November 2022 Important Announcements

GENERAL NEWS & IMPORTANT UPCOMING INFORMATION

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  • VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUSTViolins of Hope is a collection of restored violins that were played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. These instruments have survived concentration camps, ghettos, pogroms, and many long journeys to tell remarkable stories of injustice, suffering, resilience and survival. The Livermore-Amador Symphony orchestra will perform three concerts using the Violins of Hope at the Bankhead Theatre in Livermore on February 5, 6, and 7, 2023. Tickets are already on sale - don't wait too long to buyViolins of Hope East Bay will be exhibited at the Livermore Valley’s Performing Arts Center’s Bankhead Theatre in Livermore from January 30 through February 12, 2023. This educational and historical exhibition will lead visitors through the horrors of the Holocaust as well as the hope of the violins with a message of tolerance and resilience.

  • WTBT's FALL 2022 FUNDRAISER: AN EVENING OF BUNCO! Everyone 21+ is invited on Sat, 11/12 from 7:00-10:00pm in the Social Hall. Cost is $20/person (includes snacks, soft drinks/water, and BUNCO). Please pay in advance here (choose "Other Payment", then write "Bunco" under "Comments/Special Instructions"). Wine glasses with 2 beverage tickets are available at an additional cost of $10/person on site. We'll be offering prizes for BUNCO winners and surprise drawings! Please RSVP here. If you can help with set up, clean up, and food service, please signup here.

  • TCIC'S ANNUAL INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE! On Monday, 11/21 at 7:30pm, the Tri-City Interfaith Council will sponsor a multi-access Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Niles Discovery Church that will include prayers, music, and dance from many of the faith traditions represented in the Tri-Cities. Click here for this year's flyer. Registration for in-person attendance is required here, and registration to attend virtually via Zoom is here.

  • HELP "EMBRACE-A-FAMILY"! TBT is once again partnering with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley to fulfill the Chanukah and holiday wishes of families and older adults who would otherwise go without gifts. This year's program starts on Monday, 11/14 and runs through Tuesday, 12/20. Your partnership last year brought joy and cheer to so many grateful JFS SV clients. Let's make this holiday season bright with your generous support. Check our Social Action page for ALL the details. Beginning 11/14, you can click this flyer for a QR code to shop OR stop by TBT in person to pick up a tag from the Dreidel board.

  • COMING IN DECEMBER! Join us for Hanukkahpalooza, our final 60th Anniversary Celebration event, featuring the San Francisco Yiddish Combo-Klezmer Band! This will be a celebration for all ages, with live music, dancing, latkes, jelly doughnuts, and more! ​Please bring your Hanukkah menorah and two candles as candle lighting (first night!) and schmoozing will conclude the celebration. For cost information, and to RSVP and pay, please visit our 60th Anniversary Page. Questions? Email vpmembership@bethtorah-fremont.org.

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