Click Here to RSVP for all events or call the office at 408-257-3333 for assistance. Events are listed in date order.

Sigd Celebration
Friday, November 15, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Join us for a remarkable evening to celebrate the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of SIGD which occurs 50 days after Yom Kippur!
– 6:00 pm Kabbalat Shabbat with an African Flair
– 7:00 pm Dairy Potluck Shabbat dinner; CBD will supply beverages and Ethiopian food to taste.
– 8:00 pm Ethiopian, Jewish speaker – Beza Abebe, will speak about Sigd, Ethiopia, Israel and B’chol Lashon, the local Jewish diversity organization that Beza is currently working for. Signup online or call the office at 408-257-3333. Free for CBD members, $5.00 for non-CBD members.

The Jewish Sound
Sunday December 8, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

What makes music sound Jewish? A discussion of the music of biblical times to contemporary world folk fusion. We’ll delve into the history and traditions around Klezmer music and compare it to its Sephardic cousin as well as the sacred traditions developed by unique Jewish communities around the world. Taught by Deborah Rosengaus – mezzo soprano opera singer. Possibly the first class in a four-class sequence. Class begins at 10:30, Come early for food. Please RSVP online or call the office at 408-257-3333.

Hanukkah Potluck for 4th-10th Graders & Families
Sunday, December 22, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

For all 4 – 10 graders and their families!  We will be having a Hanukah potluck event offsite. Camp Ramah’s Rabbi Sarah will do a Hanukkah activity and Rabbi Alpert will be there to lead the menorah lighting on this first night of Hanukkah. Please bring your menorah!  It’s a great way to kick off the holiday and have the kids schmooze and the parents get to know each other in an informal setting. RSVP for the address as space is limited online or call the office at 408-257-3333.

Zip Code Desserts
Saturday, February 1, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Our highly successful Zip Code Dessert event will be Saturday, February 1st.   We are planning a fabulous night hosted by CBD members in various locations centered around Beth David.  If you’d like to host, please contact Wendy at If you would like to be matched to a home in your neighborhood or would rather extend your circular of friends outside of your zip code, please let us know. This is a FREE potluck dessert and appetizer event so everyone can participate.  RSVP’s are due by January 22 so you can be contacted by your host before the event. Feel free to invite your friends, but include their information. This is for adults of all ages! RSVP online or call the office at 408-257-3333.