Civic Engagement Shabbat

Civic Engagement Shabbat with Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller
Friday, October 5, 6:15 pm
This fall, Congregation Rodef Sholom will join with Reform synagogues across the country in RAC's (Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism) Civic Engagement Campaign. Hear more about the exciting initiative of voter engagement and its connection to Jewish values from Rabbi Saxe-Taller.

Generations Shabbat with the Rodef Sholom Storytelling Project

Generations: The Rodef Sholom Storytelling Project
Friday, November 9, 6:15 pm
Grace, humor, courage, and spirit are embodied in the stories of Rodef Sholom congregants who have seen nine decades and counting. A Shabbat service honoring our senior congregants will feature their stories, told in their own words, with a reception and special exhibit created by the Rodef Sholom Storytelling Project to follow.

Sukkot Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Venetia Valley School Partnership Sukkot Shabbat & Potluck
with Principal Juan Rodriguez
Friday, September 28, 6:15 pm Services | 7:30 pm Potluck dinner in the sukkah
We invite our friends at Venetia Valley School to share in the joy of Sukkot with us and celebrate the value of partnership and community engagement.

Simchat Torah

5:30 pm Adult learning | 6:00 pm Pizza dinner* | 6:30 pm Services, dancing, and blessing of the children
Come early and enlighten your eyes with a little Torah, then celebrate with dancing! After taking all the chairs out of our sanctuary to create a huge dance floor, our very own Rodef Sholom musicians will provide racuous and energetic music for dancing with our Torahs. This joyous holiday is one of the highlights of the Jewish calendar. We invite all families to bring your children and receive a special blessing.

Elul Sermon Series

Elul Sermon Series
How does one prepare their soul for the High Holy Days? You could start by attending our Elul series. Come pray, learn, and meditate with your clergy. Let the sabbath permeate your being as you draw closer to the Yamim Noraim/Days of Awe.
August 17, 7:30 pm - Rabbi Elana Rosen-Brown
August 24, 6:15 pm - Cantor David Margules

Tikkun Leil Shavuot at Kol Shofar

Celebrate the Festival of Shavuot!
Saturday, May 19, Congregation Kol Shofar (215 Blackfield Drive in Tiburon)

7:45 pm: Panel Discussion - Standing Again at Sinai: How Women's Voices Have Shaped Rabbinic Tradition, moderated by Rabbi Steinberg with Rabbis Leider, Levy and Rosen-Brown

8:45 pm: Shavuot service and Havdalah, led by Rabbis LEdier and Levy, honoring Kol Shofar teens

Aging with Dignity

Aging with Dignity with Dr. Jay Luxenberg
Wednesday, May 16, 11:30 am, Social Hall

Our final speaker in our REAL Conversation Speaker series, Rodef Sholom congregant Dr. Jay Luxenberg, will speak to seniors about maintaining mental and physical wellness as we age. Jay Luxenberg is an internist and geriatrician who has practiced in San Francisco for almost 40 years. He has served as Chief Medical Officer at On Lok since 2011. He is Clinical Professor, School of Medicine at UC San Francisco, and also teaches at UC Berkeley and Stanford.

TEDX Marin Salon at Dominican Uni in San Rafael

Extending Our Human Healthspans
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 pm
Angelico Hall/Dominican University in San Rafael
Advances in medicine and lifestyle research promise to dramatically increase our "healthy" longevity. Some suggest that babies born today may even live for 150 years. As we prepare to shift into a society increasingly of age, we must begin to think in terms of extending our healthspans.


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