• 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 i...


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...


Walk with us, each week focusing on a different mystical aspect of G-d as reflected in nature.

Each week there will meditative time, discussion, deepening connection to Kabbalah and a fuller appreciation of what is alive all around us.

Please note: I will try to make...


Modern, Progressive Judaism is an incredible religion:

● A loving community;

● Meaningful ritual for the 21 st century;

● An opportunity to learn that is inclusive and free of dogma;

● An opportunity to get in touch with our spiritual path;

● Direction for social action, ti...


Taught by Michele Newman

Come enjoy pushing the dominant paradigm with: Lilith: Heroine!; Eve the Mother; Sarah’s Sacrifice; Miriam in the Desert; Daughters of Tzelofchad: New Arithmetic; Rachel and Leah: Being Sisters; Ruth’s Journey; Vashti Refuses; Tamar at the Cross...


with Dr. Baruch Dolowich and R'Eli

3 parts

Feb. 5 and 12, dialogue between Jungian archetypes and Jewish thought. March 12, dialogue between Chinese archetypes and Jewish thought.

Join Dr. Baruch (Gary) Dolowich and Rabbi Eli Cohen as we explore the similar themes found...


Come hear a panel of people tell their stories, then tell your story and participate in a discussion afterwards.

We will hear stories of Conversos, of Hidden Jews who didn’t know their backgrounds, of children protected by the Kinder Transport to save them from the Holo...


Know your Aleph from your Bet...

Follow along at services...

Impress your relatives at Cousin Marvin's daughter's Bat Mitzvah!!

6 Thursdays, 12:30 - 2:00 pm

January 24 and 31

February 7 and 14

March 7 and 14

at the CY Shul at the Galleria, 740 Front St., Suite 170, Santa Cruz...


Sunday, January 20th, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tu Bishvat is the “New Year of the Trees”

Join us for fun and learning

All ages!!

Wear closed shoes, layers and hats, and

plan to arrive absolutely no later than 11:15 pm.

You are welcome to bring a Tu Bishvat snack to share:

figs, da...

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