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Shabbat Services

Parshat Vayetze

Friday, December 2 (8 Kislev, 5783)
4:31 PM | Candle Lighting
4:30 PM | Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv

Saturday, December 3 (9 Kislev, 5783)
9:00 AM | Shacharit
9:32 AM | Latest Time to Say Shema
12:15 PM | Shabbat University with Rabbanit Emily Goldberg Winer: "Faith, Hope, and Music: Gospel Tunes for Halakhic Jews?"
1:00 PM | Mincha
5:33 PM | Shabbat is Over
5:45 PM | Maariv (After Shabbat)

Weekday Minyan Times

Mornings 6:45 AM | Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM | Sunday

We will have Coffee and Biscotti at Monday and Thursday morning Minyans going forward as a thank you to those who participate in our daily services.

Evenings  4:30 PM | Sunday Mincha/Maariv, 6:45 PM | Monday-Thursday Maariv

Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday Maariv services will be a Shiva Minyan at the Rubin-Shaham home.


Fran and Brian are delighted to sponsor kiddish this week in honor of Brian’s upcoming 65th birthday and in honor of our wonderful Beth Jacob community.

Interested in sponsoring a Kiddush? Contact Jen Salvago-Keyes at

Click here for more details about Kiddush sponsorship.

*All Kiddushes are dairy (or pareve) unless otherwise noted.

Shabbat Youth Activities  

9:45-11:15, Shabbat Groups

We will be meeting in the Upstairs Social Hall for Bridge K-3rd Grade as well as the  4th-8th graders. We will also have Tot Shabbat in the outdoor space between the Gan and the Brick House. Check recent announcements regarding the shul's updated mask policies. 


Pirkei Avot in the Park - Kids Edition

Join our Banot Sheirut Noemie, Tal, and Doron, together with Meiraz Mishnayot and Adena Brickman, every Shabbat afternoon at 4:00 PM at Crocker Highlands School Yard for singing and learning a different Mishnah about the Ethics of our Sages. Perfect for children aged 2-10 and their families.

Eruv is up this Shabbat!

For Eruv status and boundarie click  Oakland Eruv

The Eruv is checked every Friday and the website is updated weekly.

Read: "Oakland synagogue celebrates new year with long-awaited eruv"

Thu, December 8 2022 14 Kislev 5783