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  • Camp Tawonga Join us for Camp Tawonga Visitor Day in the Bay on Sunday, December 9th. Meet Camp Tawonga staff at Bay Area JCCs to learn about our great programs, get your ...
    Posted Nov 8, 2012, 12:56 PM by BIJ Educator
  • Special Needs Family Camp Weekend, May 27-29 More information available from the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE). click here
    Posted May 11, 2011, 3:31 PM by BIJ Educator
  • Jewish Day Camp in SF, August 1-5
    Posted May 5, 2011, 5:55 AM by BIJ Educator
  • Who doesn't love chocolate? Liberate the Children: Choose Fair Trade Chocolate!   Be Moses this Passover and help free children laboring in the cocoa fields around the world!   Did you know? Hundreds of thousands of ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2011, 12:36 PM by BIJ Educator
  • Camp Newman Retreat Dates for Next 3 Years! Mark your calendar now:      Ages  2011  2012  2013 West Coast Party grades 9-12   January 13-16    West Coast Party Jr. grades 6-8  January 14-17    January 18-21 ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2011, 12:13 PM by BIJ Educator
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Camp Tawonga

posted Nov 8, 2012, 12:56 PM by BIJ Educator

Join us for Camp Tawonga Visitor Day in the Bay on Sunday, December 9th. Meet Camp Tawonga staff at Bay Area JCCs to learn about our great programs, get your questions answered, and hear about the special JCC member discounts. Snacks and activities for kids provided! Tell a friend! Bring a friend! 

San Francisco-3:30pm
East Bay-3:30pm,
Foster City-4:45pm
Marin-4:00pm

Camp Tawonga’s 2013 program dates are available online now and registration opens soon! Tawonga is a Jewish, residential summer camp that is American Camp Association accredited, and has a staff/camper ratio of 1/1.5. Tawonga is located outside Yosemite National Park on 160 acres in the Stanislaus National Forest. Tawonga offers camp sessions as well as teen leadership, Israel, service learning and adventure travel programs for 2nd through 12th graders. Tawonga also offers weekend programs for individuals, couples and families.

More info: 415.543.2267, www.tawonga.org or info@tawonga.org

Special Needs Family Camp Weekend, May 27-29

posted May 11, 2011, 3:26 PM by BIJ Educator

More information available from the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE). click here

Jewish Day Camp in SF, August 1-5

posted May 5, 2011, 5:43 AM by BIJ Educator   [ updated May 5, 2011, 5:55 AM ]

Who doesn't love chocolate?

posted Mar 23, 2011, 12:36 PM by BIJ Educator   [ updated Mar 23, 2011, 12:36 PM ]

Liberate the Children: Choose Fair Trade Chocolate!

 

Be Moses this Passover and help free children laboring in the cocoa fields around the world!

 
Did you know? Hundreds of thousands of children, often enslaved and trafficked, work hard to bring us our favorite chocolate delights. They spend long hours, working in hazardous conditions, not going to school, and losing their childhoods. 

 

But, we have a choice! We can choose chocolate that supports farmers, is grown sustainably, and is guaranteed free from child labor. The solution is actually simple: Buy fair trade!!

 

Join Fair Trade Judaica for an illuminating evening to learn more.

 

Thursday, April 7, 2011

7:00 – 7:15      Schmoozing and snacks

7:15 – 8:00      “Dark Side of Chocolate” DVD, documentary on child labor in the cocoa fields

8:00 – 8:30      Discussion and Q & A

8:30 – 9:00      Fair trade Kosher chocolate tasting and sales; materials to take home for your Passover seder

 

Women’s Building, Audre Lorde Room

3543 18th Street, San Francisco

 

$5 donation requested, includes free fair trade coffee and chocolate tastings

 

“Better Beans” fair trade and Kosher chocolate and coffee will also be available for sale (“Better Beans” is a partnership between Equal Exchange and AJWS).

RSVP to sf@fairtradejudaica.org by Monday, April 4, to be entered in a drawing for a free bar of fair trade chocolate and a set of FTJ’s Jewish blessing flags! You must be present at the event to receive the prize.

 

Organized by Fair Trade Judaica, and co-sponsored by AJWS, Congregation Beth Israel Judea, Congregation Beth Sholom, Congregation Emanu-El, Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, Global Exchange, Hazon, PJA, Pursue: Action for a Just World, a project of AJWS and Avodah, and The Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El.

Camp Newman Retreat Dates for Next 3 Years!

posted Mar 23, 2011, 12:06 PM by BIJ Educator   [ updated Mar 23, 2011, 12:13 PM ]

Mark your calendar now:
 
 

 Ages

 2011

 2012

 2013

West Coast Party grades 9-12   January 13-16   
West Coast Party Jr. grades 6-8  January 14-17    January 18-21 
Family Camp  families  April 1-3  April 27-29  April 19-21 
Spring Kallah  grades 6-8    March 2-4   
Fall Kallah  grades 3-6 October 14-16  November 2-4  October 18-21 
 

Camp Scholarships

posted Mar 23, 2011, 12:00 PM by BIJ Educator   [ updated Mar 23, 2011, 12:00 PM ]

The JWest Campership Program provides up to $2500 over two or three years for first-time campers entering 6-8th grades to attend one of 24 nonprofit Jewish overnight camps throughout Western North America. JWest is an initiative through the Foundation for Jewish Camp. Visit www.onehappycamper.org to apply!

Camp Tawonga

posted Mar 23, 2011, 11:59 AM by BIJ Educator   [ updated Mar 23, 2011, 11:59 AM ]

Camp Tawonga’s 2011 program dates are available online and registration is open! Camp Tawonga is a Jewish, residential summer camp that is American Camp Association accredited, and has a staff/camper ratio of 1:1.5. Tawonga is located outside Yosemite National Park on 160 acres in the Stanislaus National Forest. Tawonga offers 2nd through 12th graders camp sessions, teen leadership, service learning, and adventure travel programs. Tawonga also offers weekend programs for individuals, couples and families. More info: 415.543.2267, www.tawonga.org or info@tawonga.org

Contemporary Jewish Museum: Celebrates their Completed Torah

posted Mar 23, 2011, 10:46 AM by BIJ Educator   [ updated Mar 30, 2011, 1:14 PM ]

A dialogue between As it is Written: Project 304, 805 scribe Julie Seltzer and her teacher, Jen Taylor Friedman, celebrates the completion of Seltzer’s 16-month task of writing a Torah as part of the CJM’s exhibition. This is the only Torah in existence written entirely by one soferet (female scribe). 
 
As is traditional in Jewish culture, a reception with music and dancing follow the siyyum (completion) of a Torah.
 
NOTE:  BIJ’S own Rabbi Rosalind participated in the proofing of this very special scroll.
 

Date/Time:      Sunday, April 3, 2011, 5:00pm - 6:30pm   

Admission:      Free with regular Museum admission

Contact:          info@thecjm.org

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