The International CTeen Shabbaton is an annual weekend convention for Jewish teens from around the world. For the past eleven years, thousands of teens have forged new friendships while experiencing a meaningful Shabbat, all in one of the most exciting cities in the world – New York City. G-d willing,Continue Reading

Dear friend, As the calendar year comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to thank you for your continued friendship and support. Simply put, we could not have done it without you! Over the past year we opened Gani Jewish Preschool, started a CTeen club, expandedContinue Reading

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 – 4:30 PMLale Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12TH Street and 1ST Avenue, Lake Merritt Boulevard, Oakland, CA “Show your Jewish Pride! Shine away hate with Love” JOIN US FOR THE 14TH ANNUAL GRAND MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY as we celebrate the spirit of love and unity in the Oakland community. ENJOY LATKES,Continue Reading

Monday, December 23, 2019 at 6 PM – 7 PM At the Exedra Arch, Piedmont (entrance to Piedmont Park) Celebrate Chanukah in the center of Piedmont!Kindle Piedmont’s largest menorah and enjoy hot latkes, delicious donuts, hot drinks, dreidels, music, menorahs and community spirit! Free of charge.

The CHABAD CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE!Building the Future of Jewish Life in the East Bay. Together. We are excited to announce that Chabad of Oakland has purchased a promising property for the Chabad Center for Jewish Life!  We have launched a building campaign! This spacious building, located at 3014 LakeshoreContinue Reading

A special place for mother and child (ages 0-3) to spend quality time together in a warm Jewish environment. The Mommy & Me program brings the holidays and traditions to life with age-appropriate activities and tactile, hands-on Jewish themed play. Jewish music gets the little ones clapping along. Toys, propsContinue Reading

Meet and mingle with new + old friends while enjoying great food, song, and celebration! Kiddush & drinks followed by delicious Shabbat dinner with delicious homemade challah, salads, sides, and more. Includes open bar! Third Friday of every month. Upcoming event:

During your lunch break, why not feed your soul as well as your body? Drawing inspiration from the weekly Torah portion and Jewish holidays, The Jack London Square Lunch & Learn series are relevant, insightful and a refreshing break in the midst of a fast-paced work day. This weekly study group is heldContinue Reading