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Brandeis Conejo Valley
Calendar of events:

05/03/2024
05/13/2024
05/14/2024
05/27/2024
05/31/2024
06/06/2024
06/11/2024
07/04/2024
08/01/2024
Special Event
Yom HaZikaron
Yom HaAzmaut
Memorial Day
Special Event
Installation
Shavuot
Independence day
Board Meeting





News and Upcoming Events Update:




Dell and Penny with Ron Leibowitz, president of Brandeis University


ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY was held Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at North Ranch Center

The Village Klezmer Band entertain us with lively Jewish folk music. We collected bags of food for Manna Food Bank.

Thank you, all who set up, cleaned up, baked so many delicious holiday treats, danced and sing with the band! Over 80 members attended this wonderful celebration.

Click on the image to enlarge
Holiday party short videos:

https://youtube.com/shorts/BufJQ-9pBbo

https://youtu.be/DLH8pzcEoBU

https://youtu.be/24PEcmjbn0A

https://youtu.be/XhOXafaBsLs

https://youtu.be/yFE0eLBDvEk


"TALK BASEBALL!!!"
Event was held TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2023
NORTH RANCH COMMUNITY CENTER

THE L.A. DODGERS, THE WORLD SERIES, AND NEW RULES.

MIKE SCIOSCIA & ROSS PORTER gave us excellent presentation including stories and personal life. Over 60 members enjoyed popcorn, ice-cream and other delights.

Mike Scioscia signed baseball to few lucky members.

Below - see pictures from this exciting event!


SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENT - Giving Back to our Community

YOUR HELP MEANS SO MUCH

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE

"STUFF MY BAGS"
was held on Thursday, Sept. 28th from 10:00 - 12:00 at 5347 Sterling Center Dr. WLV


My Stuff Bags Foundation provides a bag of items for children going through an unimaginably traumatic transition into foster care or crisis shelters, assuring them that someone cares.

THANK YOU FOR EVERYONE WHO VOLUNTEERED!!!

Iris Antell irisflower4@gmail.com
Roseanne Lieban roseanne.lieban@gmail.com

Monthly
BNC Online Chapter
Men's Current Event Study Group

4-5:30 p.m. ET/ 1-2:30 p.m. PT

Men of the BNC have helped broaden our Brandeis community nationally. Our national study group offers intellectual stimulation, as well as camaraderie, and the opportunity to socialize with new friends and old, all across the country, all on Zoom. Join for a monthly discussion of very current events. Share your opinion and hear from other BNC members around the country. To give study group members ample opportunity to speak on the day's topics, membership is limited to 15 active members.

The next discussion is on July 11th.


To RSVP CLICK HERE!

Brandeis Story - READ HERE!

Nominations for 2023-24 Conejo Valley Board

Attention Members:

The Nominating Committee of the current Conejo Valley Board has submitted the following names for positions on the 2023-24 Board which will serve from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024.

Click here to see the whole list of new board nominations.

June 1st - Installation of the board!
Photos from Installation 2023-2024 board:

CIO Officer: Helene Gollub

Treasurer 2022-2023: Judith Stalk

Treasurer 2023-2024: Elaine Leff

Jenna Katz and Elaine Percy

Board 2023-2024

Florence Prushan and Madeline Ellis

SPRING AUTHOR EVENT - pictures!

MEMORABLE MEMOIRS - SPRING AUTHOR EVENT was help May 24th in North Ranch Center 1400 N. Westlake Boulevard, Westlake Village
Suzi Weiss-Fischmann CEO of OPI and Bonnie Goldenberg, autor of "Love, Abe: A Jewish GI's World War II Letters Home" presented wonderful stories.
and don't forget great REFRESHMENTS from Historia Bakery, 11 E. Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks, CA 91360


HOW SWEET IS YOUR PASSOVER? - PICTURES!


On March 20, we had a very tasty event of TASTING OF INTERNATIONAL PASSOVER DESSERTS FROM RUSSIA, IRAN, AND OTHER EXOTIC LOCALES PREPARED BY OUR VERY OWN CVBNC CHEFS.
WE LEARN ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF EACH RECIPE and Rabbi Lisa Bock join us to discuss the meaning of matzo.
Brandeis member, Bonne Rae London, author of, Modern Jewish Cooking, gave us very detailed and interesting presentation about her book and her life.


GAME DAY PICTURES ARE FINALLY HERE!!! Everyone who attended had a great time!

Check our Social Justice page:

There is No Cost for these events, just your helping hands and a smile!
Rosannelieban@gmail.com
Irisflower4@gmail.com



CAMP BRANDEIS 2022 PHOTOS AND VIDEOS!

We played, we sing, we had a great time to meet in person!

CAMPERS singing "FRIENDSHIP" - VIDEO

CAMPERS singing "Hi Hopes" - VIDEO


Camp Counselor

Red Theam at work!

Grean and Blue Theams!


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