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Attn: Laura Rumpf
Bay Area, CA
March 21, 5:00PM
Yaaas Queen! It’s Purim and The CJM has a spiel you don’t want to miss. Join San Francisco’s favorite queens LOL McFiercen, Miss Shugana, Black Benatar, along with Queen Esther and the original He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named for a rollicking Purim drag cabaret. You too can be a queen when you create your own DIY beard-crown at the […]
March 24, 10:30AM
Please join the Tri-Valley Cultural Jews for our annual secular Purim celebration. We will make hamantaschen, have crafts, games, and fun for all ages, and present our annual Purim skit. Bring your favorite hamantaschen filling. Attendees are also encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Purim character.
March 25, 7:30PM
“It’s a Life” looks at the ironic, mystifying and often times unbelievably funny events surrounding death. Tears may come, but also laughter as we celebrate life. The show will be performed on March 25 and is presented by Los Angeles-based Jewish Women’s Theatre (JWT). JWT seeks out accomplished writers, encouraging them to explore their Jewish […]
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My journey to Judaism started long before I met my now-husband Bryan, but my interest in it deepened because of him and his Jewish heritage. I’ve always been interested in learning about my Japanese heritage, so when Bryan and I started discussing our future together, I was quietly interested in conversion early on.
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Rabbi Laura Rumpf, our Bay Area Rukin Fellow, is available to couples and families to talk about issues, introduce you to interfaith family-friendly organizations and programs, and to personally help you find Jewish clergy for officiation at life cycle events. Contact her at fellowship@ interfaithfamily.com.