Jewish Community Center, Sonoma County


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JCC's Senior High Holy Day Outreach

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown Sunday, September 13, and Kol Nidre for Yom Kippur is Tuesday evening, September 22. Many area synagogues welcome guests for a suggested donation. Thanks to the generous support of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, the Friendship Circle is pleased to offer outreach programs for the High Holy Days again this year. Program locations and times are subject to change;

If you are interested in attending, please contact Jacki at or 707- 528-1172. We may be able to arrange transportation on the JFCS van for those in need.

• Brookdale Rohnert Park with Elisabeth Van Nuys and Harry Wolf on Monday, Sept. 14 at 3:00 pm.

• Brookdale Chanate with Elly Cohen on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 1:00 pm.

• Spring Lake Village with Rabbi Meredith Cahn on Friday, Sept. 18 at 4:00 pm.

• Lodge at Paulin Creek with Norman Eisley and Jalena Mays on Monday, Sept. 21 at 3:00 pm.

• Vineyard Commons with Elly Cohen on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 1:00 pm, open to all.

• Villa Capri at Varenna with Fran Danoff on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 2:00 pm.

• Oakmont Gardens with Jerry Newman on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 4:00 pm. Open to all, RSVP required.

The Russian River Jewish Community is offering High Holy Day programs in the Russian River area. To RSVP or for specific information on these events, please contact Natasha Perhson: 707-632-5545, • Rosh Hashanah at Armstrong Redwoods Picnic Grounds (potluck) on Sept. 18 at 5:00 pm. • Yom Kippur at River Lane Beach (adjacent to Johnson’s Beach) on Sept. 23 at 5:00 pm



Monday, October 26 Luncheon - Achi Ben-Shalom 


Join us as we celebrate songs of peace and justice, joy and hope from our own lifetimes and before. Experience being together in community, get energized and leave happier and grounded. Achi Ben-Shalom will perform songs of Jewish origins, and a selection of great American songs we grew up with from the 40s and 50s. Achi Ben Shalom is known in the SF Bay Area as a choir director, singer/guitarist, band leader and a community organizer. He uses singing as a tool in bringing people together to create a community.

RSVP by Wednesday, October 21. Call Jacki Newfield, FC Assitant at 707 528-1182, or email       

For all Luncheons, RSVP By the Wednesday before the luncheon. Time 12:00–1:30 pm ,: location Congregation Shomrei Torah 2600 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa.

Price $12  - Friendship Circle members; $15 guests, and  includes a catered lunch and dessert. Payment is accepted at the door. Please bring currency no higher than $50. Lunches are ordered according to the number of reservations. If you are unable to attend a luncheon for which you are reserved, please spare us the loss and make a donation for an equal or greater amount.

Rides to Friendship Circle events from JFCS may be available in select areas (now including Petaluma) upon request one week prior to date of event, thanks to a grant from the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation.


 CALL THE JCC OFFICE  707 528-4222  for more information.


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