“Nurture the Wow: Parenting as a Spiritual Practice” With Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg Sunday, December 4th 8:45 AM Best Darn Breakfast, Period! 9:45 AM Speaker Named by Newsweek and The Daily Beast as one of ten “rabbis to watch,” Danya Ruttenberg writes books about the intersection of spirituality and parenting, feminism, sex, God, justice and joy. [...]
Jana is back form her visit to the Ubumwe Center in Rwanda. April 24th 4-6pm. Park at CBB and take the shuttle van to the Squire Estate down the street. Learn More Come see her photos and hear her story, see Fredericks latest art and donate to the school's growing needs.
Events Thursday, March 3, 5-7:30 PM Opening Reception for Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females at Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center 524 Chapala Street Live music, wine and appetizers. Free and open to the public as part of Santa Barbara's First Thursday. Sunday March 13, 10:30AM -12:30PM “She Is My Hero” Student Workshop At CBB An intergenerational [...]
Join us for an exciting scholar-in-residence weekend with Rabbi Seidler-Feller UCLA Hillel's Director. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from the brilliant, warm, and funny Chaim Seidler-Feller. Friday, February 26 6 PM “Exile: The Secret of Jewish Survival.” Rabbi Seidler-Feller kicks off this weekend with the sermon at Friday Night Services and ends with [...]
Approx 2 Sundays every month First Class–October 11, 10:30 AM–12 PM Free for members; $180 for non-members Suitable for absolute beginners, as well as people looking for a fresh take on a timeless tradition. We will explore the fundamental practices and principles of Judaism. Delve into the basic tenants of the Jewish holidays and life [...]
Cost for temple members: $175; non-members $200. To register please call Paul at 964-7869 x128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Advanced Beginning Hebrew Teacher: Alisse Block 10 Mondays starting February 22 7-8:30 PM Prerequisite is knowledge of the Hebrew letters and vowels, reading simple words, and basic grammar. Intermediate Hebrew Teacher: Alisse Block 10 Wednesdays starting February 24 [...]
Where do I want to spend the last days of my life? Under what conditions do I want to be kept alive, and when do I want to be allowed to die? Who do I want to make decisions for me if I am unable to decide for myself? These are big questions that most [...]
A close study of selected rabbinic texts from Talmud, midrash and medieval commentators on a particular question or difficulty in the weekly Torah portion.
SML is our largest regular gathering for community learning, debate and eating. Once a month, usually on the first Sunday morning of each month, our Sunday Morning Live team of cooks and program planners presents “the Best Darn Breakfast, PERIOD!”
A weekly discussion group. Members choose different Jewish texts to study each week. Discussions are always lively and engaging.