Posts By: Rosh Chodesh

At the Contemporary Jewish Museum

What a lovely time we had! Thank you all!! We went on our our “field trip” on Sunday, April 10 to the Contemporary Jewish Museum < > and lunch at Shangri-La Kosher vegetarian restaurant. It was a wonderful day, and we survived the parking … We also have another special program: Thursday, May 5 SRJC Planetarium and… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Shevat

Rosh Chodesh Shevat ~ Brunch on January 10 at Congregation Beth Ami. Join other Jewish women to celebrate the new month of Shevat ~ the 11th month of the Jewish year and the 1st Jewish month celebrated in 2016 ~ with ritual, activities, and food! Our Dairy/Pareve Potluck will take place on Sunday, January 10 at… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Happy Hour Havdalah!

Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Happy Hour Havdalah! Short days, long nights. December 12 marks the end of Kislev, Rosh Chodesh Tevet, and the last days of Chanukah. How will Jewish women usher in this new month? With a new tradition we’re calling Happy Hour Havdalah! We’ll mark the end of Shabbat with the havdalah ritual, celebrate Chanukah… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Kislev ~ Thursday, November 12

Rosh Chodesh Kislev ~ Thursday, November 12 Join the Moon Mavens on Thursday, November 12 at 7pm at Congregation Beth Ami to welcome the new month of Kislev. The daylight hours are short and we’ll mirror that in this month’s activity: Six-Word Memoirs. The Six-Word Memoirs project was inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s legendary shortest of short stories,… Read more »

Gathering in a Sukkah

Rosh Chodesh Women are invited to gather in the sukkah of Leanne Schy on Tuesday, September 29 at 7pm. We’ll explore the meaning of the sukkah and how it can influence our every day living and behavior. RSVP to this email for Leanne’s address … and, as always, please bring a snack to share. Our next… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Elul

In “The Best Laid Plans” department … The Jewish women’s Rosh Hodesh Elul potluck and gathering previously scheduled for Sunday, August 16, has been postponed until Sunday, September 6. (Because of a funeral) At that time we will celebrate both the month of Elul and the full moon. All Jewish women are invited to participate at… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz by the river

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz is June 18, and since the days are long, we’ll head for the outdoors. Thursday, June 18 Tammuz 6 pm Potluck/Walk around the Lake Riverfront Regional Park, 7821 Eastside Road, Windsor/ There’s a nice shady redwood grove near the parking lot with tables, where we’ll meet, and a level trail around the… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Iyar

Come prepare for Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israeli Independence Day and celebrate the Innovative and Amazing Women of Israel. We’ll discuss the famous and less famous women of Israel and how they have shaped their country. Do you know of someone who you could talk about? Even if not, come and learn and celebrate with us ~… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Nissan

March 22 (Sun) Note the time change: 3 p.m. Rosh Chodesh Nissan will be celebrated on Sunday, March 22 at 3pm in the Beth Ami Social Hall and Multi-Purpose Room. Since Pesach is a mere 2 weeks away, we’ll share Passover foods and recipes … and “tricks of the trade.” Bring a little something you… Read more »

Be Happy, it’s Rosh Chodesh Adar: February 18

All Jewish women are invited to celebrate the new month of Adar with ritual, song, and a really intriguing theme: What Can You Do to Become a Great Ancestor?   Wouldn’t you love to read a first-person account of your great grandparents’ lives? Who wouldn’t?! Would it be fascinating to read about the times your… Read more »