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  • 7/30/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mitzvah Corps: Volunteer Opportunities

Mitzvah Corps: Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer on select Sundays, weekdays and evenings.

Join us for our ongoing hands-on volunteering opportunities for families and adults or for teens who are working on “tikkun olam” projects addressing issues of poverty, hunger, homelessness, aging, the environment and more.

  • 7/30/2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Youth Basketball Developmental League

Youth Basketball Developmental League
Teach1Sports is hosting a weekly Basketball Skills Clinic/League at the Oshman Family JCC every Saturday for boys and girls in grades K-8. Sessions focus on individual athletic needs including shooting, dribbling, core development, footwork, endurance and game play.

  • 7/31/2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Basketball Shooting Machine Training

Basketball Shooting Machine Training

Are you looking to improve your basketball shot? 

The OFJCC now offers a shooting machine that will catch your rebounds and pass the ball so you spend more time practicing your shot and less time running after loose balls.

This is one of the most effective and efficient tools used to help build muscle memory as the repetition helps you to see what you are doing wrong.  

  • 7/31/2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sunday Fun Day

Sunday Fun Day
Come to the OFJCC for fun-filled Sunday afternoons all summer long! Enjoy family swim time in the Outdoor/Indoor Pool and Party Room with games, prizes, crafts and activities.
  • 7/31/2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Live Journal "Dialogues"

In Russian

Live Journal "Dialogues"
Song and Poetry Club "Peninsula" presents monthly Live Journal "Dialogues" including poetry readings, performances and discussions.
  • 8/1/2016 6:45 AM - 7:40 AM

Bootcamp: AM Session I

July/August/September Sessions

Bootcamp: AM Session I
Connect with United States Marine James Ward for a dynamic workout that will get you in the best shape of your life. The workouts are patterned after Marine Corps fitness, sport-specific drills and circuit training. 
  • 8/1/2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Family Center Playtime

Family Center Playtime
Family Center Playtime is closed on August 26.

Families are welcome to create, connect and play in the Family Center. Arts and crafts will be offered in the Jessica Lynn Saal Town Square. On Fridays, there will also be a bouncy house. 

  • 8/1/2016 9:30 AM - 10:25 AM

Bootcamp: AM Session II

July/August/September Sessions

Bootcamp: AM Session II
Connect with United States Marine James Ward for a dynamic workout that will get you in the best shape of your life. The workouts are patterned after Marine Corps fitness, sport-specific drills and circuit training. 
  • 8/1/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Teen Fitness and Conditioning Camp

For Teens ages 14-17

Teen Fitness and Conditioning Camp
In the Teen Fitness and Conditioning Camp, Personal Trainer Brittany Sturla will lead teens through goal-setting activities, fitness education topics and a fun strength and conditioning workout. Our goal is to help teens develop healthy behaviors that lead to lifelong habits and wellness. This class is great for teens who love to workout and for those who are less experienced who would like to learn a variety of ways to sneak activity into their lives.
  • 8/1/2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Youth Fitness and Conditioning Camp

For youth ages 11-13

Youth Fitness and Conditioning Camp
In the Youth Fitness and Conditioning Camp, Personal Trainer Brittany Sturla will lead fun fitness games, conditioning exercises and body weight movements. We hope to introduce children to the joy of exercise in a safe and supportive way.
  • 8/1/2016 4:00 PM - 4:55 PM

TeenFit

TeenFit

A personal trainer will instruct teens on proper weight lifting form and technique, gym etiquette, SMART goal setting and how to reach these goals safely and effectively. Developing healthy behaviors early in life will lead to lifelong habits and wellness. 

  • 8/1/2016 6:00 PM - 6:55 PM

Women on Weights: PM Session

August / September

Women on Weights: PM Session
A simple weight training program will fire up your metabolism and continue to burn calories 24-48 hours after your workout. This women’s-only group training program is designed to introduce women to weight training through education and practice.
  • 8/1/2016 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Argentine Tango Class and Practice

Argentine Tango Class and Practice

Argentine Tango is a social dance that originated in Buenos Aires during the late 19th century and has won hosts of fans all over the world.

We offer weekly lessons, workshops and practice for beginners and intermediate level dancers. This is a friendly environment for singles and couples of all ages.

  • 8/2/2016 6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Total Body Circuit Training

With Personal Trainer, Delmar Hayman

Total Body Circuit Training
Using a creative blend of strength, core and aerobic exercise, Personal Trainer Delmar Hayman will boost the strength and conditioning of each class participant. The circuits prescribed are designed to be fast-paced and time-efficient; the perfect combination for those seeking a full body workout prior to starting the day or during a lunch break. All fitness levels are welcomed and encouraged to join.
  • 8/2/2016 7:00 AM - 7:55 AM

TRX FIT

TRX FIT
Looking for a perfect blend of strength and cardio? Come and train with Personal Trainer Meli Kirkwood. TRX Fit addresses the foundations of improving your cardio, building muscular endurance and promoting weight loss.
  • 8/2/2016 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Men’s Breakfast Club

Weekly Meeting

Men’s Breakfast Club
Calling all men to drop by on Tuesday mornings for the Men’s Breakfast Club. Enjoy coffee and breakfast with stimulating conversation, listen to invited guest speakers, tell jokes and build camaraderie.
  • 8/2/2016 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM

Women on Weights: AM Session

August / September

Women on Weights: AM Session
A simple weight training program will fire up your metabolism and continue to burn calories 24-48 hours after your workout. This women’s-only group training program is designed to introduce women to weight training through education and practice.
  • 8/2/2016 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Music and Movement for Toddlers (6 months - 3 years old)

Music and Movement for Toddlers (6 months - 3 years old)

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מוסיקה ותנועה לילדים בגילאי חצי שנה עד שלוש

פעילות חוויתית המשלבת משחקי תנועה, אימפרוביזציה, מוסיקה ויוגה. תוך כדי הנאה הילדים ישפרו יכולות מוטוריות, חשיבה יצירתית, יכולת ביטוי וביטחון עצמי. את הכיתה תדריך רחל טישלר, בעלת תארים בחינוך, תנועה ותיאטרון. רחל היא מורה ליוגה ובעלת ניסיון עשיר בהפעלת חוגים לתינוקות ולילדים.

This exciting and fun hour incorporates movement activities, games, improvisation, yoga and musical instruments. Creative movement is a great way to develop physical skills, channel energy, stimulate imagination and promote creativity in your children. By encouraging your children to express themselves, their self-esteem and self-confidence will grow.

  • 8/2/2016 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Living Strong Living Well

Living Strong Living Well
A 12-week small group training program designed for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. Our goal is to help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability.
  • 8/2/2016 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

Beginning Weight Training

Beginning Weight Training

Recently decided to get fit? Want to take up a strength or weightlifting program, but don’t know where to start? Personal Trainer Asia Schulhof will teach a variety of basic weightlifting techniques and help design individual weightlifting programs, whether it is for strength, weight loss, lean muscle gain or overall fitness.


  • 8/2/2016 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Mah Jongg

Weekly Meeting

Mah Jongg
Mah Jongg is growing in popularity again! Join a wonderful group for an afternoon of Mah Jongg, every Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.
  • 8/2/2016 4:00 PM - 4:55 PM

YouthFit

YouthFit
A fun sports, recreation and fitness program for kids 10-13 years old.

Personal trainers will engage children in exciting activities that will increase their speed, agility, strength, confidence and healthy habits.


  • 8/2/2016 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM

Bootcamp: PM Session

July/August/September Sessions

Bootcamp: PM Session
Connect with United States Marine James Ward for a dynamic workout that will get you in the best shape of your life. The workouts are patterned after Marine Corps fitness, sport-specific drills and circuit training. 
  • 8/2/2016 8:00 PM

Big Band Jazz Ensemble Class

Big Band Jazz Ensemble Class
Experience the American big band jazz tradition playing in a jazz ensemble. Under the direction of Jeff Sanford, participants need to be able to read music and be relatively proficient on their instrument.
  • 8/3/2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Mommy and Me

In Russian

Mommy and Me

Mommy and Me group for Russian-speaking families with young children.

Приглашаем малышей и их родителей в наш семейный центер. Встречаемся,  общаемся, играем и мастерим.  

  • 8/5/2016

Fridays at the J

Fridays at the J
The Oshman Family JCC welcomes Shabbat every Friday, bringing the community together with an array of activities including coffee, hot cocoa and hot cider, Challah for sale, food trucks, Family Center Friday play, a bouncy house and an artisan crafts market.
  • 8/5/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Baby Play Space

Baby Play Space
Baby Play Space is closed on August 26.

Come play at the J! Once a week, bring your little one to enjoy free-play time at our beautiful facility and make new friends in a child-friendly environment.

Refreshments will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own nut-free/meat-free breakfast. 

  • 8/5/2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Food Trucks

Food Trucks
Join us every week for Food Truck Friday. A different food truck will visit the OFJCC campus each Friday from 11:00 AM–2:00 PM.
  • 8/7/2016 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Coed Basketball League

Coed Basketball League
Got Game? Join the OFJCC’s fun and competitive adult basketball league.
 
Come as an individual or group up with friends, coworkers and family to create your own team! 
  • 8/11/2016 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lifeguard Training Class

Lifeguard Training Class

Do you want to be a lifeguard? Take the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course including First Aid, CPR and AED.

Full-time and part-time lifeguard and swim instructor positions available immediately at the OFJCC!


  • 8/13/2016 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Brazilian Night

Brazilian Night
Ready for a break and a rendezvous with your special someone? Looking for a place to relax with your friends? Enjoy the sounds and taste of Brazil at the OFJCC!
  • 8/14/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

New Israeli Families: A Meet & Greet Event

New Israeli Families: A Meet & Greet Event


מפגש הכרות והדרכה למשפחות חדשות

ה-ICC, חברת עוגן רילוקיישן, בשיתוף הצופים הישראלים, שבט המפרץ, מזמינים אתכם להצטרף למפגש הכרות והדרכה. במפגש תוכלו להכיר משפחות נוספות שהגיעו לאזור לאחרונה, לחלוק חוויות ולקבל עצות, טיפים והכוונה מפי מיטב המומחים המקומיים.
ההשתתפות בארוע פתוחה לקהל הרחב, חדשים וותיקים כאחד, ואינה כרוכה בתשלום (למעט הפעלת הילדים). באירוע יוגש כיבוד קל.

 

The ICC@JCC and Ogen Relocation invite all new families from Israel to our Meet & Greet Event. The event will include professional lectures about the local education system, banks and taxes. You will have a chance to meet other new families in the area. Light refreshments will be served.
  • 8/14/2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Finding Lights in Sandstorms: The Israeli-Arab Regional Alliance—A Quiet Progress

with Koby Huberman, Israel Yozemet

Finding Lights in Sandstorms: The Israeli-Arab Regional Alliance—A Quiet Progress

Despite the uncertainty and chaos in the Middle East region which goes through a  "perfect sandstorm" - there are quiet, yet dramatic developments behind the scenes. The Lecture will expose the unfolding new picture, present the new emerging possibilities and illustrate how it could positively influence Israel's future.

התפתחות שקטה בכינון ברית איזורית ישראלית- ערבית
עם קובי הוברמן - "ישראל יוזמת"

 

  • 8/15/2016 3:00 PM

Private Piano Lessons: Ages 7-18

2016 Fall Session

Private Piano Lessons: Ages 7-18

Keyboard orientation, rhythm and note-reading skills will be acquired in a fun and playful atmosphere. Students will begin by playing basic pieces and familiar songs. 

  • 8/15/2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Group Voice Classes: Ages 7-16

2016 Fall Session

Group Voice Classes: Ages 7-16
This class is a unique opportunity to combine group singing with the personal attention and focus on the individual singer.
  • 8/15/2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Monday Weekly Basketball Clinic

Monday Weekly Basketball Clinic
Whether you’re a newcomer who wants to build the fundamentals to succeed, or a skilled basketball player who wants to expand their skills, Teach1Sports can help. Sign up today to work on a variety of skills: shooting, dribbling, core development, endurance, passing, individual moves and most importantly, the competitiveness to out play your competition. This class is for grades K–5.

  • 8/16/2016 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Private Guitar: Ages 6 and up

2016 Fall Session

Private Guitar: Ages 6 and up
Enjoy learning the beauty of music through the enchanting tone of the guitar. Students of all ages and levels will be exposed to the instrument through the mastery of works by great composers, past and present. All levels welcome!
  • 8/16/2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guitar Beginners' Group Class: Ages 10–14

2016 Fall Session

Guitar Beginners' Group Class: Ages 10–14
The beginner’s class teaches the fundamentals of music and guitar playing in a fun and engaging environment. We will cover the different parts of the guitar, posture, hand position, tuning and basics of music notation such as rhythm and note recognition, fingerings and location of notes on the fretboard. 
  • 8/16/2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Guitar Intermediate Group Class: Ages 10-14

2016 Fall Session

Guitar Intermediate Group Class: Ages 10-14
The intermediate class will learn about chords and harmony and will play more advanced repertoire using two or more voices.
  • 8/17/2016 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Musical Theatre Production Class: Ages 7–16

2016 Fall Session—Richard Rodgers' "The Sound of Music"

Musical Theatre Production Class: Ages 7–16

This class is a unique opportunity to explore the world of musical theater through singing, acting and dancing. Students will be guided and coached by top musicians and performers and will perform on the theater stage at the end of the course.

  • 8/18/2016 8:30 AM - 9:25 AM

Monthly Community Fitness Class

August: Aqua Zumba®

Monthly Community Fitness Class

The OFJCC is introducing a new once-a-month community class. Each month a different class and/or instructor will be spotlighted. This is a fantastic opportunity to grab a friend and try something new—free of charge.

 


  • 8/18/2016 10:00 AM

Private Piano Lessons: Ages 18 and up

2016 Fall Session

Private Piano Lessons: Ages 18 and up

Keyboard orientation, rhythm and note-reading skills will be acquired in a fun and playful atmosphere. Students will begin by playing basic pieces and familiar songs. 

  • 8/19/2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday Night Basketball Clinic

Friday Night Basketball Clinic
Whether you’re a newcomer wanting to learn the game of basketball, or a seasoned athlete looking to fine-tune your skills, we can help. For all skill levels grades 6-9.   

  • 8/21/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Taste of Talmud—Bay Area Community Talmud Circle

A Taste of Talmud—Bay Area Community Talmud Circle
In these introductory sessions, we will explore how the Talmud developed and engage in conversation with the text, the great sages and our modern world. These sessions will provide students who are new to Talmud study with the background to join one of our ongoing Bay Area Community Talmud Circle cohorts.
  • 8/23/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Moms Talk

Moms Talk

אמהות מדברות: קבוצה חווייתית לאמהות אחרי לידה
 קבוצת ״אימהות מדברות״ היא מסע חווייתי קסום בן שישה מפגשים, המאפשר לך מקום בטוח להעלות את כל אותם דברים שלא פשוט לפתוח - חווית הלידה, אמא שלי והאמא שאני, אימהות בארץ זרה, הזוגיות שהשתנתה ועוד. הקבוצה מיועדת לאמהות ותינוקותיהן, בגיל לידה עד זחילה.  

Join an empowering journey for young mothers with infants up to six months old. For both first-time and experienced mothers, this group touches upon key topics in motherhood like expectations, the labor experience, nursing vs. bottle feeding and the changing relationship with your spouse. 

  • 8/25/2016 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Dalcroze Eurhythmics First Steps Class: Ages 18 months-3 years

2016 Fall Session

Dalcroze Eurhythmics First Steps Class: Ages 18 months-3 years

Ages 18 months to 3 years will have fun being musical with movement games and guided activities. The classes are an ideal complement and introduction to instrumental lessons; research shows this helps evolve concentration, creativity and team work. Social skills develop in a group, building confidence while maintaining individuality. The instructor accompanies each class with live piano music. 

  • 8/25/2016 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Ages 4-5

2016 Fall Session

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Ages 4-5
Ages 4–5 will be introduced to rhythm and melodic lines through active listening, singing and movement. The classes are an ideal complement and introduction to instrumental lessons; research shows this helps evolve concentration, creativity and team work. Social skills develop in a group, building confidence while maintaining individuality. The instructor accompanies each class with live piano music. 
  • 8/25/2016 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Ages 3-4

2016 Fall Session

Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Ages 3-4
Ages 3–4 will be introduced to rhythm and melodic lines through active listening, singing and movement. The classes are an ideal complement and introduction to instrumental lessons; research shows this helps evolve concentration, creativity and team work. Social skills develop in a group, building confidence while maintaining individuality. The instructor accompanies each class with live piano music. 
  • 8/26/2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ICC: Kabbalat Shabbat in the Park

ICC: Kabbalat Shabbat in the Park

The ICC@JCC invites you to welcome Shabbat with the whole family. Enjoy fun activities, a community Shabbat celebration and a delicious dinner! 

 

ה-ICC@JCC מזמינים אתכם להשתתף בקבלת שבת קהילתית.
בתכנית פעילויות ספורט ומשחקים של פעם, תחנות יצירה לילדים, הדלקת נרות  ופעילות מוסיקלית משפחתית עם שי רחמן.

  • 8/30/2016 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM

San Francisco Giants Jewish Heritage Night

San Francisco Giants Jewish Heritage Night
Come enjoy a great night at AT&T Park with friends and family! Join the Bay Area Jewish community at the San Francisco Giants annual Jewish Heritage Night! Your special event package includes a seat in the Jewish heritage section at the game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. Each ticket is a special event Jewish Heritage Night ticket, which includes a collector’s edition Jewish-themed Giants hat and admission to the Jewish Heritage Night pre-game party.
  • 9/1/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Growing with Your Child

Growing with Your Child

אמהות צומחות עם ילדים
קבוצת "אמהות צומחות עם ילדים" מיועדת לאמהות לתינוקות/ילדים בני 6-18 חודשים (זוחלים ואילך) ומתקיימת אחת לשבוע בחדר בטיחותי, על פופים נוחים, עם כיבוד וקפה, באוירה כייפית ומזמינת שיחה. נדבר, נחלוק, נתייעץ ונהיה ביחד תוך כדי התייחסות לילדים ולצרכיהם, כמו בחיים
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As your little baby makes its first steps, stands up, and develops like a sprout, new questions come to your mind and new challenges replace yesterday’s. 

  • 9/7/2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Ballet: Ages 2.5-3.5

2016 Fall Session

Pre-Ballet: Ages 2.5-3.5
In pre-ballet your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet in a fun and creative way. They will master basic ballet technique, terminology and choreography.

  • 9/7/2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ballet/Hip Hop Combo Class: Ages 4-8

2016 Fall Session

Ballet/Hip Hop Combo Class: Ages 4-8
Your child will begin this class learning the foundation to all dance—ballet. Students start with stretching, barre work, across-the-floor technique and ballet choreography and end with hip hop technique and hip hop choreography.
  • 9/9/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Psychological Aspects of Parenting in the Tech Era

In Hebrew

Psychological Aspects of Parenting in the Tech Era

הורות בעידן ההייטק - היבטים פסיכולוגיים
הרצאה עם ד"ר עדי זייף בלטריסקי

התפתחות האינטרנט והטכנולוגיה בעשורים האחרונים יצרה מציאות חדשה בה דרושים כלים אחרים להורות ולסיפוק צריכיהם של ילדינו. הצטרפו אלינו להרצאה מרתקת אודות ההשפעות של התרבות הטכנולוגית החדשה על ההורות המודרנית.


Over the past two decades, the Internet and technological development have created a new reality in which different parenting tools are needed to fulfill our children’s needs and promote their healthy development. Join us for a fascinating lecture about the psychological effects of the digital era on modern parenthood.


  • 9/10/2016 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Adult Game Night

Adult Game Night
Ready for a challenge? Is it your time to win?

Join us after dinner for an evening of strategic fun games. Let us introduce you to games that you've never heard of, or bring your own favorite game to share. Enjoy an evening of gaming, bring a favorite snack to share and let's have fun!

  • 9/11/2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Family Hike

Family Hike
Bring the whole family as we hike, enjoy nature and connect with our Jewish values. Make new friends in this active, outdoor group for families with young children.

Join us as we hike in parks around the greater Bay Area. Bring your own picnic as we’ll stop to enjoy nature. We will provide some outdoor activities for children.
  • 9/11/2016 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mitzvah Corps: Volunteer Opportunities

Mitzvah Corps: Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer on select Sundays, weekdays and evenings.

Join us for our ongoing hands-on volunteering opportunities for families and adults or for teens who are working on “tikkun olam” projects addressing issues of poverty, hunger, homelessness, aging, the environment and more.

  • 9/11/2016 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2017 Bay Area Israeli Idol Singing Competition - Auditions

תחרות כוכב נולד 2017
התחרות מיועדת לבני נוער (גילאי חטיבה ותיכון) היודעים לשיר ומעוניינים להופיע

Bay Area Israeli Idol is a singing competition for local Israeli and Jewish middle and high schoolers.

 

  • 9/12/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yad b'Yad (Fall 2016 at Beth Am)

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool Beth Am Campus

Yad b'Yad (Fall 2016 at Beth Am)

Our engaging Yad b’ Yad parent participation program is a cornerstone for new and returning families to Beth Am.

The program provides a safe, warm, loving and welcoming environment—a second home for children and parents. It is designed to encourage friendships and develop a community rooted in Jewish values.



  • 9/12/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yad b'Yad Swim and Gym: Fall Session

Yad b'Yad Swim and Gym: Fall Session

Everything you love about the warm and loving Yad b'Yad program… now with splashing, climbing and even more dancing!

  • 9/12/2016 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

The Wandering Israeli (in English)

A Musical Travel Journal

The Wandering Israeli (in English)

Join actor Elad Shippony and musicians Sagi Eiland and Eran Edri as they interweave theater, storytelling and live music into an exciting and humorous adventure along the lesser-known pathways of modern-day Israeli culture.  

  • 9/12/2016 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Wandering Israeli

A Musical Travel Journal (in Hebrew)

The Wandering Israeli

הישראלי הנודד- יומן מסע ומוסיקה
 
עם מקום של קבע בתיאטרון הקאמרי, ומעל 600 הצגות ברחבי ישראל, "הישראלי הנודד- יומן מסע ומוסיקה" הוא אחד המופעים הכי ישראליים שמוצגים כיום בארץ.  המופע קוצר שבחים מקיר לקיר ומצליח לפרוט על נימי הישראליות של כל מי שמגדיר עצמו ישראלי, בין אם הוא חילוני, דתי, תל אביבי, קיבוצניק, ערבי, חי מעבר לקו הירוק, או מתגורר הרחק מעבר לאוקיינוס.

 Join actor Elad Shippony and musicians Sagi Eiland and Eran Edri as they interweave theater, storytelling and live music into an exciting and humorous adventure along the lesser-known pathways of modern-day Israeli culture.  

  • 9/13/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yad b'Yad (Fall 2016 in Palo Alto)

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool Palo Alto Campus

Yad b'Yad (Fall 2016 in Palo Alto)

Our engaging Yad b’ Yad parent participation program is a cornerstone for new and returning families to the OFJCC.

The program provides a safe, warm, loving and welcoming environment—a second home for children and parents. It is designed to encourage friendships and develop a community rooted in Jewish values.



  • 9/13/2016 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Living Strong Living Well

Living Strong Living Well
A 12-week small group training program designed for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. Our goal is to help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability.
  • 9/13/2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Yael Naim Live

Yael Naim Live

Yael Naim is a French-Israeli singer-songwriter, producer, pianist and guitarist who sings in English, French and Hebrew.

Show time begins at 8:00 PM. 

  • 9/14/2016 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Jewish Learning for Parents of Young Children

Jewish Learning for Parents of Young Children
Join Adam Lowy and other Jewish educators in a community-building experience revolving around Jewish holidays, values and traditions.
  • 9/15/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beyond Sibling Rivalry: Keeping the Peace

Parenting Workshop

Beyond Sibling Rivalry: Keeping the Peace

Discover the reasons for sibling quarrels and learn techniques to help children minimize and resolve conflicts. 

  • 9/15/2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Insights for a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

The Link Between the Heart and the Uterus Through the Lens of Chinese Medicine (In Hebrew)

Insights for a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

הקשר בין הלב והרחם לפי הרפואה הסינית: תובנות וכלים מעשיים להריון ולידה בריאים

הרצאה עם ליאת הוד, אודות המימד הרגשי והפיזי במהלך ההריון

The 40 weeks of pregnancy are a very meaningful and dynamic time for women. A lot was written about the physical and hormonal changes that happens in every week of the pregnancy. This lecture will focus on the emotional aspect of this wonderful period.

  • 9/16/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yad l' Shabbat

Yad l' Shabbat

This playgroup environment focuses on bringing the spirit of Shabbat into the classroom. Sessions feature Shabbat songs and unique art projects and activities inspired by Jewish values.

Join us each class as we celebrate Shabbat including candle-lighting, grape juice and yummy Challah!

  • 9/18/2016 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Zionism 3.0: In Search of the Shared Dream

Zionism 3.0: In Search of the Shared Dream
The groundbreaking Zionism 3.0 conference returns to the Oshman Family JCC on Sunday, September 18!

This year's conference will feature discussion and debate about the defining aspirations and challenges facing the Israeli and American Jewish communities today.
  • 9/20/2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Shalhevet 2017 Information Evening

For parents and prospective students

Shalhevet 2017 Information Evening
Thinking of going on Shalhevet 2017? Don't miss this chance to meet our program staff, speak to a past participants, and find out more information about the trip.

Shalhevet is a special two-week journey to Poland and Israel for Bay Area students in their junior or senior year of high school.

  • 9/21/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual Preschool Fundraising Luncheon

A Conversation with Alison Gelb Pincus: Life, Entrepreneurship, Parenting, Struggles and the Power of [Hello] Mazel

Annual Preschool Fundraising Luncheon
Help support the OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool by attending its second annual fundraising luncheon. Hear from featured speaker Alison Pincus, co-founder of One Kings Lane, about being a parent and an entrepreneur. All are welcome.
  • 9/22/2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Healthy Cooking Class: Dinner

Healthy Cooking Class: Dinner
Join Michelle Greenebaum, owner of Together in the Kitchen, for social hands-on cooking classes. We'll prepare family-friendly, delicious and healthy meals together using organic ingredients.
  • 9/23/2016 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Healthy Cooking Class: Lunch

Healthy Cooking Class: Lunch
Join Michelle Greenebaum, owner of Together in the Kitchen, for social hands-on cooking classes. We'll prepare family-friendly, delicious and healthy meals together using organic ingredients.
  • 9/24/2016 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Dybbuk: A Multimedia Chamber Opera

Exclusive West Coast Premiere

The Dybbuk: A Multimedia Chamber Opera

A young woman, near death, awakens to the whisper of a clarinet. She must choose between life with a man she does not know and death with her beloved, who has possessed her as a dybbuk—a deceased soul who takes possession of a living body.

Join the OFJCC at the exclusive West Coast premiere performed in both English and Hebrew with supertitles.

  • 9/25/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Dybbuk: A Multimedia Chamber Opera

Exclusive West Coast Premiere

The Dybbuk: A Multimedia Chamber Opera

A young woman, near death, awakens to the whisper of a clarinet. She must choose between life with a man she does not know and death with her beloved, who has possessed her as a dybbuk—a deceased soul who takes possession of a living body.

Join the OFJCC at the exclusive West Coast premiere performed in both English and Hebrew with supertitles.

  • 10/9/2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Let There Be Laughter

A night of hilarity with Michael Krasny

Let There Be Laughter
Beloved radio personality Michael Krasny has been telling Jewish jokes since he could say “oy vey!” It’s even been said that he knows more of them than anyone on the planet, and that’s saying a lot! In his new book Let there be Laughter, to be released this September, Michael pairs the most iconic Jewish jokes with wise and entertaining explanations, illuminating the cultural expressions and anxieties behind the laughs.
  • 10/10/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

An Evening with Larry Brilliant

An Evening with Larry Brilliant
Learn more about the inspiring life and journey of Larry Brilliant, chairman of Skoll Global Threats, former executive director of Google.org, and author of Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History.
  • 10/15/2016 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM

B—The Underwater Bubble Show

B—The Underwater Bubble Show

Don't miss the dazzling fantasy world of Mr. B in the immersive, interactive bubble show! Showering audiences with a spectacle of acrobatics, lighting and costuming.

Show times begin at 11:30 AM and 4:30 PM.

  • 10/23/2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 10/26/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Origami: Between the Folds of Art and Technology

Origami: Between the Folds of Art and Technology
Origami is the centuries-old Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. Robert Lang, a world-renowned origami artist and physicist has taken this traditional art form one step further.
  • 11/7/2016 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Hanoch Daum - Stand Up Comedy (In Hebrew)

Hanoch Daum - Stand Up Comedy (In Hebrew)

חנוך דאום אוכל ת'ראש - מופע בידור

 
חנוך דאום, פובליציסט, אידיאליסט, נוירוטי ועוד כמה מילים לועזיות, בהופעה חשופה וגלויה על הדבר המשונה הזה שקרוי החיים. 

See Hanoch Daum, publicist, neurotic idealist and a few more things, in a revealing show about this weird thing called life.

  • 11/9/2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ready, Set, Go: Preparing for Kindergarten

Ready, Set, Go: Preparing for Kindergarten
This workshop includes suggestions on how to help your child prepare socially, emotionally and academically for their transition into kindergarten.
  • 11/13/2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

An Evening with Rob Schneider

Stand-up Comedy

An Evening with Rob Schneider
Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider, well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, has broadened his focus to include directing, producing and writing.
  • 11/20/2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 11/28/2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool Book Fair

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool Book Fair

The OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool Book Fair features preschool and early reader books, games and gifts. Proceeds support the OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool.

  • 12/3/2016 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands
Join us for the OFJCC's second Battle of the Bands.

Battle it out with other local teen bands of all music genres! Solo acts and small groups welcome too. You'll get instant feedback from professionals, the opportunity to play in front of an audience and a chance to win great prizes.
  • 12/11/2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 1/8/2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sara Carter

Grounded 60 to Surface Commotion

Sara Carter
The artist will present her paintings from three different series: the Grounded 60 (Zoom) Series, the Grounded 60 Series and the Surface Series.

  • 1/15/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 1/22/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Preschool Open House

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool

Preschool Open House
Join us for our Open House at the OFJCC Preschool Palo Alto campus. Prospective students and families are invited to come meet with teachers, explore our classrooms and have their questions answered!
  • 1/29/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Preschool Open House

OFJCC Leslie Family Preschool at Beth Am

Preschool Open House
Join us for our Open House at the OFJCC Preschool Beth Am campus. Prospective students and families are invited to come meet with teachers, explore our classrooms and have their questions answered!
  • 2/5/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 3/12/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
  • 4/9/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program
Tawonga's Bar and Bat Mitzvah program is an innovative approach to the B'nai Mitzvah experience, providing youth the opportunity to come of age in a Tawonga-style program. By incorporating nature, community building, social justice and experiential Jewish learning into our program, we ensure this important milestone is individualized and accessible for each and every child.
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