Past Events

Jan.
27

Tu B’Shevat & Havdalah

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[caption id="attachment_3362" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Our TuB'Shevat Seder[/caption] Come and celebrate the “other” seder, the New Year of the Trees, and our vital connection to the natural world.  We will delight our senses with the fruits of the vine and the tree, while offering thanks and spiritual reflection.  Rabbi Ted will inspire and lead ... Continue

Dec.
2

Re-Imagining our Shabbat Service

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December 2, 11:30am -1:00pm,  Holy Family Shul, Potluck lunch & discussion. Join Rabbi Ted and Cantorial Soloist Lissin for an exploration of our prayer service: What it is, what we yearn for, what it could be. We have inherited a liturgical tradition that is almost 2,000 years old. One of the hallmarks of ... Continue

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

Dec.
16

Happy Chanukah!

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Chanukah Party Saturday, December 16,  4-6 pm,  Location: Ocean Colony Association Community Center Meeting Room, 5 Miramontes Point Road (next to the Ritz Carlton) Suggested donation at the door: CJC members: $20/family, $10/individual Non-CJC members: $30/family, $20/individual All ages welcome Special invitation to our friends at Holy Family Church Kindly RSVP to Sara! Making it happen: We are looking for some folks to ... 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

Apr.
18

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

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