Join us for our Pride Shabbat - a celebration of LGBTQ Jews, friends, allies and their families. Services will include liturgical additions, musical celebration, special readings for Pride and speakers from our Rodef Sholom community. Everyone is welcome at this importnat Shabbat where we celebrate our shared commitment to justice and community!
ORGANIZING AROUND OUR VALUES, PART II: FROM CONVERSATION TO ACTION
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 7:00 PM, SANCTUARY
Community Picnic & Birthday Party
Sunday, April 2, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm on Swig Field (behind the JCC)
A celebratory Shabbat service featuring a look back at our rich history, memories shared by our community, special stories and music featuring our choir, and young singers.
Come and learn about volunteer opportunites at Rodef Sholom and throughout Marin County. A variety of representatives from local agencies will attend. Opportunities for all ages.
For more infomation, contact Moji at [email protected]
Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 3:30 pm, Sanctuary
When a spouse or partner dies, a hole is left in your heart. You are not alone in your grief and loss. We invite you to join your Rodef Sholom community as we explore how we can support each other emotionally and spirtually. We will examine new and, at times, challenging dynamincs with friends and family while creating new identities without spouses or partners. Each meeting will be a confidential and safe place to gather together. Groups will be lay-led with occasional guest speakers.
Are you a parent of a young adult who has mental health challenges? Or is struggling on the way to independent adulthood? Or is dealing with other challenges with which you would like support?
REAL Parent Support is a monthly group for parents to connect with and support each other and share strategies for self care.
To RSVP or for more information, contact JoAnne Forman, REAL Mental Health Initiative Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or 415.479.3441.
Beverly Parenti, co-founder of the non-profit, The Last Mile (TLM), in 2010, at San Quentin State Prison. The goal of TLM is to provide education and training inside prison, that can result in gainful employment upon reentry, thereby reducing recidivism and redirect spending from prisons to education. Meets in the library on the second floor of the Osher Marin JCC.
Gina Clayton, founder and executive director of Essie Justice Group (Essie), will speak withus about her work. Gina launched Essie (named after her great grandmother, Essie Baily) in 2014 to support and empower women with incarcerated loved ones. Meets in the library on the second floor of the Osher Marin JCC.
We will screen The Return, an up close and personal look at the first time in our nation’s history citizens voted to shorten the sentences of the currently incarcerated. It explores the legacy of mass incarceration and the difficulties of implementing reform - offering both a heartbreaking story of the America’s prison system, but also a story of resilience and hope. Meets in the library on the second floor of the Osher Marin JCC.
For parents of religious school kids in grades K-6th with Rabbis Stacy Friedman and Michael Lezak
One Sunday a month, 10:15 am, JCC Lounge
In the courtyard. All are welcome - free of charge - we would love to see you!
Simchat Torah & Blessing of the children
5:30 pm Adult learning
6:30 pm Service, blessing & dancing
The High Holy Days come to a close with a celebration. Come early and enlighten your eyes with a little Torah study and then celebrate with a little dancing!
Meet us in our courtyard sukkah at 6:00 pm for a Sukkot dinner before heading into Shabbat services at 7:30 pm! We will provide the chicken and the dessert (and the lulav and etrog!), and you bring a non-dairy side dish for 8 people to share.