Events, Programs & Classes

Happy Hour with Rabbi Alpert (Zoom)

Thursdays, June 17 & 24, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a beverage of your choice in the comfort of your own home while chatting with others at this online happy hour. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 634 551 720, Password: 755401

Israeli Innovations (Zoom)

Thursday, June 17, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
The secret of Israel’s innovation is about leadership, determination, and, perhaps above all, about seeing opportunity when others predict failure. In this talk, based on his book “Thou Shalt Innovate”, Avi Jorisch will present a valuable insight into Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship, together with some inspiring lessons in leadership. Avi Jorisch is an entrepreneur and writer. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs and other publications around the world. To connect with Zoom To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 910 7422 1053, Passcode: 586459

Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert (Zoom)

Friday, June 18 & 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Please join Rabbi Alpert online for Talmud Study! To connect with zoom To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 734 334 750, Password: 854888

Pranayama with Robin Penn (Zoom)

Monday, June 21, 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Breathing session focusing on calming and health. To connect with Zoom  Please email Robin @ for the updated password

Approachable Torah (Zoom)

Thursday, June 24, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Rabbi Allan Berkowitz leads a lively conversation about the Torah portion of the week. No experience necessary. All are welcome. Check back for study guide.
To connect with Zoom (with or without video)  Dial-in 408 638 0968 Meeting ID: 899 2552 6526 Passcode: 232968

Kolot Hike

Sunday, June 27, 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a family hike in Sanborn Park! This event requires an RSVP: 
All attendees of in-person events must agree to the waiver:

Introduction to Jewish resources on the major genealogy websites (zoom)

Sunday, June 27, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us when Ellen Kowitt, a leader in worldwide genealogy research gives an introduction to major genealogy websites and platforms with a special focus on Jewish resources.  The presentation will include comparisons of Ancestry, FamilySearch, MyHeritage, and more.  A brief Q & A will follow. This program is co-sponsored by the Beth David Adult Education Committee and the Beth David Levinson Library. Please RSVP to To connect with Zoom To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 923 6196 8976, Passcode: 064114

Welcome to Ma’alot Farms (Zoom)

Wednesday, June 30, 7:45 – 9:15 p.m.
Join the Ohriners for a virtual tour of Ma’alot farms, a mozzarella cheese making demonstration using Ma’alot Farms goat milk, and an opportunity to learn about Ma’alot Farm’s plans for programming, philanthropy, and the sharing of abundance in the coming year!  All are welcome. Please RSVP for this event here: To connect online:, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 833 7468 6697, Passcode: 138972