Programs for Russian Speakers

Russian Cafe

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. Rabbi Ilana is beginning her second year teaching Hebrew at the JCC. You can reach her at RabbiIlana@apjcc.org.

Ongoing Classes

Torah Study in Russian
Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:30am (On Hiatus until September 1st!)
Every Tuesday, come drink tea and enjoy learning Torah with Rabbi Ilana Baird. All ages and knowledge backgrounds are welcome. In Activity Room B at the JCC. Free!
Еженедельная группа изучения Торы с р. Иланой. Присоединяйтесь в любой момент. Тора, чай и беседа с приятными людьми. 

Programs in the Fall

Join Rabbi Ilana this fall for a whole new host of programs for Russian-speaking Jews, including:

- Hebrew Lessons (ages 4-9)

- Youth Club “Noar” (ages 10-12)

- Family Holiday programs

- Lectures and Guest Speakers

- Shabbat programs

- Book and Film Clubs

- Jewish performances and concerts

- and much more!

For more information, please email Rabbi Ilana at rabbiilana@apjcc.org or call Rabbi Ilana at 408.357.7548

Please join our Facebook group “От Сиона до Силикона: Russian Jews of Silicon Valley.”


Русскоязычная Еврейская Община при APJCC

Этой осенью мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию программы, специально подобранные для наших детей и взрослых. Программы включают в себя:

  • Занятия ивритом для детей с 4 до 9 лет
  • Клуб “Ноар” для детей с 10 до 12 лет
  • Семейные праздничные программы
  • Лекции и встречи с интересными людьми
  • Семейные Шаббаты
  • “Книжный Клуб” и “Клуб Израильского Кино”
  • Конерты и спектакли
  • И многое, много другое!

По электронному адресу:


Или по телефону 408.357.7548 (Раввин Илана на русском языке)

Присоединяйтесь к нашей группе на Facebook “От Сиона до Силикона: Russian Jews of Silicon Valley”.


Photos of Past Events:

May 4, 2014: Israel Independence Day BBQ
June 15, 2014: Hike and Learn Father's Day
August 5, 2014: Tisha B'Av

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