In this comic novel, Larry, an atheist with an orthodox upbringing, appalls his family when he announces has no plans to say kaddish for his father. To placate his mother and his sister, he arranges a proxy through the website Kaddish.com. Although the plan to hire a proxy mourner was to help his father's soul find rest, it takes Larry places he hadn't imagined.
Makor Or will be meeting August 11th for the observance of Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the pain and loss in Jewish history and our ability to acknowledge the pain and move forward. Join us for silent meditation, study and chanted prayer. Everyone is welcome and no experience with meditation, Hebrew or prayer is needed.
Meticulous research has led to this insider's look at the financial dealings, political battles, and family feuds that shaped Adolph Sutro's life while he, as San Francisco's first Jewish mayor, brought glamor and amusement to the city …
Zvi Kolitz was a Lithuanian Jew who left Europe in 1940 for Jerusalem and become a ardent Zionist freedom fighter. Shortly after the end of WWII, while visiting Argentina, he wrote a powerful short story, "Yosl Rakover Talks to God", the last confession of a fictional Jewish man who died in the Warsaw Ghetto.
The swinging and singing brass-line of MJ’s Brass Boppers is the Bay Area’s only New Orleans-style brass band whose founding members were born and raised in New Orleans itself.
Join us on June 21 for a unique performance during the monthly LISTEN series of our Friday Nights Reconnect!
Chicken Soupers needs volunteers this Sunday, June 16 from 3:30 - 5:30PM to deliver meals to clients from Jewish Famly and Children’s Services. This is an excellent opportunity to perform gemilut hasadim (“the giving of loving-kindness”), and a deeply meaningful way for you to get involved!
CBS congregant and visiting Israeli media scholar Dr. Anat Balint will give a presentation on Israeli politics and media in the aftermath of the recent elections.