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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.

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Try this delicious, and healthy, Matzo Ball Soup recipe!



Read about our Guiding Principles as seen on our pillar installation as well as the 5-foot Mezuzzah art piece.

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Jewish Holidays | Jewish Life | PJCC

If you are living life according to the Jewish calendar, there's always another holiday around the corner. Sometimes somber, usually festive, Jewish holidays are a wonderful way to mark the seasons and the passage of time. And here at the PJCC we do it in style. Here you can read about why we celebrate different holidays, find holiday activities or maybe get related recipes.

Passover Holiday Information

Observing Passover

April 3 – 10, 2015
The PJCC observes Passover starting sundown, Friday, April 3 at 5:00 pm through sunset Friday, April 10. Please review our guidelines below for bringing food into the Center during this period. Also please note our Passover holiday hours.

Passover Hours

Please note these special holiday hours:

    Friday, April 3
    Closes early at 5:00 pm

    Closed Friday, April 10

    Closed beginning at 4:30 pm, Friday, April 3, and reopen on Saturday, April 11 at 8:30 am. Vending machines will also be closed (turned off).

Food Restrictions

As we observe Passover, please refrain from bringing the following foods into the Center during this period:

  • Bread and bread products
  • Cookies, cakes and pastries
  • Crackers and similar snacks
  • Cereals
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Legumes

For your convenience we will have a microwave in the Cafe available for Members during the Passover holiday to heat Kosher for Passover food items.

Please use this microwave only for kosher for Passover foods. Packaged foods must have a kosher for Passover label on them. Grain and grain products, including bread, pasta, rice and any foods containing leavening, shellfish, or pork are not permitted. 

Wishing Our Members, Friends and Community a Chag Sameach (Happy Holiday)!

Rabbi with candleJewish Holidays Explained

Do you ever wonder why the Jewish holidays are early or late, but never on time? If you don’t know your matzah from your menorah check this out.

Learn more about Jewish holidays

Shabbat in the Lobby

Fridays at 3:30 pm
Join us every Friday to celebrate Shabbat in the PJCC lobby!

Upcoming Jewish Programs & Events

Check out all the great classes, events and activities happening at the PJCC!

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The PJCC is a non-profit organization that relies upon generous donations to continue serving our community and those in need. A beneficiary agency of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties and the Jewish Community Endowment Fund. The PJCC is a proud member of the North Peninsula Jewish Campus and of the JCC Association of North America.

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