Kol Hadash, Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism

CALENDAR

 

January 2017

* 8 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Arc of Justice film and Meet the Filmmakers
Arc of Justice In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we will be screening the documentary short Arc of Justice, accompanied by its two Bay Area filmmakers, Helen Cohen and Mark Lipman. The film recounts the struggle by African Americans in Georgia to form a community land trust in the 1960's after being evicted from their homes because they registered to vote. More information on the film and its historical context can be found here. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox, bagel and MORE brunch. Members and Public: $15/ea. Albany Community Center, Community Hall.

* 11 (Wednesday): 7:30 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the home of Francine Rahn in Albany. Please email her to say you're coming, and what you would like to bring to share.

* 21 (SATURDAY): 11:00 AM — Shabbat and Potluck LUNCH
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our LUNCH-TIME SATURDAY member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the POTLUCK LUNCH after the service. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

February 2017

* 8 (Wednesday): 7:30 PM — Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito/Richmond/Kensington/San Pablo Havurah
The group will meet at the home of Rita Wilson in Berkeley. Please email her (preferred) to say you're coming, and what you would like to bring to share.

* 11 (Saturday): 11:00 AM — MORNING Tu B'Shvat Seder/Shabbat
Tree of life drawing Please join us at our member-led humanistic Tu B'shvat Seder. Please bring dried and fresh tree fruits and nuts. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Albany Community Center, Rooms I & II.

 

* 19 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Rosalind Franklin, pioneering scientist
RosalindFranklinPhotoIn honor of our annual Darwin Day celebration, we will screen a film about the controversial chemist and pioneer molecular biologist Rosalind Franklin, whose research many consider to have been fundamental to the undertanding of DNA and deserving of the Nobel Prize awarded to others. Commentary and responses to your questions will be provided by Emeritus Professor of Biology Lynne Elkin who is writing a book on Franklin. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

March 2017

* 12 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Women in the Age of Trump
women's movement photoIn honor of International Women's Day, our speaker today will be Ruth Rosen, Professor Emerita of History from UC Davis, former columnist for the SF Chronicle, and author of The World Split Open: How the Modern Women's Movement Changed America, and other works. She will talk about Jewish leaders in the modern women's movement and antifeminism, as well as what to anticipate in a Trump administration. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 24 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

April 2017

* 2 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Yom Hashoah — Holocaust Remembrance
French Jews WWIIIn honor of Yom Hashoah, our speaker today will be Renee Passy-Zale, French Holocaust survivor. She will share with us her memories of a Parisian childhood at the onset of WWII, her family’s attempts to escape, and their hair-raising experiences in Vichy-France. Please join us for this fascinating talk accompanied by a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 15 (Saturday): 6:00 PM — Passover Seder
Small Passover GraphicSAVE THE DATE: Please join us at our member-led humanistic Modern Exodus Passover Seder. Registration will be required; more info to come. There will be music and a wonderful service. Albany Community Center, Community HalI.

 

 

 

May 2017

* 7 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — Bagel Brunch: Israel and Palestinian Dialogue
Photo of Israeili and PalestinianThis month we will be showing the film Two-Sided Story which follows a group of 27 Palestinians and Israelis who meet under the frame of a unique project called "History through the Human Eye" led by Parents Circle-Families Forum - bereaved Palestinian and Israelis for Peace and Reconciliation. The project's goal is to acknowledge the narrative of the other. Please bring your appetite for a delicious lox and bagel brunch. Public: $10/ea. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

* 26 (Friday): (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

June 2017

* 11 (Sunday): 11:00 AM — ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING
members meetingDetails TBD. Albany Community Center, Rms I & II.

 

 

* 23 (Friday): (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the January birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

July 2017

* 28 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the July birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

August 2017

* 25 (Friday): 7:30 PM — Shabbat
Shabbat ItemsPlease join us at our member-led humanistic Shabbat. Music and song-leading by Ben Brussell. We will celebrate the August birthdays of our members. Please bring something to share for the oneg. Albany Community Center, Room II.

 

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