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Aptos, CA 95003
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Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival

The festival opens at TBE on Saturday, April 30 at 5:30 PM, continues on Monday, May 2, at the Del Mar Theater in downtown Santa Cruz, and concluded on Yom HaShoah, Wednesday, May 4, also at the Del Mar Theater.

Get the complete film festival program here.

Mark Your Calendar!

Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival
April 30 to May 4
Six excellent films from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Israel.

Rabbi Rick Celebration Weekend
May 20th-22nd
40 Years of Leadership, Laughter,
and Learning

Read about the weekend events here.

You can be a sponsor!
Read more here.

Our new Shabbat program for
families with young children.

Friday, May 6

5:45 PM  Vegetarian Family Potluck Shabbat Singing Dinner
Potlucks at TBE are kosher style. We do not serve meat and milk together and we don’t serve pork or shellfish.

6:45-7:30 PM Fabulous engaging Shabbat activities for all ages 

Click here for more information.


Yom HaShoah
Israel Independence Day
Shabbat Service
with speaker Gita Ryle

Friday, May 6
7:30 PM

"My sister Renee and I were sent to France, where we never thought Hitler would come. We thought we were safe." They were tragically wrong. Please join us for a brief shabbat service and an opportunity to listen to the rest of Gita's amazing story of survival and inspiration...