EVENTS

CLASSES & MULTI-WEEK COURSES

WORRIER TO WARRIOR

Special Event

WORRIER TO WARRIOR

While we yearn to feel happy, self-assured, and enthusiastic, we’re often consumed by feelings of doubt, regret, insecurity,…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

A PORTRAIT OF BAY AREA JEWISH LIFE

Special Event

A PORTRAIT OF BAY AREA JEWISH LIFE

Julie Golde, Director of Community Impact of the Jewish Community Federation, will explore the Bay Area’s Jewish social…
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

THE ANNUAL CBT TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT

Special Event

THE ANNUAL CBT TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT

100 fun, brain-challenging questions! Unlimited fun!
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

CHANUKAH ON ICE

Special Event

CHANUKAH ON ICE

More details will be available in December at  jewishcontracosta.com. Sponsor: Chabad of Contra Costa.
MOVIES

NORA’S WILL

Film

NORA’S WILL

Nora’s Will is an award-winning comedy about lost faith and eternal love.
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

REFUGEES IN AMERICA: STORIES OF COURAGE, RESILIENCE AND HOPE IN THEIR OWN WORDS WITH AUTHOR/RABBI LEE BYCEL

Special Event

REFUGEES IN AMERICA: STORIES OF COURAGE, RESILIENCE AND HOPE IN THEIR OWN WORDS WITH AUTHOR/RABBI LEE BYCEL

It’s not an easy road — but hope is the oxygen of my life. These insightful words of…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

HEALING INTERGENERATIONAL JEWISH TRAUMA

Special Event

HEALING INTERGENERATIONAL JEWISH TRAUMA

Beth Chaim Congregation brings renowned Jewish thinkers into our community to engage particular challenges modernity poses to the…
MOVIES

CUPCAKES

Film

CUPCAKES

In Tel Aviv, six friends are appalled by their country’s submission to a world-wide music competition and record…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

ONE READ: LIONESS: GOLDA MEIR AND THE NATION OF ISRAEL

Special Event

ONE READ: LIONESS: GOLDA MEIR AND THE NATION OF ISRAEL

Francine Klagsbrun’s acclaimed book on the late Israeli Prime Minister has
been called the “definitive biography of the iron-willed…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

ANNUAL CHANUKAH LUNCHEON: LATKES, LAUGHTER AND LOTS MORE

Special Event

ANNUAL CHANUKAH LUNCHEON: LATKES, LAUGHTER AND LOTS MORE

Come and share the Holiday of Lights with friends. There will be door prizes, entertainment and more.
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

LATKES & LIGHTS CHANUKAH CELEBRATION & SHIR JOY SHABBAT

Special Event

LATKES & LIGHTS CHANUKAH CELEBRATION & SHIR JOY SHABBAT

Bring the whole family for a musical community celebration of the Festival of Lights.
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

GRAND MENORAH LIGHTING

Special Event

GRAND MENORAH LIGHTING

Join together with pride as we celebrate the Holiday of Chanukah with the Grand Menorah Lighting of Contra…
MOVIES

CANONE INVERSO

Film

CANONE INVERSO

Recalling The Red Violin, this 2000 award-winning Italian drama is a multi-generational tale of music, fate, and passion.
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

MUSHU AND A MOVIE

Special Event

MUSHU AND A MOVIE

American Jewish tradition demands that our people celebrate the late December holiday with Chinese food and cinematic entertainment.
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

ALAMO PUBLIC MENORAH LIGHTING

Special Event

ALAMO PUBLIC MENORAH LIGHTING

Join us at Alamo Plaza near Safeway for the third night of Chanukah: public menorah lighting, music, latkes…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

ANSHEI ISAIAH TRIVIA NIGHT

Special Event

ANSHEI ISAIAH TRIVIA NIGHT

You don’t have to be a genius to enjoy this mitzvah, just a mensch looking to have a…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

EXPLORING JEWISH SOUTH AMERICA

Special Event

EXPLORING JEWISH SOUTH AMERICA

Through a tasting of some delicious South American wines and personal stories, we explore the history of South…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

MYSTERY AUTHOR EVENT: MARGALIT FOX AND CONAN DOYLE FOR THE DEFENSE

Special Event

MYSTERY AUTHOR EVENT: MARGALIT FOX AND CONAN DOYLE FOR THE DEFENSE

Mystery writer Margalit Fox takes us step by step inside the investigation by Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes’ creator,...
CLASSES & MULTI-WEEK COURSES

JUDAISM’S GIFTS TO THE WORLD

Special Event

JUDAISM’S GIFTS TO THE WORLD

This class will offer an insightful analysis of Jewish contributions past and present that will define ways in…
MOVIES

EUROPA EUROPA

Film

EUROPA EUROPA

Based on a true story, this acclaimed WWII drama follows a German Jewish teen who is able to…
ART & MUSIC, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

THE VIOLINS OF HOPE CONCERT: ALONG THE TRADE ROUTE

Special Event

THE VIOLINS OF HOPE CONCERT: ALONG THE TRADE ROUTE

Congregation B’nai Shalom and the Contra Costa JCC are proud to be part of the San Francisco Bay…