickner. This…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival – OPENING NIGHT

May 19

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David Happy Hour with Rabbi Alpert

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Enjoy a beverage of your choice in the comfort of your own home while chatting with others at this online happy hour. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/634551720?pwd=L3A1ZmZFTXhnVnNWVXB2Z1BqcE1HZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 634 551 720, Password: 755401

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Alpert online for Talmud Study. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/734334750?pwd=VUx5U0tpclZHV3Y4M0F2V1JaeE84dz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 734 334 750, Password: 854888

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Congregation Beth David Shabba-Tot

May 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Roller for Shabba-Tot on Zoom. Although this is geared toward families with children ages 0-5, everyone is welcome to log on and enjoy this fun, upbeat service. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/137808431?pwd=aDIxb0IzODFCQUFRd1hZSWZ6R0NaZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 137 808 431, Password: 256472

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Congregation Beth David: Studio Shabbat

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Studio Shabbat is an opportunity to experience Shabbat differently, whether through music, meditation, or the use of theater techniques. Our hope is to provide interesting and meaningful Shabbat experiences that will speak to the diversity of our community. We value your participation and welcome your feedback. To connect with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82269734807?pwd=b29GTy9OMm5ydENtWWtneno0eHdZdz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 822 6973 4807, Passcode: 151003  

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David Havdalah

May 22 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

We will sing some songs and then say the blessings that separate Shabbat from the week ahead. Please feel free to use your own Havdalah set.  If you do not have an official Havdalah set, all you need is a candle, something that smells good (cinnamon from your kitchen works), and wine or grape juice.  If you don’t have wine or grape juice, orange juice or scotch work too. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/956388121?pwd=RmpUbC92ZVlEanlSQ2FtYjAxb2VHdz09. To connect by…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David: KOLOT Family Hour

May 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

For families with children under 18. Join one of the first female Eagle Scouts, Erin Handelsman, for a presentation and Q&A on her experiences. To connect with Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99129416571?pwd=NGxRNVBYNTRVTXBnaDBldlBtbC9JZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, meeting ID: 991 2941 6571, Passcode: 726962

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Congregation Beth David An In-Depth Conversation with Matan Zamir – Israel’s Deputy Consul General

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Congregation Beth David Hazak is pleased to have the opportunity to have present an in-depth conversation about Israel with Matan Zamir, Israel's Deputy Consul General to the Pacific NorthWest. The evening will provide us the opportunity to hear about various topics of interest to our congregants. Here is an opportunity to hear the perspective of an Israeli diplomat regarding current issues relevant to Israel-United States relations. There will be with time allocated for our members participants to pose questions to…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Still Traveling: Magical Morocco More than Marrakech

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

$15 – $50
Passport and map

Many visitors go to Morocco to visit its most famous city, Marrakech. But, the country holds countless interesting treasures throughout the land from its coasts to the deserts! Pour yourself a cup of mint tea (click here for a recipe) and let Trip Leader James Sokol zoom you away on our virtual “trips” to this magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries. REGISTER HERE Our Visits Include: May 3: Imperial Cities: Fes, Meknes & Rabat May 10: Northern Highlights:…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 25
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Wise Aging Webinar

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

  Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit Jewish Silicon Valley and Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFSSV) are partnering to offer a four-session workshop series (on Zoom) with vibrant discussions on how to approach aging mindfully and with meaning. The series is  based on Rabbi Rachel Cowan (z”l) and Dr. Linda Thal’s book, “Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit.” Each session will be led by JFSSV’s new Community Coordinator of Wellbeing, Rabbi Barnett Brickner. This…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 26
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival – CENTERPIECE EVENT

May 27

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David: Approachable Torah with Rabbi Berkowitz

May 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Rabbi Berkowitz for his monthly Approachable Torah session. To connect with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89925526526?pwd=RVBwZXc1LzZSenc5OU5SN05FVkpxQT09 Dial-in 408 638 0968 Meeting ID: 899 2552 6526 Passcode: 232968

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Congregation Beth David Happy Hour with Rabbi Alpert

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Enjoy a beverage of your choice in the comfort of your own home while chatting with others at this online happy hour. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/634551720?pwd=L3A1ZmZFTXhnVnNWVXB2Z1BqcE1HZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 634 551 720, Password: 755401

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PRIDE: Open Mic Night

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Kick off LGBTQ Pride Month early with some feel-good vibes and a fun night of self-expression! Our virtual Pride Open Mic Night is your venue to sing, read, play, perform, or simply enjoy the show with our warm and welcoming community. Log on with your friends and/or your favorite bottle of wine. The event will be hosted by Dean Disaster and their fabulous drag show! REGISTER TO ATTEND REGISTER TO PERFORM Questions? Contact stephanieb@jvalley.org. Supported, in part, by a grant…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Alpert online for Talmud Study. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/734334750?pwd=VUx5U0tpclZHV3Y4M0F2V1JaeE84dz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 734 334 750, Password: 854888

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Congregation Beth David Shabba-Tot

May 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021

Join Rabbi Roller for Shabba-Tot on Zoom. Although this is geared toward families with children ages 0-5, everyone is welcome to log on and enjoy this fun, upbeat service. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/137808431?pwd=aDIxb0IzODFCQUFRd1hZSWZ6R0NaZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 137 808 431, Password: 256472

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Congregation Beth David: Musical Shabbat with Lior Ben Hur

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sponsored by Donors to Giving Tuesday Campaign Please join us for an engaging musical service with special guest Lior Ben Hur, as we welcome Shabbat into our homes and into our hearts. To connect with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87011389838? pwd=NkVvaGlMOC9HVzZrS1hFR0NjQkhOZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Congregation Beth David Havdalah

May 29 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

We will sing some songs and then say the blessings that separate Shabbat from the week ahead. Please feel free to use your own Havdalah set.  If you do not have an official Havdalah set, all you need is a candle, something that smells good (cinnamon from your kitchen works), and wine or grape juice.  If you don’t have wine or grape juice, orange juice or scotch work too. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/956388121?pwd=RmpUbC92ZVlEanlSQ2FtYjAxb2VHdz09. To connect by…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Terrific Tastings: Distinctively Delicious (Baked!) Donuts

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
$15
Donuts

What happens when a donut fanatic meets a flavor-obsessed pastry chef? Pure bliss! Let us deliver a curated collection of 12 mini-donuts to your front door, then pour yourself a cup of tea/coffee (or maybe a glass of champagne?!!) and join culinary host James Sokol for an interesting, delicious, and fun guided tasting & discussion with Dan Stevens (Founder) and Tarran Hatton (Pastry Chef) of BlissBomb Donuts. REGISTER HERE For more info, contact cherie@jvalley.org.

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

May 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Still Traveling: Magical Morocco More than Marrakech

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

$15 – $50
Passport and map

Many visitors go to Morocco to visit its most famous city, Marrakech. But, the country holds countless interesting treasures throughout the land from its coasts to the deserts! Pour yourself a cup of mint tea (click here for a recipe) and let Trip Leader James Sokol zoom you away on our virtual “trips” to this magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries. REGISTER HERE Our Visits Include: May 3: Imperial Cities: Fes, Meknes & Rabat May 10: Northern Highlights:…

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June 2021

Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

June 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2021

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival – CLOSING NIGHT

June 2

The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival runs May 19-June 2, 2021. This year's festival is virtual, with films streaming online. Each film is available for 72 hours. See below for full schedule. To learn more, purchase tickets, and view the films, visit www.svjff.org. Festival Schedule Each film is available to stream online for 72 hours, starting on the date listed here. For film descriptions, tickets, and links to the films, go to www.svjff.org. May 19, "Aulcie"* May 19 "Ruth: Justice…

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Terrific Tastings: Tropical Tastes, Tropical Pastes

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$15 – $85
cheese board

Let us help to tszuj  up your cheese board by delivering to your home a curated collection of fabulous tropical fruit pastes! Pick up some recommended (and easy to find) cheeses and join culinary host James Sokol to zoom off to Hawaii to meet Chris & Lin ter Horst creators of delicious specialties which fresh local fruits, traditional French culinary techniques, and personal passion. REGISTER HERE To allow for shipping, “Collection” tickets must be ordered by Sun, May 16th! For more info, contact cherie@jvalley.org. Sponsored by…

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Congregation Beth David Jewish Book Discussion Group

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Antisemitism: Here and Now by Deborah Lipstadt Discussion led by Alex Drukarev ***2019 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER—Jew­ish Edu­ca­tion and Iden­ti­ty Award*** The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left: from white supremacist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, to mainstream enablers of antisemitism such as Donald Trump and Jeremy…

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Terrific Tastings: Tropical Shortbreads

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
$15 – $42
shortbread

What happens when a supply chain expert and an investment-banker-turned-pastry-chef, both from the West, meet in China? Of course, they move to Hawaii and create award-winning products with local ingredients! (Wasn’t that your first guess?). Let us deliver – to your home! – a curated collection of rich shortbreads flavorfully flecked with tropical fruits (say that 10-times fast!), then pour yourself a cup of tea/coffee, sparkling water, maybe a glass of champagne, and join culinary host James Sokol to zoom…

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Congregation Beth David Engage’In Games

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Led by our Game Maven Vykki Morgan, you’ll have options to play socially interactive games like Two Truths and A Lie, Would you Rather, What's Your Answer, and Trivia! New this time - Bring Your Own Jokes! Please keep all jokes short, clean, and politics-free. This event requires pre-registration! https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtceisqTsiGNRO_eOH9whZUPMQE5EVJIAJ

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JSV: Women Now

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Jewish Silicon Valley's Women's Community presents its kickoff event, a panel discussion on resilience, power, and inspiration. Free! On Zoom. More details to come. Ticket link coming soon. For more information, contact Shari Shanker, Corporate & Community Philanthropy Manager, at shari@jvalley.org.

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Congregation Beth David: Israeli Innovations

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The secret of Israel's innovation is about leadership, determination, and, perhaps above all, about seeing opportunity when others predict failure. In this talk, based on his book "Thou Shalt Innovate," Avi Jorisch will present a valuable insight into Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship, together with some inspiring lessons in leadership. Avi Jorisch is an entrepreneur and writer. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs and other publications around the world. Free. To connect…

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Congregation Beth David Israeli Innovations

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The secret of Israel's innovation is about leadership, determination, and, perhaps above all, about seeing opportunity when others predict failure. In this talk, based on his book "Thou Shalt Innovate", Avi Jorisch will present a valuable insight into Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship, together with some inspiring lessons in leadership. Avi Jorisch is an entrepreneur and writer. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs and other publications around the world. To connect online: https://zoom.us/j/91074221053?pwd=VUxYMGlzUk54R2VucWl0NjhrM1oxUT09 To connect…

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wine tasting

Terrific Tastings: Italian Varietals, California Wines

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

First, let us deliver (or you can pick-up) a curated collection of three specially-discounted wines to your doorstep. Then, join culinary host James Sokol to Zoom away to Sonoma County to meet winemaker Mick Unti, whose small, family-owned & operated winery specializes in Mediterranean-style wines. REGISTER HERE To allow for shipping, “Collection” tickets must be ordered by Sun, June 13th! Unfortunately, shipping is not available to AL, MS or UT. For more info, contact cherie@jvalley.org. Sponsored by JCC Alliance Partners.

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