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About Hazak

Hazak is a vibrant special interest group dedicated to serving the social, intellectual, and religious needs of the Beth David 55+ community. Its goal is to promote Judaism through projects and meaningful experiences in and outside the synagogue. Please join us if you’re 55+ Email

Tour the Computer History Museum – Explore the past, present, and future (Offsite)

Wednesday, May 8, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Explore the past, present, and future of computing and technological innovation in the permanent exhibition, Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing is an engaging 25,000-square-foot exhibition that chronicles the history of computing, from the abacus to the smartphone. Revolution has 19 galleries, 1,100 objects, and an array of original multimedia experiences, featuring first-hand accounts from pioneers and innovators. Explore the revolution that has changed our world. Tickets are $18. RSVP by emailing, your account will be billed.


Conversation with Matan Zamir, Israel’s Deputy Consul General to the Pacific Northwest (Social Hall)

Thursday, May 16, 1:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Beth David Hazak is pleased to present an in-depth conversation with Matan Zamir, Israel’s Deputy Consul General to the Pacific NorthWest. Here is an opportunity to hear the perspective of an Israeli diplomat regarding current issues relevant to Israel-United States relations. There will be time allocated for attendees to pose questions to Matan. Tickets are $10. RSVP by emailing, your account will be billed.


BBQ/Picnic at Blackberry Farm (Offsite)

Sunday, July 14, 2:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Please join us for a BBQ and Picnic. Hazak is providing the main dish – hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers. Enjoy an afternoon schmoozing with your Hazak friends while feasting on delicious picnic food.

The Art and Illustrations of Artist Bonnie Stone (Social Hall)

Sunday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.
Congregant Bonnie Stone will give a talk on her career as an illustrator and show examples of her work. Her illustrations include many books, some with Jewish themes. She will highlight her work on “Memories from a Russian Kitchen: From Shtetl to Golden Land” by the late Rosalie Sogolow.  She will also share controversial moments involved with the creation of this book. Bonnie also worked for years with congregant and Beth David founder Frederica Postman who authored “The Yiddish Alphabet Book”.

The 2024 Presidential Election with Larry Gerston (Social Hall)

Sunday, September 22, 2:00 p.m.
Just how important is the 2024 presidential election? NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston will share his thoughts on what the election means not only in the immediate term but for American democracy.