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Tuesday May 1, 2018
 
 

Contact  info
info@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room


Holocaust Museum
Visit whenever the Synagogue is open. 
The museum serves as both as a  meditative place and a place to learn about the holocaust and its ramifications so that we can never forget and continue the fight for tolerance in our world. 
Email for more information

 

 

11:00 AM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Basic Conversational Hebrew for Beginners
Instructor Sarah Hanuka
Learn basic skills in conversational Hebrew in this class for beginners. 

3:00 PM

Contact  cbd.yiddish@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Fd Adult Social
Room/LocationStudio


Yiddish Conversation Group
The Yiddish Group is for people to re-activate prior Yiddish knowledge, to learn Yiddish for the first time, to have conversations.More information

7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


We are looking to include as many members of our Beth David family as possible in this wonderful tradition that brings comfort to our mourners and gives each of us a daily opportunity to connect with our soul, our community and our God.

 

Contact  Lacy McCoy
lacy@apjcc.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/Location(Offsite)


Introduction to Judaism (offsite)
This course will present an overview of the major aspects of Judaism, including practice, belief, and history.  Students will be exposed to Jewish thought and practice through lectures, class discussions, and readings. It is appropriate for those seeking to convert or just learn more about Judaism. It is taught by five Rabbis, from four different synagogues as well as the Center for Jewish Life & Learning at the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center.
Register now. Email Lacy McCoy at the APJCC for more information. 


 


7:30 PM

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


CHAIM Tour and Curator Meet and Greet
Join CBD Women as we take a self-guided tour of the California Holocaust Awareness and Action Interactive Museum followed by dessert and questions and answers with CHAIM’s founder, Iris Bendahan.


Wednesday May 2, 2018
 
 
 

 

11:30 AM

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
Join other CBD Women for a midweek matinee followed by lunch to discuss the movie. The movie and time will be announced at the beginning of the week. 
Email for details.

4:00 PM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 11
Rm 12
Rm 13
Rm 14
Rm 15
Rm 16
Rm 17
Rm 18
Rm 19
Rm 20
Studio


JEWEL: 
For 4th – 7th graders

Offers students six rotating categories of Jewish studies ranging from art, social justice, debate.   


7:00 PM
Thursday May 3, 2018
 
 
 

 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/lag-baomer

33rd day of counting the Omer

http://hebcal.com/h/lag-baomer

11:00 AM

Contact  Jamie Valzez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka
Explore the events that formed the state of Israel. Email Sarah at Hanuka@beth-david.org.

7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationSocial Hall


A God That Could Be Real
Nancy Ellen Abrams explores a concept of God that's consistent with science and unites all humanity, providing the wisdom and sense of meaning we need to face our future together.


Friday May 4, 2018
 
 
 

 

10:00 AM

Contact  adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationStudio


Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are available. Newcomers are welcome. Donations to Adult Education are appreciated
. Email for more information.

11:00 AM

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room


A private meeting for invited guests only.

11:15 AM

Contact  Phil Doppelt
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationStudio


Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Holy".


6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

7:42 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Saturday May 5, 2018
 
 
 

 

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


Netivot Haneshamah
Mindfulness and Meditation Through the Hasidic Lens

Using Hasidic Torah text and stories, Rabbi Seid-Valencia enables participants to find personal meaning in Jewish prayer and discover that current spiritual tools are rooted in the traditional Jewish experience.


12:00 PM

1:15 PM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


Our Mercaz: Holy People/Holy Lives
The Hero panels in our Mercaz feature Jewish men and women whose life and work left an indelible impact on the future of Judaism and the Jewish people.  Join Rabbi Ohriner on the first Shabbat of each month, following Kiddush lunch (approx. 1:15), to learn about the lives of these heroes and why they were chosen among the many candidates to adorn our building. 
More information


8:51 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday May 6, 2018
 
 
 

 

8:30 AM
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce

9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

 

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationStudio


Jewish Experience For Teens (JET) for teens in grades 8th-12th

Open to CBD Members and the Jewish Community

Jewish Experience for Teens (JET) is infused with Leadership, Social Action/Community Service opportunities, as well as social and cultural Jewish learning experiences.  Program is on Sundays from 9:30-12:30  To enroll and find out more about our teen programs go to www.beth-david.org


 

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 11
Rm 12
Rm 13
Rm 14
Rm 15
Rm 16
Rm 17
Rm 18
Rm 19
Rm 20


Jewish Core Education
Find information about JCore (Jewish Core Education) classes including, Sunday Educational Learning, 9:30-12:30, Wednesday electives (JEWEL ‑ Jewish Experiential Learning) 4:00-6:16 and Shabbat School (about once a month)9:30-12:30.  Additionally, you’ll get information about CBD Youth and community Programs/Events as well as general community programs sponsored by non CBD organizations.


9:45 AM
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Adult Academy
In this class series, we will study the mitzvot, the core practices of Judaism.  We will focus on those deeds which, according to the Talmud, “yield immediate fruit and continue to yield fruit in the time to come”.  Co-taught by Rabbi Laurie Matzkin and Sarah Hanuka. 
More information

1:30 PM

Contact  Iris Bendahan
irisbendahan@gmail.com
Room/Location(Offsite)


Abrahamic Alliance International Cook & Serve Social Justice project
Jews, Christians and Muslims unite to serve the poor!  Join us as CBD joins another AAi opportunity of compassionate collaboration to build lasting bridges of understanding and respect as we also help the poor of the South Bay. 
More information

7:30 PM

Contact  Mindy Dickens
note@mindymusic.com
Room/LocationSanctuary


CBD Adult Choir Rehearsal
Join CBD Choir to "Play it Forward"! Our next performance will share our joy of music with Assisted Living Residents. Learn spiritually meaningful pieces and fun pieces, use your voice to help express something beautiful or inspiring, and have fun along the way. No prior choir experience is necessary. All voices are welcome! All you need is a willingness to learn, and be rewarded with finding joy and inspiration in our music. Email Mindy Dickens for more information.

Monday May 7, 2018
 
 

 

10:00 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, and understanding. Email for more information.

11:45 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 12


Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple literature. Must be able to read printed Hebrew. Refresh and expand your childhood skills. Email for more information.

2:15 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning


Beginning Hebrew for FSU Émigrés Class (offsite)
This is a continuing class, taught at the Moreland Apartments (Payne and Saratoga Avenues) for émigrés from the Former Soviet Union.  New students are warmly welcomed, but please contact the instructor for more information. This daytime class is designed for those who wish to enhance their ability to read Hebrew and participate in synagogue prayer.  You will expand your Hebrew vocabulary and improve your Hebrew reading fluency. Email Chuck Taubman for more information
.

7:00 PM
Tuesday May 8, 2018
 
 

 

11:00 AM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Andrew Passett
financevp@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room

Wednesday May 9, 2018
 
 

 

4:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Bill Beyda
president@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room

Thursday May 10, 2018
 
 

 

11:00 AM

Contact  Cathy
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
UP-12
Room/Location(Offsite)


Ladies Who Lunch
Ladies Who Lunch meets each month at the home of a different participant. Generally, there is a theme and attendees bring lunch dishes to match, and share stories, recipes and memorabilia. This is a casual fun opportunity to socialize  with women of all ages. RSVP 

7:00 PM
Friday May 11, 2018
 
 

 

10:00 AM

Contact  adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room


Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are available. Newcomers are welcome. Donations to Adult Education are appreciated
. Email for more information.

11:15 AM

Contact  Phil Doppelt
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room


Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Holy".


6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

7:49 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Saturday May 12, 2018
 
 

 

9:30 AM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah
Rm 16
Rm 17


Some Sundays are replaced with a JCore Shabbat Family School.
Shabbat Family School is geared for the whole family K-7 – Students & Parents.

 

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 19
Rm 20


Some Sundays are replaced with a JCore Shabbat Family School.
Shabbat Family School is geared for the whole family K-7 – Students & Parents.

 
Room/LocationSanctuary

10:30 AM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


Netivot Haneshamah
An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer & Study for Russian Speakers

with Rabbi Ilana Baird

11:15 AM

Contact  Rabbi Ohriner
ohriner@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
UP-SERV
Room/LocationRm 13
Rm 14


Tot Shabbat
For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, stories, puppets and more. 

12:00 PM
1:30 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBoard Room


Jewish Book Discussion Group
Rabbi Ohriner will discuss two minor prophets - Joel and Amos. Email for more information. 

8:57 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday May 13, 2018
 
 

 

 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/yom-yerushalayim


9:30 AM
Monday May 14, 2018
 
 

 

10:00 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, and understanding. Email for more information.

11:45 AM
2:15 PM
7:00 PM
Tuesday May 15, 2018
 
 

 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-sivan

Beginning of new Hebrew month of Sivan

http://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-sivan

11:00 AM
3:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Lee Hirsch
facilities@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room


A private meeting for committee members only

Wednesday May 16, 2018
 
 

 

4:00 PM
7:00 PM
Thursday May 17, 2018
 
 

 

11:00 AM

Contact  Jamie Valzez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


The History of Modern Israel from 1948 to Now!
Instructor Sarah Hanuka
Explore the events that formed the state of Israel. Email Sarah at Hanuka@beth-david.org.

6:30 PM
Room/LocationConference Room

7:00 PM
Friday May 18, 2018
 
 

 

10:00 AM

Contact  adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room


Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah
Join Ruben Levy or Rabbi Ohriner for weekly Talmud Study. English texts are available. Newcomers are welcome. Donations to Adult Education are appreciated
. Email for more information.

11:15 AM

Contact  Phil Doppelt
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room


Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Holy".


6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

7:55 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Saturday May 19, 2018
 
 

 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


Israel Today! Shabbat Seminars
Wide ranging topics exploring various aspects of Israeli society including, culture, economy, military, immigration etc. and their influence on the Israeli society.  Seminar begins after Kiddush lunch. 
More information

9:00 PM

Contact  Barbara Biran
biran@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationSocial Hall


Tikkun Leil Shavuot: Torat Chaim, Life-Defining Torah
On the night of Shavuot the whole Israelite people and those who journeyed with them, stood at the foot of Mt. Sinai to receive the Torah. This year, our theme is one that invites our diverse group of rabbinic teachers to share Jewish learning about which they are passionate right now in their lives. The evening features Rabbis Pressman, Berkowitz, Ohriner, and Rabbi Laurie Matzkin with Makom Yoga. 
More information


9:03 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday May 20, 2018
 
 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

12:00 PM

9:04 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Monday May 21, 2018
 
 

 

 

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai

http://hebcal.com/h/shavuot

9:30 AM

Contact  Ritual
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

12:00 PM

Tuesday May 22, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
7:00 PM
Wednesday May 23, 2018
 
 

1:00 PM

Contact  Barbara Green
program@beth-david.org
Room/LocationStudio


Program Committee Meeting
Join the program committee and support the wonderful events that bring CBD members together all year long. It is also a terrific way to be involved and get to know fellow congregants.

7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Bill Beyda
president@beth-david.org
Room/LocationSocial Hall


CBD General Board Meeting 
All congregants are welcome and encouraged to attend monthly meetings of the Beth David Board of Directors.

Thursday May 24, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM
 

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.womensgroup@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


Dames who Dine
Once a month we get together for dinner, to relax and enjoy each other’s company. This is an opportunity to get to know new Beth David women or to catch up with old friends. RSVP  

Friday May 25, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM
6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

8:00 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Saturday May 26, 2018
 
 

9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

10:30 AM

Contact  Jamie Valdez
valdez@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationStudio


Netivot Haneshamah
Approachable Torah
Rabbi Berkowitz leads a lively conversation about the Torah portion. 


11:15 AM
12:00 PM
9:09 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday May 27, 2018
 
 

9:30 AM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

Monday May 28, 2018
 
 

 

7:00 PM
Tuesday May 29, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Jeff Warwick
jeff.warwick@gmail.com
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


Estate Planning and Legacy Giving Workshop
At CBD
Educational workshop presented by Alan Werba and David Hoffman. Co-hosted by CBD and the Silicon Valley Jewish Community Legacy Project. For more information email Jeff Warwick, Chair, CBD Legacy Giving  Committee. More information



 
Room/LocationStudio


Relay for Life Participant's Meeting
We will discuss the relay event (including some changes at the event this year), fundraising (both team and individual) and how our team will honor those we’ve lost to cancer. Please consider joining our team and/or supporting the event during our havdallah ceremony. More information 

Wednesday May 30, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM
Thursday May 31, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM