January 2, 2015. Deadline to apply for the Jewish Federation's mission to Cuba, May 28-June 4, 2015. Join the Jewish Federation, in partnership with the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, for this special opportunity. Experience the vibrant and warm Jewish community; enjoy the rich history, arts, culture, music, and food of Cuba; support the local community with a hands-on project; and learn why this island holds mystery and allure. Space is limited to 30 participants. Check out the Application, Fast Facts, and Tentative Itinerary. For more information, contact Melissa Chapman at 916-486-0906 ext. 301 or mchapman@jewishsac.org.

January 10, 2015. The Jewish Federation's Big Event! Join us for an evening with food, friends and fun! $118 per person includes open bar, appetizers and seated dinner. Cocktail attire. A minimum gift of $500 to the 2015 Annual Campaign required. 7:00-10:00pm. Beatnik Studios, 723 S St., Sacramento. For more information, contact Melissa Chapman at mchapman@jewishsac.org or 916-498-0906 ext. 301.

January 13, 20, and 27 & February 3, 10, and 17, 2015. Bereavement Support Group. Facilitated by Michael Fox, who holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Open to the community. 7:00-8:30pm. Temple Or Rishon, 7755 Hazel Ave., Orangevale. $60 for the series (recommended) or $10 per session. Strict confidentiality maintained. For more information or to RSVP, contact Community Social Worker Alicia Mittleman at 916-205-0688.

January 18, 2015. Join the Jewish Community Relations Council for a showing of Jerusalem 3D, a film presented by National Geographic Entertainment. $11 includes a beverage. Purchase tickets online (click on "Find Showtimes & Tickets" then "For Future Schedules or to Purchase Tickets for a Future Date") or at the IMAX Box Office. Reserve your tickets in Rows K-E , Seats 1-18 or nearby if available. Contact federation@jewishsac.org or call 916-486-0906 if you plan to join us. 3:00pm. Esquire IMAX Theatre, 1211 K St., Sacramento. For more information, contact Jessica Braverman Birch at 916-486-0906 ext. 308 or jbirch@jewishsac.org.

February 3, 2015. Leisure League Heads to Wine Country! In celebration of Tu B'shvat, Leisure League is heading to Mount Aukum to visit C.G. Di Arie Vineyard & Winery, belonging to Turkish Jews, Chaim and Elsheva Gur-Arieh. Join us as they share stories about their lives as inventors, Jews, and winemakers on their 209-acre estate. 9:00am-4:00pm. $40/person includes winery tour, dairy lunch, and transportation. Multiple pick-up locations from Orangevale to Davis. RSVP required by January 27th. For more information or to RSVP, contact federation@jewishsac.org or 916-486-0906.

February 4-9, 2015. Federation's Non-Event Event! It's new. It's easy. It doesn't involve a chicken dinner. And you can do it in your PJs. Introducing Federation's "Non-Event Event!" Bid on exciting adventures, shopping extravaganzas, B'nai Mitzvah experiences, works of art, Judaica, and more...all from the comfort of your own home. Bidding takes place February 4-9, 2015. Help your community and score some incredible swag. All proceeds benefit the 2015 Annual Campaign. Additional details TBA. For more information, contact Melissa Chapman at mchapman@jewishsac.org or 916-486-0906 ext. 301.

Check out our 2014 Annual Campaign video and see the
faces of local 
community members whose lives have been impacted by Federation programs and services!


Send a Memorial or Celebration Card to a Loved One!
Whether you are celebrating a child's B'nai Mitzvah, rejoicing in the birth of a new family member, or sending love to a friend in need, these certificates are customized for each occasion and feature a moving quote from a classic Jewish source.

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We're Collecting E-Waste!

Help Federation raise a few shekels by donating your E-Waste to us! Drop off old computer monitors, cell phones, faxes, printers, and other E-Waste at our office. We'll take care of the rest! For more information, contact Melissa Chapman at mchapman@jewishsac.org or 916-486-0906 ext. 304.


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