Welcome to Sababa, our peer-led 6th-8th grade youth group! We have a 10 member board this year who are working hard to create fantastic events. We'll have roughly 8 events throughout the year! Stay tuned for more information and invitations!

 Upcoming Events

We hope to see you at our Youth Services catered towards youth in 3-8th grade, for the High Holy Days! Sababa participants help lead the service with prayers and readings. Rosh Hashanah Service is on Thursday, September 25 from 11:30-2:30. Yom Kippur Service is Saturday, October 4 from 11:30. If you have not yet registered for the High Holy Days, please do so here

Save the Date for the Sababa Dinner in the Sukkah!, October 12, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Nathan Magid's house: 833 Mendocino Avenue. This event will cost $5.


Sababa Mission Statement

Sababa’s mission is to provide Congregation Beth El’s 6th – 8th graders with a safe environment to have fun, inclusive, peer-lead Jewish experiences. Additionally Sababa wants to build community and friendships while increasing Jewish knowledge in our membership and helping to do Tikkun Olam (repair the world).

Our 2014-15 Sababa Board


Anna Portnoy, President
Tal Zvik, Religious & Cultural Vice-President
Aaron Gilbert, Communications Vice-President
Nitzan Gladstone, Membership Vice-President
Nathan Magid, Programming Vice-President
Jolie Gobler, Social Action Vice-President
Olivia Rokhsar, Co-Merchandising & Fundraising Vice-President 
Ayden Danks, Co-Merchandising & Fundraising Vice-President
Max Sklar, 7th Grade Representative
Willa Spalter, 6th Grade Representative

Mazal tov on being elected and we look forward to an amazing year!

As always to get involved with the youth groups or to receive our e-newsletters, please contact our advisor, Emily Schnitzer, at Congregation Beth El.  We look forward to seeing you at our future events! For more information, please contact Emily Schnitzer at 510-848-3988 ext. 223