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Gan HaLev, The Jewish Congregation of the San Geronimo Valley, is an independent and unaffiliated group that started gathering in 1992.

For more information about Gan Halev, please email shalom @ ganhalev.org or call 415.488.4524.

Gan HaLev offers a unique, culturally rich, and socially and economically diverse congregation of people who want to participate in Jewish community in ways that are meaningful to their lives today. Our members come from various Jewish backgrounds and enjoy our Shabbat and holiday services , education for adults and children, and other events and activities in beautiful West Marin and Fairfax.

We are families with children, single-parent families, couples, and single adults of all ages, at all stages in the life cycle. We welcome you to join us.

If you are seeking an inclusive, inviting community in which to participate and experience Jewish life and worship and to explore Jewish identity for yourself and your family, we may be the congregation you have been looking for.

Our eclectic practice of Judaism lends itself to the nurturance of our spiritual, cultural, and intellectual growth. By giving yourself the gift of membership, you become a participant in this process and at the same time share in this unique community's development.

This year continues our transition at Gan HaLev. We are taking steps to turn Gan HaLev over to the next generation of families so that they can continue to build a Jewish community congregation for themselves and their children.


It's Official! Rabbi Elisheva Salamo has accepted our invitation to be our part-time rabbi!

A special thank you to the Rabbi Selection Team, who worked extensively and professionally to conduct our search and make their recommendations: Bob Cahn, Michael Chadwick, Daniel Cohen, Janet Hughes, Davo Knepler, and Liora Soladay. Thank you for your time and "Hamish" way of reflecting the warmth and commitment of Gan HaLev members.

Our fees for membership and children's school tuition fees are unchanged from last year. Membership is $600 for families and $400 for individuals and single parents. Sunday School tuition for children in pre-k through pre--B'nai Mitvah is $625 a year with a 10% discount if there is more than one child in a family. No one will be turned away from membership or school enrollment for financial reasons.

We are becoming a cooperative congregation. Everyone who wants to be connected to the Gan HaLev community is being asked to make a firm commitment to volunteer for one or more jobs that are listed on the membership form.

L'Shana Tova

Gan HaLev Board of Directors

Laurie Chorna
Janet Hughes
Mike Lerner
Suzanne Sadowsky
Al Weiler

Support Gan HaLev: Buy our Hannukah cards featuring artwork by ETA.

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All events are at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center at 6350 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in central Marin County, California, unless otherwise noted.

Annual Chanukah Party
Everyone Welcome!
Saturday December 15, 5:00 P.M.
San Geronimo Valley Community Center
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