Beth Jacob's Weekly Beat
Candle Lighting
6:58 PM
Friday Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv
6:45 PM
Shabbat Morning Services
9:00 AM
Final Time to Say Shema
10:19 AM
Shabbat Mincha
1:30 PM
Shabbat Ends/Havdalah
7:56 PM
8:10 PM
Fast of Esther: Wednesday, March 20 Fast Begins: 5:54 AM;
Fast Ends: 8:00 PM. Only eating and drinking are prohibited.
This week’s Kiddush is sponsored by BJC and
will be held in the Downstairs Social Hall
Shabbat with Community Scholar Michal Kohane: 
Join us this Shabbat, March 16th with Community Scholar Michal Kohane. Michal will give the Drasha at the end of services (approx. 11:15 AM) and a Shabbat U, open to both men and women. The Drasha topic will be: Shabbat Zachor - Remember What? The Shabbat U topic will be: Megilat Esther - The Hidden and The Revealed.
Parking: Please do not block - even a tiny bit – of the neighbors’ driveways when parking at BJC for the Gala or for Purim. Cars will be ticketed and/or towed at your expense if our neighbors' access to their driveways is affected. Thank you for your understanding.

Classes & Events   
Sunday Morning Breakfast & Tefillah Talks in Memory of Henry Ramek : Learn together this Sunday morning, March 17th after Shacharit. 

Learn to Lead Women's Beit Midrash : Join us Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM for the next Learn to Lead led by Rosh Beit Midrash Michal Kohane.

Pathways through the Parsha : Join Rabbi Albert Monday morning, March 11 for the Parsha class at OHDS at 8:30 AM. The class will also be livestreamed on Rabbi Albert’s Facebook page. If you would like to participate but can’t make it to OHDS, make sure to friend Rabbi Albert to watch the class live.

BJC University Part 3: Fundamental Feuds: The Essential Place of Machloket in Jewish Life will continue on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:30 PM. The topic will be: Written by God, but Read by Man: The Two Schools of Midrashic Interpretation and their Two-Thousand Year Legacy. No classes March 19 or 26.

Lunchtime Talmud : There will be no class Thursday, March 21. Class will resume March 28th.
ALOHA Beth Jacob!
The Humuhumunukunukuapua is Hawaii's state fish. Spelling test, Gala, and Auction on March 17, 2019 at BJC.   Mahalo!
BJC YOUTH: Tots - 5th grade
Shabbat Groups: All ages meet in the Downstairs Social Hall at 9:30 AM. Parents, please pick up your children at the end of services (before Kiddush). The Gan will be locked at the completion of groups.

B'nai J Tots (1yr - Kindergarten): Noam and Hila will prepare us for Purim!

B'nai J Club: Join us for a Super Duper Kiddush this week to celebrate the month of Adar!

B’nai J2: Rabbi Josh Munk will be leading Middle School Tefilah and Activity at 11:00 AM in the teen lounge.

Storytime and Quiet Room: Open at 10:45 AM. The room across from the downstairs social hall will now be open as a quiet space for B'nai J Club members. Enjoy quiet activities, read, and come listen to a new story read each week!
Grades 6-8
Tuesdays: Lunch club at OHDS and every other Tuesday at CCJDS

Grades 9-12  
Mondays: Latte N Learn in Berkeley

Tuesdays: Lunch Club at Piedmont High and JCHS and every other Tuesday at Head Royce.

Tuesdays: Lunch Club at Oakland Tech

Thursdays : Learn N' Earn at BJC! 7:45 PM-8:45 P.M.

Fridays:  Lunch Club at JCHS
     Monthly Shabbat Open Table:         Anyone and everyone (including children) are invited to a Shabbat dinner hosted by Kirsten Barrere
on April 5, 2019. There is a
maximum of eleven seats.
Please RSVP to Kirsten at  
by April 3.