Kol Hadash, Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism

CALENDAR


May 2018

*6 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Jewish Genealogy
Dr Rachel GrossOur guest speaker today is Dr. Rachel Gross, John & Marcia Goldman Professor of American Jewish Studies, Assistant Professor, Department of Jewish Studies San Francisco State University. The title of her talk is "Intimate Histories: Genealogy and American Jewish Nostalgia." Join us for an all-you-can-eat bagel brunch beforehand. Public: $10/ea. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

*11 (Friday): 1:00 PM — Kol Hadash Lunch Bunch
Come join us for our friendly monthly lunch at the Himalyan Flavors restaurant at 1585 University Avenue east of Sacramento Street in Berkeley . Here' s a link to the menu. Please RSVP to Rita Wilson via phone or email by May 9th.

*21 (Monday): 3:00 PM — Kol Hadash Film and Book Group
The book for today is When a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter Godwin, and we'll be meeting at David Shagam's home. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP via email to Shirley Jowell. We meet on the third Monday of the month and the group is limited to ten Kol Hadash members.

 

*20 (Sunday) 3:00 PM — Video Series: The Story of the Jews
Simon Schama--The STory of the JewsWe will be showing the last of a five-part video series by Simon Schama on Jewish History. Thet installment is titled "Return." Suggested donation: $5. Albany Community Center, Rm II.

 

 

 

*25 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. We will celebrate the May birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share at the Oneg. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rm II.

 

 

 

June 2018

 

*3 (Sunday): 2:00 PM — Kol Hadash Discussion Group
The Kol Hadash Discussion Group will meet at the home of Jean Safir. Please let Jean know well in advance that you plan to be there. Bring your calendar, and a snack to share.

 

*10 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING
members meeting

Our members-only annual meeting will be held today with a light luncheon provided. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rms I & II.

 

*18 (Monday): 3:00 PM — Kol Hadash Film and Book Group
Our group will meet on the third Monday of the month at a member's home and is limited to ten Kol Hadash members. Book, film and location TBD. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP via email to both Jean Safir and Judy Jacobs.

 

*22 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. We will celebrate the June birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share at the Oneg. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rm II.

 

 

*24 (Sunday) 3:00 PM — Video Screening: The Thomashefsky's--Life in the Yiddish Theater
Thomashefsky VideoWe will be showing the video: The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater, a celebration of Yiddish theater pioneers Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas, Artistic Director of the New World Symphony. We will break in the middle of this two hour video for dinner (shared pizza or bring your own dinner). Suggested donation: $5. Albany Community Center, Rm II.

 

 

July 2018

*27 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. We will celebrate the July birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share at the Oneg. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rm II.

 

 

August 2018

*24 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat at which we will formally celebrate the adoption of Robyn Raymer into the Humanistic Jewish community. We will also celebrate the August birthdays of our members. Please bring some food to share at the Oneg. Albany COMMUNITY Center, Rms I and II.

 

*24-26 (Saturday and Sunday) -- time TBD: Weekend with Paul Golin, Exec Dir of SHJ
Paul GolinSAVE THE DATE: We are happy to announce a weekend visit from Paul Golin, Executive Director of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, with public talks and panel discussions in the works. More details to follow...

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