Passover Seder

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"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 ... Continue


Family Activities

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Are you a family with a preschool age child? We'd like to welcome you to Coastside Jewish Community’s Family programs. Coastside Jewish Community celebrates families in a variety of ways. Family Shabbat services** Family Services during the High Holy Days Family friendly celebrations of Sukkot,  Tu B’Shevat, Purim, and Passover Fun ... Continue


Meet Rabbi Ted Riter

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I am so honored to serve as the new rabbi of Coastside Jewish Community. In some ways, being with CJC reminds me of my childhood in a small town in central Texas – a place where everyone wanting to experience Jewish community was welcomed with open arms. By beginning my own Jewish ... Continue


We Are LGBT & Allies

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We are a community that includes those who identify as transgender, bisexual, lesbian, gay, queer, questioning, straight, and allies. Each of us and our congregation benefits from embracing our diversity. By honoring each of our unique contributions we are creating a culture of tikkun olam (repairing the world), and a ... Continue