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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

The Park Boulevard Presbyterian Church hosts a food pantry on the 2nd wednesday of each month from 6-7pm. The next one is scheduled for August 10. They need volunteers to help pack the food and distribute it to those who arrive. If anyone would like to sign up, they can do so at this link -{}#_=_ - and click on Park Boulevard Presbyterian Church link on August 10.

Holiday Dinner Drive

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 or call 510.704.7480 x716.

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 

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

Covenant Wines 
Use code BETHJACOB for a 15% discount for Beth Jacob members.

Epic Bites Catering

Flying Falafel

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:

Grand Bakery

Layered by Laya To order:

Oakland Kosher Foods

Pazit Dahan (Shabbat-To-Go)



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