Caregiver Support Group
Morning Sessions: 10:00 - 11.30am
January 3 & 17

Morning and Evening Sessions are open to spouses, family members, and friends who are acting as caregivers for a loved one. The group has an emphasis on those providing care to their aging parents and provides a warm environment in which participants receive support and strategies to address the unique needs and stresses of caregiving. Facilitated by Jane Zeiger, LCSW. Space is limited. $60 for 6 sessions. Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Rd., Davis. For more information or to RSVP (recommended), contact our Community Social Worker, Rebecca Ray, at 916.205.0688.

Leisure League Senior Programs

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Noon-2:00pm
Temple Or Rishon, 7755 Hazel Ave., Orangevale
Tickle Those Keys, With Some Singing Please!

Mark Stivers has played keyboard with virtually every arts group in Sacramento, from the Symphony and Ballet to the Opera and Choral Society, and has tickled the old ivories for 23 seasons at the Music Circus as well. Peter Petty has performed as an actor and vocalist in the Central California region for more than two decades, and his versatility, ranging from singing with the Sacramento Opera to swinging in his own 13-piece band, will entertain the “swell” out of you, guaranteed!

Thursday, January 25, 2018, Noon-2:00pm
Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Street, Sacramento
Violinist Eugene Nisman!

Eugene Nisman is a consummate violinist who has performed with symphony orchestras in Europe and the United States for over 35 years. He plays with exquisite artistry, drawing out the instrument’s versatility with precision and sensitivity, whether he is playing popular classic, Jewish, Klezmer, or any other style from his vast repertoire. Eugene says, “I play whatever my audiences like to hear”, so come and be prepared to request your favorites!

$5 includes lunch and entertainment. Please RSVP to help with planning at or 510.524.9561. 

Leisure League is funded by The Trust Fund for the Jewish Elderly and The Jewish Federation.

Shabbat Shalom Sacramento
Volunteer to make Shabbat on a Friday afternoon with Jewish residents at a local senior facility. Federation provides all the fixings - candlesticks, candles, grape juice, challah, etc. You provide companionship and a visit! 3:00-4:00pm. For more information or to volunteer, contact


PJ Friday Play Dates are Back!
Friday, January 26, 10:00am-11.30am
The Jewish Federation, 2130 21st Street, Sacramento

Come bring the little one to meet other PJ parents and PJ youngsters. We will enjoy some singing, story time and crafts and end with a PJ Shabbat celebration. Free. Every Fourth Friday. Upcoming Dates: Feb 23 & Mar 23.

Sunday, January 28, 1:30-4:30pm
New PJ Our Way Class: Intro to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) with David Poisner
The Jewish Federation, 2130 21st Street, Sacramento

Learn the basics of computer-aided design (CAD). Design simple objects and learn to manipulate their shapes, sizes and colors. Then design a small building, which could be part of a Jewish Community Center or a synagogue. Due to limited space, RSVP is required for this class. Fee: $5/child and $8/siblings.

For additional information or to RSVP, contact Rikki Kass at or 916.486.0906 ext 308.

YAD Events

Future YAD event dates will be announced shortly!

The mission of YAD is to provide all adults in their 20's and 30's with opportunities and on-ramps for engagement through programming, connections, and by making the Sacramento region an inclusive, meaningful and vibrant place to be Jewish. All young adults are welcome to join, and we encourage you to bring a friend or two! Feel free to forward this email to interested parties who would like to attend or are curious to find out more about YAD. Questions? Call 916.486.0906 or email

Click here to download PDF of January 2018 Federation Events