Kesher | קֶשֶׁר means Connection


Who We Are

Making Connections

KESHER's mission is to provide meaningful connections for young Jewish professionals in the East. We accomplish this by providing our community with opportunities to engage with one another over a variety social, professional, cultural and reformed religious events. Primarily geared towards the ages 21-35, but all are welcome!


What We Do

Provide the following types of events:

Social & Professional Networking

Israeli & Jewish Cultural Enrichment

Holiday Celebrations


Upcoming Events

  • Sun, May 17
    Briones Regional Park
    Get some sun with us for a hike along the Briones Regional Park Loop from Bear Creek Trail Head!
  • Mon, May 04
    Kabab Burger Mediterranean Grill
    Join us for a casual dinner over some mediterranean staples at Kabab Burger!
  • Sun, Apr 19
    Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen
    Get your Jewish deli fix over Sunday dinner at Saul's!
  • Tue, Apr 14
    Location is TBD
    Enjoy creative takes on passover classics and join our contest in who can make the best charoset!
  • Mon, Mar 09
    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Come celebrate with us for Purim! Early-bird tickets are $18 if purchased by Feb 16th, and will cost $25 at the door. 1st drink included for 21+
  • Sat, Mar 07
    Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill and XD
    The question of identity is at the core of this sensitive and touching film. Each week, 20-something Arielle shares Shabbat dinners with her close-knit family, while chafing at the restrictions placed on her in Mexico City’s Syrian Jewish community.
  • Wed, Feb 26
    Orinda Theatre
    Selected as Israel’s nomination to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film and the 2019 Ophir Prize winner for Best Feature Film, Incitement masterly reconstructs Amir Yigal’s transition from law student to murderer.
  • Sat, Feb 15
    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Come learn about South American Jewry over wine! RSVP and reserve ahead of time to be sat at the KESHER table with other young professionals.
  • Fri, Feb 07
    1035 Juanita Drive, Lafayette, CA
    Enjoy shabbat by a cozy fire pit with blankets, desserts and warm after-dinner drinks!

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all events are currently suspended until further notice. In the mean time, stay safe & stay healthy!



Todah rabah to our sponsors and supporters who help make our events happen: Congregation B'nai Tikvah, Israel and World Jewry Committee, Contra Costa JCC & Under One Tent

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Congregation B'nai Tikvah
25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek, CA 94597

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