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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The Big Mitzvah 8:00 pm
The Big Mitzvah @ Mezzanine
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Throw it back to the glory days of Bar Mitzvah parties with a fresh take on the coming-of-age celebration. Come party at Mezzanine with your tribe, be entertained by cutting-edge Jewish talent, and toast the[...]
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Graden Planting Party at Moishe House 1:00 pm
Graden Planting Party at Moishe ... @ Moishe House East Bay
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm
Garden Planting Party Sunday, September 7th 1 pm 418 42nd Street, Oakland, CA What can we grow this fall? Come help plant a few seedlings in our new kitchen garden, and take some starts home[...]
Screening of American Jerusalem at The New Parkway 1:00 pm
Screening of American Jerusalem ... @ The New Parkway
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hebrew Free Loan, in partnership with East Bay YAD invites you to a screening of American Jerusalem: Jews and the making of San Francisco. Join us at The New Parkway (474 24th St, Oakland) on September 7th at[...]
Safra (Jewish Middle Eastern Music) Concert at the Ashkenaz 7:00 pm
Safra (Jewish Middle Eastern Mus... @ Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm
Safra (Jewish Middle Eastern Music) Concert at the Ashkenaz Sunday, September 7th Doors at 6:30 pm, Dance lesson at 7 pm, Show at 7:30 Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center 1317 San Pablo @ Gilman[...]
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Avodat Lev on the Farm 10:00 am
Avodat Lev on the Farm @ Urban Adamah
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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[...]
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Secrets of the Set 1:30 pm
Secrets of the Set @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Hear the tales your tiles might tell while spinning some of your own! In this “Antiques Roadshow” style event, American mah jongg scholars and enthusiasts Toby Alice Salk and Annelise Heinz historically analyze your mahj[...]
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Blue Monday 6:00 pm
Blue Monday @ The Bubble Lounge San Francisco
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm
Raise a glass and raise a dollar for Bay Area Hillel programs! Join San Francisco Yong Adult Division’s flagship happy hour event! Is this your first Blue Monday/are you new to the area? Come by between[...]
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Nigun Collective with Moishe House 8:00 pm
Nigun Collective with Moishe House @ Moishe House East Bay
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
You are cordially invited to our monthly gathering of singing, learnin, and teaching each other nigunim–beautiful, rich, wordless, Chasidic melodies.  Enter the deep notes and harmonies until they fill our worlds and hearts, perhaps dance[...]
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ALIGHT: Jewish Federation Launch Event 7:00 pm
ALIGHT: Jewish Federation Launch... @ The Magnes Museum of Jewish Life and Culture
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For a new year, and in the spirit of renewed commitment to our people, please join us in our new home for an evening of conversation and community. Music, light fare and tasting of fine[...]
AN EVENING WITH AYALA KATZ 7:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH AYALA KATZ @ CONGREGATION SHERITH ISRAEL
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm
Ayala Katz, an Israeli mother transformed by tragedy into an advocate for LGBT equality. Ayala was named “one of the 50 most influential people in Israel” by Ha’aretz. On August 1, 2009, Ayala lost her 26[...]
Unplugged in the Yud: Diana Gameros 7:00 pm
Unplugged in the Yud: Diana Gameros @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Every third Thursday during the summer UnderCover Presents and The CJM rocks live music in the Stephen and Maribelle Leavitt Yud Gallery with the best bands and beats in the Bay Area. Called the Mexican[...]
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Climate Change Film Screening at Urban Adamah 7:00 pm
Climate Change Film Screening at... @ Urban Adamah
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much? In advance of the Northern California People’s Climate Rally on Sunday, September 21st Urban Adamah is hosting a[...]
An Evening with Marcia Falk 7:30 pm
An Evening with Marcia Falk @ JCC of the East bay
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm
A Reading and Book Launch of The Days Between: Blessings, Poems, and Directions of the Heart for the Jewish High Holiday Season Also featuring original songs by vocalist Eliana Kissner, accompanied by guitarist Achi Ben[...]
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Jewish Voices for LGBT Rights Worldwide 7:30 pm
Jewish Voices for LGBT Rights Wo... @ Congregation Sha’ar Zahav
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and Congregation Sha’ar Zahav invite you to a special Shabbat service highlighting Jewish Voices for LGBT Rights Worldwide Featuring a talk by: Ruth Messinger President, American Jewish World Service September[...]
Moishe House Housewarming Shabbat 7:30 pm
Moishe House Housewarming Shabbat @ Moishe House East Bay
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
After a grueling summer, Moishe House East Bay (feat. hosts Aramie and Nat) has finally made it into our beautiful new Temescal home! They are so excited to be closer to most of you and[...]
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Havdalah Bonfire & Dance Party 7:00 pm
Havdalah Bonfire & Dance Party @ Urban Adamah
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Start your week with sweetness and community under the full Harvest Moon! Our Havdalah Bonfire is brought to you in partnership with East Bay Moishe House and Wilderness Torah. We’ll celebrate on the farm with[...]
Rosh Hashanah Ball 5775 9:00 pm
Rosh Hashanah Ball 5775 @ Payne Mansion
Sep 20 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 1:00 am
Get ready to celebrate with JEWS FOR FUN at the 5TH ANNUAL ROSH HASHANAH BALL on Saturday, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 at the historical PAYNE MANSION in San Francisco. We are super excited to announce that[...]
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Volunteer Work Day 2:00 pm
Volunteer Work Day @ Urban Adamah
Sep 21 @ 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[...]
Yoga for Renewal, Rooted in Jewish Mystical Teachings 2:00 pm
Yoga for Renewal, Rooted in Jewi... @ 4th Street Yoga
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Yoga for Renewal, Rooted in Jewish Mystical Teachings @ 4th Street Yoga | San Francisco | California | United States
Yoga for Renewal, Rooted in Jewish Mystical Teachings with Julie Emden of Jewish LearningWorks. Experience a gentle, grounded Iyengar-based yoga and movement practice infused with themes of renewal for Rosh Hashanah. Co-sponsored by 4th Street[...]
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Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band at Saul’s Deli 6:00 pm
Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band at S... @ Saul's Deli
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Klezmer Monday  Sept 22 6-8pm Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band at Saul’s Deli 1475 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley.   With Mike Perlmutter (clarinet), Dmitri Gaskin (accordion), and Ilana Sherer (violin), Dave Rosenfeld (fiddle/mandolin), and guest percussionists.  “Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band[...]
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CTRL-ALT-DELETE: TASHLIQUE AT OCEAN BEACH 5:00 pm
CTRL-ALT-DELETE: TASHLIQUE AT OC... @ Ocean Beach
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reset your system with our modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich. This custom of ridding ourselves of all our bad vuggum (karma) from the previous year and getting a fresh start[...]
Delicious Rosh Hashana Dinner!! 7:00 pm
Delicious Rosh Hashana Dinner!! @ Moishe House East
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
Come welcome in the new year and enjoy the amazing culinary talents of Sarah Sunshine Kagan! This will be a yummy vegan catered meal. Please bring yourself and libations to sip on. See you soon!!
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JIMENA Rosh Hashanah Potlcuk 1:00 pm
JIMENA Rosh Hashanah Potlcuk @ Bunny Meadow Picnic Area (off of Conservatory Drive W)
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chag Rosh Hashana Sameach! JIMENA excitedly invites you, your family, and friends to a festive post-Rosh Hashanah Potluck Seder and lunch in Golden Gate Park. Music and prayers will be led by Mizrahi musician and[...]
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