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Help Feed Oakland's Homeless

Join the work of Temple Sinai and First Presbyterian Church by donating prepared foods to be delivered to homeless individuals. Donate a large aluminum pan of mac and cheese, spaghetti, or desserts such as cakes, pies or cookies. Please drop food off at First Presbyterian Church by 11:00 AM on Sundays or 9:00 AM on Mondays. Questions? Please contact SinaiSocialAction@Oaklandsinai.org.

Community Support

JFCS East Bay is offering emergency financial assistance, navigation services, mental health support and food assistance (including home delivered groceries for those who need it) to any East Bay Jew in need. Please be assured that people's confidentiality will be strictly protected. For more information, contact jcsn@jfcs-eastbay.org or call 510.704.7480 x716.

Holiday Dinner Drive

The Holiday Dinner Drive benefiting the Alameda County Community Food Bank has begun!

Donate at www.accfb.org/dinner or mail a check made out to ACCFB to Beth Jacob Congregation, 3778 Park Blvd, Oakland 94610. Don't forget to let the Food Bank know either online or in the memo of the check that the contribution is from Beth Jacob! We are in a friendly competition with 12 other shuls in the East Bay to see who can raise the most funds and the most funds per member.  Thank you for your kind support of those in need in our greater Oakland community this year. 

Shalom Bayit

Shalom Bayit’s mission is to foster the social change and community response necessary to eradicate domestic violence in the Jewish community. If you need help, call 866-SHALOM7 https://www.shalom-bayit.org 

Home - Here I AmHere I Am Initiative

JCRC and the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Here I Am initiative, pushing back against antisemitism by demonstrating the vibrancy, diversity and values of the Bay Area Jewish community. 
 
The initiative is centered around video storytelling, empowering individuals to share their experiences of encountering antisemitism and other forms of hate levelled against diverse Jewish individuals as a means of educating the community about Jewish allyship in this difficult moment. 

Support Our Kosher Food Businesses

 

Boichik Bagels https://boichikbagels.com/index.html


Covenant Wines https://covenantwines.com/ 
Use code BETHJACOB for a 15% discount for Beth Jacob members.


Epic Bites Catering https://epicbitescatering.com/menus/shabbat-menu/
 

Flying Falafel https://www.flyingfalafel.com/


Frena Bakery & Hummus Bodeg Orders may be picked up on Fridays from 11:00-11:30 AM right in front of the shul. It's a great opportunity to casually see your shul friends (socially-distanced, of course) and to pick up your favorite babka and other treats. 

Hummus Bodega is also taking orders that can be picked up on Fridays from the Frena van that delivers to Beth Jacob: hummusbodega.com

Grand Bakery https://www.grandbakeryoakland.com/

Layered by Laya Desserts can be picked up on Fridays at Beth Jacob from 3:30-4:30 PM. To order: layeredbylaya.com.
 

Oakland Kosher Foods https://www.oaklandkosherfoods.com/

Pazit Dahan (Shabbat-To-Go) pazitkosher@gmail.com
 

Sabra http://adka.org/sabragrill/shabbat-take-out-menu/ ​​​​​​

Sat, November 27 2021 23 Kislev 5782