Past Events

Dec.
1

Night of Lights Parade

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Friday, December 1, 6 pm CJC marches in the Night of Lights Parade, Half Moon Bay Helpers and marchers needed!  Email or call Sara Russell (650.490.0914)   Continue

Sept.
29

High Holy Days 2017/5778

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Welcome to the High Holy Days with Coastside Jewish Community. Whether you are a once-a-year-Jew, a daily davenner, or dipping your toe into the Jewish world for the first time, you have a place with us for Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). ... Continue

Aug.
12

Farmers Market

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Every now and then, CJC gets to have a table at the Farmers Market .... a chance to say hi to the community, and be found by potential members.  August 12 was one of those lovely days.  Many thanks to staffers Cathy, Chip, Laura, Lissin, and Rabbi Ted. Continue

Jan.
10

Book Club

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Coastside Jewish Community Book Club meets approximately once every two months at members’ homes. We read all kinds of books that are in some way related to Judaism, and ensure our books are available through the library. We schmooze, we nosh, we even discuss the book we all read! Most importantly, we ... Continue

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

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

Dec.
2

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:   Saturday, December 2:  Attend Coastal Repertory's production of Coney Island Christmas. If you'd like to ... 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