Category Archives: Interfaith Event

Hanukka Celebration and Crafts Faire

Everyone is invited to this fun-filled event on Sunday, December 10th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Enjoy children’s games and activity tables, homemade latkes with all the trimmings, a raffle with fabulous prizes, Hanukkah gifts and artisan, hand-made items and homemade baked goods.  … Continue reading

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2016 Camping Trip

On June 3-5, 2016, about 40 members of the extended B’nai Emunah and B3 School communities joined ‘in the wilderness’ for our annual Camping Shabbaton. The group descended upon Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore, this year at the Wild … Continue reading

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Bingo, Burgers and Beer

People were feeling lucky as they filled the hall to play bingo at Sisterhood’s annual Bingo, Burgers and Beer event. From the very young to the very old, folks gathered around to first feast on veggie burgers, with all the … Continue reading

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Passover Themed Classes

A Passover Potpourri Congregation B’nai Emunah is offering three classes about the most important Passover Questions. Starting March 31 , every Thursday night from 7-9pm, join Hayley, Frank and Mark for these participatory continuing education classes. March 31 “Why is this … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery Dinner at BE

Join us next weekend for a very special incarnation of the Sunrise Sunset Cafe, a Murder Mystery Dinner. For that night we are recreating the nightclub our building once was in its earlier days. Please expect to come in nitghtclub … Continue reading

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MLK Day of Service

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, some members of B’nai Emunah participated in the Peninsula Multi-Faith Coalition Day of Service. Sharon Bleviss, Linda Wertheim and Bonnie Lindauer weeded and set in a garden at John Gill Elementary School … Continue reading

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Chanukkah Bazaar 2015

The Chanukkah Bazaar 2015 brought out a wonderful crowd at Congregation B’nai Emunah. Lot’s of artisans offered their handmade gifts. The kitchen crew supplied everyone with delicious latkes, whereas Rabbi Mark made fresh sufganiyot together with the Sunday school kids. … Continue reading

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A Safe Space for Me

Kol Nidrei Speech by congregant Seth “Shais” St. Martin My parents always told me, that “Religion is not for children.” It is something that, when done right, is fluid and nuanced. It can be dangerous when over simplified by a … Continue reading

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Spirituality Photo Project about Rabbi Mark

The Spirituality Photo Project produced by Drake Newkirk, with Rabbi Mark Melamut as the subject This  photo story documents a person’s spiritual life, how it influences them, and how they share it with others in the community. These images will … Continue reading

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“A Memoir and a Manifesto”: Dr. Michael Saag Discusses ‘Positive’

By Ken Mitchell In late May, B’nai Emunah was privileged to have Dr. Michael Saag discuss his book, Positive: One Doctor’s Personal Encounters with Death, Life, and the US Healthcare System. An expert on the history on the AIDS crisis, … Continue reading

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