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Attn: Laura Rumpf
Bay Area, CA
September 29, 4:30PM
Join Tri-Valley Cultural Jews for Rosh Hashanah, the start of the Jewish New Year. We will start with Tashlich (4:30pm), a walk to the nearby creek to symbolically wash away our misdeeds of the past year. Then we will have a potluck dinner (5:30pm) followed by a secular humanistic Rosh Hashanah observance (7:00-8:00pm). This is […]
October 8, 7:00PM
Join Tri-Valley Cultural Jews for a secular, humanistic observance of Yom Kippur. Our Kol Nidre service will be a program of readings in English, with discussion and music. It is a child friendly, but not child-centered, event. To RSVP and for more information: (925) 485-1049
October 13, 10:30AM
Please join us for our annual Sukkot celebration. We will build a sukkah and enjoy a potluck brunch to celebrate our harvest holiday. We will have activities for children and adults. Please bring a dish to share (we have members with allergies, so please label ingredients), a branch for the roof of the sukkah, and […]
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Why my role as a Japanese American convert to Judaism is invaluable
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.