Based on the San Mateo Coast, Coastside Jewish Community (CJC) creates a warm and inspiring environment for Jews and their loved ones who seek to share spiritual and cultural expression in community. Our ritual practice and cultural programs draw deeply from Judaism’s rich heritage, infusing tradition with new meaning. We are inclusive and welcoming, embracing people from a wide range of Jewish and other backgrounds, including sexual and gender identities and expressions. Our mission and values include a strong commitment to social justice.

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Mar.
31

"Passover Seder"

"Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is one of the three major pilgrimage festivals of ancient Israel. Originally a combination of a couple of different spring festivals, it is a commemoration of the Exodus from Egypt–especially the night when God “passed over” the houses of the Israelites during the tenth plague–and ...

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Feb.
24

"Interfaith Free Food Distribution and Purim Celebration"

* February 24th * 9:30 AM - 11 AM Food Distribution * 11 AM - 1 PM   Potluck Lunch and Purim Celebration * Holy Family Church   "Purim is celebrated with a public reading of the Book of Esther. Under the rule of King Ahashverosh, Haman, the king's prime minister, plots to exterminate all of ...

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