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Classes & Workshops

Keep life interesting and exciting by discovering something new. The OFJCC offers an alluring selection of classes and workshops for adults.

We have something for every desire whether it's learning a new language or a new dance step. Professional instructors and lecturers from the top of their fields will be on hand to guide enthusiastic beginners in their new creative outlets, while helping seasoned pros perfect their proficiency.

  • 8/28/2016 10:00 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.
  • 8/29/2016 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. 

  • 8/30/2016 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!
  • 8/30/2016 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.
  • 9/1/2016 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. 

  • 9/6/2016 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.
  • 9/20/2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

OFJCC Book Club

OFJCC Book Club
Calling adults from all parts of the OFJCC community—preschool, preschool alumni, Club J, J-Camp, Beget Kefet and more. We invite you to join our fun and social book club.
  • 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 healthy cooking classes. We'll prepare delicious nutritious meals and snacks together using organic real food ingredients.
  • 9/22/2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Character Day

"The Making of a Mensch"—a Special Film Screening and Discussion

Character Day
Join the third annual Character Day, where thousands of groups around the world will screen The Making of a Mensch and other films that explore the importance of asking who we are and who we want to be in the world. 
  • 9/23/2016 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Healthy Cooking Class: Lunch

Healthy Cooking Class: Lunch
Join Michelle Greenebaum, owner of Together In The Kitchen, for social hands-on healthy cooking classes. We'll prepare delicious nutritious meals and snacks together using organic real food ingredients.
  • 10/30/2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bay Area Community Talmud Circle

Bay Area Community Talmud Circle
Join a welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is in collaboration with Lehrhaus Judaica and The Aleph Society of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz.
  • 11/1/2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Shalom Bayit Peninsula Support Group

For women who feel unsafe in their relationships, past or present

Shalom Bayit Peninsula Support Group
OFJCC is proud to partner with a Peninsula support group for women who feel unsafe in their past or present relationships.
  • 11/2/2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Introduction to Islam

Introduction to Islam
The OFJCC and the Islamic Networks Group (ING) are proud to offer a special six-session course introducing key concepts and historical background on Islam.
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