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An Evening with Israel Expert Zeev Ben-Shachar

On May 18th, the Jewish Federation hosted an intimate and open conversation with internationally renowned Israel educator, Zeev Ben-Shachar, at the home of Board Member Rena Brawer and her husband Steve.

The special event was well attended by dedicated supporters of the Federation. The live…

YAD Shabbat Dinner - May 20th

On Friday, May 20th, members of the Young Adult Division (YAD) and a few special guests were invited to a beautiful Shabbat dinner at Leslie and Mark Schneiderman's home.

From the BBQ'd artisan pizzas to the homemade challah (Thank you, Atty Berry!), as well as mouth-watering salmon, kal…

Sharing Stories

Jews love stories, and they are a key part of Jewish life. From the Torah to Jewish folktales told around the world, stories offer a way to connect with each other, and share our culture and values.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is embarking on a new platform, our blog cal…