Oakland – Lake Merritt

About Us

Welcome to our new Moishe House! We’re so excited to build upon and add to an already thriving Jewish community here in the East Bay. Moishe House East Bay will be a place for young Jews from a variety of backgrounds to come together around fun, ritual, learning, and community. Our focus will be on providing a relaxing and accessible place for Jews who might be new to the East Bay or the Jewish community at all, whether they have come to the Bay to work for a non-profit or in tech, from the unaffiliated Jews to camp kids – we welcome all! We’re excited to provide enriching experiences in the local community, as well as warm community gatherings around Jewish ritual and holidays, Jewish learning, and delicious food.

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Our Residents

Molly Brodsky

Favorite Holiday
Shavuot
Hometown
Fair Lawn, NJ
Profession
Internal Organizing at the Dream Corps

Shira Goldmann

Favorite Holiday
Shabbat Shira
Hometown
Nanuet, New York
Profession
Nonprofit Management

Lauren Halperin

Favorite Holiday
Passover
Hometown
Studio City, CA
Profession
Assistant Manager at Urban Remedy

Matthew Kolbert

Favorite Holiday
Passover
Hometown
Glen Cove, New York
Profession
Jewish educator/facilitator

Liana Thomason

Favorite Holiday
Purim
Hometown
Berkeley, CA
Profession
Legal Assistant

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Sponsors

Generously supported by: David Agger, The Friend Family Foundation, James Heeger and Daryl Messinger, Howard and Irene Levine Family Foundation, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, John Pritzker Family Fund, Kessler Family Foundation, Koret Foundation, David and Julie Levine, Libitzky Family Foundation, Rodan Family Foundation, Sandy and Jean Colen Family Foundation, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, Kevin L. Waldman and Diane and Howard Zack Also supported by: Abta Family Fund, Bay Area Slingshot Fund, Joseph and Sherry Felson Family Foundation and young adult community builders giving back through our alumni Ambassador Circle and annual resident-driven WE ARE Campaign

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