Jews' Next Dor

Congregation Beth David's Young Adult Group for Jewish 20 & 30 Somethings

8 Nights of Hanukkah, 8 Jews’ Next Dor events in December

Posted by challahbackgirl on November 30, 2009

Jews’ Next Dor is ending 2009 with 8 great events. We hope to see all you Jewish 20 & 30 somethings at, at least 1 of the events this month. We’ve got a little something for everyone. We’ll start and end the month with 2 great social action projects, the culmination of Toy Drive, a Toy Wrapping Party and serving the homeless on X-mas eve. In-between we have our regular Meet & Greet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 3 great Hanukkah events, beer tasting and encourage you to sign-up for a slot in the Blood Drive at Congregation Beth David.

  • Tuesday, December 1, 7pm, Toy Wrapping Party

    Join SVYAD, Jew’s Next Dor, Hillel at Stanford and Jewish Family Services for our annual gift wrapping party!

    Starting October 6, new toys for ages 0-17 in their original packaging, are being collected in the lobby of the Levy Family Campus (14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos CA 95032) and Congregation Beth David (19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga, Ca) and Hillel at Stanford.
    Toys will also be collected at  Jews’ Next Dor events.
    Toys will be distributed by Jewish Family Services.

    Join us for a Toy Wrapping Party on Tuesday, Dec. 1
    at 7 p.m. at the Levy Family Campus, (14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos CA 95032) . Snacks and fun provided.
    Admission: one roll of non-holiday wrapping paper.

    Thanks to everyone for their donations!

  • Wednesday, December 9, 7pm, Meet & Greet @ Cafe Baklava

    “Because Middle Eastern Food, is like home”
    Come to the Jews Next Dor Meet and Greet at Cafe Bakalava, 341 Castro St, Mountain View, CA
    Great food and awesome friends, what more can you ask for?

    We’ll be enjoying these vegetarian/dairy treats. Please  let us know your preferences.

    Mediterranean Mezze: Humus, Falafel, Baba Ghanoush, Cevizli Peynir, Dolma and Taboule

    Sigara Boregi: Deep fried pyhlo dough with goat cheese parsley and special spices

    Saksuka: Fried eggplant and potatoes, grilled peppers, tomato and onions served with  garlic yogurt sauce

    Greek Salad: Fresh lettuce tomatoes, green peppers, cucumber, onion, calamata olives topped with feta cheese lemon juice, virgin olive oil dressing
    Moussaka: Eggplant, potato, mushrooms, tomatoes with a béchamel saucePatlican Dolma:  Layers of grilled eggplant stuffed with onions, parsley, tomato and pine nuts served with rice and grilled vegetables Price will be around $15/person, please bring cash, singles appreciated…it helps a lot! See you there!

  • Saturday, December 12, 9pm, Light It Up! Young Adult Hanukkah Party

    Young Adult Hanukkah Party

    Saturday, December 12, 2009
    Oshman Family JCC
    3921 Fabian Way,
    Palo Alto, CA

    Open Bar

    Support Second Harvest Food Bank to Win Raffle Prizes
    1 ticket/non-perishable item

    $10 Advance
    $15 at The Door

    Brought to you by: Hillel of Silicon Valley, Hillel of Stanford, Jews’ Next Dor, Oshman Family JCC, Roots Collective, SVYAD, & T’Keya.

  • Tuesday, December 15, 3:30pm, Blood Drive at Congregation Beth David

    Please contact JewsNextDor[at] for information on scheduling a time slot. Drive is from 3:30pm to 7pm.

  • Tuesday, December 15, 7pm, Hanukkah House Party

    Jews’ Next Dor invites you to a Hanukkah House Party, bring your Hanukkiah (and candles), and a potluck vegetarian/dairy (fried or not) dish to share to celebrate the 5th night of Hanukkah. Try your hand at dreidel and more. RSVP to JewsNextDor[at] for the San Jose address. Join us at 7pm on Tuesday, December 15.

  • Friday, December 18, 7pm, Potluck Shabbat Hanukkah

    Celebrate the 8th night of Hanukkah and welcome Shabbat with Jews’ Next Dor at a private home in Mountain View. Please bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share. Please RSVP by December 16 to JewsNextDor[at] for the address.

  • Saturday, December 19, 9pm, Beer Tasting

    Jews’ Next Dor invites you to a blind taste test of a bunch of brews. $10 a person. Please RSVP by December 16, for the Sunnyvale address to JewsNextDor[at]

  • Thursday, December 24, 4pm, Volunteer to Serve the Hungry

    Jews Next Dor is helping to serve needy families on Christmas Eve (in connection with CBD’s Social Action Committee) at Men / Women EHC LifeBuilders James Boccardo Reception Center (BRC), 2011 Little Orchard St, San Jose.  Come be a part of this mitzvah and enjoy the company of other Jewish young adults.

    We need 10 or more volunteers to show up at 4pm to start preparing the meal. We’ll start serving dinner around 5pm. The whole event will be finished by 6:30pm.

    After that, you have a choice of heading off for the Latke Ball or hanging out with the other volunteers for a chill dinner out.

    RSVP  to JewsNextDor[at]


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