Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule


Friday, May 22
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 23
Torah Portion: B’midbar, Num. 1:1-4:20
Haftarah: Hosea 2:1-22
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: Janice Alper and Naomi Woods
7:00 p.m. Community Wide Tikkun Leil Shavuoth at San Diego Jewish Academy

Sunday, May 24
10:00 a.m. Shavuot Yizkor Service, followed by a light Kiddush lunch

Friday, May 29
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, Honoring our Teens, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 30
Torah Portion: Naso, Num. 4:21-7:89
Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Ken Turest; Torah Reader: Gordon Glenn; D’var Torah: Jay Harris
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, June 5
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 6
Torah Portion: B’haalot’cha, Num. 8:1-12:16
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bob Metz; Torah Reader: Al Kohn; D’var Torah: Naomi Woods
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, June 12
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service & Men’s Club Shabbat, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 13
Torah Portion: Sh’lach L’cha, Num. 13:1-15:41
Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Michael Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jay Harris; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Chuck Helsel
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, June 19
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service (Leadership Shabbat), followed by Jewish Geography and an Oneg

Saturday, June 20
Torah Portion: Korach, Num. 16:1-18:32
Haftarah: 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lenore Bohm
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Lisa Braun-Glazer; Torah Reader: Sydney Wexler; D’var Torah: Al Kohn
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, June 26
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 27
Torah Portion: Chukat, Num. 19:1-22:1
Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Abigail Floto; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Dan Linn (?)

Friday, July 3
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, July 4
Torah Portion: Balak, Num. 22:2-25:9
Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gary Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Howard Hian

Friday, July 10
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, July 11
Torah Portion: Pinchas, Num. 25:10-30:1
Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Steve Milgrom

Friday, July 17
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, July 18
Torah Portion: Matot-Mas’ei, Num. 30:2-36:13
Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28; 3:4
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Michael Middleton
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Bob Wolfson

Friday, July 24
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, July 25
Torah Portion: D’varim, Deut. 1:1-3:22
Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: Abigail Floto; D’var Torah: Dean Abelon

Friday, July 31
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, August 1
Torah Portion: Va-et’chanan, Deut. 3:23-7:11
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Michael Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Leslie Mark
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate at Bat Mitzvah

Friday, August 7
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, August 8
Torah Portion: Eikev, Deut. 7:12-11:25
Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Joe Oppenheimer; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D;var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, August 14
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, August 15
Torah Portion: R’eih, Deut. 11:26-16:17
Haftarah: Isaiah 54:11-55:5 or 1 Samuel 20:18-42
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Louise Winheld; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, August 21
6:15 p.m. Shabbabeque!

Saturday, August 22
Torah Portion: Shoftim, Deut. 16:18-21:9
Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Janice Alper; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, August 28
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, August 29
Torah Portion: Ki Teitzei, Deut. 21:10-25:19
Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Michael Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Joan Gass & Jean Feinstein
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, September 4
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, September 5
Torah Portion: Ki Tavo, Deut. 26:1-29:8
Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Michael Middleton
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: Mary Marshall; D’var Torah: Al Kohn
7:00 p.m. Selichot Service (tentative)

Friday, September 11
6:15 p.m. Final Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, September 12
Torah Portion: Nitzavim, Deut. 22:9-30:20
Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Janice Alper
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

* please note that High Holy Days times are tentative and not yet confirmed *

Sunday, September 13
6:00 p.m. Early Evening Erev Rosh Hashanah Family  Service
8:30 p.m. Late Evening Erev Rosh Hashanah Service

Monday, September 14
8:30 a.m. Early Morning Rosh Hashanah Service
11:30 a.m. Late Morning Rosh Hashanah Service
4:00 p.m. Tot Rosh Hashanah
6:00 p.m. Tashlich Service at La Jolla Shores Beach

Tuesday, September 15
9:30 a.m. Second Day Rosh Hashanah Morning Service, followed by a light Kiddush lunch
10:30 a.m. New Year Contemplative Hike with Rabbi Gerson

Friday, September 18
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Shuva Service in the Foster Family Chapel, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, September 19
Torah Portion: Vayeilech, Deut. 31:1-30
Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10, Micah 7:18-20, and Joel 1:15-27
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;

Sunday, September 20
11:00 a.m. Kever Avot Cemetery Memorial Service at Sol Stone Chapel, Cypress View Mausoleum
12:30 p.m. Kever Avot Cemetery Memorial Service at Park Chapel, El Camino Memorial Park

Tuesday, September 22
6:00 p.m. Early Evening Kol Nidre Service
8:30 p.m. Late Evening Kol Nidre Service

Wednesday, September 23
8:30 a.m. Early Morning Yom Kippur Service
11:30 a.m. Late Morning Yom Kippur Service
1:30 p.m. Contemporary Confessions
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Yom Kippur Service
4:30 p.m. Yizkor and Neilah Services
6:00 p.m. Break the Fast

* please note that High Holy Days times are tentative and not yet confirmed *

Friday, September 25
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, September 26
Torah Portion: Haazinu, Deut. 32:1-52
Haftarah: II Samuel 22:1-51
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: Judy Glenn; D’var Torah: tba