October 10, 2019

A Creative Map  System Designed by Rabbi Leah Novick & Rabbi Sarah Leah Grafstein  

Teacher: Michele Hodah Newman 

Traditionally, we honor the Ushpizin, Great Beings in our Jewish HisStory, 

as we welcome them into the Sukkah to be with us. 

We usually dedicate one night of Sukkot to each of them and discuss their effects on us. 
Commonly, each of these guests are male. 

During this special evening, we will...

October 7, 2019

Artist and Psychotherapist, Andrew Purchin, will share The Curious Scroll and some of the stories that arrived. 

The Curious Scroll is a 170 foot “living Torah” which toured the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in 2016 and Santa Cruz County in 2018. 

Hundreds of people found calm while making art and exploring challenging questions.

“... people in Santa Cruz County added a second layer of marks and paint during the...

October 3, 2019

All events at the CY Sukkah  located at Center for Spiritual Living,

1818 Felt Street (off 17th Ave.) in Santa Cruz (except as otherwise noted) 

All are welcome to all events!       [DRESS WARMLY FOR THE EVENINGS]


Thursday, October 10 and  Friday October 11 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

To help, leave your name for Rabbi Eli at: rabbiasst@gmail.com

SUKKAH DECORATING       Sunday, October 13

5:30 - 6:00...

August 24, 2019


Bagels & Shmears

Learn about our programs

Get to know each other

And… Introducing our new SHALOM SUNDAY SCHOOL

(for 1st & 2nd graders)

Meet our new teacher, Sarah Domont Cohen

(director of Santa Cruz Hillel),

Who will join our other teachers:

Batya Kagan, Lynn LeRose, Michele Newman & Rabbi Eli Cohen

For more information, call 831-295-8467

May 21, 2019

Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal invites you to Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz

(across from the big whale at the Natural History Museum)

You can bring your own picnic or food to share, beach blankets, beach toys, and even firewood!!

(Let us know if you can bring firewood...thanks).

Fun for the whole family!

RSVP’s not required, but HELPFUL, to rabbiasst@gmail.com


For more information about Chadeish Yameinu, s...

May 16, 2019

Join us for a meal of soup, salad, juice and challah 

3rd Friday of each month 

Resumes in September

Shul is open at 5:45 pm

Shabbat service at 6:00 pm

Dinner at 6:45 pm

at Chadeish Yameinu’s Little Shul in the Galleria,

740 Front Street, Suite 170, in Santa Cruz


May 16, 2019

with Rabbi Eli Cohen of Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal

and Rabbi Shifra Weiss-Penzias of Temple Beth El

Optional two-days in Prague, departing US on April 26)

Proposed Highlights

             Krakow, including:  Jewish District-Kasimierz with its ancient synagogues

              Shabbat Dinner with local community

             Private Genealogy Appointment...

April 3, 2019

The potluck meal will be vegetarian. (See details below). Here's how we can help:

1) RSVP no later than April 13th to: Rose Lobel at roselobel@gmail.com.
Indicate how many people will be coming with you.

2) Send in your check, made out to "Chadeish Yameinu," for yourself and guests.

$15 per member; $25 per non-member.  Though remember: No one turned away.  

Notate that it is for the seder and send to: Rose Lobel, 890 38...

January 23, 2019



  • Vegetarian feast,

  • a bar,

  • an artsy silent auction,

  • fabulous entertainment by Orchestra Chutzpah, the Kuumbwa Jazz Honors band

  • and Mike Ryan of Santa Cruz Shakespeare.

So put it in your calendar - April 28th, 5pm.  

Sponsors contact: reb_lori@sbcglobal.net

Inquiries to committee chair Shira Belford:  shirabelf@gmail.com

January 18, 2019

An in-depth study of central prayers

7 Wednesdays 11am–12:30 pm

Jan 23, Jan 30
Feb 6, Feb 13

Mar 6, Mar 13, Mar 20

Take any of these classes or the whole series.

Each class:
• Members $20 • Non-members $30


Whole series:
• Members $120 • Non-members $190

RSVP to rabbiasst@gmail.com

Then make your payment donation on the Support Page.

December 12, 2018

(formerly known as the What is it about Jews & Chinese Food on December 25th Party)

This year’s party will be held at the Chadeish Yameinu Shul at the Galleria, 740 Front Street, Suite 170, in Santa Cruz.  

1:00 - 3:15 pm:   Love Actually

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London.  Stars Hu...

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