Calendar

Youth and Family Education (YAFE) 5779/2018-2019 Program Calendars

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KADIMA 

SEPTEMBER

13 – Kadima Welcome, Sanctuary
25 – 3rd – 5th grade Kadima Opening Day
27 – Kinder – 5th grade Kadima Opening Day
27 – Kadima Kick-Off and BYOP, 6:00 pm
29 – Chug Mishpacha Opening Day

OCTOBER

04 – Kinder – 2nd-grade open classroom, 5:30 pm
11 – 3rd – 5th-grade open classroom, 5:30
18 – Parent Schmooze, 5:30 pm

 

NOVEMBER

10 – No Chug Mishpacha – Veterans’ Weekend
19 – 24 –YAFE Programs Closed – Thanksgiving 
 

DECEMBER

06 – Kadima Chanukah Celebration
20 – Parent Schmooze, 5:30 pm
24 – 1/5 – YAFE Programs Closed – Winter Break

JANUARY

08 – 3rd – 5th grade Kadima resumes
10 – Kinder – 5th grade Kadima resumes
12 – Chug Mishpacha resumes
17 – Kadima Tu Bishvat Celebration
19 – No Chug Mishpacha – MLK Weekend
24 – Parent Circle #1, 5:15 pm

FEBRUARY

09 – Congregation Beth El Gala, TBD
14 – Parent Schmooze, 5:30 pm
16 – No Chug Mishpacha – Presidents’ Day Weekend
18 – 22 – YAFE Programs Closed – Mid-Winter Break


 

MARCH

Thurs, March 14 – Parent Circle #2, 5:15
Thurs, March 21 – Kadima Purim Celebration


 

APRIL

01 – 12 – YAFE Programs Closed – Spring Break
18 – Parent Schmooze, 5:30
20 – No Chug Mishpacha – Pesach I
Thurs, April 25 – Parent Circle #3, 5:15 pm
 

MAY

09 – Kadima Yom Haaztmaut Celebration
16 – Last day of Kadima – Celebration of Education, TBD
18 – Last day of Chug Mishpacha

 

MAKOM

SEPTEMBER

26 – Makom Opening Day
26 – Makom Kick-off and BYOP, 6:30
26 – 7th Grade Pre-Retreat Meeting
8 – 30 7th Grade Retreat, Nature Bridge
 

OCTOBER

17 – Open Classroom (Grade TBD)
31 – No Makom

 

NOVEMBER

19 – 24 –YAFE Programs Closed – Thanksgiving 


 

DECEMBER

5 – Family Chanukiah Lighting & Latke Dinner, TBD
24 – 1/5 – YAFE Programs Closed – Winter Break

JANUARY

09 – 6th Grade B’nei Mitzvah Orientation
16 – Tu B’Shevat Celebration


 

FEBRUARY

18 – 22 – YAFE Programs Closed – Mid-Winter Break

 

MARCH

16 – 6th Grade Family Shabbat, 10:00 am
20 – Purim Shpeil, TBD

APRIL

01 –12 – YAFE Programs Closed – Spring Break


 

MAY

22 – Last Day of Makom/Teen Siyyum, 6:00 pm Dinner/7:00 pm program





 

7TH GRADE PARENT EDUCATION 

11/7 – 7th Grade Parent Education #1 – “God Shopping” with Rabbi Stern, TBD

11/28 – 7th Grade Parent Education #2 – “Talmud Torah” with Rabbi Kahn, TBD

01/23 – 7th Grade Parent Education #3 – Adolescent Development with Ted Obbard, TBD



If you have any questions, please contact YAFE Assistant Director Shanah Kushner at shanah@bethelberkeley.org or 510-848-2122