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December 2022

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

Thursday, December 1 @ 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
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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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The Book of Revolutions: The Battles of Priests, Prophets, and Kings That Birthed the Torah

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

Join us for a conversation about The Book of Revolutions: The Battles of Priests, Prophets and Kings by Rabbi Edward Feld, which tells in dramatic fashion, the epic saga of ancient Israel and illuminates the history behind the three legal codes in the Torah, which often conflict. Rabbi Feld and Rabbi Salkin will discuss Rabbi Feld's conclusion that the unknown editors of the Torah deliberately left those contradictory codes in the final text to emphasize that there is not a…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, December 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 31, 2022

Beth Israel and Zoom, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Torah Study will be via diverse access: in person in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center or on Zoom You can connect via your computer or telephone using Zoom. You can register just once for all future sessions, by clicking HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 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…

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Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, December 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 31, 2022

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting. Located in the Foster Family Chapel, or via the Beth Israel Chapel YouTube Channel. Please contact Gordon Glenn at gaglenn@prodigy.net to be added to the Lay Led Service list. For those attending virtually and who do not have your own Mishkan Ti’filah for Shabbat, you can get a Kindle version for $4.99 at the following link: Amazon/Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Mishkan-Tfilah-Shabbat-Reform-Siddur-ebook/dp/B016R0HSLU/ref=sr_1_2  If you have an…

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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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Cooking with Caring Community with Michelle Breier

Monday, December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for another wonderful evening of Cooking with Caring Community. This month our Hostess is Michelle Breier. In preparation for the upcoming Channukah celebrations, Michelle demonstrates her favorite latkes. Ingredient List: Makes 68-74 latkes 8 large russet potatoes (Costco-size) 2 to three sweet or yellow onions 6 teaspoons baking powder 6 teaspoons kosher salt 3 teaspoons or more fresh ground pepper 2/3 cup bread crumbs 1/3 cup flour 6 eggs vegetable or canola oil Containers can be obtained through…

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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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DayTimers Book Club

Tuesday, December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, December 1, 2020

One event on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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DayTimers Book Club members share the wonder they discover "between the lines." Limited openings in the book club are available for newcomers interested in attending regularly and willing to lead book discussions. Men and women are welcome! This series is held in the Rotunda on the 3rd floor of Beth Israel. RSVP at least one week in advance to Randy Savarese at randybeth@aol.com. No fee (Beth Israel members only) December 6, 2022 -  "The Women in the Castle" by Jessica Shattuck,…

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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

 

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, December 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 31, 2022

Beth Israel and Zoom, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map

Torah Study will be via diverse access: in person in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center or on Zoom You can connect via your computer or telephone using Zoom. You can register just once for all future sessions, by clicking HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 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…

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Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, December 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 31, 2022

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

An informal service, open to all, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting. Located in the Foster Family Chapel, or via the Beth Israel Chapel YouTube Channel. Please contact Gordon Glenn at gaglenn@prodigy.net to be added to the Lay Led Service list. For those attending virtually and who do not have your own Mishkan Ti’filah for Shabbat, you can get a Kindle version for $4.99 at the following link: Amazon/Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Mishkan-Tfilah-Shabbat-Reform-Siddur-ebook/dp/B016R0HSLU/ref=sr_1_2  If you have an…

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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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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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