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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@svjcc.org.

Classes

Torah Study in Russian
Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:30am
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. 

March

Anti-Defamation League (ADL): Global Antisemitism
Sun. March 1, 4:00pm
Free to Public
This timely talk will present key findings from the recently released 'ADL Global 100: An Index of Antisemitism.' This landmark study assesses the prevalence of antisemitism around the world on the basis of data collected from more than 53,000 interviews in over 100 countries and in 96 languages. Vlad Khaykin, the Associate Director of the Central Pacific Region of the ADL (Anti-Defamation League), will speak in Russian especially for our Russian-speaking community.


Club IK (Клуб Израильского Кино): Purim Event
Israeli Comedy and Wine
Tue. March 10, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Suggested Donation: $5
We will socialize while watching an Israeli comedy, "Cupcakes."

Weekly Torah Study in RussianTue. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 10:00am
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 на русском языке. Присоединяйтесь в любой момент. Тора, чай и беседа с приятными людьми.


Advisory Committee
Tue. March 24, 7:00pm
If you want to take part, please contact rabbiilana@svjcc.org for details. We will be glad to see you on board!


Jewishnik: Jewish Diet
Wed. March 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Price: $7 Marina Bichinsky will talk about food, what to eat and what not to eat. Rabbi Ilana Baird will share Jewish thoughts about a Jewish diet, and explore if eating Kosher is also healthy.

April

Community Passover Seder
Sun. April 5, 11:00am
A seder with Jewish Family Services specially planned for senior members of our community.

Sun. April 5, 3:00pm
Presented by Russian-speaking Jewish Community of Silicon Valley in collaboration with Russian-speaking PJ library. Join us for our Passover Seder, with a traditional meal, singing, activities for young children, and the Haggadah reading! Space is limited, hurry up and register early.
RSVP by March 27th.

$15 for adults. $5 for children. Click here to register.

Yom Hashoah: Israeli Film and Book Presentation
Sun. April 19, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Weekly Torah Study in Russian
Tue. April 14, 21, 28, 10:00am
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 на русском языке.



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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