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October 2020

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, October 15 @ 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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14TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S WEEKEND – Camp Mountain Chai

Friday, October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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JOIN US FOR OUR 14TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S WEEKEND! In Hebrew, the number 14 is written as יד (Yad). In celebration of Women’s Weekend turning 14, this year’s theme is Yad b’ Yad (hand in hand). Our weekend will offer opportunities for self-reflection as well as opportunities to connect with other women. This year has brought unprecedented circumstances creating unique challenges and stress to us all. The perfect antidote is a weekend away from your everyday life to feel refreshed in body, mind…

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Preschool Shabbat

Friday, October 16 @ 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, October 16 @ 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, October 17 @ 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, October 17 @ 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, October 18 @ 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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3rd Annual Walk Against Hate

Sunday, October 18 @ 9:00 am
San Diego, CA United States

TAKE A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION Make your voice heard on Sunday, October 18th, 2020 at 12pm ET/9am PT by joining ADL's Virtual Walk Against Hate! This year's Walk will bring together entire communities across the country including families, students and educators, corporations and non-profits and all others who want to stand up to hate. Click HERE to register to walk with the Beth Israel team! We are virtual this year! This means you can get creative in how…

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Women of Beth Israel: Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan

Sunday, October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

When was the last time you felt fully present? What are you thankful for in your daily life? This month, we will gather together and raise awareness of the importance and benefits of being fully present in our lives. We will carve out time to appreciate the here and now as Educator and Rosh Chodesh leader Jessica Kretzer teaches us what guidance Jewish tradition offers us on this topic. Please bring a candle to light and a glass of wine, a cup of tea,…

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

Tuesday, October 20 @ 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, October 20 @ 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, October 21 @ 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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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, October 22 @ 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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Joyce Forum Jewish Short Film Festival

Friday, October 23 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, October 25 @ 5:00 pm

The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family JCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS presents: Joyce Forum Jewish Short Film Festival This three-day virtual festival offers more than 30 imagination-stretching films from the U.S., U.K., France, Israel, Russia, and Germany. Without the ability to gather in person, this year’s festival will look and feel different; your virtual attendance ensures that the spirit of the film festival remains the same. October 23-25, 2020. Visit lfjcc.org/joyceforum for information and tickets.

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Preschool Shabbat

Friday, October 23 @ 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, October 23 @ 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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TRIBE Virtual Oneg

Friday, October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Virtually meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  Virtually meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us for a Virtual Oneg on Friday, October 23, 2020, at 7:30 pm on Zoom. Do you have a hot topic you'd like to discuss? A quote you have found meaning in? We are looking for volunteers to help host our Oneg discussion! Please email Tribe Chair, Sarah Garrick (sarah.tribecbi@gmail.com), if…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, October 24 @ 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, October 24 @ 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, October 25 @ 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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