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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Read about our Guiding Principles as seen on our pillar installation as well as the 5-foot Mezuzzah art piece.
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- Phone: 650.378.2743
Jewish Holidays | Jewish Life | PJCC
Learn about Hanukkah and get a tasty latke recipe too! Go there now!
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.
Jewish 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.
Shabbat in the Lobby
Fridays at 3:30 pm
Join us every Friday to celebrate Shabbat in the PJCC lobby!
Hanukkah Candle Lighting
December 16 - 19 • 3:30 pm
December 20 - 21• 5:00 pm
December 22 - 23 • 3:30 pm
Everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting from December 16 through December 23.
Upcoming Jewish Programs & Events
Check out all the great classes, events and activities happening at the PJCC!