Join us for our last Community Shabbat dinner of the year. Our evening begins with the Tree of Life Shabbat Service at 5:30 p.m. (for younger families 3rd grade and below) followed by Shabbat dinner beginning by 6:15 p.m. Our Shabbat Hallelu Service (for families with older children) will begin at 7:15 p.m. Please click here to RSVP for dinner by Monday, Apr. 29 so we can plan food and seating accordingly. Cost: $20 adults; $15 children & seniors; free for children 5 and under.
Our Annual Tradition Comes Alive Again!
Join Beth El Women and Sholom Women with daughters (ages 13+), mothers, grandmothers, sisters and friends as we prepare to celebrate Passover and Rosh Chodesh Nissan with our special "Pre Seder" experience led by Rabbi Laura Rumpf. A light seder supper will be served. We invite you to bring your favorite Passover dessert to share with 4-6 people.
Download the RESERVATION FORM and mail it in with your payment by April 5.
Reservations will not be accepted at the door.
Open to All Temple Members
PTBE Brotherhood Speaker Series presents Berkeley Professor Richard Rothstein, speaking on 'Education, Race, and Ethnicity.'
Rothstein is the author of 'The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.' The book provides a national perspective on his recent work that documented the history of state-sponsored residential segregation.
Richard Rothstein is a Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley's Haas Institute, a distinguished fellow of the Economic Policy Institute where he works on foreign policy issues of education and race, and a Senior Fellow (Emeritus) at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's Thurgood Marshall Institute. He was formerly a Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley School of Law's Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy until the institute closed at the end of 2015.
Signed copies of 'The Color of Law' will be available at meeting for purchase .
Support the BEW Gift Shop! All proceeds go to PTBE programs.
Come to the BEW Gift Shop for all your Passover needs! We have Seder plates, matzah covers, Elijah and Miriam’s cups, haggadot, hostess gifts, and afikomen prizes.
Contact Pam Abraham to set special appointment time.
Join us Sunday, March 24 for the Purim Carnival including a new Tot Zone with bounce house.
Purim story and singing at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Costume contest with prizes at 10:40 a.m.
Carnival Games will be open 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wristbands for Unlimited Games: Pre-K or younger $10; Kindergarten and up $20.
Don’t miss our upcoming Musicians-in-residence, Nefesh Mountain. This incredible band brilliantly weaves bluegrass and Judaism to create a moving and spiritual musical experience like no other (listen here). Their musicianship is of the highest caliber and they bring a refreshing spirit to the world of Jewish music.
Friday, Mar. 15, 6:30 p.m. Shabbat services - Nefesh Mountain will join Elana in leading us in soulful and uplifting worship.
Saturday, Mar. 16, 7:30 p.m. - A free concert experience that will blow your bluegrass socks off followed by a dessert reception sponsored by the PJCC.
Sunday, Mar. 17, 10:45 a.m. - A special concert for our Rishonim students and families.
Welcome in the new month with a healing yoga practice.
Celebrate our departing Rabbi Sara Mason-Barkin.
Celebrate Israel's 70th birthday at this community-wide party, with music, dancing, food, and fun for the entire family!
Join Rabbi Lisa Kingston in exploring the female trailblazers who have paved the way for Jewish women in leadership, both historical and fictional!
A community discussion with the president of the Israeli Reform Movement discusses pluralism, religious freedom, and working for hope in The Promised Land. Held at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.