Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule


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: Ellen Kahn; 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: Elaine Edelman; 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: Chuck Helsel
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: Michael Heinzman; D’var Torah: Scott Landow
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: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: Martin Stern
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: Len Krouner; 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; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Joe Nalven

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

Friday, Oct 2
6:00 p.mErev Shabbat Sukkot Service, in the sukkah, followed by an oneg.

Saturday, October 3
T: Hol Hamoed, Exodus 33: 12-34:26
H: Ezekiel 38: 18-39:16
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Lisa Braun-Glazer; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah.

Friday, October 9
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an oneg.
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat, followed by an oneg

Saturday, October 10
T: Bereshit Gen. 1:1-6:8
H: Isaiah 42: 5-43:10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah.
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah.

Friday, October 16
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an oneg.

Saturday, October 17
T: Noach; Gen: 6:9-11:32
H: Isaiah 66:1-13:23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a B’nai Mitzvah.
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah.

Friday, October 23
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an oneg.

Saturday, October 24
T: Lech Lecha  Gen 12:1-17:27
H: Isaiah 40:27-41:16
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah.
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah.

Friday, October 30
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an oneg.

Saturday, October 31
T: Vayera  Gen 18:1-22:24
H: II Kings 4:1-37
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah.

Friday, November 6

Saturday, November 7
T:Chayei Sarah Gen 23:1-25:18
H: I Kings 1:1-31
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader:
10:00 a.m. Lay Led Service
Service Leaders: tba