On December 13, the 6th night of Chanukah, the Oakland Menorah at Lake Merritt was destroyed and desecrated. We are stronger than hate. The holiday of Chanukah celebrates the 2,000 year old victory of the few over the many and light over darkness. Our light was challenged inContinue Reading

7 Things You Can Do for Israel Now Help by taking an action from this list, and by sharing it with family, friends and colleagues The updates from Israel are deeply distressing. More than 1,400 people murdered, thousands injured, and over 220 individuals abducted by terrorists. In the coming days,Continue Reading

SCHEDULE DATE   Mondays   8:15pm   Zoom   Shulamis       TANYA Delve into the depths of Chassidus, the inner secrets of Torah. This class explores “Lekutei Amarim”, the first part of the Alter Rebbe’s fundamental book “Tanya.” The major theme of Tanya is the ubiquitous Identity Crisis. Tanya guidesContinue Reading

– This page is will be updated every few days – (March 30, 2020 3:30pm) Join us for this week’s classes and interactive events: MONDAY, MARCH 30 8:15pm – Meringue Baking Class with Laura Athuil owner of Choux Bakery in SF and member of YJP Oakland TUESDAY, MARCH 31 12pmContinue Reading

In light of the recent antisemitic attacks on Jewish institutions and as part of our ongoing security training, we are taking additional steps to secure our building so that all community members can feel safe at the center. We recently added the following measures and we are diligently working onContinue Reading

Join us for a 19th of Kislev DINNER & FARBRENGEN Yud Tes Kislev, the 19th of Kislev, commemorates the liberation of the first Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman, from Czarist imprisonment in 1798. This day is known among Chassidim as the Rosh Hashana of Chassidut, the New Year of Chassidut,Continue Reading