Kesher Newsletter - October 2015
 
October is packed with Sukkot celebrations, wonderful fall events and brand new family activities: hiking, cooking, mitzvah projects, drama, music and more. Check them out below and bring your friends! If you need help picking an activity your family will like, contact me and I'll be happy to make a  recommendation. 

Also, be sure to download our printable Sukkot activity book, full of hands-on activities, fun facts, and resources for celebrating Sukkot. 

Happy Sukkot!
Sarith - Your Kesher Family Concierge kesher@jewishlearningworks.org
Babies, Toddlers & Parents
SUN, 10/4
From 10:30 am
Jewish Baby Network & Kol Emeth:
Sukkot Celebration for Young Families

SAT, 10/10
From 10:30 am
Beth Jacob, RC:
Shabbat for Baby & Me

SUN, 10/18
10:00 - 11:30 am
Jewish Baby Network:
JBN Dads Morning Out
FRI, 10/23
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Jewish Baby Network:
Babies Play Group
THU, 10/29
10:30 -11:30 am
OFJCC, PA: 
Baby Massage
Thursdays
9:30 -11:30 am
OFJCC, PA:
Yad b'Yad - Swim & Gym
Mon & Wed
9:30 -11:30 am
Beth Am, LA:
Yad b'Yad 
Fridays
9:30 - 11:15 am
OFJCC, PA:
Yad l'Shabbat
Mondays
From 9:30 am
OFJCC, PA:
Mama & Baby Walks 
Fridays
10:30 - 11:30 am
OFJCC, PA:
Baby Play Space
Tuesday
From 10:30 am 
ICC@OFJCC:
Music & Movement
(6 months - 3 yrs) - In Hebrew
 
Pre-Schoolers

SAT, 10/3
From 9:15 am
Beth Am, LA:
Tot Shabbat Service: Sukkot Celebration in the Sukkah!
SUN, 10/4
From 5:00 pm
Etz Chayim, PA:
Tot's Bubbly Simchat Torah Party
Wednesdays, starting 10/7
10:30 - noon
OFJCC, PA:
Mommy and Me - In Russian
SUN, 10/11
4:00 - 5:30 pm
OFJCC, Palo Alto:
Story Time - In Hebrew
SUN, 10/11 & 25
9:30 am - noon
Etz Chayim, PA:
Z'ra'im Preschool Program
SUN, 10/11
10:00-11:30 am
Contemporary 
Jewish Museum:
Super Fun Preschool 
Sundays - Musical Jamboree
SUN, 10/11
10:00 am - noon
Yom Rishon School:
Gan Haggim - In Russian
SUN, 10/11
10:00 am - noon
Yom Rishon School:
Gan Haggim - In Russian
FRI, 10/23
From 5:15 pm
Beth Am, LA:
Tot Shabbat Service
Sundays
3:30-5:30 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Sunday Afternoon 
Mish-Mash

Fridays
3:15 -5:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Yad l'Shabbat Afternoons
Mon-Thu
9:30 am-12:30 pm 
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Fridays, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
OFJCC, PA: 
Family Center Play Time
Mon, Tue, Wed
various times & locations
OFJCC, PA:
SippurChik - In Hebrew
Thursdays
5:15 - 6:15 pm 
ICC@OFJCC:
Music & Movement
(2-4 yrs) - In Hebrew
Saturdays 
From 11:15 am
Kol Emeth, PA: 
Torah For Tots
Saturdays 
From 9:00 am
Beth Jacob, RC: 
Tot Shabbat & Childcare 
K - 2nd Graders

SUN, 10/4
2:00-4:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Mizvah Corp: Visit Lytton Gardens 

SUN, 10/11
From 4:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Bible Stories - In Hebrew

SAT, 10/10
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Yom Rishon School:
My Jewish Discovery - In Russian
Sundays
4:30-5:30 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Sunday Afternoon 
Mish-Mash

Sundays, starting 10/18
From 10:00 am
Wilderness Torah:
B'Hootz

Saturdays,
Weekly
From 11:00 am
Chabad, PA:
CKids Shabbat Club

Sundays
9:30 - noon
Kol Emeth, PA:
J.Studio


3rd Graders & Up

SAT, 10/10
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Yom Rishon School:
Jewish Impact on World Culture - In Russian
Sundays
3:00-5:00 pm
ICC@OFJCC:
Israeli Scouts (Tzofim) Shevet Hamifratz - In Hebrew

The Whole Family

FRI, 10/2
From 6:15 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
Rockin' Musical Shabbat
THU, 10/1
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Los Altos Chabad:
"Pizza (Party) in the Hut"

FRI, 10/2
From 5:00 pm
Kol Emeth, PA:
"First Fridays" Shabbat Happy Hour & Dinner in the Sukkah

SUN, 10/4
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Urban Adamah:
Eat, Pray, Lulav: Sukkot Harvest Festival
SUN, 10/4 
From 5:15 pm
Beth Am, LA:
Celebrate Simchat Torah
SUN, 10/11
3:30 - 5:30 pm
OFJCC, PA:
"Cook-it Forward"
- Cooking & Donating

SUN, 10/11
10:00 am- noon
OFJCC, PA:
Family Hike
FRI, 10/16
From 5:30 pm
Beth Am, PA:
Shabbat Sha-Boogie

FRI, 10/16
From 5:30 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
Young Family Shabbat

SAT, 10/17
10:30 am - noon
OFJCC, PA:
Opera for Families

SUN, 10/18
2:00-5:00 pm
Hazon@OFJC:
Farm To Table Food Festival

SUN, 10/25
4:00 - 4:45 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Cartoon Jazz Family Concert

Sundays, weekly
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Jewish Contemporary Museum: Drop-In Art Making

Saturdays (ongoing)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beth Jacob, RC:
Power-Hour


Parenting
 
THU, 10/1
10:30 am - noon
OFJCC, PA:
Motivating Young Children without Rewards or Punishment 

FRI, 10/2
9:30 - 10:30 am
OFJCC, PA:
Well Balanced Lunch Box
THU, 10/8
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Parents Place:
Turning NO into YES (1 - 5 years)
THU, 10/15
7:00 - 9:00 pm
OFJCC, PA:
Discipline 101: The Power of the Positive

THU, 10/22&29
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Yom Rishon School:
Raising Jewish Children
FRI, 10/23
10:30 am - noon
OFJCC, PA:
Baby Sleep Solutions: Night-Night, Sleep Tight

Special Needs

SUN, 10/11&25
11:00 am
Friendship Circle: 
Sunday Circle Open House 

SUN, 10/11&25
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friendship Circle: 
Sunday Circle 

SUN, 10/18
3:00 pm
Friendship Circle:  
Jewish Kids in Aktion (JKA) 
Open House

SUN, 10/18
2:30 - 4:30 pm
Friendship Circle:  
Jewish Kids in Aktion (JKA) 

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

     
 

             

 
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