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This Week at Isaiah

This Friday’s Shabbat Service is a Neighbor to Neighbor Shabbat of Solidarity at 8pm in the Sanctuary followed by battle oneg. For more details about this week, please view our weekly email newsletter.

March 26: How To Lead A Passover Seder

How To Lead A Passover Seder - Clergy Class with Rabbi Greninger
Sunday, March 26 at 9am and 11:15am in the Beit Knesset
Are you leading or helping someone else lead a Passover seder this year? Whether this is your first time leading a seder, or you’ve done it for many years, this is your opportunity to learn some of the best tricks of the trade from Rabbi Greninger. What makes a Passover seder engaging, meaningful, and fun for participants of all ages? How do you stick to the “script” while also going “off-book?” Rabbi Greninger will help you lead a truly outstanding seder. Free to participate. Register with .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

March 27: Women’s Seder

Women’s Intergenerational Seder
Monday, March 27 at 6:30pm in the Social Hall
Details and RSVP form coming soon at

March 29: Israel 360 Class

Israel 360-A Closer Look through Media
“On The Map” with Ilan Vitemberg
Wednesday, March 29 at 7pm in the Adult Lounge
Come to Temple Isaiah for this incredible workshop that will help us better understand Israel and Israeli society in the 21st century. Looking through different forms of media (popular tv, news, and music), we will explore what and who Israel is today, and what it means for us as Jews in California. Don’t miss these fantastic programs with talented Jewish educator, Ilan Vitemberg!

In this interactive, fascinating session, participants learn about what’s on the news through the story of different maps of Israel and the way in which these maps represent (at times competing)  narratives of Israel. These courses are free of charge. Registration required with .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (925) 284-9191.

This program is brought to you by the Israel and World Jewry Committee & the Education Department, with generous funding by the Jewish Federation of the East Bay

Questions? Contact Rabbi Nicki Greninger.

March 31-April 2 Annual Men’s Retreat

Men’s Retreat at Ralston White Retreat Center, Mill Valley
Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2
ALL men who are members of Temple Isaiah are welcome. Details and registration at

April 1: Mussar and Meditation

Mussar and Meditation
Saturday, April 1 at 10:30am in the Beit Knesset
Explore the wisdom of Mussar practice on the first Saturday morning of every month when Temple Isaiah offers a Mussar & Meditation Shabbat experience. We open our hearts through chant and silence, and discuss the Jewish teachings around a particular quality. You might be surprised at how the combination of music and silence calms us, connects us, and creates space for new ways of thinking and acting to emerge.

April 7: Shabbatarama

Friday, April 7
5:45pm Catered dinner in the Social Hall
6:30pm Intergenerational Service in the Sanctuary followed by oneg

Please join us for a Shabbat in which we will join together for an interactive, intergenerational service followed by dessert oneg with gaga and activities. Shabbatarama is designed with our elementary school kids in mind, but it’s also accepting of younger kids who have extra wiggles and meaningful for adults who are looking for a community Shabbat experience. 

Dinner cost is $35 in advance, $40 at the door. RSVP at

April 10: Community Passover Seder

Community Passover Seder Led By Rabbi Greninger
Monday, April 10 at 6pm in the Social Hall
This year celebrate the first night of Passover at Temple Isaiah at our congregational seder on Monday, April 10. Everyone’s invited - singles, couples, families, havurot. Our seder will feature a service led by Rabbi Greninger and fellow temple members and a homestyle potluck Passover dinner. All guests will be asked to contribute food and other seder items. Details at