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November 2020

Young Family Havdalah

Tuesday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Join our Rabbis for a musical morning filled with song and prayer. Tuesday mornings, 10-10:30 am Tuesdays, 10-10:30 am: Sept. 15, 22, 29 Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec. 1, 8, 15 Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqduuoqTkiHN0ptEInzCotti73px4N6AKH Zoom ID: 847 1207 2869 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, November 11 @ 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 30, 2020

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:40 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. There is no fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. This event is held virtually on Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the…

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Jisr az-Zarqa and the Technion: Bringing Technological Capital to the Community

Wednesday, November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join Mor Shilon, MGSDII Visiting Israeli Professor at UCSD, and other Israeli educators who are advancing social change through campus-community partnerships. Using the Israeli Arab town of Jisr az-Zarqa as a case study, the panelists will discuss their research  and intervention in the poorest village in Israel, making technological capital accessible for Jisr’s residents. With the Covid-19 pandemic, and the use of technology becoming the most basic practice for daily living, the Jisr project is more relevant than ever. Co Sponsored…

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Unavoidable Hope: A Jewish Soldier’s Fight to Save His Family from Fascism: Author Lecture

Wednesday, November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for an evening with Roger Sabbadini, author of Unavoidable Hope: A Jewish Soldier’s Fight to Save His Family from Fascism. This a compelling true story of an Italian Jewish refugee, Alessandro (Alex) Sabbadini, who escaped Fascist Italy to America on the eve of WWII only to join the fight in Italy with the U.S. 5th Army. He was in the fight for personal reasons – to liberate Italy and his Jewish family who were being pursued by the…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8, 2021

One event on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 6:15 pm

Zoom CA United States

All sessions are held virtually on Zoom until future notice.  Thursdays, October 15, 2020 – April 8, 2021 (no class Nov. 5, Nov. 26, Dec. 10, Dec. 24, Dec. 31, 2020 / Feb. 25, 2021) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. (Friday, February 5, 2021, Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2021, Graduation Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m.) Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel members $225 per individual, $250 per couple*; Nonmembers $275 per individual,…

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Preschool Shabbat

Friday, November 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 18, 2020

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

Start your Shabbat with your family, our Beth Israel Clergy, Cathy, and your preschool friends. We will sing, hear a story, and do the Shabbat prayers together. Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30 am (Zoom Shabbat, recurring weekly) Sept. 11, 18, 25 Oct. 16, 23, 30 Nov. 6, 13, 20 Dec. 4, 11, 18 Register in advance for this (recurring) Zoom Shabbat Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdu-vrz4vG93VXGcf6aoFCBt-QIDz2h2w Zoom ID: 864 1671 5519 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the…

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Virtual Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, November 13 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Friday, repeating until Saturday, July 31, 2021

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 All our services will be ONLINE only until further notice. Watch the pre-recorded Shabbat services HERE (recorded earlier in the week). Access an online Siddur for Shabbat here. .

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 14 @ 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, July 31, 2021

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Torah Study has moved to online only with the new time of 9:00 a.m. through at least April 18. You can connect via your computer or telephone. You will need to register just once for all future sessions: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJcqc-GhqzIswQYDIgFGeKY4EgkXp7tauA 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 as…

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Virtual Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 31, 2021

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. For the Zoom link, please contact Gordon Glenn at gaglenn@prodigy.net to be added to the Lay Led Service list. For those 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 iPad or iPhone, you can download a Kindle App from the iTunes Store and…

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Hunger Project

Sunday, November 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, November 29, 2020

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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Women of Beth Israel: Rosh Chodesh Kislev

Sunday, November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Women of Beth Israel invites you to celebrate Rosh Chodesh Kislev. Please bring a candle to light and a glass of wine, a cup of tea, or your favorite beverage. Rosh Chodesh events are a space for those who identify as female. Prior to the event, please watch this video: Rosh Chodesh: A Guide to the Cycles of Our Lives There is no fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. This event is held virtually on Zoom. After registering, you will…

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Strange Talmud Stories, Big Ideas with Rabbi Phil Graubart

Monday, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, November 30, 2020

Zoom CA United States
Free

Mondays, November 16, 23, and 30, 2020 10:00am-11:30am Strange Talmud Stories, Big Ideas In this class, we’ll study several of the strangest, richest, and fascinating stories in the Talmud, and use them as jumping-off points to discuss some of Judaism’s biggest and most important ideas, such as Life after Death; Living with Difference; Learning and Teaching; Parents and Children; and Love and Friendship. We’ll engage in a close reading of the stories, demonstrating their literary brilliance, and radical, timeless relevance.…

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Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey, Rabbi Harold Schulweis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Zoom CA United States
Free

Tuesdays, October 20, 27, November 3, and 17, 2020 10:00am-11:30am This four-session, discussion-driven course taught by Rabbi Marty Lawson will examine the idea of conscience and the role conscience plays in our relationship to government, law, ethics, religion, human nature and God – and to each other. How do we decide on truth, trueness and prophecy? How does morality function in the issues about which we care? Looking at Jewish texts regarding Economic Justice, Health Care, Disabilities, Reproductive Rights, Immigration,…

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Young Family Havdalah

Tuesday, November 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Join our Rabbis for a musical morning filled with song and prayer. Tuesday mornings, 10-10:30 am Tuesdays, 10-10:30 am: Sept. 15, 22, 29 Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec. 1, 8, 15 Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqduuoqTkiHN0ptEInzCotti73px4N6AKH Zoom ID: 847 1207 2869 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, November 18 @ 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 30, 2020

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:40 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. There is no fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. This event is held virtually on Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the…

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Men’s Club Forum: Q & A about COVID-19 with Davey Smith, MD, MAS

Wednesday, November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego, CA United States

Join the Men's Club for a Q&A session related to COVID-19 with Davey Smith, MD, MAS. Dr. Smith is a translational research virologist. Please submit questions related to COVID-19 that you would want Dr. Smith to address when registering for this event. About Davey Smith, MD, MAS: Davey Smith, MD, MAS, is a translational research virologist. He uses basic science techniques to answer clinically relevant questions and vice-versa. He works both at the UC San Diego Antiviral Research Center, and…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: Todd Salovey “Theatre and Jewish Arts in a Time of Crisis and Change”

Thursday, November 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Todd Salovey is a theatre director, writer, and producer. He is the Associate Artistic Director of San Diego Repertory Theatre and the Founding Artistic Director of the Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival. Todd is also on the faculty of UCSD in both the Departments of Theatre and Dance and the Rady School of Management. He is also very active in the San Diego Jewish Community and has served as Board Chair of Congregation Adat Yeshurun, Torah High School,…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8, 2021

One event on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 6:15 pm

Zoom CA United States

All sessions are held virtually on Zoom until future notice.  Thursdays, October 15, 2020 – April 8, 2021 (no class Nov. 5, Nov. 26, Dec. 10, Dec. 24, Dec. 31, 2020 / Feb. 25, 2021) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. (Friday, February 5, 2021, Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2021, Graduation Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m.) Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel members $225 per individual, $250 per couple*; Nonmembers $275 per individual,…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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

Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Zoom or 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. September 17, 2020: Racing Against History - with author Rick Richman attending and facilitated by Arnie Gass. October 15, 2020: Perfidy by Ben…

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Preschool Shabbat

Friday, November 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 18, 2020

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

Start your Shabbat with your family, our Beth Israel Clergy, Cathy, and your preschool friends. We will sing, hear a story, and do the Shabbat prayers together. Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30 am (Zoom Shabbat, recurring weekly) Sept. 11, 18, 25 Oct. 16, 23, 30 Nov. 6, 13, 20 Dec. 4, 11, 18 Register in advance for this (recurring) Zoom Shabbat Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdu-vrz4vG93VXGcf6aoFCBt-QIDz2h2w Zoom ID: 864 1671 5519 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the…

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