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Taking Charge of Your Jewish Identity: Being Black, Asian, Danish… and Jewish


Adults from interfaith families often have their Jewish identity challenged by both Jews and non-Jews. Having a name that is not perceived as Jewish, like Anderson, Christiansen, O’Toole, or Wong,....
October 09 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 pm
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Lifecycles and Holidays


Communal and individual Jewish life dances to the rhythm of two different cycles: Jewish lifecycle events and the cycle of the Jewish year. This class covers a basic introduction to the Jewish....
October 19 2016 - December 14 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Beth El 1301 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
San Francisco Bay Area
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Making Shabbat Your Own


Would you like to start doing Shabbat? Do you need an easy way to start or do you want to take your current observance up a notch? Come learn easy steps to create “your” Shabbat. We’ll tell you....
October 30 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 pm
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
San Francisco Bay Area
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Raising a Confident Child in an Interfaith Family


A child needs happy, loving parents more than anything else. They also deserve to feel comfortable with their own identity. We'll come together to discuss what parents are currently doing, what they....
November 10 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Lehrhaus Judaica 2736 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
San Francisco Bay Area
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Double Roots: A Film and Discussion


A young woman with a Jewish mother and a Christian father was raised religiously "nothing." She was told that "if the Nazis were here, they'd kill you" and that was the extent of her Jewish education.....
December 01 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kehilla Community Synagogue 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmontxxx, CA 94610
San Francisco Bay Area
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To Tree or Not to Tree: What Will We do for the Holidays?


You may want to decorate a Christmas tree while your partner wants to make latkes. What will work for you as a family? Whether December is your favorite month – full of Christmas cookies and....
December 04 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 pm
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
San Francisco Bay Area
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How to Be a Fabulous Grandparent in an Interfaith Family


Your child has married someone not Jewish. You love their new spouse, but you worry. Will my grandchildren be Jewish? Will I say the wrong thing if I express my concerns and feelings? Should we invite....
February 06 2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
San Francisco Bay Area
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Mastering the Intercultural, Multigenerational Seder


It can be a challenge to have everyone from your neighbor’s toddler to your great uncle coming to your Seder. Will people be bored? Will they get hungry? Will the kids wander from the table....
March 19 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 pm
Beth Emek 3400 Nevada Court
Pleasanton, CA 94566
San Francisco Bay Area
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