Kesher Newsletter February/March 2015
 
Our February/March calendar is chock full of new and exciting opportunities to "do Jewish", including Tu B'Shevat and Purim celebrations for everyone. Yoga, hiking, baking, singing - check them out below! Need some direction as to which activity would fit your family best? Contact me and I'll be happy to recommend a program for you.

For more updates and to connect with other local families, join our Facebook group or come to our new monthly KESHER Moms Morning Coffees Meetings.

Chag Sameach! 
Sarith - Your Kesher Family Concierge
Babies, Toddlers & Parents
SUN, 2/8
3:30-5:00 pm 
Interfaith Family:
Jewish Yoga for Baby & Me
SAT, 2/14
12:00-12:30 pm 
Beth Jacob, RC:
Shabbat for Baby & Me
MON/WED, 
9:30-11:30 pm 
Beth Am, LA:
Yad b'Yad
FRI, 2/27 
From 1:30 pm 
Jewish Baby Network:
Babies Play Group
Wed, 1/25 
6:30 - 9:00 pm 
Jewish Baby Network:
Jewish Birth Preparation Class
SUN, 3/1 
3:30-5:00 pm 
Jewish Baby Network:
Purim Costume Party
Mondays
From 9:15 am
OFJCC, PA:
Mama & Baby Walks 
Wednesdays
10:00 -11:00 am
OFJCC, PA:
Baby Yoga
 
Thursdays 
9:15 - 11:00 am
OFJCC, PA:
Baby Play Space
 
Pre-Schoolers

SUN, 2/1
11:30 am-noon
Jewish Contemporary Museum:
Tree Shadows Tu B'Shevat Puppet Show 
FRI, 2/6
From 3:30 pm 
Kol Emeth, PA:
Young Families First Friday: Tu B'shvat 
SUN, 2/8
10:00 -11:30 am
Jewish Contemporary Museum:
Preschool Sundays - Reading Rocks 
SUN, 2/8 
From 4:00 pm 
ICC@OFJCC:
Story Time - in Hebrew 

SUN, 2/15
10:00 -11:30 am
Beth Am, LA:
Gan Haggim - in Russian
FRI, 2/20
From 5:15 pm
Beth Am, LA:
Tot Shabbat Dinner 
SUN,1/22   
From 9:30 am
Etz Chayim, PA:
Z'ra'im Family Program

 

SAT, 3/7
From 9:30 am
Beth Am:
Tot Shabbat Service
Tuesdays@OFJCC
Wednesdays@
SPHDS
From 4:30 pm
ICC@OFJCC:
Sippurchik - in Hebrew
Thursdays
5:30 - 6:15 pm  
ICC@OFJCC:
Music & Movement  - In Hebrew 
Fridays, 
3:15-5:00 pm 
OFJCC, PA:
Yad l'Shabat Afternoons
Fridays
12:30 - 2:30 pm
OFJCC, PA: 
Fun Play Friday
Saturdays 
From 9 am
Kol Emeth, PA: 
Torah For Tots
Saturdays 
From 9 am
Beth Jacob, RC: 
Tot Shabbat Childcare 
K-2nd Grade
SUN, 2/8
From 4:00 pm
ICC@OFJCC:
Bible Stories - in Hebrew 
SAT, 1/28
3:30 - 6:00 pm
Beth Am, LA: 
My Jewish Discovery - in Russian
 
Wednesdays,
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Chabad, PA:
Alef Studio
  
3rd Graders and Up
SUN, 2/8 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kol Emeth, PA:
Jr. Kadima Bake Party & Sale
More
SAT, 2/28 
3:30 - 8:30 pm
Beth Am, LA:
Biblical Characters in World Art - in Russian
More
Sundays
3:00 - 5:00 pm
ICC@OFJCC: 
Israeli Scouts (Tzofim) Shevet Hamifratz
 


 
 
The Whole Family

SUN, 2/1
10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Wilderness Torah: 
Tu B'Shvat in the Redwoods
FRI, 2/6
From 6:15 pm:
Beth Jacob, RC: 
Rockin' Shabbat Shira

SUN, 2/8
11:30 am - 3 pm
Jewish Contemporary Museum:
Dog Tails & Tales


SUN, 2/8
From 11:00 am
ICC@OFJCC:
Tu'Bishvat at the Park

SUN, 2/15
From 10:00 am
OFJCC, PA:
Family Hike

FRI, 2/20
From 5:30 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
3rd Friday Family Shabbat

Fri - Sun
2/27 - 3/1
OFJCC Preschool:Family Camp@ Camp Newman
SUN, 3/1
9:30 am
Etz Chayim, PA:
Purim ETZtravaganza
SUN, 3/1 
10:00 am-
12:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Carnival of the Animals By Camille Saint-Saens: A Visually Illustrated Live Family Concert and Ballets
SUN, 3/1
12:00 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
Purim Carnival
THU, 3/5
From 4:45 pm
Chabad, PA: 
Royal Purim Ball

THU, 3/5
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Kol Emet, PA: 
Purim Carnival

FRI, 3/6
From 6:15 pm:
Beth Jacob, RC: 
Rockin' Shabbat Shira

SUN, 3/8 
From 11:00am 
Beth Am, LA:
Purim Shpil & Carnival
Wed, 3/5
From 645 pm
Jewish Study Network, PA:
Purim - Megillah Reading & Celebration
Saturdays (ongoing)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
Power-Hour

Special Needs

SUN, 2/1&22
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friendship Circle: 
Sunday Circle 

SUN, 2/11&22
2:30 - 4:30 pm
Friendship Circle:  
Jewish Kids in Aktion (JKA) 

SUN, 3/1
4:00 - 7:00 pm
Friendship Circle: 
Purim Family Event




Parenting
 
TUE or THU or
2nd Sunday/month
From 9:30 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Mind, Body & Spirit Groups for Moms

WED, 2/11,18.25
From 7:30 pm
Chabad@OFJCC:
The Art of Parenting

WED, 2/11
7:00 - 9:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Parenting Workshop: Girl & Boy Play: Superhero & Exclusionary Play in Preschool

Thu, 2/12&26
From 7:00 pm
Parents Place: 
Parenting Young Children Through Separation and Divorce
TUE, 2/24
From 7:00 pm
Parents Place: 
Understanding Your Child's Anxiety: A Panel Offering Multiple Perspectives
Summer Day Camps 2015


OFJCC, PA: 
Preschool Summer Camp
2yrs & 3-5 yrs

OFJCC, PA: 
JCAMP 
Grades K-12



Chabad GSB: 
Camp Gan Israel




Overnight Summer Camps 2015

Yosemite:
Camp Tawonga 
2&3 week sessions + Taste of Camp; Grades 2-10
Ojay Valley:
Camp Ramah
2 & 4-week sessions + Special Needs camps; 
Grades 3-10

Atherton:
JCC Maccabi Sport Camp 
2-week sessions; 
Ages 8-14

Santa Rosa:
Camp Newman 
1-2 & 3-4 week sessions; 
Grades 3-12

Big Bear:
Habonim Dror - Camp Gilboa 
3 & 6-week sessions + Taste of Camp Program; 
Ages 8 - 18

Running Springs:
Kachol Lavan IAC 
1-week sessions; Ages 8-18

North Fork:
Gan Yisroel West
Separate boys & girls camps; 
Ages 8-13

Petaluma:
Bechol Lashon 
2-week sessions; 
Ages 8-14

For more information on events and programs, contact Sarith Honigstein: 650-283-2950, kesher@jewishlearningworks.org

     
 

                       

 
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