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

Save the Date for the Sababa Shabbaton
September 19-21, 2014 at Camp Newman!
Registration is coming soon. 

here to fill out your Youth Department Health & Safety Forms.


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