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January 2019

Erev Shabbat Service, 3rd Fridays

Friday, January 18 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, May 17, 2019

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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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

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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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend – NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

Sunday, January 20
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Hunger Project

Sunday, January 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, February 24, 2019

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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11th Annual MLK Jr. Day of Interfaith Community Service

Monday, January 21 @ 8:15 am - 11:30 am

11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Interfaith Service This remarkable event will bring together people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds for a wonderful morning of community service, fun and camaraderie. Families are encouraged to participate together in this hands-on community service day for all ages. Join diverse San Diego faith communities in hands-on volunteer service in Balboa Park. Make it a day on, not a day off! WHEN Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:45 AM to approx. 12 PM. In…

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Loss through the Arts

Wednesday, January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

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

Express Yourself · Art Therapy and Jewish Text · Writing  · Poetry and Prayer Join us for a series on a Holistic Approach to Bereavement. We will use artful ways to express, process and cope with loss. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whatever your loss, it is personal to you. Group members will explore a profound healing process through various expressive and creative writing experiences. Join one session or join them all. Space is limited.                                                                                 Bereavement through Our Own Voice: Dec 5, 12, 19 and Jan 2 - Cost $60 Wednesdays @ 10:00 - 11:30 am Led by: Rabbi Aliza Berk, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Jewish Educator, Chaplain and Spiritual Director. We will share stories of personal loss and also address the social, emotional, religious and spiritual dimensions of loss from a Jewish perspective using niggunim (songs without words), poetry, Jewish texts, and guided meditation. Bereavement through Expressive Art Therapy and Jewish Text: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 - Cost $90 (includes art supplies) Wednesdays @ 7 - 8:30 pm Led by: Rabbi Aliza Berk and Natalie Sery Cruz, MA, Expressive Arts Therapist. Exploring grief and loss through Jewish text and various creative experiences, including collage, clay, music and land art. No previous art experience necessary. Come honor your own creative process. Bereavement through Writing: Feb 6, 13, 20, 27- Cost $60 Wednesdays @ 10:00 - 11:30 am Led by: Gail Braverman, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Art Therapist, Certified Amherst Writers and Artists workshop leader, Yoga instructor. Group members will explore a profound healing process through various expressive and creative writing experiences. Bereavement through Poetry and Prayer: March 6, 13, 20 (Erev Purim), 27 - Cost $60 Wednesdays @ 10:00 - 11:30 am Led by: Rabbi Aliza Berk. During this session, we will immerse ourselves into our ancient Jewish texts, modern poetry and other contemporary writings, focusing on the restorative power of poetry, psalms and personal prayer to heal our souls from personal loss.

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Reform Responsa: Making Sense of New Realities – Rabbinic Answers to Contemporary Questions

Thursday, January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 7, 2019

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

Thursdays, January 24, 31, and February 7, 2019 @ 12:00pm-1:00pm (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center Practicing Judaism and Buddihism: Can a family that practices both join a temple and enroll their child in religious school? Loyalty to One’s Company Versus Love for Israel: should someone who works for a company developing technology for countries at war with Israel inform the Israeli Consulate about what that technology? A Minyan via the Internet: Can we count people who are…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, January 25 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, May 31, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Welcome Shabbat with this inspiring service open to all and featuring Beth Israel's Chai Band. 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…

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Meals for Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego

Saturday, January 26 - Saturday, February 9
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 4321 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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January 26-February 9, 2019 Good Samaritan Episcopal Church will once again be a host church, with support from the Newman Center / UCSD Catholic Community & Congregation Beth Israel, for the Interfaith Shelter 2018-2019 …and YOU can help! Here’s what’s needed to make our guests’ stay a successful one: – Overnight on-site hosts- Evening meal providers- Brown bag lunch supplies providers- Grocery shoppers- Set-up & Clean-up crews- Financial support / contributions Contact Paul Dickstein for details, pwdbicycle@aol.com

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

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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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

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, January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

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, January 27 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, February 24, 2019

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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5th Grade Family Education Day

Sunday, January 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Soul Sunday – Hike

Sunday, January 27 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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TU B’SHVAT TREE POWER 9:15 - 11:15 AM Meet @ the front steps at Beth Israel Let’s get dusty! We will depart at 9:20 am sharp via carpool to our hike & return in time for religious school pick up at 11:15 am. Hosted by Sarah & Devon Callahan & Tammy Vener. Photo: Tu b’Shvat in Rosh Ayin, Israel in the late 1940s or early ’50s. RSVP online by January 24.  

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Platt Youth-to-Israel Post-trip Luncheon

Sunday, January 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Platt Youth to Israel 5779 Post-Trip Luncheon

Sunday, January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Our Youth to Israel class of 5779 join together with members of the Platt Family, our Youth to Israel benefactors, to share their experiences in Israel. Please indicate how many total members of your family will be attending, including the students. Loading...

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