D’var – Ha’azinu – Joe Nalven

Ha’azinu [Listen]  Deuteronomy 32 DVAR  /   Shabbat Shuvah   /   September 21, 2017 by Joe Nalven            For the last several years I’ve given a dvar on Shabbat Shuva. Each year I take a different direction.           Last year, I considered the various ways that we can read Deuteronomy 31, verse

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Meet Our Newest Members

Meet the Humans of Beth Israel – Bonnie & Gary Friedman “We are looking forward to inspiring services and forming new friendships during our winters here. We have lived in Madison, Wisconsin, for 50 years and for the past few years have stayed at a condo in Pacific Beach during the

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Dvar by Joseph Oppenheimer

Dvar by Joseph Oppenheimer, July 8, 2017, at the Beth Israel Minyan marking the 77th anniversary of his bar mitzvah Shabbat shalom! I feel blessed to be here today to celebrate with this minyan and my family and friends the 77th anniversary of my bar mitzvah. The world is a far

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Humans of Beth Israel – Ermelinda Kraft

Since relocating from Scottsdale, AZ to San Diego last summer, Ermelinda has been an active member at Beth Israel. She sits on the Outreach Committee, the Communications Committee, the Annual Fundraiser Events Committee, and is co-chair of Shabbat San Diego 2017. She also is a member of the Parent Committee at the Bill & Sid Rubin Preschool and serves

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Meet your new President

My name is Gary Hirschfeld and I am honored that you elected me as president of Beth Israel’s Board of Directors for the coming two years. I got hooked into volunteering and serving Beth Israel and have never wavered in my commitment to our community. I love this place! I

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Tzav by Howard Hian

Presented by Howard Hian on April 8, 2017 – 12 Nissan 5777 Shabbat shalom.  On the Saturday before Passover, in anticipation of celebrating our freedom from slavery, the Rabbis named today Shabbat Ha-gadol, the Great Sabbath. The haftarah, from Malachi speaks of the “great day” when Elijah reappears foreshadowing the coming

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