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Petaluma's Inclusive Center for Jewish Life
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		                                    ABRAZOS (Embraces)		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Follow their emotional journey to Guatemala to meet their grandparents for the first time. Screening online May 9-16, 2021.</span>
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		                                    The Czech Torah Scroll		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">An important piece of Jewish history, from Rokycany to Petaluma</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Browse the catalog online, then call the office to place your order.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Shabbat Connect gatherings are taking place on Zoom.</span>
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		                                    Beautification Project		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Our backyard will be transformed into an engaging venue for religious, educational and recreational programs and activities.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Though we cannot meet in person, we are still offering virtual programming and opportunities for study via Zoom.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">We balance traditional spiritual worship with alternative services, like Musical Shabbat and Family Shabbat services, to bring a wide range of ways for our community to feel connected to their Jewish heritage and teachings.</span>
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Welcome To B'nai Israel Jewish Center

Petaluma's Inclusive Center For Jewish Life
 

Spiritual Life

We offer a range of ways to connect with your spirituality, from traditional services to alternative gatherings. Our goal is to offer a rich Jewish immersion in song, scripture and soulfulness.

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Learning

We believe in life-long learning and offer opportunities for enrichment and growth from preschool to adult education. Check out our schools and classes.

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Community

We have a robust role in the community inside and outside BIJC. From interfaith groups to volunteer opportunities, our groups are out giving and caring for the community at large.

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Upcoming Events

Stay connected with B'nai Israel as we transform the way people experience Jewish life.

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  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  9 , 2021
     
     
    ABRAZOS Online Screening

    Sunday, May 9th 12:00a to Sunday, May 16th 12:00p
    View the award winning documentary Abrazos (Embraces) online all week long

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  • Wednesday ,
    MayMay  12 , 2021
     
     
    Who ARE Those People.... part II

    Wednesday, May 12th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Our popular Zoom interview series resumes on April 14 and runs every other Wednesday until June 9. Zoom link in the BIJC Newsletter.

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  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  16 , 2021
     
     
    ABRAZOS Director Q&A

    Sunday, May 16th 1:00p to 2:00p
    Join the panel discussion with the director of Abrazos (Embraces), Guatemalan-born filmmaker Luis Argueta. Moderated by Rabbi Ted Feldman with guests including Petaluma immigration activist and City Councilmember Dennis Pocekay and some of the children featured in the film.

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  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  16 , 2021
     
     
    Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

    Sunday, May 16th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Join us for Ma'ariv (Evening) Service followed by a Torah study session.

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