The PjCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood presenting educational and cultural programs that explore Jewish heritage, identity, and community. This initiative is co-funded by the Koret Foundation, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and other Bay Area funders.
The PJCC welcomes Interfaith Families!
Grow Justice Mural
Documentary (7 min)
10:30 - 11:30 am • FREE
Drop in any Thursday morning to explore Jewish views on important issues and the hows and whys of living a meaningful life.
Join us for refreshments and hors d'oeuvres and mixing and mingling with friends, old and new.
Interfaith Family Programs
presented by our partner, Interfaithfamily
Register online at www.interfaithfamily.com/bayarea .
Read about our Guiding Principles as seen on our pillar installation as well as the 5-foot Mezuzzah art piece.
For more information, please contact:
- Phone: 650.378.2743
Jewish Programs & Events at PJCC
PJCC offers a variety of events throughout the year that offer a chance to meet new people and get involved in cultural activities.
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Join us in a community wide Hanukkah celebration featuring music, kids activities, wine tasting, shopping, and latkes! See details
Ambassador Dennis Ross talks about his personal experiences in the White House consulting on Middle East policies and the tumultuous relationship the U.S. has had with Israel through the years. His new book is Doomed To Succeed: The U.S.- Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama.
Meet with other families to have a casual Jewish family learning experience.
Hamlin Garden Courtyard
Visit our garden that helps fight hunger in San Mateo County by supplying food to InnVision Shelter Network.
Get involved--Attend one of our Garden Service Days!
Judaism’s wisdom, teachings, and practices support us to live flourishing, resourced, integrated, resilient lives with a joyful sense of balance and well-being. From ancient teachings to modern-day practices, we are encouraged to cultivate qualities— such as gratitude, joy, and thoughtful reflection— to enhance our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Connect all levels of being - mind, body, heart and soul - in this gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga series rooted in Jewish mystical teachings. Enhance your practices for living in balance and wellness, both on and off the mat. No previous yoga experience necessary. Some yoga mats and props provided; please bring your own if possible. Pre-registration strongly recommended.
Join our group that explores a different book each month.
Dancing With God When Life Hurts
When we are faced with the pain and anguish of life's tragedies, how do we cope? How do we pick up the broken pieces of our lives and become whole again? Rabbi Dosick will guide us to a promise of hope restored and life renewed. Registration Suggested.
Rabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D. is an educator, writer and spiritual guide. The rabbi of the Elijah Minyan, he is the host of the monthly internet radio program 'Spirit Lives,' and he is the award-winning author of nine books including 'When Life Hurts' and 'The Real name of God: Embracing the Full Essence of the Divine.'
Family Do It Yourself Purim Carnival
It's a whole Megillah of fun! Create your own Purim Carnival from cardboard just like Caine's arcade. Work together with your family as you construct fun carnival games like Whack-a-Haman, Hamentaschen Toss, and anything else your family can imagine! Don't forget to visit our food truck for a Pizza Bar dinner. Registration Required.
Grow Justice: Fight Hunger - Garden Service Day
In honor of MLK Day, get your hands dirty and join us for a service day in the PJCC Justice Garden! Our garden will help alleviate hunger in San Mateo County by providing organic vegetables to residents at InnVision Shelter Network. Activities include hands-on gardening work, learning about food justice issues and other projects. All levels of experience are welcome! This program is designed for adults of all ages and children ages 4+. Instructor: Meghan Orth, Garden Manager
Please join us for Latkepalooza, a community-wide Hanukkah celebration. Enjoy the live music, crafts and games will be available for children and familes. Other activities include a Hanukkah gift shop and wine tasting! Cap off the afternoon with a community sing-a-long and get ready to start off the festival of Hanukkah in-style.
Life, It's Complicated: Jewish Perspectives
Drop in any Thursday morning at 10:30am for an ongoing discussion with Rabbi Lavey Derby exploring Jewish views on important issues and the hows and whys of living a meaningful life.
Rabbi Lavey Derby is Director of Jewish Life at the PJCC. Pre-registration requested.