Category Archives: Shabbat

“Friendliest Synagogue in San Francisco” put to the test!

B’nai Emunah was featured in the latest Jew in the Pew column by the J’s David A. M. Wilensky: The website of Congregation B’nai Emunah proclaims it “the friendliest synagogue in San Francisco.” A bold claim, but they pride themselves … 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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Sunday School B3 Upcoming Events

The classroom education has come to a close for this school year, but we can always play together! I look forward to seeing you at our Lag b’Omer picnic. See below for more information and location of where to meet. … 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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Mattot Masei and the challenge of connection

Community Dvar Torah by Andrew Nusbaum Throughout the summer, community members from B’nai Emunah have been invited to present their thoughts on the weekly Torah session. A longer version of this drash was given in the middle of July by CBE … Continue reading

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Patty Avery at Sunrise Sunset Cafe

By Sharon Bleviss Congregation B’nai Emunah welcomed a packed house in from the cold on May 9th’s Sunrise Sunset Cafe to hear singer Patty Avery, accompanied by Stephen Varney on piano, perform in Yiddish, Russian and English. Patty, a member … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset – A Culturally Jewish Start-Up

As the song goes, “Sunrise, Sunset, swiftly flow the days, seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers, blossoming even as we gaze.” When we hear it we may even find ourselves asking the next question, “I don’t remember growing older. When did … Continue reading

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