Events

Dec.
4

CJC Clergy Search Meeting – 12/4/16

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December 4, 2016 Attendees Rabbi Jane Litman Phil Chapnick Cathy Hauer Annie Blair Sara Russell Linda B. Goldstein Chip B. Goldstein   Two Years ago what were we Focused on? What’s our identity? Keep congregation going Who are we going to lose? Mourn the loss of our clergy Help people feel held Pastoral Support Keep up attendance Help through transition, ... Continue

Dec.
4

Searching for our new Rabbi

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Rabbi Search Meeting Community Meeting Sunday, December 4 1:30 - 3:30 pm Cathy Hauer's home in El Granada Rabbi Jane will lead a session where we discuss the attributes and skills sought in our new Rabbi. To attend in person: RSVP to Cathy to get address and directions (email or call 650.712.1930) To attend remotely: call-in: 605.475.3235 ... Continue

Dec.
18

Happy Chanuakah!

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With Chanukah beginning on December 24th, we decided to celebrate early this year.  The Latkes were yummy and story telling enlightening.  We hope you enjoy all your holiday celebrations with family and friends. Pre-Chanukah Party Coastside Jewish Community began with a Chanukah party, and we are celebrating our 25th Silver Anniversary on ... Continue

Oct.
7

Sukkot

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Coastside Jewish Community's Sukkot Celebration was led by Rabbi Ted.  As always, it was great event for families, single folks, and everyone in between. A time to Shake your Lulav and celebrate the autumn harvest. Our Sukkot celebration was on from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, October 7 at Sara’s house, and ... Continue

July
22

Pulpit Exchange & Cantor Audition

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Friday, July 22, 7:30 pm  -and- Sunday, July 24, 10 am An invitation from Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman: Please join Coastside Jewish Community and the congregation of St. Edmunds for a weekend of interfaith dialogue and worship. On Friday evening CJC will meet at St. Edmunds for our Kabbalat Shabbat service. The members of St. ... Continue

Mar.
3

Social / Cultural Gatherings

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The Cultural/Social group provides opportunities to get together with fellow CJC members to have fun, do some interesting things, and enjoy yummy food. Through it all, and most importantly, we are building community and friendships. Up Next:   As you may have seen around town, there’s going to be a Hawaiian Cultural ... Continue

July
9

Game Night & Social Planning

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  At gathering after gathering, and survey after survey, most of us have agreed: having a sense of community is a very important part of why we belong to CJC.  In response, our Board of Directors has established a "Cultural/Social" committee, and Laura Alster-Martin has offered to help get things going. Our first ... Continue

July
1

Happy Fiscal New Year!

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CJC's Fiscal New Year began July 1st, therefore membership renewals were due by the end of June. Thank you to everyone who has renewed (about half of us to date).  Renewal packets were mailed to all members in early June. If you can't find yours, send a request to CJC. Please don't put it aside ... Continue

June
25

Movie & Havdalah

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On Saturday, June 25th starting at 7pm, we’ll gather at the home of Frank and Diann Chethik in El Granada for a Havdalah service, and to watch and discuss "The Jewish Journey".  Narrated by Martha Teichner, this film follows the trajectory of Jewish American life from the earliest arrivals in ... Continue

June
4

Annual Member Meeting & Balloting

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Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2-4pm. Location:  New Leaf Market Community Room,  Half Moon Bay.  This is our yearly community gathering to 'talk shop' and get caught up with each other and CJC. Also important is voting for our Board of Directors. If you cannot attend the ... Continue

May
7

Rosh Hodesh – The New Moon – Counting and Recounting

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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 ... Continue

April
15

Passover

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Annual Community Seder Saturday, April 15 5:00 pm - gather 5:30 pm - service (starts promptly) 6:30 pm - dinner Odd Fellows Hall, 526 Main Street, Half Moon Bay (great new venue!) Donations at the door appreciated kid-friendly service Dinner Details Potluck dinner: Last name A-L: kosher for Passover vegetarian main dish Last name M-Z: kosher for Passover vegetarian side dish or ... Continue