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February Fun with Jews’ Next Dor

Posted by challahbackgirl on February 1, 2009

From Jews’ Next Dor the blog

Jews' Next Dor Logois looking forward to a fun February and hope you’ll join us.


  • Wednesday, February 11, 7pm, Meet & Greet at Mandarin Gourmet Palo Alto

    Jews’ Next Dor’s February Meet & Greet will be vegetarian/dairy Chinese food at Mandarin Gourmet, 420 Ramona St, Palo Alto, Ca. All Jewish 20 & 30 somethings are invited to join us for dinner at 7pm. Please RSVP to jewsnextdor[at]gmail.com. It will be around $15-20 a person. See their menu online. If you have a request, please let us know in advance, we’ll try to accommodate as many requests as possible. FACEBOOK: Meet & Greet at Mandarin Gourmet

    Jews’ Next Dor Meet & Greets are monthly on the second Wednesday of the month.

  • Sunday, February 22, 11am, Wunderlich Park Hike ‘n’ Stroll and Beer with Kol Emeth Young Adults

    11am. Wunderlich Park, 4040 Woodside Road, Woodside.

    11:15 sharp. Hike takes off. Don’t be late.

    1pm. Alice’s Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside. (Rain cancels the hike but not Alice’s.)

    Jews’ Next Dor, the young adult group of Congregation Beth David (Saratoga) and the young adult group of Congregation Kol Emeth (Palo Alto) are going for an 90 minute easy hike and stroll in Wunderlich Park, followed by conversation and beers at Alice’s Restaurant. No, not that Alice’s Restaurant, but just as much fun. Alice’s is the kind of establishment that attracts biker gangs, yuppies, and granola crunchies alike. It’s a biker place with bruschetta on the menu. Wunderlich Park features redwood forest, open meadows, beautiful oaks and madrones. The trail is hilly but not really steep, and we’ll hike at a pace that is mellow, groovy, and conducive to conversation. Event covers 5 miles, with 600 feet of elevation. Admit it. You want to get out. The woods are beautiful, and the air smells great. Hiking boots and a bottle of water recommended but sneakers okay. We’ll have a few extra water bottles in case you forget yours. RSVP to jewsnextdor[at]gmail.com.

    Directions: To reach Wunderlich Park, take Woodside Rd. (Hwy 84 West) exit from I-280. Go 2.7 miles west towards the hills. Look for the small brown entrance sign on your right. This sign is easy to miss, so note your odometer at I-280. When you get to the parking lot, look for the guy with the clipboard. Parking is free but can be tight, so carpooling is encouraged. After the walk, come for beer, silliness, and good conversation at Alice’s Restaurant, just up the road at the intersection of Hwy 84 and Hwy 35 (Skyline Blvd). FACEBOOK: Wunderlich Park Hike ‘n’ Stroll

  • Friday, February 27, 6:30pm, Young Adult Shir Shabbat and Potluck

    It’s time for Young Adult Shir Shabbat, but with a few twists. Shir Shabbat will now be at 6:30pm. Young Adults will have a potluck Shabbat dinner together in room one following the service. Please bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share. Please note there will be no way for it to be kept warm, or to warm it up. Please include the type of food you’re bringing in your RSVP. Drop off your potluck dish in room 1 then head over to sanctuary to join with the congregation for a lively Shabbat service. Shir Shabbat is an upbeat and joyous Friday evening service (held every 4th Friday) welcoming in Shabbat, complete with Carlebach melodies, dancing and instruments. After the service, young adults will head back to room room for a separate kiddush, potluck dinner and a chance to unwind and celebrate Shabbat. R SVPs appreciated to jewsnextdor[at]gmail.com. FACEBOOK: Young Adult Shir Shabbat and Potluck

You’re also invited to join Congregation Beth David for:

  • Saturday Morning Young Adult Kiddish Klub

    The Kiddush Klub is an informal and unofficial gathering of Jews’ Next Dor on our home turf, Congregation Beth David, on Shabbat mornings. Some of us come for services, others just for lunch, we’d love for you to join us for either or both. Services begin at 9:30am (you’re welcome to stumble in anytime) Kiddush begins around noon (12pm). Look for us near the back. Consider this an open invitation to join us, and CBD any Saturday morning.

    Questions? jewsnextdor[at]gmail.com.

    Learn some new, or get more familiar with the service for next Jews’ Next Dor Shabbat 2009.

  • Be a Minyanaire

    Help with the mitzvah of making a minyan. Come one, come all and join Congregation Beth David every Monday – Thursday evening at 7:00 pm for daily minyan. A minyan is a quorum of at least 10 Jewish adults required for public worship. CBD’s weekday minyan last about 20 minutes. It’s a wonderful tradition that brings comfort to our mourners and gives each of us a daily opportunity to connect with our soul, our community and our God. We look forward to having you join us and thank you in advance! If you know you’ll being coming on a specific day, please let CBD’s minyan captains know by e-mailing fammayer [at ] aol.com.

Jews’ Next Dor is Congregation Beth David’s Young Adult Group. “Dor” means “generation” in Hebrew. We’re an active community of Jewish 20 and 30 somethings centered in the South Bay. We enjoy multiple events each month including celebrating holidays, social action/mitzvahs, education and of course social events around the Bay Area. Our community is comprised of singles and couples and is fully volunteer-lead.

Jews’ Next Dor also serves as a resource for Young Jewish Life in the Bay Area. Don’t miss out on all the fun being had! We look forward to meeting you at a future event.

Contact us at JewsNextDor@beth-david.org

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Visit our blog regularly at http://cbdyag.wordpress.com

Join our e-mail list at http://groups.google.com/group/cbdyag

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One Response to “February Fun with Jews’ Next Dor”

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