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Tikkun Leyl Shavuot San Francisco: Where Sinai Meets California Street

Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20 | 6:00 pm – dawn | JCCSF & Congregation Beth Sholom | Register
Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Berkeley

This year’s San Francisco Tikkun Leyl Shavuot is presented by Lehrhaus Judaica, Congregations Beth Sholom, Sherith Israel, Emanu-El, and The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Featuring rabbis, cantors, educators, and musicians, Saturday evening, Erev Shavuot, May 19, and concluding at dawn. Event Flyer (more…)

Walking in the Valley of the Shadow Series Wraps up May 31

Hyperlinked flyer to register         Series blog    

Lehrhaus, the Gamliel Institute, Sinai Memorial Chapel, and the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center will address the challenging issues surrounding death and dying this spring. Classes are still to come at Etz Chayim (May 31) on When Life Is Over: Where Is Your Soul? (more…)

Historic Jewish Communities of Portugal and Catalonia: Endurance, Resilience and Identity

October 25 – November 4, 2018
Lisbon – Coimbra – Tomar – Sintra – Barcelona – Girona – Figueres – Besalú

Sinagoga Mayor de Barcelona

Join Lehrhaus and Tiyul Jewish Journeys this fall for a study tour of Portugal and the Catalonia region of Spain. Explore the Golden Age of Spain, including the poets, philosophers, and mystics. Learn about the impact of the Inquisition on Iberian Jewry and the creation of the Sephardic diaspora. (more…)

Mussar for Modern Life in Oakland

Tuesdays, April 10 – May 1 | Temple Sinai | Register here

Are you counting the Omer this year? Did you know that counting the Omer is a way of doing the inner work necessary to ready ourselves to receiving wisdom? It’s a lot like Mussar. Join Marla Kolman Antebi during this special time of year as we take a deeper dive into navigating our spiritual landscapes in a practical way. (more…)