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Shifting Traditions: Film & Discussion


In the short film, Shifting Traditions, three interfaith couples take three different approaches to religion in their family. Then the film maker speaks with some rabbis who reflect differing views on....
February 03 2013
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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DIY Judaism: Let’s Make Challah!


Everyone loves the smell of baking bread or the taste of warm homemade bread from the oven. Do you wish you could make delicious challah for Shabbat, but don’t consider yourself a baker or are short....
January 27 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
private home
Oakland, CA 94610
San Francisco Bay Area
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DIY Judaism: Let’s Make Challah!


Everyone loves the smell of baking bread or the taste of warm homemade bread from the oven. Do you wish you could make delicious challah for Shabbat, but don’t consider yourself a baker or are short....
January 27 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
private home
Oakland, CA 94610
San Francisco Bay Area
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Mysteries of the Mikveh


When people convert to Judaism they ‘go to the mikveh.’ What does that mean? The mikveh is a ritual pool where one immerses oneself in a spiritual ceremony that makes one a Jew. But what happens....
January 24 2013
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Beth Jacob 3778 Park Blvd.
Piedmont, CA 94610
San Francisco Bay Area
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Talking to Children About God


Join Rabbi Straus and other parents to explore children’s concepts of God. Should parents open a conversation about God or wait for children to ask questions? What if you don’t believe in God but....
December 09 2012
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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God Talk


Rabbis have amazing God conversations with children fairly regularly. Why we don’t continue these conversations as easily as we age? The questions certainly don’t get any easier! Perhaps we....
December 05 2012
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Netivot Shalom 1316 University
Berkeley, CA 94704
San Francisco Bay Area
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Celebrating Jewish Diversity


Join Jews of all colors to eat, play and hear music. Bring the kids! We're celebrating the fabulous diversity of the Jewish community. You MUST Pre-register: http://bit.ly/Ihcfyz
May 12 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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Joys and Challenges of Raising Jewish Children in Interfaith Families


For Interfaith, intercultural families and those who love them ....
May 06 2012
9:15 AM - 11:15 am
Peninsula Temple Beth El 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403
San Francisco Bay Area
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The Music of Shabbat


What are the common melodies, why do they change, what's the difference between songs and chanting? What is the role of the cantor in prayer? Why have a cantor and a rabbi in prayer services? In what....
May 03 2012
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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Jewish Identity Development for Multiracial Jews


Children experience life quite differently than adults. We will address what it is like to grow up Jewish if you don’t look Jewish. What comments and behaviors impact a multiracial child’s sense....
March 28 2012
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Temple Sinai 2808 Summit St.
Oakland, CA 94609
San Francisco Bay Area
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