Mission Statement

The mission of B’nai Israel Jewish Center is to provide an inclusive center for Jewish life that addresses the cultural, religious, spiritual, educational, and social needs of those who wish to identify with the Jewish community in Petaluma and surrounding areas.

Welcome to B’nai Israel Jewish Center!

Purim is Coming!

Wednesday, March 4th ~ 6:30 PM

Led by Rabbi Ted, Mia, Reb Irwin, & Rabbi Meredith
At Congregation Ner Shalom, 85 La Plaza, Cotati
It's that time again: our most rollicking holiday. Be part of the story as the megillah gets revealed around us and through us. Don't worry, no advance study necessary. Will you be an Esther? A Haman? A member of the Persian Guard? Anything could happen. Just come ready for fun! This is for all ages.

Oh, and please bring some extra wigs, crowns, boas and shmatehs to share!

We will also have a hamentaschen bake-off. So bring a batch of your favorite recipe. Cookie dough? Bread dough? Gluten free? Poppy? Prune? Cardamom and Rose Water? Bring your best. (And share your recipes on our Facebook page.)


Gan Israel Preschool's Annual Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

March 7th, 2015 at 6pm at BIJC

Please join us for this delicious spaghetti dinner and a silent auction. Tickets are available now! Please call the office to reserve your place by credit card, or mail in a check. Prices go up after March 1st, 2015! Learn more by downloading our flyer (.docx).

Parents: please pick your forms in order to begin collecting donations for this fun fundraising event! Also consider signing up for our parent committee to help put our fundraiser together. We really appreciate any help parents can offer! (Sign up sheet can be found at drop off.)

Special thanks to all that collected donations and those that donated to the silent auction! You can see our list of auction donations here (Excel).

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