Kesher Newsletter - February 2017
 
Dear Kesher Families,

February is full of opportunities to "do Jewish." 
Celebrating Tu B'Shevat, the Birthday of the Trees is a great way to enjoy nature and connect with the value of being a steward of the environment. 
Join a celebration (see below) or create your own using the 

For support finding connections with events and people that fit your family please contact me.

Pay it forward and share this newsletter with any friends who aren't yet connecting to the awesome opportunities for families in the South Peninsula.

For regular updates and events' invitations  join our  Kesher Families Facebook Group .

Enjoy!
Ronit
 

Babies, Toddlers & Parents

Fri, 2/10, 
5:15 PM
Congregation Beth Am
Beth Am Tot Shabbat Service


Sat,2/1,
12:00 PM
Congregation Beth Jacob
Shabbat for Baby & Me


Sun, 2/12
3:30 PM
PJCC
Tu B'shevat Family Celebration
More
Every Sun, 
3:30 PM
InterFaithfamily
Parenting Circle: The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, Raising a Resilient Child

Every Tue,
10:00 AM
ICC@OFJCC
Moms Talk


Every Tue,
9:30 AM
PJCC
Stork & Sprout Newborn Support Group


Every Wed,
9:30 AM
ICC@OFJCC
Libi Play Space


Every Wed,
9:00 or 10:00 AM
PJCC
Music Together



Every Wed,
10:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Yoga Workshop for Moms and Babies (In Hebrew)



Every Thu,
10:30 AM
ICC@OFJCC
Growing With Your Children


Every Fri,
8:30 AM
Oshman Family JCC
TGIS: Thank Goodness It's Shabbat


Every Fri,
9:30 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Yad l' Shabbat


 
Pre-Schoolers

Sun, 2/5,  2/26, 9:30 AM
Congregation Etz Chayim
Z'raim- Preschool program for children and adults


Sun, 2/12, 12:00 PM
ICC@OFJCC
Story Time for Children Ages 2-5
In Hebrew


Every Wed, 
10:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Mommy and Me: Arts and Crafts in Russian


Every Sat,
9:00 AM
Congregation Beth Jacob
Tot Shabbat


 
K - 2nd Graders

Sun, 2/26, 
10:30 AM
ICC@OFJCC
Songs and Games - Concert Series for Kids: Second Concert


 
3rd Graders & Up

Sat, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 11:45 AM
Congregation Kol Emeth
Junior Congregation


Every Sat,
10:00 AM
Congregation Beth Jacob
Junior Congregation


 
Teens

Sat, 2/11,
2:00 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Second Saturday Movie And Hangout (Grades 6-8)


Sat, 2/11,
7:00 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Second Saturday Movie And Hangout (Grades 9-12)


Every Thu,
6:30 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Group Voice


 
The Whole Family

Fri, 2/3, 
5:00 PM
Urban Adamah
Family Shabbat on the Farm


Fri, 2/3,
5:45 PM
Congregation Etz Chayim
Friday Night Lights


Sat, 2/3, 
6:00 PM, 
2/4,10:00 AM
Congregation Kol Emeth
Ramah Shabbat


Fri, 2/3, 
6:15 PM
Congregation Beth Jacob
Rockin' Shabbat Service and Dinner


Sat, 2/4,
12:30 PM
Camp Tawonga
Family Volunteer Day: SF Food Bank


Sun, 2/5, 11:30 AM
CJM
Tree Shadows Tu B'Shevat Puppet Show with Daniel Barash


Sun, 2/5,
4:30 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Opera for Families


Tue, 2/7,
4:00 PM
Congregation Kol Emeth
Tu B'Shvat Religious School Celebration


Sat, 2/1,
2:00 PM
Congregation Beth Am
Family Playdate at Magical Bridge Playground


Sat, 2/11,
7:30 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don't Fail Me Now


Sun, 2/12, 10:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Family Tu B'Shvat Walk in the Park


Sun, 2/12, 10:00 AM
CJM
Super Fun Sundays: Happy Birthday Trees with Hullabaloo


Sun, 2/12, 10:45 AM
ICC@OFJCC
The Israeli Scouts
Tu Bishvat at the Park


Sun, 2/12, 12:45 PM
Congregation Etz Chayim
Tu BiShevat Tree Planting and Grassroots Ecology Work Day


Sun, 2/12, 4:00 PM
Congregation Beth Jacob
Tu B'Shevat Celebration


Fri, 2/17,
6:00 PM
ICC@OFJCC
Kabbalat Shabbat for Israeli Families


Sun, 2/19, 9:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Mitzvah Corps: Chicken Soupers


Sat, 2/25, 10:00 AM
Congregation Etz Chayim
Family-Friendly Shabbat Service


Sat, 2/25, 10:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
A Morning with Children's Author and Illustrator Todd Parr


Every Sun,
11:00 AM
CJM
Drop-In Art Studio: Miniature Treehouses


Every Sat,
9:00 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Weekend Play Escape


Every Sat,
11:30 AM
Congregation Kol Emeth
Torah for Tots


 
Parenting (For adults only)

Wed, 2/8, 
7:00 PM
Oshman Family JCC
Raising Resilient Children- Free Lecture from Parents Place


Wed, 2/22,
9:15 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Little People-Big Questions


Wed, 2/22,
6:30 PM 
InterFaithfamily
Interfaith Couples Meetup: Dinner on the Peninsula (Palo Alto)



Thu, 2/23, 7:30 PM 
Oshman Family JCC
Healthy Cooking Class: Dinner


Fri, 2/24, 
11:15 AM
Oshman Family JCC
Healthy Cooking Class: Lunch


 
Special Needs

Sun, 2/5,2/26, 10:15 AM
Friendship Circle
Social Circle


Sun, 2/5,2/26, 10:30 AM
Friendship Circle
Sunday Circle


Sun, 2/26, 3:30 PM
INCLUDE
Special Needs Family Camp Reunion + Taste of Camp


 
Day Camps

Sun, 2/19, 10:00 AM
Addison-Penzak JCC
Back to Camp


Thu, 2/20-24, 9:00 AM
Addison-Penzak JCC
Ski Week Camp


 
Summer Overnight Camps


Fri, 7/3, 
3:00 PM 
Brandies University camp
Teens Summer Program


 
Los Angeles, CA Greensboro, NC
URJ Six Points Sports Acadamy
(Reform) 
4th - 11th grade


Yosemite, CA
Camp Tawonga
(JCCA)
2nd - 10th grade & family camps

 
Santa Rosa, CA
URJ Camp Newman
(Reform)
3rd - 12th grade

Watsonville, CA
Camp Ramah Nor Cal
(Conservative)
3rd - 9th grade & family camp
 
Ojai, CA
Camp Ramah
(Conservative)
3rd - 10th grade & family camp
Big Bear, CA
Camp Gilboa
(Habonim-Zionist)
3rd - 12th grade
 
Atherton, CA
JCC Maccabi Sports Camp
(JCC)
4th- 11th grade

Beaverton, OR
BB Camp
(B'nai Brith, JCC)
2nd - 11th grade

 
Waupaca, WI
Young Judea
(Zionist)
2nd- 9th grade
Israel
Camp Kimama.
1st - 12th grade

 
For more information on events and programs, contact:
Ronit Sharir: 408-744-2737, kesher@jewishlearningworks.org

     
 

                       

 
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