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Under One Tent – Fall 2018

Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips

The power of community, the strength of coming together.


  1. SHABBAT SHUVAH YOGA & HAVDALAH

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips
    Join Master Yogi David Moreno and Cantor Chabon for a contemplative and playful participatory evening of yoga, chanting and reflection on the themes of forgiveness and renewal. Free and open to the public. Ideal for people with some yoga experience. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat if you have one.
    SHABBAT SHUVAH YOGA & HAVDALAH

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Saturday, Sep. 15 7:00pm


  2. DRUMMIN’ IN THE SUKKAH WITH DEBBIE FIER

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips
    Bring your drums or use one of ours for a night of friends, drinks and drumming in our new sukkah as we and learn and play with master drummer Debbie Fier in celebration of sukkot. We provide the dessert, drinks and drums; you bring the fun! Bring your guitar or other instruments for a jam session!
    DRUMMIN’ IN THE SUKKAH WITH DEBBIE FIER

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Saturday, Sep. 29 6:30pm


  3. BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE: AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips
    Chabad of Contra Costa honors Jo-Ann & Arnold Jacobson and Scott & Sienna Cohen with a special memorial tribute to Henry Ramek, z”l. Guest Speaker: Rabbi Moshe Bryski, Director of the Canejo Jewish Academy. Musical entertainment will be provided by Bentzi Marcus of the 8th Day Band.
    BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE: AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION

    Pleasant Hill Community Center
    Sunday, Oct. 21 6:00pm


  4. 16TH ANNUAL CBT TRIVIA NIGHT

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips
    100 fun, brain-challenging questions to twist your mind and test your wits. Everything’s on the table: movies, music, current events, history, pop culture, sports, cooking, geography and television. Team entry fee includes hors d’oeuvres and snacks; beer, wine, soft drinks and bottled water; dessert; coffee and tea. Dinner is not provided but you can bring your own.
    16TH ANNUAL CBT TRIVIA NIGHT

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Saturday, Nov. 3 6:15pm


  5. MENSCH OF THE YEAR

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips / 270 mins
    The 2nd Annual Mensch of the Year luncheon will honor Selma Forkash for her work for Hadassah. Through her tireless efforts, she has made an outstanding contribution to its mission of tikun olam.
    MENSCH OF THE YEAR

    Crow Canyon Country Club
    Sunday, Nov. 11 10:00am


  6. GRAND MENORAH LIGHTING

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips, Foodie Events, Youth Programs / 210 mins
    Join together with pride as we celebrate Chanukah with the lighting of Contra Costa’s Largest Menorah! Live music, latkes, doughnuts, entertainment and fun for the entire family.
    GRAND MENORAH LIGHTING

    Broadway Plaza
    Sunday, Dec. 2 5:30pm


  7. MENORAH LIGHTING

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips, Foodie Events, Youth Programs / 60 mins
    Join us at Alamo Plaza near Safeway for the third night of Chanukah. Music, latkes, doughnuts, entertainment and fun for the entire family.
    MENORAH LIGHTING

    Alamo Plaza
    Tuesday, Dec. 4 5:00pm


  8. CHANUKAH LATKE LUNCHEON

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips, Foodie Events / 270 mins
    Diablo Valley Hadassah’s annual Chanukah Latke Luncheon in the Gateway Clubhouse’s Fireside Room will feature door prizes and raffles, with all proceeds going to Hadassah Youth Aliyah Villages in Israel.
    CHANUKAH LATKE LUNCHEON

    Fireside Room in Rossmoor
    Thursday, Dec. 6 10:00am


  9. LATKES AND LIGHTS CHANUKAH CELEBRATION AND SHIR JOY SHABBAT

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips, Foodie Events, Youth Programs
    Bring the whole family for a musical community celebration of the Festival of Lights. We will gather for a potluck dinner, fun kids activities, a latke competition, collective menorah lighting and our Shir Joy Shabbat Service with live music and the CBT Choir.
    LATKES AND LIGHTS CHANUKAH CELEBRATION AND SHIR JOY SHABBAT

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Friday, Dec. 7 5:30pm


  10. HANUKKAH CELEBRATION

    Community Gatherings, Galas & Trips, Foodie Events
    Hanukkah oh Hanukkah come light the menorah with Congregation B'nai Shalom at Family Shabbat! Enjoy a musical Family Shabbat service followed by a feast of latkes prepared by the Men's Club, a full salad bar and Hanukkah celebration. Gluten free latkes will also be available.
    HANUKKAH CELEBRATION

    Congregation B'nai Shalom
    Friday, Dec. 7 6:00pm