Latke Cook-Off 2023: A Sizzling Success

December 13, 2023

We held our annual, much-beloved Latke Cook-Off on Monday, December 11. Teams Blue and Gold competed to see who would turn out the crispiest, most golden latke. Our CEO, Dr. Adrienne Green, participated in the cook-off as well! Residents enjoyed voting for (and sampling) the day’s entries. Happy Hanukkah from all of us at SFCJL […]

Eishet Chayil

April 28, 2022

By Katherine Tick Living Our Jewish Values is an initiative we launched earlier this year to strengthen the feeling of community and enrich the spiritual experience for residents and their families, staff, and volunteers, by aligning ourselves with the Jewish values that are the foundation of our organization. This includes programs, activities, and events that […]

Making Masks for Purim

March 16, 2022

Purim is a joyous holiday celebrating the saving of the Jews from a threatened massacre at the hands of an evil Persian vizier, Haman. The story of Purim is told in the Book of Esther, whose eponymous heroine plays the leading role in saving her people. The holiday is traditionally celebrated with wild abandon and […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022

Today, International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries throughout the world as a day to recognize the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. Its origin is closely linked to suffragist and labor movements in the early twentieth century in North America and Europe. At SFCJL, our observance of International Women’s Day and Women’s […]

Tu B’Shvat Celebrations

January 20, 2022

On Tuesday, January 18, SFCJL hosted two Facebook Live events to share our campus Tu B’Shvat celebrations with our broader community of family, friends, and supporters. In the Rosenberg Garden, Rabbi Natan Fenner, our partner with the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, presided over the planting and dedication of a nectarine tree, joined by Judith […]