• East Bay Minyan is on hiatus. (After nearly six years, you might say we're resting for shmita)! Email us for more info or if you'd like to host an EB Minyan event.


See below for information about community announcements, smachot (happy occasions), and other local Jewish Organizations

Community Announcements

Do you have an event or other item you’d like to announce to the East Bay Minyan community? Or would you like to receive such announcements? Just join the East Bay Yidden Google Group! It’s opt-in and moderated, so no need to worry about spam. Just click here to sign up. (You might also want to check out the Bay Area Jewish event listings from our friends at BayJews.org.)

Smachot (Happy Occasions)

Share your engagement, wedding, birth, bar or bat mitzvah, or other simcha! Just email simcha@eastbayminyan.org and we’ll trumpet the news right here.

A great big mazal tov! to:

  • Jacob Heitler and Rachel Finkelstein Heitler on their marriage (Jan 2011)
  • Elena Aronson and Greg Newmark on the birth of their son Nathaniel (Dec 2010)
  • Chai Levy and Roger Studley on the birth of their son Ezra Meir (Dec 2010)
  • Elizheva Hurvich and Bob Fink on their marriage (Aug 2010)
  • Kate Smallenburg and Margee Churchon on their engagement (Aug 2010)
  • Bea Gurwitz and Dani Kazhdan on the birth of their son Emmett Rami (July 2010)

Links to Other Local Jewish Organizations

Synagogues and Minyanim – Berkeley:

Synagogues and Minyanim – Oakland:

Other Places to Daven, Learn, and Participate in Jewish Life:

Judaica and Food: