2017 Shabbat Speaker Series

On select Fridays throughout the year, we welcome special guest speakers to share their knowledge and talents with our congregation. Some are scheduled in conjunction with our special Members Celebrations and some are preceded or followed by a Shabbat dinner (RSVP and additional fee required).

Friday, January 20, 7:30 pm

Is it Good for the Jews: Power and Powerless on Inauguration Day,
with Dr. Marc Dollinger
Special service honoring our congregants with 18-35 years of membership, with sweet oneg to follow.
The service will be preceded by a Shabbat dinner at 6:00 pm in the JCC Lounge. Cost is $20 per adult; $15 per child 12 and under. RSVP to Molly at [email protected]
 

Friday, February 10, 6:15 pm

Shabbat Shirah: An Eco-Jewish Experience in Celebration of Tu Bishvat.
Come sing with us!
Special service honoring our congregants with 36 or more years of membership, preceded by oneg at 5:45 pm.
Following the service, there will be a Shabbat dinner at 7:30 pm in the JCC Lounge. Cost is $20 per person. RSVP to Molly at [email protected]
 

Friday, February 17, 7:30 pm

Seasons of Love: Jewish Music to Open the Heart,
with Rabbi-Cantor Elana Rosen-Brown
Sweet oneg to follow.
 

Friday, February 24, 6:15 pm

Synagogues for the 21st Century: Relational Judiasm,
with Dr. Ron Wolfson (as part of our Scholar-in-Residence weekend)
Pre-oneg at 5:45 pm.
 

Friday, March 17, 7:30 pm

Building Progressive Change in Israel: Notes from the Frontlines,
with Hannah Ellinson, Assoc. Director, SF Region of the New Israel Fund
Special service honoring our congregants with 0-18 years of membership, with sweet oneg to follow. 
This service will be preceded by a Shabbat dinner at 6:00 pm in the JCC Lounge. Cost is $20 per person. RSVP to Molly at [email protected]