• NEW DATE  – Saturday, December 5, Congregation B’nai Shalom’s Annual Gala. For details, visit

  • November 11, 2:00 pm, Live chat with producer/writer/actress Sarah Thomas of A CALL TO SPY.

  • Sunday, January 10, 4:00 pm: Award winning author Candacy Taylor explores how African Americans used the “green book” to navigate travel in America during the 1950s and early 1960s. (co-sponsored with EBIJFF)

  • Jewish Book Council Author events (TBD; sponsored with Cong. B’nai Shalom, Hadassah and other local Jewish organizations and synagogues)

  • January 12 -17, Around the World with Fred, Part V: Screening of a powerful documentary about civil rights activist Rabbi Prinz. (co-sponsored with EBIJFF)

  • 4 Tuesday afternoons in January and February: Film, Food & Fantastic: The Foodie Film Fest: 4 award-winning American and Israeli chefs will demonstrate some of their favorite recipes and share their personal culinary history in conjunction with the screening of 4 food-centric films (co-sponsored with EBIJFF)

  • February 15-21, Around The World with Fred Part VI: Screening of a light Israeli film (co-sponsored with EBIJFF)


We hope to get to get together in 2021 for the 2nd Annual Mifgash!

American Jewish teens have the opportunity to join with 30+ Israeli teens for 8–10 days of Bay Area adventures.

Make friends. Make a difference. Make memories.


This is day-camp for teens. Journey in summer 2021 through an amusement park, redwoods, college campuses, beaches, high tech, and all that the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer. Sign up by the day, by the week and/or be a host to two amazing Israeli teens for the experience of a lifetime.