Community Jewish Events

Look no further for the latest general information on Jewish or Jewish-related events going on in and around the greater Bay Area!

FREE UPCOMING VIRTUAL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

 

Seeking God

  • Join us for a virtual three-part course entitled “Seeking God"

  • Tuesdays 1/12, 1/19, and 1/26 at 7:30pm

    • During worship services, we affirm our faith in God through time-honored prayers. Yet Judaism is a religion that encourages us to fearlessly challenge our inherited faith and to find our own meaning in the universe. Do you believe in God as Creator of the universe, rewarding good and punishing those who are wicked? Do you wonder whether God heals the sick?  Are there times you feel close to God and other times distant? On these three consecutive Tuesday nights we will engage virtually in exploring our faith.

    • The course is open for any adult to attend, and there is no fee. 

    • For Information how to participate, contact Rabbi Schulman at rabbi@bethtorah-fremont.org, or look for details in our 1/7/21 weekly email. 

American Jerusalem

  • Thursday, 1/14 at 5:00pm

  • This is an online screening of the 2013 documentary about how immigrant Jews of the 1800s and early 1900s helped transform San Francisco into a vibrant city. Presented by Contemporary Jewish Museum and introduced by co-producer Jackie Krentzman.

  • This event is free with advance registration.

Marry Me However

  • Thursday, 1/21 at 12:00pm

  • Free virtual screening of "Marry Me However", a film that shares the challenges of Orthodox LGBTQ individuals. 

  • Panel discussion on the film with the director, Rabbi Mordechai Vardi.

  • This event is free with advance registration

The Foodie Film Festival

  • Runs for four weeks, from Tue, 1/19 through Tue, 2/9

  • Start with 4 celebrated chefs and 4 food-focused movies. The result is an exciting mix of cooking demos, personal culinary journeys and online film screenings! 

  • Admissions to all of the Foodie Film Fest events are free, but a separate registration is required for each chef demo and film.  

  • Click the RSVP buttons for more info on the films, the chefs and their menus.

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