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Jewish Community Resources

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Jewish Federation of San Francisco, Marin, Peninsula, and Sonoma
The Jewish Federation is an agency of the community which serves as a planning, fundraising, and Israel related resource.
https://jewishfed.org/

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, Marin, Peninsula, and Sonoma
JFCS is the social service agency of the Jewish community, offering counseling, family support, parenting programs and services geared to seniors. The Sonoma County office is located in Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa office 707-571-8131
www.jfcs.org

Jewish LearningWorks
Jewish LearningWorks advances Jewish learning that enriches lives, and that enables the learner to flourish as a human being and as a Jew. We do that by empowering educators and parents and by operating the Jewish Community Library.
https://www.jewishlearningworks.org/

Jewish Community Center of Sonoma County
Based in Santa Rosa, this J.C.C. without walls offers cultural events, educational, and spiritual opportunities for the Jewish residents of Sonoma County.
Santa Rosa office 707-528-4222
www.jccsoco.org

Jewish Community Free Clinic
Located at 50 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, the Jewish Community Free Clinic provides a wide range of free medical services to persons who are uninsured.
(707) 585-7780
https://www.jewishfreeclinic.org/

Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest
This link takes you to the official site of the government of Israel as represented by the consulate in San Francisco.
https://embassies.gov.il/san-francisco/

Jewish Community Relations Council
This San Francisco based agency is one of the "official" arms of the Jewish community representing Jews in areas of social justice, intergroup relations, and in matters relating to Israel.
www.jcrc.org

Shalom Bayit
Domestic violence happens in Jewish families. Shalom Bayit is a resource for Bay area women. A hotline is available as an immediate resource.
https://www.shalom-bayit.org/


 

News Organizations

Jerusalem Post
News straight from Israel ... a view of happenings, events, and a range of opinions from Israel.
www.jpost.com

Haaretz
One of Israel's primary newspapers and a great source of information about news and analysis of Israel's government.
www.haaretz.com

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Since its founding in 1917, JTA has earned a reputation for journalistic integrity, outstanding reporting and insightful analysis. 
https://www.jta.org/about-us


 

Links to Jewish Living and Learning

Learn Hebrew
There is more than one path to most goals and learning the Hebrew language is no exception. Here is a guide to online sources, tools and programs for adult students.
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/how-to-learn-hebrew/

Jewish Calendar
This link provides a resource for the Jewish calendar, weekly Torah readings, converting English dates to Hebrew dates, etc.
www.hebcal.com

Siddur Eit Ratzon
BIJC adopted a new prayerbook a few years back that provides a modern translation, complete transliteration, commentary, and meditations. The new book has offered access to many for whom the Siddur - prayerbook - was a "closed book." This website will tell you all about it.
www.newsiddur.org

Jewish Learning Resources
www.myjewishlearning.com
www.aish.com
https://www.jewbelong.com/

Tue, July 14 2020 22 Tammuz 5780