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Events in the Wider Community

Jewish Studio Launch ProjectThe Jewish Studio Project Launch Party: July 16, 7pm. Can’t wait to celebrate with you at the Launch Party for The Jewish Studio Project. It’s our way of further introducing The JSP as a new resource for the local community and for us to celebrate as community, eat delicious food, interact playfully with art materials, dance a little, etc. Complimentary nosh, craft beer and take home gifts. It will be a really fun night. All are welcome.  At New Normal Brewing, 4115 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. Temescal Neighborhood. Visit  NOTE:  The Jewish Studio Project will be holding a playshop at the Kehilla Retreat on July 18th.



Are you a White, Jewish Parent of a biracial or multiracial child, in an Interracial and Interfaith Relationship? My name is Rachel Weisberg, and I am doctoral student at John F. Kennedy University in the Clinical Psychology program.  I am currently working on my dissertation titled “Jewish Identity: The experience of White Jews parenting in interracial, interfaith relationships”.  I am in the process of recruiting participants. What is your experience as a white Jewish person parenting in an interracial, interfaith relationship?  Can you share your experience?  Please contact Rachel Weisberg, clinical psychology doctoral student, to become a volunteer in a psychology research study.  Rachel Weisberg, M.A. (415) 580-1229 or
 Grief & Growing: A healing weekend for bereaved individuals and families. August 21–23, 2015. This is a weekend program (August 21 -23) for adults, children, teens, extended families, and friends who are experiencing grief from recent or past losses in their life. Take time from the day-to-day demands of life to reflect and renew in a loving and caring Jewish community. All families and genders are welcome. Grief and Growing is professionally guided by griefcare specialists, providing a supportive Jewish environment where people of all ages and backgrounds can meet and work with others who have experienced similar losses. If you have any questions please feel free to call Bay Area Jewish Healing Center at (415) 750-3436. You can also visit  Scholarship support is available. This weekend is co-sponsored by Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, JewishLearningWorks, and Sinai Memorial Chapel.




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