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Studio Shabbat (Zoom)

Friday, April 23, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Studio Shabbat is an opportunity to experience Shabbat differently. Our hope is to provide interesting and meaningful Shabbat experiences that will speak to the diversity of our community.  April’s theme will center around meditation. Check back for details. We value your participation and welcome your feedback. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82269734807?pwd=b29GTy9OMm5ydENtWWtneno0eHdZdz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 822 6973 4807, Passcode: 151003

Moving Traditions: Family Session (Zoom) 

Sunday, April 25, 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/94492969737?pwd=aEg2NFhzUkxhQk5oL1BZWDJoN0Rldz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 944 9296 9737 Passcode: 849168

Kibbutz Hannaton Tour (Zoom)
Hosted by Hazak

Sunday, April 25, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tour the only Jewish, religious, pluralistic, multi-denominational, egalitarian, intentional community kibbutz in Israel, with ELEVEN women and men rabbis, and ONE synagogue. How do they do it? Take a walking tour through the kibbutz. Learn about the ancient Lower Galilee, the history of the kibbutz movement, step into the synagogue where everyone prays together, visit the unique mikveh on site and the ancient, 2,000 mikveh discovered and transfered here in 2020. End the tour with a culinary workshop where you’ll learn to make the iconic Sabich with local Chef Reut Tzohar. (Please allow 90 minutes for this tour, including questions and answers) To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://tinyurl.com/4n63ax4n, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 890 7848 9912, Passcode: 703212

Engage’In Games (Zoom)

Sunday, April 25, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Led by our Game Maven Vykki Morgan, you’ll have options to play socially interactive games like Two Truths and A Lie, Would you Rather, What’s Your Answer, and Trivia! New this time – Bring Your Own Jokes! Please keep all jokes short, clean, and politics-free. This event requires pre-registration! Register here:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtceisqTsiGNRO_eOH9whZUPMQE5EVJIAJ

Burning Down the House: Virtual Open Mic

Tuesday, April 27, 8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Join us for a special Lag B’Omer open mic night! Spark up your campfires, grab a hot cocoa, set out the s’mores, meet some old and new friends and prepare to enjoy because these performers are on fire! Host: Rachel Berman, a comedian, dancer, mom and baker, not necessarily in order of importance. The event is co-sponsored by Congregation Beth David and Jewish Silicon Valley, and supported, in part, by a grant from the Town of Los Gatos. The first 30 registrants will be able to pick up a “Campfire goodie bag” from the JCC before the event!
Performers register  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiVMAGLNTKF3hugKCns7tMIQF-qSYxJxDA-k-tZwtNNFNWPg/viewform
Spectators register https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEod-2pqD0vGtQVxTx3outIMT0v94h8ePNp

Shtisel: The Netflix Hit Series and an Inside Look at Ultra Orthodox Life (Zoom)

Wednesday, April 28, & May 5, 10:00  – 11:00 a.m.
The internationally acclaimed Israeli Netflix show “Shtisel” provides an insider’s view into the daily lives of the ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jewish community in Jerusalem. Join us for this two-part series to get a glimpse of the real world behind the popular show. Each meeting concludes with a Q&A. Free! Register here: bit.ly/3whAuuD


Musical Shabbat with Lior Ben Hur (Zoom)
Sponsored by Beth David Women

Friday, April 30, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Please join us for an engaging musical service with special guest Lior Ben Hur, as we welcome Shabbat into our homes and into our hearts. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87011389838? pwd=NkVvaGlMOC9HVzZrS1hFR0NjQkhOZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 870 1138 9838 Passcode: 720319

Travel India with and George and Tamar (Zoom)

Monday, May 3, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beth David members Tamar and George Mednick have documented their trip to India in a collection of photographs that reveal the complexity and rich history of India. This 70 minute slide and video presentation captures their perception of the life there. To connect online: https://zoom.us/j/98132592322?pwd=SzM2QTF5T0JuS0NUbzY4QnFjcFdHUT09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 981 3259 2322, Passcode: 877170

A Virtual Tour of the Book of Ruth, through Art (Zoom)

Monday, May 3, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
A video presentation on works of art depicting scenes from the Biblical Book of Ruth. Rabbi Lewis Warshauer, an expert on Renaissance art, and Midrash gives interpretations and insights into the Shavuot themes of grain harvest, famine, migration, foreignness, mitzvot, and courage as portrayed in ancient, medieval, Renaissance and modern art. This video is a recording from a recent online appearance of Rabbi Warshauer in our area. To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/96886487909?pwd=OUZRRVlwUEIxUnFOZnduK1JNcVcrZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 968 8648 7909, Passcode: 686982

Membership Committee / Programing Team Meeting (Zoom)

Tuesday, May 4, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
All are invited to bring ideas and help plan upcoming programming activities. This is your opportunity to have your voice heard and impact our wonderful Congregants. To connect online: https://zoom.us/j/95297777122?pwd=enJNTU1GZER1eDZtVUZNS3JOMlZuZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 952 9777 7122, Passcode: 492901

Advance Planning presented by Sinai Memorial Chapel (Zoom)

Sunday, May 16, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Samuel J. Salkin, Executive Director of Sinai Memorial Chapel
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Do you have anxiety about end of life planning? Attend this session to learn more about:

  • Why plan in advance?
  • What in our Jewish tradition encourages advance planning?
  • Who is Sinai and what do we do?
  • What are the core things to think about when making an advance plan?
  • What are the steps to proceed?

To connect with Zoom (with or without video) https://zoom.us/j/91768524968,  To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 917 6852 4968
If you are not able to attend or would like to contact Sinai directly, click here