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June 2024

Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2024

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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Antisemitism, Zionism & Anti-Zionism

Tuesday, June 18 @ 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, June 18, 2024

Zoom San Diego, CA United States

Both in the past and present, Antisemitism, Zionism, and Anti-Zionism are interrelated and even symbiotic phenomena—and understanding their historical relationship is a critical step toward meeting the challenges they may pose for the Jewish future. To fully understand the current problem of Anti-Zionism, we must first gain a better understanding of both Antisemitism and Zionism, and hence our first lecture, on "Antisemitism," examines the origins and dynamics of modern Jew-hatred; the second, "Zionism," takes a closer look at the dialectic…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 25, 2026

Zoom San Diego, 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 Mindful Methods…

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Men’s Club Dinner Forum: Theatre as Nourishment for Life

Wednesday, June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Dinner 6:30 – 7:00 pm; Presentation 7:00 – 8:00 pm Please join the Men’s Club Dinner Forum on June 19 for dinner and socializing followed by our featured speaker, David Ellenstein, Artistic Director of both the North Coast Repertory Theatre and the Laguna Playhouse. A Zoom option is available for those unable to attend in person. David Ellenstein comes to us from a lifetime devoted to the theater, starting as a 4-year- old as he watched his father on stage…

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Frank Stella’s Artistic Odyssey: Exploring Jewish Themes and Cultural Reflections

Thursday, June 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom San Diego, CA United States

Discover how Frank Stella, the celebrated American painter, sculptor, and printmaker, has found inspiration in Jewish themes throughout his career, from his earliest minimalist paintings influenced by the Nazi propaganda newsreels of his childhood, his mixed-media “Polish Wooden Synagogue” works commemorating “the obliteration of a culture,” and his Had Gadya narrative abstractions, illustrating the popular Passover seder song and expressing a universal, aspirational message of justice and hope. Jean Bloch Rosensaft is Senior Advisor to the President and Director of…

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Erev Shabbat Outdoor Service

Friday, June 21 @ 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 in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary (YouTube).

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, June 22 @ 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 28, 2024

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 visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14 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, June 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2024

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 Sound of Now: Israel’s Musical Response to a National Tragedy

Sunday, June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom San Diego, CA United States

Since October 7th the Israeli music scene has been mourning, grappling, responding, creating and supporting. How are the radio stations thinking about the music choices? What kinds of realities are reflected in Israeli music in the months since then? In this session we'll listen to and analize 6 songs from the past months to learn about the voices of different communities and explore the tapestry of reactions and sentiments that exist in contemporary Israel. Artist and educator artist Shirel Horovitz,…

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Zoom CA United States

The purpose of the Men’s Discussion Group is to create a forum for men who are members of Congregation Beth Israel to meet together, enjoy camaraderie and to discuss relevant issues. Participation is not limited to Beth Israel members and a reservation is not required. Discussion topics depend on what participants wish to discuss. Meetings are held via Zoom every second and fourth Monday of each month. Please RSVP via email to Marty Stern at mrstern847@gmail.com.

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Sketching Community: Honi’s Story and Our Circles

Tuesday, June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom San Diego, CA United States

Taking inspiration from the Talmudic story of "Honi the Circle Maker", this session examines friendships and the role of the individual within the community. What circles do we belong to, and what will remain of us after we have gone? Combining text study and art we'll explore a known story from a new angle and see how it connects to each of us personally. Please have basic drawing materials (pen, pencil, paper) at hand if you want to engage with…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 25, 2026

Zoom San Diego, 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 Mindful Methods…

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Breaking Boundaries, Building Faith: The Pioneering Journey of Women in the Rabbinate

Thursday, June 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom San Diego, CA United States

Judaism was transformed by the 1972 ordination of the first woman rabbi in America, Rabbi Sally Priesand, which opened the way for nearly 1,500 women rabbis of all movements who have transformed Jewish tradition, worship, spirituality, scholarship, education, and pastoral care. Experience the impact of 24 pioneering women rabbis across all denominations of Judaism, as evoked by 24 leading Jewish contemporary women artists who capture their mission, vision, and values. Jean Bloch Rosensaft is Senior Advisor to the President and…

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Erev Shabbat Outdoor Service

Friday, June 28 @ 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 in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary (YouTube).

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, June 29 @ 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 28, 2024

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 visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14 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, June 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, June 30, 2024

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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Legacy, Leadership & Scholarship

Sunday, June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom San Diego, CA United States

We are excited to invite you to an engaging conversation with Professor Susannah Heschel, the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. As a leading scholar, Professor Heschel's work spans Jewish and Protestant thought during the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on areas such as the history of biblical scholarship, Jewish scholarship on Islam, and anti-Semitism. Her notable publications, which include Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus and The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany,…

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July 2024

Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 25, 2026

Zoom San Diego, 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 Mindful Methods…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, July 6 @ 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 28, 2024

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 visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14 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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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Zoom CA United States

The purpose of the Men’s Discussion Group is to create a forum for men who are members of Congregation Beth Israel to meet together, enjoy camaraderie and to discuss relevant issues. Participation is not limited to Beth Israel members and a reservation is not required. Discussion topics depend on what participants wish to discuss. Meetings are held via Zoom every second and fourth Monday of each month. Please RSVP via email to Marty Stern at mrstern847@gmail.com.

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