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Dancing in April and May

Dancers, we have been asked to demonstrate some dances for ten minutes or less at a free concert May 7 at Beth Ami by Israeli / San Francisco singers Achi Ben Shalom http://www.achibenshalom.com/ and Noa Levy http://www.noalevylive.com/ PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHO WANTS TO PERFORM/ DEMO May 7. I’m not worried about getting a large… Read more »

Beth Ami is hosting Sonoma County’s variety show of Israel-Oriented skits, songs, and dance; take part to share your love of Israel.  With you on stage will be two of the most talented Israelis around: Noa Levy and Achi Ben Shalom. Already signed up are Hadassah, Stand With Us, and the Sonoma County Israel Dance… Read more »

Donate Israeli Products to Food Pantry – Dec. 19 and everyday

December 19th is IsrAction Day at CBA Buy packaged Israeli foods at your local supermarket and drop them off at Congregation Beth Ami in the Social Action barrels We donate them to local charities and Homeless Shelters Photograph your participation in IsrAction Day 2016 and send it with details to IsrActionDay@standwithus.com Sponsored by Congregation Beth… Read more »

Racial Justice Allies

Hello everyone, Thank you so much for dedicating your time to coming to our meeting this past Wednesday, for your openness to share and to listen, and for your interest in taking action. I am including in this e-mail: (1) Date and time of next meeting, (2) List of possible next actions to be discussed… Read more »

Scholars-in-Residence Weekend with StandWithUs huge success

A well attended Scholar-in-Residence weekend started Saturday, January 16. Ms. Johanna Wilder, the Northern California Associate Director of StandWithUs, gave the drash and talk after lunch on the growing anti-Semitic environment on California college campuses and its impact on Jewish students.  The anti-Semitic environment permitted by university administrations is chilling. Following Havdalah that evening, Dr…. Read more »

Scholars in Residence Weekend with 3 Dynamic Speakers from StandWithUs

2016 SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE WEEKEND Three Dynamic Speakers from STANDWITHUS Johanna Wilder • Michael Harris • Max Samarov JANUARY 16 AND 17 • Congregation Beth Ami 4676 Mayette Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 Mark your calendars so you won’t miss the 2016 Scholars-in-Residence weekend at Beth Ami.  Three dynamic speakers from StandWithUs will keep us informed on… Read more »

Who should define anti-Semitism? by Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

reprinted from http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/who_should_define_anti_semitism “Anyone who does not recognize the Jewish people and the State of Israel — and their right to exist — is guilty of anti-Semitism”  – Pope Francis “I think a good baseline [for when anti-Zionism becomes anti-Semitism] is: Do you think that Israel has a right to exist as a homeland for… Read more »