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September 2021

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, September 4 @ 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 2, 2022

Beth Israel and Zoom, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Torah Study has moved to diverse access continuing at 9:00 a.m.. You can attend in person,or connect via your computer or telephone using Zoom. You will need to register just once for all future sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJcqc-GhqzIswQYDIgFGeKY4EgkXp7tauAT 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 through the lenses…

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Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, September 4 @ 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 30, 2022

An informal service, open to all, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting. The Shabbat Lay Led Service will be  via diverse access starting July 24, 2021 with both in-person and streaming options. 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.  If you have an iPad or iPhone, you can download a Kindle App from the iTunes Store…

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Albert Einstein, The Reluctant Jew

Sunday, September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Please join us on Sunday September 5, 2021 for an examination of Albert Einstein's life through his wrestling with his Jewish identity. Through early adulthood, Einstein actively denied his Jewish identity, but then in the early 1930s in Germany he suddenly started giving talks to Jewish organizations using the pronouns "we" and "us." What led to Einstein's sudden embrace of his Jewishness? Professor Steven Gimbel holds the Edwin T. Johnson and Cynthia Shearer Johnson Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Humanities at Gettysburg…

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Shavua Tov Cafe

Monday, September 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

San Diego, CA United States

Start your week off on a positive note. Join Katey Lindley, Director of Caring Community, every Monday morning at 9:00 am  on Zoom with your favorite morning wake-up beverage, as we explore Jewish quotes, humor and blessings. What could be bad? No fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. For Beth Israel members only. RSVP just once to receive the Zoom link and password.

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Tashlich 5782/2021

Tuesday, September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Jolla Shores Beach, 8200 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States

Meet at La Jolla Shores Beach for a beautiful Tashlich service led by our clergy. Appropriate for all ages. Many stay to picnic following the service. We will meet at lifeguard station 32.

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2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Hike

Wednesday, September 8 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Rosh Hashanah is known as “Hayom Harat Olam – the birthday of the world”. Join Rabbi Nevarez and our Beth Israel community for a wonderful hike, surrounded by nature. We will sprinkle in some relevant teaching throughout our time together. Hike specifics: We will be hiking the Rancho Penasquitos Adobe Loop. Park at the softball fields at the very back (west) end of the Canyonside Park. Please bring bottled water, sunscreen, hat. This is a walking trail for all levels. The…

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Women, History and The Weight of Ink

Thursday, September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Thursday September 9, 2021 at 12:30 PM PDT/3:30 PM EDT for a discussion with acclaimed author Rachel Kadish about her novel The Weight of Ink — a literary page-turner about two women living centuries apart. Set in London of the 1660s and the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, September 10 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 10, 2022

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.

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, September 11 @ 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 2, 2022

Beth Israel and Zoom, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Torah Study has moved to diverse access continuing at 9:00 a.m.. You can attend in person,or connect via your computer or telephone using Zoom. You will need to register just once for all future sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJcqc-GhqzIswQYDIgFGeKY4EgkXp7tauAT 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 through the lenses…

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Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, September 11 @ 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 30, 2022

An informal service, open to all, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting. The Shabbat Lay Led Service will be  via diverse access starting July 24, 2021 with both in-person and streaming options. 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.  If you have an iPad or iPhone, you can download a Kindle App from the iTunes Store…

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Is There a Future for the Black-Jewish Alliance?

Sunday, September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

During the Civil Rights movement Blacks and Jews worked together to transform the country. Jews made up two-thirds of the whites who travelled south to join the Freedom Rides and helped register Blacks to vote. The murder of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney—two young Jews and a young Black civil rights worker—symbolized the historic bonds between these two groups. But these days, as both anti-Semitism and racism are on the rise, Blacks and Jews are often on opposite…

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Shavua Tov Cafe

Monday, September 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

San Diego, CA United States

Start your week off on a positive note. Join Katey Lindley, Director of Caring Community, every Monday morning at 9:00 am  on Zoom with your favorite morning wake-up beverage, as we explore Jewish quotes, humor and blessings. What could be bad? No fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. For Beth Israel members only. RSVP just once to receive the Zoom link and password.

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, September 13 @ 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 until Monday, December 13, 2021

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Monday, December 27, 2021

San Diego, CA United States

The purpose of the Men's Discussion Group is to create a forum for men who are members of Beth Israel to virtually meet together, enjoy camaraderie and to discuss relevant issues. Participation is not limited to  Beth Israel members.   There is no fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes and the Zoom link will be sent to you.

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Meet the USD-Azrieli Student Collaboration Team

Monday, September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Hive at Leichtag Commons, 441 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States

For the past three years, the MGSDII has funded a University of San Diego- Azrieli College of Engineering: Water Innovation professor-led student collaboration. This permanent USD course explores Israel’s innovation in water engineering. Students learn first-hand the similarities between California and Israel, a leading expert in sustainability and innovation. The Azrieli students will be visiting San Diego to continue their research. You are invited to meet the student teams, learn about the program, and enjoy dinner with them following a…

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How to Read the Bible

Tuesday, September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Master Bible scholar and teacher Prof. Marc Brettler argues that today’s contemporary readers can only understand the ancient Hebrew Scripture by knowing more about the culture that produced it. Join us on Tuesday September 14th, 2021 as Prof. Brettler unpacks the literary conventions, ideological assumptions, and historical conditions that inform the biblical text and demonstrates how modern critical scholarship and archaeological discoveries shed light on this fascinating and complex literature.  Marc Brettler is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Distinguished Professor of Jewish…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, September 15 @ 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, June 30, 2021

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

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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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, September 17 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 10, 2022

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.

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Virtual Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, September 18 @ 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 2, 2022

Beth Israel and Zoom, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Torah Study will be virtua ONLY on Zoom continuing at 9:00 a.m.. You can connect via your computer or telephone using Zoom. You can register just once for all future sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rf--gqTgpE9Ey74eFhwi60yVUeUNpsp14https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJcqc-GhqzIswQYDIgFGeKY4EgkXp7tauAT 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 through the lenses of history, ethics, sociology…

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Virtual Shabbat Lay Led Service

Saturday, September 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 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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“From ‘A Flag is Born’ to ‘Fauda’: The Image of Israel in Popular Culture

Sunday, September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Even as it has taken its place among the world’s most powerful nations, Israel also continues to exert a potent influence on the imagination. In this hour-long multimedia lecture, scholar Ted Merwin traces the evolution of the U.S.- Israel relationship in visual art, photography, performing arts, film and TV. From the 1940s theatrical pageant “A Flag is Born” to the 1960s Paul Newman film, “Exodus,” to American magazine covers during the Six Day War, to the current crop of binge-worthy…

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