Community Calendar

East Bay YAD’s community calendar highlights events hosted and co-hosted by local Jewish organizations designed to welcome young adults (21-35) to the Jewish community.

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Crafternoon at the East Bay Moishe House 12:00 pm
Crafternoon at the East Bay Mois... @ Easy Bay Moishe House
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wanna get your craft on! Lez doooo it! Bring that project that’s been sitting in your closet forever, or start a new one! Brunch is on us! Yow!
Nigunim Chorus Start of Season 7:30 pm
Nigunim Chorus Start of Season @ JCC East Bay
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
f you consider joining a chorus, this is your chance now: Nigunim Community Chorus is starting a new season and a new repertoire, preparing for our annual December concert. This season the chorus will focus[...]
Rear Window 12:00 pm
Rear Window @ Contemporary Jewish Musuem
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 4 | 12–1:45pm Admission: Free in conjunction with Free First Tuesdays Contact: or 415.655.7881 during Museum hours     Photojournalist L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) is laid up with a broken leg and[...]
PopUp Exhibition with Christine Liu and Daniel Viragh 12:00 pm
PopUp Exhibition with Christine ... @ The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate three centuries of Jewish History in the Czech lands this week! The Magnes is pleased to welcome you to this installment of our PopUp Exhibition Series, which will feature our[...]
Literary Death Match: Episode Jewish 6:30 pm
Literary Death Match: Episode Je... @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The raucously witty Literary Death Match returns and teams up with Reboot’s Unscrolled for a night dedicated to laughter and unusual Torah commentary. Contestants include Shoshana Berger, Joel Stein, Gabe Delahaye, and Davy Rothbart. Hosted[...]
Kabbalat Shabbat and Potluck in Berkeley 6:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat and Potluck in ... @ Finnish Hall
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm
Join East Bay Minyan for spirited davening and a festive vegetarian* potluck Shabbat dinner! Please bring a dish to share if you’re staying for the meal … bonus points if can let us know in[...]
JIMENA Young Adult Happy Hour 7:30 pm
JIMENA Young Adult Happy Hour @ Ziryab
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Start your weekend off right, and join us for happy hour at Ziryab this Friday, November 7th. First drink is on JIMENA
Point Isabel to Richmond Marina Hike 2:00 pm
Point Isabel to Richmond Marina ... @ Point Isabel
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm
Join us for a pleasant 6 mile hike on a flat paved trail which is part of the San Francisco Bay Trail. There is a dog park at Point Isabel, so you may bring your[...]
Kabbalah 101: A History of Jewish Spirituality 7:00 pm
Kabbalah 101: A History of Jewis... @ Moishe House East Bay
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starting on Sunday, November 9th, beloved community member Yosef Rosen is going to be teaching a Kabbalah course of the highest degree.  Moishe House East Bay and Kevah are co-sponsoring the class, which will meet every other Sunday.  We[...]
Embodying Your Truth: An Expressive Journey Through the Sefirot 7:30 pm
Embodying Your Truth: An Express... @ The Center SF
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
MoHo SF, MoHo East Bay, and Jewish LearningWorks present: Embodying Your Truth: An Expressive Journey Through the Sefirot Join us as we launch the first session of a monthly series workshop that will draw on[...]
Soulmates: Jewish Secrets to Meaningful Relationships 8:00 pm
Soulmates: Jewish Secrets to Mea... @ Chabad Jewish Center of Oakland
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Romantics of all ages have waxed poetic on the notion of “soulmates,” seeking to grasp what makes love and passion so potent, what drives the inexplicable magnetism between two people, and what makes true love[...]
We Believe: Standing with women, girls and LGBT people worldwide 7:00 pm
We Believe: Standing with women... @ Congregation Netivot Shalom
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Congregation Netivot Shalom and American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Invite you to a special event Dedicated to ending gender based violence world-wide Join representatives from the Bay Area AJWS Global Justice Fellowship for an informative[...]
Piyyut: Hebrew Poetry & World Music 7:00 pm
Piyyut: Hebrew Poetry & World Music @ The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hebrew poems (piyyutim), chanted for centuries across the Diaspora, have been adapted to different melodies, evolving into a form of “Jewish world music” with roots in Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East.[...]
Israelis and Palestinians Building Community 7:30 pm
Israelis and Palestinians Buildi... @ JCC East Bay
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm
Berkeley-based peace activists Seema Dajani and Judy Gussmann speak about groups of Palestinians and Israelis who collaborate through dialogue and activities to build community – based upon mutual respect and rights – in hopes of[...]
Dinner before Late Shabbat 7:15 pm
Dinner before Late Shabbat @ Congregation Emanu-El
Nov 14 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Please register on the Congregation Emanu-El page. Joining on Facebook is NOT the same as registering. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You’re invited to a Shabbat dinner prior to Late Shabbat. It’s a warm and welcoming way[...]
November Late Shabbat 8:30 pm
November Late Shabbat @ Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El
Nov 14 @ 8:30 pm
You’re invited to one of the most popular young Jewish events in the Bay Area: Late Shabbat! Every 2nd Friday of the month hundreds of young adults come together for a beautiful contemporary service, led[...]
Fool’s Gold at Leo’s Music Club 9:00 pm
Fool’s Gold at Leo’s Music Club @ Leo’s Music Club
Nov 14 @ 9:00 pm
Fool’s Gold is playing at to Leo’s Music Club in Temescal, next friday, November 14th at 9PM. Fool’s Gold weaves together sounds from the lead singers Israeli roots, as well as western pop aesthetics with[...]
Chanukat Bayit Ceremony 1:00 pm
Chanukat Bayit Ceremony @ Moishe House East Bay
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Moishe House will be holding a special Chanukat Bayit or “house dedication” ceremony, officially marking our new house as a Home for us and you.  Help us sanctify our new home through a mezuzah-hanging and sage-smudging ceremony.
Volunteer Work Day 2:00 pm
Volunteer Work Day @ Urban Adamah
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Our farm in West Berkeley is being built with the labor and love of thousands of individuals. Join us for an upcoming work party! Work parties are open to small groups and individuals ages 12 and[...]
Meet and Greet with Alon Shalev 5:30 pm
Meet and Greet with Alon Shalev @ Perry's San Francisco
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Help us to welcome our new Executive Director, Alon Shalev, into the wonderful AJWS community. We will gather for an evening of hors d’oeuvres and wine as we socialize and build connections with one another.[...]
Third Thursdays Live at The CJM 6:30 pm
Third Thursdays Live at The CJM @ The CJM
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
On select Thursdays, Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman will be activated through live music, featuring bands and acts that have performed over the years during Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (HSB). Eric and Suzy Thompon are devotees of[...]
Sit n’ Schmooze with Moishe House 7:00 pm
Sit n’ Schmooze with Moishe House @ Moishe House East Bay
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sit n’ Schmooze will be slightly shifting gears to beef up the potential for personal transformation and community connection with a practice called Mussar. Each month we will learn about a specific character trait (midah)[...]
Kabbalat Shabbat and Dinner in Oakland 7:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat and Dinner in O... @ RSVP for location
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm
Nisan’s place! Please RSVP to for location (Oakland, off Piedmont Ave. ) Join us for a special treat! EB minyan’s Oakland contingent is meeting at Nisan’s house for davening, dinner, niggunim, and song! No need[...]
Shabbat Morning Services at Urban Adamah 10:00 am
Shabbat Morning Services at Urba... @ Urban Adamah
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join Urban Adamah staff and fellows for our unique Shabbat morning service, which includes chanting, movement, poetry and contemplative time on the farm, following the journey of the traditional Shabbat morning service. Avodat Lev (Service[...]