This week's Rishonim News

Upcoming Sessions:

No Rishonim Sunday, Jan. 20 in observance of MLK day

Sunday, Jan. 20 (Camp Promo Day)

Shabbat BaBayit (in the Home), Friday, Jan. 25

Please remember to fill out the Education Program Survey here.

Shabbat BaBayit (in the Home) Friday, Jan. 25 6 p.m. - Thank you to everyone who RSVP’d. We’ll be sending out the home assignments by Friday.

2nd-5th Grade Rishonim Electives - If your child missed class last Sunday, please fill out and return the appropriate form to Rabbi Lisa ( by Jan. 27. 2nd/3rd Grade Electives or 4th/5th Grade Electives.

Next session: Sunday, Jan. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Camp Promo Day - K-2nd begins in the Sanctuary at 9:30 am. Parents are encouraged to attend.

Community Shabbat Dinner Friday, Feb. 1, 6:15-7:15 p.m. - Join us for our next Community Shabbat dinner. 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, Jan. 28 so we can plan food and seating accordingly. Cost: $20 adults; $15 children & seniors; free for children 5 and under.

PTBE & Beyond

“Campership” Grants Available for Jewish Summer Youth Programs - Again this year, we are supporting PTBE children and teens who wish to attend Jewish summer camps and Israel programs. Grants come from a variety of sources in the temple. All grants are need-based and made on a rolling basis, with an application deadline of March 29. Please click here for the application, and contact Steve Robertson ( with any questions.

Wornick Applications for the 2019-20 School Year Due January 18 - Combining outstanding academics with timeless Jewish values, we're shaping and preparing the next generation to lead not only with intelligence and confidence, but with respect and compassion. We are an independent, coeducational program for learners in TK-8th Grade. We are open to all applicants. Accredited by CAIS and WASC. To learn more about Wornick or begin your application, please visit

Family Fun and Free Community Concert with Nava Tehila Sunday, January 27, 10-5:30 p.m. at Peninsula Sinai Congregation in Foster City - Families with children ages 3-10 are invited. Light snacks will be served. Presented in partnership with PSC, PJCC, PJ Library and PJ Our Way. Free admission. Advance registration required.

Camp Newman Summer 2019 Registration is open - Click here to learn more.

For any Rishonim related questions or concerns please contact Rabbi Lisa.