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Briefly: East Bay Jewish Community Today

Straight from Federation and Foundation CEO Rabbi James Brandt, this email is the go-to source for more than 4,000 community members for updates about East Bay events, news, and the impact of your Community Campaign donation.

Briefly: East Bay Philanthropy Today

Updates to read about the latest new in the Jewish philanthropic world, learn from other funders, hear about unique giving opportunities, and access resources for smart philanthropy.


Written by our Family Engagement Officer, this monthly email newsletter connects East Bay families to local family-friendly events and classes, introduces the latest PJ Library and PJ Our Way books, and provides tips, activities, and recipes for upcoming holidays.

Urgent Update

Occasional announcements of interest and concern. Often sent during emergencies in Israel or other community crises.

Shabbat Shalom from Women’s Philanthropy

A D’var Torah — literally a “word of Torah” — about the weekly Torah portion written by a different Women’s Philanthropy volunteer each week from communities across the country, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

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