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November 2018

Jewish Art from the Tabernacle to Chagall: Evolution of Jewish Imagery Through the Generations

Tuesday, November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$25 – $35

Tuesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2018 @ 10:00am-11:30am (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center Artist and Educator Jane Lazerow holds an MFA from UCSD and has had her art exhibited throughout San Diego since the early 1980's. Her unique shared expertise of art and Judaism is the key that unlocks how she will share with us the evolution of Jewish imagery through the ages. She herself paints ancient stories and myths, biblical narratives, and personal dramas with a…

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

Tuesday, November 27 @ 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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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 29 @ 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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December 2018

Mussar: Dedication to Oneself

Tuesday, December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, and 18, 2018 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center How do you become a better person? Most of us know the traits to which we ought to aspire. The question is, how do we translate whatever our values are into the life that we actually live? Does Judaism offer a path which focuses on internally purifying the heart as well as externally governing particular behaviors? To this question, Jewish spiritual tradition has…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 6 @ 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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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, December 11 @ 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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Mussar: Dedication to Oneself

Tuesday, December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, and 18, 2018 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center How do you become a better person? Most of us know the traits to which we ought to aspire. The question is, how do we translate whatever our values are into the life that we actually live? Does Judaism offer a path which focuses on internally purifying the heart as well as externally governing particular behaviors? To this question, Jewish spiritual tradition has…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 13 @ 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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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, December 18 @ 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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Mussar: Dedication to Oneself

Tuesday, December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, and 18, 2018 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center How do you become a better person? Most of us know the traits to which we ought to aspire. The question is, how do we translate whatever our values are into the life that we actually live? Does Judaism offer a path which focuses on internally purifying the heart as well as externally governing particular behaviors? To this question, Jewish spiritual tradition has…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 20 @ 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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Shabbat and Havdalah at Home

Thursday, December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

This workshop, led by Rabbi/Cantor Arlene Bernstein, will highlight the blessings, rituals, food, music and creative ideas for a joyous Shabbat and Havdalah in your 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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January 2019

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

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 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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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 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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Synagogue Geography

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Beth Israel’s campus brings Jerusalem to San Diego.  The theme of the buildings can be summed up as community, connectedness, and holiness through its connection with Jerusalem.  The architect and his team felt it was very important to preserve the past while building the future.  They spent time in Jerusalem, studying how to bring the feel of our holy city to San Diego. Rabbi Michael Berk takes you on a fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour that reveals little-known facts about Beth Israel campus…

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Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed

Friday, January 11, 2019 - Saturday, January 12, 2019
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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We invite you to listen, learn, and explore together at our upcoming Scholar in Residence weekend with world renowned theologian and pioneer of Jewish mystical studies, Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed. Melila Hellner-Eshed, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She is a professor of Jewish mysticism and Zohar in the department of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She received her degree from Hebrew University under the tutelage of Professor Yehuda Liebes. For the past two…

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

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 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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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 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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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 20, 2019

One event on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 3rd Floor Rotunda Conference Room. No fee. See below for the scheduled meeting dates and books being read. New members are always welcome, and no reservation is required. Most book club selections are available in libraries or through online booksellers used or in paperback. Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter: Edith Kodmur Oct. 18: The German…

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

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 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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