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November 2019

FOOD DRIVE FOR MAMA’S KITCHEN

Friday, November 1 - Saturday, November 30
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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FOOD DRIVE FOR MAMA’S KITCHEN Help us collect food to benefit Mama’s Kitchen, a support organization for those living with HIV/AIDS. Mama’s Pantry, a program of Mama’s Kitchen, provides a nutritional shopping opportunity at no cost for men, women, and children of San Diego County affected by HIV/AIDS. We will be collecting food all month of November, there will be bins on the Beth Israel campus starting November 1st in the synagogue foyer. You can help by purchasing one or…

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Shabbat San Diego Mega Challah Bake Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, November 4 - Thursday, November 14
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Dr
La Jolla, 92037 United States
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It is that time of the year again when we all gather to share the Mitzvah of Challah baking with the mission of making deep and meaningful volunteer service a central part of Jewish life. Please join our San Diego Mega Challah Bake Costal 2019 team in preparation for an evening of unity and inspiration. The preparation and the event will take place at the JCC, 4126 Executive Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037. Here is the link to sign up…

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Understanding Through Experience: A Poverty Simulation

Wednesday, November 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$10

Please join the Jewish Community Foundation, Congregation Beth Israel, Interfaith Community Services, and Alliance for Regional Solutions for this eye-opening experience. This program is designed to provide participants with an interactive experience to better understand what it means to live in a low-income family, struggling to survive from day today. There is a $10 participation charge to reserve your space. All proceeds will be donated to organizations serving vulnerable populations. Past participants have commented on how impactful the experience was to understand what low-income San…

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Encore: Mindfulness: Mindful Eating

Thursday, November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States

Mindfulness is both a way of being in the world and an approach to life's joys and challenges. It's about practicing to be fully present to here and now, in a nonjudgmental way. Join us for the next class on Mindfulness, called Mindful Eating. Mindful Eating Dr. Shayna Gothard Kaufmann Turkey and latkes-come learn how to enjoy holiday eating in a mindful and more meaningful way. Dates: Thursdays, Nov 14 & 21 Time: 11-12 pm Max Cap: 15 Cost: $20

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Erev Shabbat Service – Shabbat San Diego

Friday, November 15 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Welcome Shabbat with this inspirational service open to all. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai Band All Other Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev…

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Musical Erev Shabbat Service in Celebration of Shabbat San Diego

Friday, November 15 @ 6:15 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Beth Israel is excited to welcome Julie Silver to our community on Friday, November 15th, 2019 in celebration of Shabbat San Diego. This joyus Erev Shabbat Service will be followed by a hearty enhanced oneg. Julie Silver is one of the most beloved performers in the world of contemporary Jewish music today. She tours throughout the world and has been engaging audiences with her gorgeous compositions and liturgical settings, her lyrical guitar playing, her dynamic stage presence, and her megawatt…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 16 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Come occasionally or come every week. These eclectic and lively discussions about the week’s Torah portion consider the text through traditional and modern commentaries, as well as through the lenses of history, ethics, sociology and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Prayers & Pancakes

Saturday, November 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Join us on Saturday morning as part of our Shabbat San Diego Weekend, for a Pancake Nosh with a wonderful musical Tot Shabbat serivce to follow! Songs, stories, and Shabbat joy- come one, come all. 9:30-10 am      Pancake Breakfast 10-10:30 am    Tot Shabbat Service to follow Free! Please RSVP here for planning purposes.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Shabbat Afternoon Service

Saturday, November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Hunger Project

Sunday, November 17 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, November 29, 2020

St. Vincent de Paul Village, 1501 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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2nd through 5th Sunday of Every Month, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Beth Israel’s San Diego Hunger Project relies on wonderful volunteers like you to help us serve lunch to hundreds of San Diego's homeless and hungry on Sunday mornings at St. Vincent de Paul Village. Your help is needed to set up, serve and clean up. Volunteers over the age of 12 are welcome (accompanied by an adult). Beth Israel provides food, funding and volunteers for this program. Cash donations are also…

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4th Grade Family Education

Sunday, November 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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We can't wait to see our Fourth Grade families at Family Education! We are taking a deep dive together into Making Mitzvot Come Alive and the Mitzvah Mall experience!  Family Education is a part of the Religious School program. We look forward to seeing families on this special morning! 9:00am - students will meet their classes at opening circle as usual; parents are invited to grab coffee and a bagel at Cafe Beth Israel  9:15am - parents and 4th graders…

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Men’s Club Brunch Forum November – Lee ‘Hacksaw’ Hamilton

Sunday, November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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November brings us Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton, one of America’s top sports-talk show hosts. He has been named Talk Show Host of the Year seven times by the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association. He has spent his last 26-years doing Sports-Talk Radio in San Diego, and was the first talk show host hired at the legendary 77,000-watt XTRA-Sports-690, and now at 50,000-watt Mighty 1090, hosts the San Diego Padres pre-postgame talk shows. He was the popular longtime Radio Voice of the…

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YG – Noar Sees JCompany’s: My Son Pinocchio

Sunday, November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$30

Sixth through eighth graders, come show your support for our local Jewish community! Join us while we take a trip to the JCC to attend JCompany's My Son Pinocchio. On Sunday, November 17th, after Religious School, we will be meeting in the Youth Lounge for pizza and an activity, then we will take a bus over to the JCC for the play that starts at 2:30 PM. Early Bird Registration Deadline will be on Thursday, November 14th! PICKUP WILL BE…

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Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program

Monday, November 18
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One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Volunteer Opportunity: Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program By providing meals, our volunteer dinner groups provide both nutritious food and a sense of community. With a focus on stopping the downward spiral of homelessness, Safe Parking offers not just a reliable place to stay, but also a welcoming environment, meaningful resources, and dignified support to create a pathway to housing while meeting people where they are now. Sign up here to volunteer for November 18th, 2019:…

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Picture This: Robbery of the Heart

Monday, November 18 @ 6:30 pm
Central Library, 330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Robbery of the Heart follows a Holocaust survivor from Connecticut, Harry Weichsel, as he returns to his home town of Wetter, Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht. The film captures how the townspeople react to incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism during the commemoration. This is a complex story of forgiveness, reconciliation, and unity in the face of evil. NR | 1h 6min | Documentary | 2019 Introduction and Post-Film Q&A with the Filmmaker, Micah Brandt. Micah Brandt started filming…

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Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, November 19 @ 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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AIPAC Information Meeting & Dinner (12th Grade Students and Parents)

Tuesday, November 19 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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8 Nights of Eight Nights: Proceeds to benefit HIAS

Tuesday, November 19 @ 7:30 pm
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Dr
La Jolla, 92037 United States
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$15 – $18

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 7:30 pm Rehearsal Room Lawrence Family JCC “8 Nights of Eight Nights” is a series of staged readings of Eight Nights, a new play by Jennifer Maisel, on 8 different nights in 8 different cities, to raise funds and awareness for HIAS in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, and to stand with all those who are persecuted on the basis of race or religion the world over. EIGHT NIGHTS tells the story of the…

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