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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July
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"Board of Directors"

The time to elect our new Board of Directors is rapidly approaching, and we would love to include some new faces, and maybe some experienced folks who have been taking a break.  If you have any questions or interest in participating in the leadership of CJC, please let us know.  Email CJC, & we'll ...

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May
7

"Rosh Hodesh – The New Moon – Counting and Recounting"

Why does Passover come “early” some years and “late” on others?  Each year and month begins with the new moon, and the calendar readjusts annually to stay in harmony with the solar seasons.  We know that the beginning of each year falls on the first new moon in autumn, and ...

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