• Saturday, February 22, Contra Costa Midrasha’s Gala. For details, visit ccmidrasha.com.
  • Sunday, February 23, East Bay International Jewish Film Festival’s Gala celebrating 25th year anniversary.
  • Sunday, March 8, Community-wide Purim Carnival at Cong. B’nai Shalom
  • The 25th Annual East Bay International Jewish Film Festival: February 26 at the Orinda Theatre; February 29 – March 8 at the Century 16 in Pleasant Hill; March 12 & 15 at the Vine Cinema & Alehouse in Livermore.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Thursday, March 19, 7:30 pm, Congregation B’nai Tikvah. An EBIJFF Afterthought Event with ADL’s Vlad Khaykin. RSVP jewishworldcinema.org.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Thursday, March 26, 7:00 pm, Congregation B’nai Tikvah. An EBIJFF Afterthought Event “Israeli Fusion Food.” For tickets and more info: jewishworldcinema.org.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Saturday, April 4, 7:30 pm- 9:30 pm, Beth Chaim Congregation. Screening: Borekas for Borekas
  • VIRTUAL – Monday, April 20, 7:00 pm, Temple Isaiah’s Holocaust Commemoration/Yom HaShoah. For more info, visit website.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Thursday, April 23, 7:00 pm author Saul Austerlitz on the 25th anniversary of Friends, at Congregation B’nai Shalom.
  • CANCELLED – Sunday, May 3, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Israel Live! This community-wide Celebration of Israel@72 will feature interactive children’s programming, educational workshops, film screenings, Israeli dancing & more! Venue TBD. For more information: 925.895.3605 Sponsored by the CCJCC in partnership with Contra Costa synagogues and Jewish organizations.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Sunday, May 3, 3:30 pm, Rossmoor. Israel Impressions Through an Informal Lens.
  • VIRTUAL, Sunday, May 3, Evening, Contra Costa Jewish Day School Gala. Details can be found here.
  • VIRTUAL, Saturday, May 9, Temple Isaiah Annual’s Gala. More details to follow here.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 pm, popular author Adam Mansbach, at Congregation B’nai Shalom.
  • TO BE RESCHEDULED – Thursday, June 4, 7:00 pm, author Sarah Rose on female spies who helped the Allies succeed on D-Day, at Congregation B’nai Shalom.
  • VIRTUAL, Saturday, June 6, Congregation B’nai Tikvah’s Gala
  • UPDATED: July 30 – August 9, Save the new dates for 2nd Mifgash Teen Summer Program (details see below)
  • NEW DATE  – Sunday, November 8, Congregation B’nai Shalom’s Annual Gala. For details, visit bshalom.org.



Inviting all teens 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 2020 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.


Applications available Thanksgiving 2019 at ccmidrasha.com/mifgash

Don’t miss out on the fun!