Programs for Russian Speakers
От Сиона до Силикона: Russian Jews of Silicon Valley
Our Russian Language programming is run by Rabbi Ilana Baird. Rabbi Ilana has served communities in Russia, Germany, Israel, and the United States. She founded a liberal synagogue in Haifa and is a graduate of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Israeli Rabbinical Seminary program. You can reach her at RabbiIlana@apjcc.org.
HEDER, for children 4-9 years old
HEDER - (Hebrew Educational Extracurricular program for Russian-speaking kids) is a program designed
to acquaint your children with the Jewish Culture and the Hebrew Language in an engaging learn-through-play
format. The program is intended for children aged 4 -9 (split into three age groups 4-5, 6-7 and 8-9) and will be
conducted in Russian. Each meeting will be broken down into sections. We welcome, and encourage, parents to
volunteer. Additionally, as part of our program, we will celebrate Shabbat and Holidays together, inviting the
community to join us in the festivities.
Children from Russian-speaking Jewish families will get together and will have interesting discussions, debates, various projects and lots of fun. The program is held in English. The program is led by Rabbi Ilana Baird and Diana Alper.
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Sundays from 10:00-12:00pm
Sundays from 4:00-6:00pm
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Weekly Torah Study in Russian
Tuesdays from 10:00am-11:30am
Dates: 2/7, 14, 21, 28
Come drink tea and enjoy learning Torah with Rabbi Ilana Baird. All ages and knowledge backgrounds are welcome.
Еженедельная группа изучения Торы с р. Иланой. Присоединяйтесь в любой момент. Тора, чай и беседа с приятными людьми.
Jewishnik with Ahuva Perlov
Date: Sunday, February 26th
Cost: $10 per person
Please RSVP to email@example.com; you may pay with cash or check at the event.
College Planning Made Easy: What Every Middle/High School Parent Should Know
Dates: Thursdays, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Time: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
Cost: Early Bird $240/adult; $100/student 13+ (by February 23rd, 2017)
At the door $280/adult; $100/student 13+ Student(s) may attend without a parent(s).
For questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Understanding high school & college planning is an overwhelming process for students/families, especially for those not too familiar with the US system of education. It doesn’t have to be! No matter whether your child is looking for a selective private university or a public school, this college series will help you get the answers. Come & learn how to help your child succeed in high school and beyond!
Ian Maksin: Music For Your Soul
Date: Sunday, May 14th
Cost: APJCC Members/Seniors/Students $20; General Admission $30
Location: APJCC Auditorium
You may purchase your tickets on line here.
Date: Sunday, March 12th
Cost: Registered HEDER/Club Noar $25/family; General Admission $40/family; Seniors $5
Location: Congregation Beth David Conservative
Please RSVP to email@example.com or purchase your tickets on line here.
You may also pay at the door with cash, check or card.
- Sunday, April 16th: RSJ Community Passover Seder
- Yom HaShoah Community event (TBA)
- Saturday, May 20-21st: Annual RSJ Family Camping (Lag BaOmer and Shavuot)
- Sunday, June 4th: Shavuot End of Year Family Picnic
Russian-Speaking Jewish programs at the APJCC have been made possible with the generous support of Genesis Philanthropy Group. Genesis Philanthropy Group is committed to supporting and launching projects, programming, and institutions that are focused on ensuring that Jewish culture, heritage, and values are preserved in Russian-speaking Jewish communities across the globe.These programs are also made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley; Gibor (Hero) level support by Eugene Fooksman and Lilia & Vlad Gorshteyn; Boneh (Builder) level support by an Anonymous donor and Valeria Simets & Leonid Rabinovich; and Tomech (Sustainer) level support by Liya & Robert Butin and Natali & Yuri Yuzifovich; and Corporate Alliance sponsorships from Marina Salzman/Encore Travel, Anna Slutsky/Alain Pinel Realtors and Veksler Academy of Music & Dance.
Photos of Past Events:
December 18, 2016 - Hanukkah Celebration