The Schmooze Brings the News -
Community Edition with Zoom Details.
Wednesday August 5th
2020 -5780
Torah Study on August 8th
has been cancelled.
We apologize for the late notice.
Thank you for your understanding.

Please send in your Membership Renewal forms soon.
We are working on our Annual Directory and want to make sure you are included.

If you have a business or know someone who does, please consider advertising in our annual Directory. You can contact the NCJCC We request all files in PDF format.

Thursday August 6th @7:30 Annual Board Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 819 3021 8572

Thursday August 7th - Sisterhood Board Retreat

Sisiterhood Update
Sisterhood Annual Cooking class on July 29 at Bitney Springs Farm was like all things today...different in process but so much the same in loving Sisterhood relationship. Cheryl who asserted all her Special event touches And organizational wisdom, brought our event to life with the generous Gift of Israeli Cooking created by Kinneret and Yardena.  While following all safety guidelines, the Sisterhood attendees were treated to a unique dining experience under the shady trees and calm breezes of the farm.  

Friday evening August 7th at 7:30 PM, Zoom
Shabbat services with Rabbi David
and Rabbi Alan Greenbaum
Topic: ErevShabbat/FridayEve service
Time: Jul 10, 2020 07:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 871 6646 6255
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CANCELLED -Saturday, August 8th -10:00AM, Zoom Torah Study with Rabbi David Azen

Sunday August 9th, 4:00-5:00pm Annual Meeting,Zoom

NCJCC Annual Meeting Notice
Due to the California stay-at-home order issued in March, the Board of Directors, via an amendment of the by-laws, moved this year’s annual meeting and election of the board of directors to August. As we have not reached a point in the state’s Resilience Roadmap to conduct the meeting in person and at the Center, we will conduct the meeting via Zoom and permit voting via submission of ballots by mail and email.
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 829 6146 9089
Passcode: 769930

If you are unable to attend the Zoom Congregational meeting, please mail the ballot(s) so that it (they) are received by the NCJCC no later than Friday, August 7, 2019.

We will resume our Friday Night Shabbat Services and SaturdayTorah Study on the 1st and 3rd weekend each month with Zoom until we can safely open our doors once again.

Upcomming Events

Friday evening August 21st
@ 7:30 PM Shabbat services with Rabbi David
and Rabbi Alan Greenbaum

Saturday, August 8th and 22nd
@10:00 AMTorah Study with Rabbi David Azen

Changes are happening around Nevada County.
As Nevada County and the country see a rise in Covid-19 cases, we will continue to monitor the best and safest practices.
Services will continue on Zoom.
We want to remind everyone to continue to practice social distancing and wearing a face mask to help protect our community.
For more information on what is happening in our area please visit
myNevadaCounty at

for more information.

We will evaluate the situation every two weeks as we move forward ... taking action against this evolving health crisis ..... one that is causing real changes in how we are living our lives each and every day.... and, Yes, One that our health and healing experts are working hard to learn how to deal with every minute of every day.
Our Center... Our Home 🏡 our Shul on the Hill at 506 Walsh Street , Grass Valley is CLOSED until Further Notice.
There will be NO group or on site inside Activities, Programs, Meetings, Shabbat ServicesStudy, Classes until we learn how we can live Safely.

However, if you are in need of help In any way
please call us at (530) 477-0922 for Help!🕺🏻🏃🏻‍♂️🏃‍♀️

How To Protect Yourself and Others from the Corona Virus  
Please continue to Stay at home and practice physical distancing while remaining social thru phone, email, text, or social media. This effort will help protect those most vulnerable to serious illness caused by this disease. 

  •  Wash hands with soap and water for a minimum 20 seconds 
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands. 
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 
  • Stay away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough. 
Follow guidance from public health officials. Find local coronavirus information at
Nevada County Jewish Community Center
Congregation B’nai Harim
506 Walsh Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-0922 
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