JIMENA ONLINE

JIMENA ONLINE
Dear Friends and Members,

These troubling times invite all of us to explore unique and age-old ways to find community, connectivity, joy, and calmness. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area where JIMENA is headquartered, our staff, board, volunteers and community partners have been ordered to "shelter-in-place" at our homes. This has provided us with a unique opportunity to connect closely with family and loved-ones and find innovative ways to stay in community with our friends and partners. As all of JIMENA's upcoming face-to-face events have been cancelled we are excited to announce many opportunities for online learning and engagement. We
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Event Cancellations

Event Cancellations
March 8, 2020
Dear Friends and Members:
Each week JIMENA is proud to convene hundreds of students, young adults, and community members through meetings, events, and a variety of gatherings throughout the United States. Out of an abundance of caution we have made the decision to cancel all of our events and our participation in co-sponsored events through the month of March. JIMENA staff and volunteers will be working remotely bringing our young professional boards and community partners together through zoom meetings. In a digital age, JIMENA educates hundreds of thousands of individuals daily through our robust online presence and
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Passover Around the World: A Multimedia Concert

Passover Around the World: A Multimedia Concert
Sunday, March 15, 2020 Pico Union Project
1153 Valencia St, Los Angeles Tickets You may have heard of Yiddish and Ladino, but have you heard of Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Persian, and Judeo-Malayalam? Learn about these and other endangered Jewish languages as you enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary music and food from global Passover traditions. Music performed by renowned musicians Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood (Yiddish), Asher Shasho Levy (Judeo-Arabic), and Chloe Pourmorady (Judeo-Persian, Ladino, etc.), catering by Got Kosher. Presented by HUC-JIR Jewish Language Project, USC Casden Institute, and Pico Union Project.
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SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN

SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN
Monday, February 10, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California St, San Francisco
Tickets Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century In conversation with Janine Zacharia The Levy family established itself in Salonica (now Thessaloniki, Greece) in the 18th century and for two centuries published books and newspapers for the region’s Sephardic Jews. With the Ottoman Empire’s collapse, the Levys scattered throughout the world but kept in touch through letters. Drawing on this rich correspondence, Stein, the award-winning author of Extraterritorial Dreams uses the family’s experience to trace the history of Sephardic Jews
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Mizrahi Heritage Month Shabbat Dinner Series

Mizrahi Heritage Month Shabbat Dinner Series
During the months of November and December, JIMENA and OneTable invite young adult organizations and individuals to host a subsidized Middle Eastern and North African inspired Shabbat dinner in honor of Mizrahi Heritage Month. With the support of Young Adult JIMENA Ambassadors, hosts will introduce their guests to Jewish culture and history from the Middle East and North Africa and discover the flavors of the greater Jewish diaspora. As part of this initiative, we are also excited to share a Mizrahi Heritage Shabbat supplement filled with recipes, information and guidance to host a Mizrahi Shabbat dinner.
https://bit.ly/36zGuSA Upcoming Mizrahi Shabbat
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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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