JIMENA Happy Hour + Yemen Blues Plays Hallel

JIMENA Happy Hour + Yemen Blues Plays Hallel

November 7th, 6:00– 7:45 PM Jupiter 2181 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley Tickets As part of their world premiere tour, Yemen Blues is coming to Freight & Salvage in Berkeley! Join JIMENA's Young Professionals for drinks and nosh before the show. We will meet for Happy Hour at a nearby bar and restaurant, Jupiter, then head to the concert together. Yemen Blues Presents: "The Great Hallel". A Yemenite Jewish culture and ancient Arabic sounds with danceable Afro Funk grooves. The mambo and North African rhythms create a joyful and deep foundation, while the vocals remind the listener of ancient Arabic chants
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A New Year of New Jewish Flavors

A New Year of New Jewish Flavors
Thursday, September 19 7– 9 PM Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St, San Francisco Tickets With Einat Admony, Leah Koenig & Adeena Sussman
Moderated by Rabbi Zac Kamenetz Get inspired for the Jewish New Year as we celebrate the tableau of flavors that Israeli and Jewish food in the diaspora have to offer with Einat Admony, Leah Koenig and Adeena Sussman. These three very different cookbook authors and chefs examine the complex nuances of Jewish food and culture, with roots in Persia, Yemen, Libya, the Balkans, the Levant and all the regions that contribute to the evolving food
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Next year in Portugal: Applying for Portuguese citizenship

Next year in Portugal: Applying for Portuguese citizenship
clockWednesday, September 18, 2019, 6 PM – 8 PM Presidio Heights, San Francisco Tickets JIMENA and AJC present: Next year in Portugal: Sephardic Jews Applying for Portuguese citizenship Join us for a very special meeting with the consulate general of Portugal at the consulate house and learn about the qualifications, process, and resources for Sephardic Jews to apply for Portuguese citizenship. Presidio Heights neighborhood, San Francisco. Address will be sent upon RSVP. *** Portuguese appetizers wine and soft drinks will be served ***
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Names and Identity: Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews in Israel with Tamar Zaken

Names and Identity: Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews in Israel with Tamar Zaken
Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:00-8:30 PM The Jewish Community Library1835 Ellis St.San Francisco Event website When immigrants from Arab and Muslim countries arrived in the young state of Israel, many of them had their names changed by government officials, teachers, or social workers. What effect did this have on these new Israelis, and how did they react? To answer this question, Tamar Zaken will lead an examination of some classical Jewish texts on names, as well as look at modern perspectives about name changing in Israeli society. Tamar Zaken is an educator and community worker based in the East Bay.
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JIMENA Sephardic Food & Wine Pairing

JIMENA Sephardic Food & Wine Pairing
Sunday, August 25, 2019 6 PM – 9 PM Expert DOJO,395 Santa Monica Unit 308, Santa Monica, California Tickets Join other Los Angeles Jewish young professionals for an exciting and delicious five-course pairing of Sephardic foods featuring YARDEN Wines from the Golan Heights Winery. We will also hear from Bill Henry, the Western Regional Manager for YARDEN, about the history of wine and the Jewish people. This event takes place on a rooftop setting overlooking beautiful Santa Monica. Space is limited. Get your tickets today so you don't miss out! $60 first 20 tickets
$70 regular price
$80 after August 18th Sorry,
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Muslim–Jewish Relations in Morocco and Beyond with Emily Gottreich

Muslim–Jewish Relations in Morocco and Beyond with Emily Gottreich
Jewish Community Library1835 Ellis StSan Francisco, CA, 94115 Sunday, September 22 1:30- 3:00 PM Free event with free garage parking on Pierce St between Ellis and Eddy This lecture will address how the understanding of the Jewish past in the Islamic world is colored by the geo-politics of today, not only in the “West” but in the Muslim world itself, with often surprising consequences. Professor Gottreich will focus on Morocco, a country that once had the largest Jewish population in the Arab world and is currently experiencing a significant wave of philosemitism despite the emigration of most of its Jews.
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JIMENA Happy Hour at Lost & Found Beer Garden Oakland

JIMENA Happy Hour at Lost & Found Beer Garden Oakland
040 Telegraph Ave, Oakland June 20 6:00-8:00 pm Tickets It's time for JIMENA "Arak and Roll" Happy Hour! Join JIMENA's Young Professional community for a fun evening of backgammon and ping-pong in the yard, local beers, and friends at Lost & Found Beer Garden, Oakland! This is also an opportunity to meet JIMENA's Young Professional Board and learn about ways to get involved with JIMENA. JIMENA is an SF based nonprofit which advocates for the preservation of the history and culture of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa. Learn more about JIMENA's work at www.jimena.org.

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Jimena and Shamayim Shabbaton Weekend

Jimena and Shamayim Shabbaton Weekend
Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel Friday, June 7 7:00 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2:00 pm Tickets JIMENA and Shamayim invite you to
SHABBATON WEEKEND: TWO SEPARATE EVENTS, ONE GREAT WEEKEND! (Purchase of Friday dinner not necessary to attend the FREE Saturday lunch) FRIDAY, JUNE 7th - SHABBAT UNDER THE STARS Join us for a lovely outdoor Shabbat dinner with other Jewish young professionals in their 20s and 30s. Hear stories of Jewish life across Sephardic lands, have an authentic Sephardic meal, share a drink with new friends and stay to mingle and play backgammon. Jews of all heritages welcome! Services 7:00 p.m., Dinner
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Shabbat Salaam X

Shabbat Salaam X
Manny's, San Francisco Friday May 31, 7:00-9:00 pm Tickets Join us on Friday, May 31, for Shabbat Salaam X, an interfaith dining experience that brings Jews, Muslims and young adults of other backgrounds together for dialogue, culture and community. Making this Shabbat experience extra special is the fact that it is taking place during the last Friday night of this year's Ramadan festival, meaning this dinner will also be an Iftar dinner (the meal that breaks the Ramadan fast). About the food: Given that we believe in food as an incredible tool to bring people of all backgrounds together,
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JIMENA Happy Hour At “Culture:Shock” Exhibition

JIMENA Happy Hour At "Culture:Shock" Exhibition
Black Diamond Gallery, Brooklyn. 332 Hooper Street Thursday, June 6th. 7 - 9 PM Tickets JIMENA is excited to invite you to a special Happy Hour with drinks and mingling at the Black Diamond Gallery in Brooklyn with esteemed guest-speaker, Joseph Braude and a talk with artist, Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen. Joseph and Lenore will talk about their work to preserve and share the Middle Eastern heritage of Mizrahi and Sephardic Jews.

Joseph, JIMENA's Arabic Outreach Director is an Iraqi Jew, Middle East specialist and strategic communications expert who has lived, worked and written extensively on Arab - Jewish relations in the Middle
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