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December 2022

Princess, Poetess, Priestess, Ornament of Heaven: Enheduanna, the Women of Mesopotamia & Our Biblical Narrative

Sunday, December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Most ancient texts come to us without authorship or attribution, yet the first named author in history was a woman: Enheduanna (ca. 2285-2250 BCE). She was a Princess and a High Priestess in Sumer who told us the grandeur and sorrows of her life in the hymns and petitionary prayers that she wrote. Her compositions were highly valued, and therefore they were copied and re-copied in antiquity; many are thought to be early foundations of some of our own biblical…

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From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM)

Tuesday, December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Zoom CA United States
Free

Alas, it is impossible to overstate Moses Maimonides’ influence on Judaism.  At the height of the Islamic enlightenment, Moses was born (1138) in Cordoba, Spain to Maimon the judge.  His family fled a decade later when the tolerant Islamic regime was overthrown by a fanatic sect. Finally settling in Cairo, Maimonides served as physician to the Sultan, Saladin, during the Christian Crusades in the Land of Israel.  The product of high Islamic culture and deep Jewish learning, Maimonides transformed Jewish…

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Creating Eternal Moments

Tuesday, December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

“By the time the holidays are over, maybe you’ve had a minute or five minutes or 30 seconds of something absolutely real and deep. All the hours invested are worth, in other words, the 30 seconds or the five seconds of something really, really deep — with God, with the community, with the music, with the text, with Israel, with the language. There are a million possibilities where our connection may happen. And that moment of connection is worth the…

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Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, December 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 28, 2022

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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The Nuts, Bolts, and Spirituality of Prayer with Rabbi Gimbel

Thursday, December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 15, 2022

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $30

Join Rabbi Gimbel for a class that will cover both the depth and breadth of our Shabbat prayers. Together, we will uncover how we pray, why we pray each prayer, and what we are meant to get out of the t’filah (prayer) experience. We also will discover various musical and textual interpretations of our prayers, some you likely have never heard! This class is not just for beginners! All learners are welcome! Rabbi Gimbel's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/…

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Gallery Hop in Chelsea and Tribeca

Thursday, December 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join artist Tobi Kahn as he takes us on an exhilarating virtual tour of mulitple galleries in Chelsea and Tribeca featuring exhibitions of world renowned artists. Throughout the tour we will view exhibitions, virtually meet artists, curators and art historians and hear about their perspectives on the works viewed. Participants will be introduced to what is new and important in the art world. The goal of the tour is for participants to view art critically. Tobi Kahn’s gallery tours were…

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The Festival of Darkness: On the Primordial Origins of Chanukah

Tuesday, December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom CA United States
Free

Why do all religions have a holiday in the dead of winter? When was the first Chanukah ever celebrated? And how does this explain the talmudic debate over the candles we light? Exploring the most mythic of Jewish holidays through the Bible and Apocrypha, Talmud and New Testament. Gila Fine is a teacher of Aggada at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, exploring the tales of the Talmud through philosophy, literary criticism, psychoanalysis, and pop-culture. She is also a faculty…

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Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, December 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 28, 2022

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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The Nuts, Bolts, and Spirituality of Prayer with Rabbi Gimbel

Thursday, December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 15, 2022

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $30

Join Rabbi Gimbel for a class that will cover both the depth and breadth of our Shabbat prayers. Together, we will uncover how we pray, why we pray each prayer, and what we are meant to get out of the t’filah (prayer) experience. We also will discover various musical and textual interpretations of our prayers, some you likely have never heard! This class is not just for beginners! All learners are welcome! Rabbi Gimbel's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/…

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From the Files of the Detective Curator: Chana Orloff and The Case of the Mysterious Photo

Thursday, December 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

During research on Chana Orloff's sculpture from 1919, a photograph was discovered in which she is recorded together with another woman and a young man (and probably another person who took the picture) in the living room of her home. They look smiling, relaxed and smartly dressed for going out together. The photo ignited Sophia Berry's curiosity, which led her on a detective journey and research for its traces. Many questions arose: Who are the other people in the picture?…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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From the Caspian to the Caucuses: The Jews of Azerbaijan

Tuesday, December 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Located on the southern edge of the Caucusus and bordered by Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Iran, and the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has a centuries-old Jewish history. Jewish communities have existed in Azerbaijan since Jews first settled in Persia. The first documentary evidence is found in Benjamin of Tudela’s Travels where he refers to more than a hundred congregations in the Haftan mountains up to the frontiers of Media, which included Persian Azerbaijan. The Jewish community of Azerbaijan includes various subgroups, mainly…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, December 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 28, 2022

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, December 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 28, 2022

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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January 2023

Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Using the Jonah Narrative to Shape a Jewish Guide to Healing and Wholeness with Rabbi Nevarez

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
Free – $30

In our 3-session series, we will explore how the Book of Jonah powerfully illustrates a spiritual journey, not only as general guide and model for healing, but how it specifically serves as a primary Biblical model for individual wrestling, struggle, teshuvah, and recovery. *This series will be heavily informed by Rabbi Nevarez’s Rabbinic Thesis on the Book of Jonah. Session 1: Jonah and Self-Deception Session 2: God’s Mercy and Grace Session 3: Teshuvah (Repentance) and Recovery Rabbi Jason Nevarez, Senior Rabbi @ Beth Israel,…

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Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, January 19, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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Using the Jonah Narrative to Shape a Jewish Guide to Healing and Wholeness with Rabbi Nevarez

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
Free – $30

In our 3-session series, we will explore how the Book of Jonah powerfully illustrates a spiritual journey, not only as general guide and model for healing, but how it specifically serves as a primary Biblical model for individual wrestling, struggle, teshuvah, and recovery. *This series will be heavily informed by Rabbi Nevarez’s Rabbinic Thesis on the Book of Jonah. Session 1: Jonah and Self-Deception Session 2: God’s Mercy and Grace Session 3: Teshuvah (Repentance) and Recovery Rabbi Jason Nevarez, Senior Rabbi @ Beth Israel,…

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Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Using the Jonah Narrative to Shape a Jewish Guide to Healing and Wholeness with Rabbi Nevarez

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
Free – $30

In our 3-session series, we will explore how the Book of Jonah powerfully illustrates a spiritual journey, not only as general guide and model for healing, but how it specifically serves as a primary Biblical model for individual wrestling, struggle, teshuvah, and recovery. *This series will be heavily informed by Rabbi Nevarez’s Rabbinic Thesis on the Book of Jonah. Session 1: Jonah and Self-Deception Session 2: God’s Mercy and Grace Session 3: Teshuvah (Repentance) and Recovery Rabbi Jason Nevarez, Senior Rabbi @ Beth Israel,…

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February 2023

SNAP! From Chaos to Calm: Book Launch & Workshop with author Julie Potiker

Thursday, February 2, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$36

Join us on Thursday, February 2nd from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for one of the most unique book launches you have ever experienced! Julie Potiker's latest book, SNAP! From Chaos to Calm, will be released in early 2023. The launch will begin with a festive reception with light bites and beverages and will be followed by an hour-long mindfulness workshop. The workshop begins promptly at 6:30 pm. Each registrant will receive a hardcover copy of SNAP! and Julie will be…

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Does the Bible Take the Bible Literally? Biblical Criticism of Religion with Rabbi Emeritus Michael Berk

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map

We tend to think of religion as how we relate to God; how we serve and think of God. In other words, religion is about rituals, rites, and praise of God. The Bible criticizes this understanding of religion. In this class, we will examine how the bible criticizes the temple rites and rituals and how we think of God. Session I: Do Rituals Protect Us? The Problem of Taking Religion Too Seriously Session 2: Does God Want our Praise? Session…

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Does the Bible Take the Bible Literally? Biblical Criticism of Religion with Rabbi Emeritus Michael Berk

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map

We tend to think of religion as how we relate to God; how we serve and think of God. In other words, religion is about rituals, rites, and praise of God. The Bible criticizes this understanding of religion. In this class, we will examine how the bible criticizes the temple rites and rituals and how we think of God. Session I: Do Rituals Protect Us? The Problem of Taking Religion Too Seriously Session 2: Does God Want our Praise? Session…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, February 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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Does the Bible Take the Bible Literally? Biblical Criticism of Religion with Rabbi Emeritus Michael Berk

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map

We tend to think of religion as how we relate to God; how we serve and think of God. In other words, religion is about rituals, rites, and praise of God. The Bible criticizes this understanding of religion. In this class, we will examine how the bible criticizes the temple rites and rituals and how we think of God. Session I: Do Rituals Protect Us? The Problem of Taking Religion Too Seriously Session 2: Does God Want our Praise? Session…

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March 2023

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, March 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm

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Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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Passover Step by Step

Thursday, March 23, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Experience the rituals, traditions, foods and music of Passover in this hands-on workshop led by Rabbi/Cantor Arlene Bernstein. Learn how to lead a Seder and take home a booklet complete with recipes and songs to use at home. No fee, but please RSVP below at least one week in advance. For more information contact Program Director Ilene Tatro; itatro@cbisd.org or call 858 535-1111, ext.2516

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April 2023

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, April 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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Scholar-In-Residence Weekend with Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Friday, April 28, 2023 - Sunday, April 30, 2023
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman is the Founding Director of Sinai and Synapses, an organization that bridges the scientific and religious worlds, and is being incubated at Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. His writings about the intersection of religion and science have appeared on the homepages of several sites, including The Huffington Post, Nautilus, and Science and Religion Today. ****Please RSVP for each session using its individualized Zoom Registration Link found below each bullet point.***** Friday, April…

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May 2023

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, May 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Date                                         Book                                                             Facilitator September 15, 2022            Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022                 The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara Pedley November 17, 2022              People Love Dead Jews                        Debbie Sherman December 15, 2022              Red Dress in Black and White              Joe Hartgen January 19, 2023                  The Light of Days                                   Arnie Gass February 16, 2023                 Last Call at the Hotel Imperial              Edith Kodmur March 16, 2023                     The Netanyahus                                     Catherine Hand April 20, 2023                        The King of Schnorrers                         Leslie Mark May 11, 2023                        …

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