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Making Time for Youth Professionals to Heal, Rejuvenate and Connect

Teen Initiative Retreat at Westerbeke Ranch in Sonoma We are thrilled to offer our first in-person program since the beginning of the pandemic. This Elul-themed retreat will feature Rabbi Dorothy Richman as the scholar-in-residence and will incorporate elements of reflection, mindfulness and connection as we all take time to focus…...

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Face to Face: Preparing to See Our Teens in Person Again

What a year it’s been. Even as we experienced loss and change,  we discovered new values, new activities. As attention turns to reconnecting in person we will face  new challenges — deciding how and when to eat in a restaurant, hug our friends, or return to camp. How do we…...

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Face to Face: Preparing to See Our Teens in Person Again

What a year it’s been. Even as we experienced loss and change,  we discovered new values, new activities. As attention turns to reconnecting in person we will face  new challenges — deciding how and when to eat in a restaurant, hug our friends, or return to camp. How do we…...

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The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice

Presented by Deborah Levison Click here to register for this Jewish Community Library program. The Crate is Deborah Levison’s account of her family’s experience of a crime and its aftermath. After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust—in ghettos, on death marches, and in concentration camps—Levison’s parents sought refuge in Canada.…...

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Drop-In Book Discussion: The Yid by Paul Goldberg

Julie Zigoris will lead a discussion of Moscow-born author Paul Goldberg’s acclaimed 2016 novel, The Yid....

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Consultation Hour for Preschool Professionals with Cara Dressler – 2nd Session

Join us for an informal discussion to gain insight, connect with colleagues, and receive concrete ideas to take back to your classroom with Special Education consultant, Cara Dressler....

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Consultation Hour for Preschool Professionals with Cara Dressler

Join us for an informal discussion to gain insight, connect with colleagues, and receive concrete ideas to take back to your classroom with Special Education consultant, Cara Dressler....

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B’tzelem Elohim: A Mother Discusses Her Fight for Transgender Rights

Mimi Lemay, author of What We Will Become: A Mother, A Son and A Journey of Transformation, will discuss her advocacy on behalf of her transgender son and her own struggle to redefine her faith after leaving her ultra-Orthodox upbringing....

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Ethel Rosenberg: An American (and Jewish) Tragedy

Please click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. In June 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a couple with two young sons, were electrocuted moments apart. Both had been convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union, despite the fact that the US government was aware…...

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The Book of V.: A Conversation with Anna Solomon

Click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. This year’s One Bay One Book selection is Anna Solomon’s The Book of V., named by NPR and Kirkus Reviews as one of the best fiction books of 2020. In this novel, rooted in the Book of Esther, three characters’…...

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