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October 2022

Volunteer at Rachel’s Women’s Center

Sunday, October 9, 2022 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:15 pm

San Diego, CA United States

Rachel’s Women's Center provides overnight, emergency, short/midterm, safe and sober shelter for homeless women. To sign-up for a volunteer slot, follow this link. Congregation Beth Israel's Women of Beth Israel and Social Action Committees invite you to help us feed 28-32 hungry, homeless women on the second Sunday of even-numbered months, at Rachel's Women's Center (plus Christmas Day!). We appreciate sign-ups for one or more slots/dates, as explained below. Our plans for the next dates & times, subject to the updates below, are: At the present time--All pickups…

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Pursuing Justice – Union for Reform Judaism

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for one or both online sessions. “Justice, Justice, you shall pursue” commands the Bible. Delve into foundational Jewish teachings about a systemic approach to justice, including the obligation to provide for society’s most vulnerable and to set up a fair legal system.  Tuesday, October 18; 8-9:30 p.m. ET Explore the proud tradition of social justice activism by the Reform Movement and where we stand today on contemporary concerns like civic engagement and anti-racism. Put your learning into action…

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Pursuing Justice – Union for Reform Judaism

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for one or both online sessions. “Justice, Justice, you shall pursue” commands the Bible. Delve into foundational Jewish teachings about a systemic approach to justice, including the obligation to provide for society’s most vulnerable and to set up a fair legal system.  Tuesday, October 18; 8-9:30 p.m. ET Explore the proud tradition of social justice activism by the Reform Movement and where we stand today on contemporary concerns like civic engagement and anti-racism. Put your learning into action…

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November 2022

November Collection benefitting G’mach: San Diego’s Jewish Gift Closet

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Beth Israel encourages all members and guests to bring new items from the below list throughout the month of November 2022, to help support G'mach: San Diego's Jewish Gift Closet. G'mach is an acronym for Gemilut Chasadim or Deeds of loving-kindness. Items donated to the G'mach are given for free to recipients in need from their warehouse located off Miramar Road. Item List: Shampoo Conditioner Toothpaste Toothbrushes Deodorant Soap Shaving cream Disposable razors Kitchen mixing bowls Cooking utensils Pots Pans…

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Broad commonalities & differences of the Abrahamic faiths, addressing the question of: Who is my neighbor?”

Saturday, November 12, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The San Diego School of Christian Studies (SDSCS) cordially invites you to celebrate and join the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 curriculum.  Who is my neighbor? Engage with us in asking deep questions.  How do we build relationships with those who are different from us?  How can we understand “the other?”  Join us as we explore these and many similar questions through 1) expert lectures and a panel discussion;  2) experiencing art from various cultures and religions; 3) and participating in…

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42nd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Experience

Sunday, November 13, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Beth Israel and First United Methodist Church will join together for the 42nd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 13, at 4:00 p.m. This year Beth Israel is hosting the service (9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego, CA 92122). The event will begin in the Sanctuary at 4:00 pm with communal worship. We will continue into the Social Hall at 5:00 pm for a community service project and festive meal. Please bring some of the following items to contribute…

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Rebuilding & Reclaiming: The Pursuit of Jewish Pride

Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
SDSU Hillel, 5717 Lindo Paseo
San Diego, 92115
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$18
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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging: Allyship and the Jewish People

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free
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December 2022

December Collection benefitting Rachel’s Women’s Center

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Beth Israel encourages all members and guests to bring new items from the below list throughout the month of December 2022, to help support Rachel's Women's Center. The mission of Rachel's Women's Center is to provide a safe, supportive environment and opportunities for women with few or no resources to gather, begin, and continue self-help efforts. To learn more, visit: https://ccdsd.org/homeless-womens-services/ The collection bin is located in the Sanctuary foyer. Item List: Bleach (gal) Bowls (175 ct) Clorox Wipes (85…

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Antisemitism Today: A San Diego Town Hall with Mayor Todd Gloria

Thursday, December 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri Drive
San Diego,
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Free

Registration for this event is now closed.  

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Placing Jewish Ritual Stones at Veterans’ Graves

Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Dr
San Diego, CA 92122 United States

Each year, thousands of volunteers across the country participate in the Wreaths Across America remembrance program to visit over two-thousand veteran and private cemeteries to place millions of remembrance wreaths atop the graves of our veterans.  Here in San Diego, our WWA committee has initiated a practice to honor and remember veterans of the Jewish faith with the custom of placing Jewish Ritual Stones atop the veterans’ gravesites. Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein will lead the opening ceremony for this meaningful…

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Volunteer at Rachel’s Women’s Center

Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:15 pm

San Diego, CA United States

Rachel’s Women's Center provides overnight, emergency, short/midterm, safe and sober shelter for homeless women. To sign-up for a volunteer slot, follow this link. Congregation Beth Israel's Women of Beth Israel and Social Action Committees invite you to help us feed 28-32 hungry, homeless women on the second Sunday of even-numbered months, at Rachel's Women's Center (plus Christmas Day!). We appreciate sign-ups for one or more slots/dates, as explained below. Our plans for the next dates & times, subject to the updates below, are: At the present time--All pickups…

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Volunteer at Rachel’s Women’s Center

Sunday, December 25, 2022 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:15 pm

San Diego, CA United States

Rachel’s Women's Center provides overnight, emergency, short/midterm, safe and sober shelter for homeless women. To sign-up for a volunteer slot, follow this link. Congregation Beth Israel's Women of Beth Israel and Social Action Committees invite you to help us feed 28-32 hungry, homeless women on the second Sunday of even-numbered months, at Rachel's Women's Center (plus Christmas Day!). We appreciate sign-ups for one or more slots/dates, as explained below. Our plans for the next dates & times, subject to the updates below, are: At the present time--All pickups…

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January 2023

Collection benefitting the village of La Guama, in the northwest region of the Dominican Republic

Sunday, January 1 - Friday, February 10
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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We are excited to announce that a delegation of teens and adults from Beth Israel will be participating in a Service Learning Trip to La Guama, a village in the northwest region of the Dominican Republic. During their time there, they will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact by building a home for a local beneficiary family and participating in a cross-cultural exchange. They will also witness firsthand the harsh realities of poverty and have the chance to…

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Volunteer at Interfaith Shelter Jan 3 – Jan 14, 2023

Tuesday, January 3 - Saturday, January 14
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
Free

Beth Israel and Interfaith Shelter Network are co-hosting guests at St. James by-the-Sea.  Guests will arrive Tuesday, January 3rd, to officially launch the start of the eleven-day period at St. James. Each guest is pre-screened and receives additional case management support as they endeavor to get their lives on more solid footing. Guests will stay in the Parish Hall and will be with at St. James by-the-Sea on weekdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 am the following morning. In addition…

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Men’s Club Speaker Forum: Antisemitism in Visual Art Since the Middle Ages

Wednesday, January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

In general, when we talk about antisemitism, people think about the Nazis, the Holocaust, or contemporary antisemitism. The aim of this presentation is to show that antijudaism has been expressed in visual art since the early Middle Ages. This, and other types of discrimination have been encouraged by political and religious powers and these actions paved the way to persecution and genocide. Jews have been depicted as monsters, subhumans, animals, or demons. Medieval depictions of monsters were not designed simply…

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Poverty Simulation: Understanding Through Experience

Sunday, January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

The purpose of this simulation is to give participants a small taste of what life is like on an extremely limited income. During the simulation, participants will join the millions of U.S. citizens who live, for one reason or another, with incomes below the poverty line. They will be facing some of the many challenges that real low-income families face. This is an active event designed to give participants a first-hand glimpse of navigating the systems needed to survive and…

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February 2023

Volunteer at Rachel’s Women’s Center

Sunday, February 12 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 4:15 pm

One event on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:15 pm

San Diego, CA United States

Rachel’s Women's Center provides overnight, emergency, short/midterm, safe and sober shelter for homeless women. To sign-up for a volunteer slot, follow this link. Congregation Beth Israel's Women of Beth Israel and Social Action Committees invite you to help us feed 28-32 hungry, homeless women on the second Sunday of even-numbered months, at Rachel's Women's Center (plus Christmas Day!). We appreciate sign-ups for one or more slots/dates, as explained below. Our plans for the next dates & times, subject to the updates below, are: At the present time--All pickups…

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[New Date] 15th Annual Interfaith Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Monday, February 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Balboa Park San Diego, CA United States
Free

WE WILL COME TOGETHER THIS MONDAY, RAIN OR SHINE! This remarkable event brings people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds together for a wonderful morning of hands-on community service, fun and fellowship. Families are encouraged to participate together on this day of community work, suitable for all ages. NO PETS PLEASE. WHERE TO MEET AND PARKING: Meet in Balboa Park at President’s Way, in the first parking lot on the left. WHAT TO BRING: Water, work gloves, and pruning tools (if…

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March 2023

RAC-CA San Diego & Orange County Regional Gathering

Sunday, March 12 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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RAC-CA is building a statewide Climate Tzedek campaign to achieve policies that will fulfill our climate leadership goals as Californians, as well as to grow our communities into centers of spiritual resilience, education and action on climate change. At the gathering, we will: • Participate in inspiring Jewish learning connected to climate change; • Hear from RAC-CA Leaders about the primary Climate Tzedek campaign options; • Gain skills to build an impactful statewide, local and congregational campaign; • Share experiences…

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