Jewish Culture School

Our students made two pots of tsimmis using different ingredients.  Stidents discovered the concept of “too much of a good thing” when they added a LOT of honey to one pot!

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Family Havdalah and Movie Night


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Tri-Valley Cultural Jews Sukkot


The Tri-Valley Cultural Jews will hold a sukkah raising to celebrate Sukkot in a Secular Humanistic way. It will be at the Ireland house (19663 Fremery Court, Castro Valley) on October 16 from 10:30-12:30. We will be building a sukkah together, enjoying a meal and celebrating the harvest.Please bring a potluck brunch item, a branch for the roof and fruit to decorate the sukkah. $10 per non- member adult. We will have activities for children and adults.

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Tri-Valley Cultural Jews Rosh Hashanah


Tri-Valley Cultural Jews Rosh Hashanah

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in a Secular Humanistic way that that’s authentic both to Jewish culture and to your own beliefs.
Join us at 5:30pm on Sunday, October 2 for a one-hour program of music and readings followed by apples and honey reception.   Kids are welcome. Suggested donation $20/non-member adult. We will have our annual food drive, so please bring non-perishable food items to be donated to a local food bank.
If you decide you belong with us and become a member, your donations will be applied to your membership fees.

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Ice Cream Social


Enjoy an early Havdalah gathering with an ice cream social and a little croquet!  Hostess Leah will supply ice cream, spoons, and cups as well as fruit popsicles.  Please bring your favorite topping to share, and prepare for some end-of-summer fun.

When:  Saturday, September 17 at 4:00 PM
Where: Val Vista Park
7350 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton

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Yom Kippur Observance

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Our Next Event:  Yom Kippur

Join Tri-Valley Cultural Jews on October 11 from 7:00 – 8:30 at the Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St. in Livermore. We will host a program of music, readings, reflection, participatory discussions and a memorial observance. TVCJ provides holiday observances with a secular humanistic, non-religious perspective. Children are welcome. TVCJ is affiliated with Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and is a home for Cultural Jews and their families. Non-traditional families are welcome. In accordance with Jewish tradition, there will also be an opportunity to donate to various charitable organizations.

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Apple and Honey Tasting at the Bothwell Center

Introduction to Jewish Culture School, twice-monthly Sunday School for kids 6-14, and to Tri-Valley Cultural Jews, a Secular Humanistic Jewish Community
Sunday, September 11, 10:30 – 12:00.
no charge


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