Links to Jewish Resources

Beth Jacob provides these links for your information and convenience.  Our listing does not constitute our endorsement or support of any of the organizations.  Please send suggestions for additional links to the webmaster.



ADULT EDUCATION

Jewish Study Network - The Jewish Study Network is a team of rabbis and educators dedicated to raising the level of Jewish literacy in the Bay Area. Among its many educational activities, the JSN offers stimulating classes, holiday celebrations and weekend retreats. The Jewish Study Network proudly serves as a resource pool of Jewish educators for local schools, synagogues and institutions.

Lehrhaus Judica - Lehrhaus Judaica is a unique non-denominational Jewish studies adult school. Every course is open to the general public, and all interested adults are welcome, regardless of age, religion, or ethnicity.


CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT

The Rabbinical Assembly - The Rabbinical Assembly is the international association of Conservative rabbis. Since its founding in 1901, the Assembly has been the creative force shaping the ideology, programs, and practices of the Conservative movement, and is committed to building and strengthening the totality of Jewish life.

The Conservative Masorti Movement in Israel - The Conservative/Masorti Movement represents the passionate and engaged center of the Jewish people. At home in both tradition and modernity, Conservative/Masorti Judaism strives in everything to express and communicate a deep commitment to the values, concepts, and rituals of our tradition. It is equally committed to the values of individual conscience, democracy, equal rights and protection for all humanity and other hallmarks of Western culture to enrich and deepen our lives as practicing Jews.

The Jewish Theological Seminary - The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide, encompassing a world-class library and five schools, including the Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies, The Graduate School, William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, The Rabbinical School, and the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music. JTS trains tomorrow's religious, educational, academic, and lay leaders for the Jewish community and beyond.

United Synagogue of Conservative of Judaism - The United Synagogue, founded in 1913, is the association of Conservative congregations in North America, today consisting of approximately 700 affiliated synagogues and over one-and-a-half-million members.

Women’s League for Consevative Judaism - The largest synagogue based women's organization in the world. As an active arm of the Conservative/Masorti Movement, we provide services to 600 affiliated women's groups in synagogues across North America.


EDUCATION

Bureau of Jewish Education

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

Jewish Community High School of the Bay

Kehillah High School

Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School

Yavneh Day School


ENTERTAINMENT/SPORTS/HOUSING

Famous Jews Interactive

Jewish Film

Jewish Home Swap

Jews in Sports

Jewish Music

Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive


FEDERATIONS

Jewish Community Federation of SF, The Peninsula & Marin

Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay

Jewish Federation of Silcon Valley


INTERFAITH

Building Jewish Bridges

InterfaithFamily


ISRAEL

A Package from Home

Amcha Intiative 

Abraham's Vision

Birthright Israel

Embassy of Israel: Israel4Kids

Friends of the IDF

Israel 21c

Israeli Embassy

Israel Government Portal

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Israel Ministry of Tourism

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs


ISRAELI NEWS

HaAretz

Israel 21C

Israel Radio

The Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Report

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency


JEWISH CALENDAR TOOLS

HebCal


JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTERS

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Oshman Family Jewish Community Center

Peninsula Jewish Community Center


KOSHER FOOD, CATERERS AND KASHRUT INFORMATION

Beth Jacob Approved Caterers

Mollie Stones Markets

Northern California Board of Rabbis Kashrut Directory

Oy-Bay list of Kosher and Kosher-Style Restaurants

Resource: A Guide to Jewish Life in the Bay Area list of Food and Nosherei

Trader Joe’s Kosher Products

Trader Joe's List of Kosher Symbols


LOCAL JEWISH LIFE

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Bay Area Jewish Resource Guide

BayJews

Board of Rabbis

Hadassah

Israel Center/Israel in the Bay

The J (formerly the Jewish Bulletin)

Jewish Community Information & Referral

Jewish Community Relations Council

Jewish Family and Children Services of SF, the Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley

Jewish Film Festival

Jewish Resource Guide (2010 Edition)

Jewish Vocational Service

Jewish Welcome Network

Parents’ Place

Planit Jewish

Shalom Bayit –Domestic Violence

Sinai Memorial Chapel


LOCAL SYNAGOGUES

Beth Am, Reform, Los Altos Hills

Chabad of the Greater South Bay

Emek Bracha, Orthodox, Palo Alto

Etz Chaim, Independent , Palo Alto

Keddem, Reconstructionist, Palo Alto

Kol Emeth, Conservative, Palo Alto

Peninsula Sinai Congregation, Conservative, Foster City

Peninsula Temple Sholom, Reform, Burglingame

Rohr Chabad House at Stanford

Stanford Hillel

Temple Beth El, Reform, San Mateo


MUSEUMS

Contemporary Jewish Museum

Judah L Magnes Museum


NATIONAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS

AIPAC

American Jewish Congress

American Jewish World Service

B’nai Brith International

J Street

JNF

Joint Distribution Committee

Magen David Adom

Mazon

Peace Now


ONLINE JEWISH EDUCATION

My Jewish Learning


RETAIL

Afikomen

All Judaica

Canaan Online

Dayenu

Israeli Products

Jewish Gift Place

Rotem Judaica

Source for Everything Jewish

Yair Emanuel Judaica Designer


SINGLES

Jcafe

Jdate

Jmatch

JWed


SUMMER CAMPS

Alonim

Habonim

Newman-Swig

Ramah

Solomon Schechter

Tawonga


TEEN

Diller Teen Fellows


YIDDISH

Gantseh Megillah


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