Sunday, March 31, 2019
Please join us to honor Midrasha alumni at the Midrashabang on March 31st, 2019!
The Midrashabang is our most important fundraiser of the year. We will be highlighting the academic, creative, communal and Tikkun Olam work our alumni are doing in the world.
Esteemed honorees include:
Youth Program Manager at Shalom Bayit, Midrasha Graduate 2001
Michael David Lukas
Author, Midrasha Graduate 1997
Ari Y Kelman
Jim Joseph Chair in Education and Jewish Studies and Associate Professor, by courtesy of Religious Studies at Stanford University, Midrasha Graduate 1989
5:30pm—Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Music, and Silent Auction
7:00pm—Dinner by Epic Bites Catering, Engaging Talks by Alumni Honorees & Paddle Raise
8:00pm—Dessert, Music & Raffle Drawing!
Hor d'oeuvres and Dinner provided by Epic Bites Catering, kashrut laws observed.
Musical stylings by Eli Maliwan on saxophone and Greg Jacobs on piano.
Musical guest generously underwritten by the Elaine Bachrach Cultural Arts Fund.
Reservations will be held at the door.
Please consider honoring Midrasha alumni by contributing a full, half, or quarter page message in our Tribute Book or a 15-word greeting. Once purchased, you can e-mail your text and images to - Please send copy by March 3rd, 2019.
Please put "Midrashabang Tribute Book" in the subject line. We will format it for you!
Tickets are non-refundable.
Proceeds support the programs of Berkeley-Oakland Midrasha. All contributions, less $48 couvert(s) are tax-deductible as provided by law. We are a 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax ID #94-2933210.
Parking is limited, so please consider sharing a ride.
Berkeley-Oakland Midrasha is sponsored by the congregations of Aquarian Minyan, Beth Hillel, Beth Israel, Beth Sholom, B'nai Israel, B'nai Shalom, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Netivot Shalom, Sha'ar Zahav, and Temple Israel. Berkeley-Oakland Midrasha is a beneficiary of The Jewish Federation of the East Bay and The Jewish Community Foundation, and our many generous donors.
For More Information: Call 510.843.4667 or E-mail Hannah Lesser, Midrashabang Event Chair, at or Mark Deutsch, Executive Director, at
Don't miss out on the fun!