PJCC Art Gallery presents
BAMAKOM (in the Place)
Photographs of Israel Spanning Four Decades by Nino Herman
March 7 – May 23, 2018
Don’t miss this fascinating 40-year retrospective with subjects ranging from immigrant children to Israel’s Prime Minister.
Happy Birthday Israel!
Thursday, April 19 ● 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free! Join day-long festivities celebrating Israel@70! Sample delicious Israeli foods and enjoy traditional music and videos. At 3:30 pm: special for families—a puppet show (in Hebrew and English) featuring Mitz Petel.
Schedule of Events:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Sample a typical Israeli breakfast, listen to Israeli music, and learn about Israeli farming and gardening technologies.
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Enjoy falafel and hummus; learn about Israel’s contributions to the medical and high-tech industries.
2:00 – 3:30 pm: Join us for Israeli snacks and birthday cupcakes, learn basic Israeli dances and enjoy arts and crafts.
3:30– 4:00 pm: Prepare to laugh at our puppet show in Hebrew and English based on Mitz Petel (Raspberry Juice) – a classic Israeli children’s story.
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation and Sterling Bank & Trust/Seligman Family Foundation
Yom Ha’Atzmaut Community Celebration
Sunday, April 22 ● 11:00 am – 5:00 pm ● San Mateo County Event Center
Free for children ages 0–3 ● $10 Children ages 3-17 ● $12 Adults 18+
(Please note that this the correct date; the incorrect date was inadvertently listed in our brochure. Be sure to mark this correct day on your calendar)
Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day at this community-wide annual party! Enjoy live music, enticing food options, family activities, a fair featuring innovative organizations, plus much more.
Monthly Movie Club Presents The Band’s Visit
Monday, April 23 ● 2:00 pm ● Board Room
This clever slice-of-life comedy follows eight Egyptian musicians who mistakenly arrive in a small town in Israel and overcome ethnic barriers through a pervading undercurrent of shared melancholy. After the movie, enjoy a discussion with special guest host, Cantor Doron Shapira of Peninsula Sinai Congregation.
Fourth Annual North Peninsula Jewish Community Lag B’omer Celebration
Thursday, May 3 ● 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Join the festivities with DJ music, an awesome BMX show, a delicious kosher BBQ, archery, s’mores, bonfires, crafts, games, and more! Co-sponsored by Wornick Jewish Day School, Peninsula Sinai Congregation, Ha Bayit Yisraeli, Sinai Memorial Chapel, and ICC@JCC.
PJCC Art Gallery Presents:
Stories of Courage and Resilience: IsraAID Global Humanitarian Aid Agency
November 30, 2018 – February 24, 2019
IsraAID provides lifesaving emergency relief for populations affected by natural disasters, epidemics and post-conflict situations. This compelling exhibit captures the world of IsraAID: their response to emergencies and how they support local communities around the world—from crises and disasters to rehabilitation and recovery.
North Peninsula Jewish Community Israel Trip
December 23, 2018 – January 3, 2019
Walk along the ramparts of the Old City in Jerusalem. Ride camels Biblical-style through the desert. Hike historic Masada, float in the Dead Sea, and take part in an authentic archaelogical dig. Embrace once-in-a-lifetime moments touring the Yad Vashem memorial and experience Israel in heart, mind, and body. Tracks offered for first time and returning visitors, adults, and families with children 8+. Deadline to register is Thursday, March 1. To learn more or register, call 888.811.2812 ext. 1 (Mon-Fri) or visit daattravel.com/North-Peninsula-Jewish-Community-Explore-Israel.
Co-presented by the Peninsula Jewish Community Center, Peninsula Temple Beth El, Peninsula Temple Sholom, Peninsula Sinai Congregation, and Congregation Beth Jacob.