Kol Hadash, Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism

CALENDAR


 

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.

*8 (Friday): 1:00 PM — Kol Hadash Lunch Bunch
Come join us for our friendly monthly lunch at the Bangkok Jam (Thai) restaurant at 1892 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, around the corner fromThe Alameda. Here' s a link to the menu. Please RSVP to Rita Wilson via phone or email by Wednesday, June 6th.

*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 at Judy Jacobs' home this month. We will be discussing Aharon Appelfeld's Badenheim 39. It is available at the Berkeley Library, ABE Books online, and Amazon new and use; perhaps Kindle as well. 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 humanistic Shabbat led by member Judy Daar. Her commentary is called "Kushner's Grammar of God", about a book of the same name by Aviya Kushner, discussing how biblical translations affect the feeling and meaning of the Hebrew Bible. 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, Rms I & II.

 

 

 

*29 (Friday): 1:00 PM — Kol Hadash Lunch Bunch
Come join us for our friendly monthly lunch (this one is instead of July) at the Himalayan Flavors (Indian/Nepalese) restaurant at 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley,a few blocks east of Sacramento Street. Here' s a link to the menu. Please RSVP to Rita Wilson via phone or email by Wednesday, June 27th.

 

 

July 2018

*2 (Monday): 3:00 PM — Kol Hadash Film and Book Group
Our group will meet at Deb Malbec's home for the first film showing, "The Band's Visit." Please RSVP via email to both Deb Malbec and Judy Jacobs.

*16 (Monday): 3:00 PM — Kol Hadash Film and Book Group
Our group will meet at Jean Safir's home for yet another meeting in July. We will be discussing Freethinkers - American Secularism by Susan Jacoby. It's available at Alameda County Library, Berkeley Library, ABE Books, and Amazon if you're desperate. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP via email to both Jean Safir and Judy Jacobs.

*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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