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January 2023

Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, January 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, June 28, 2023

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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Member Meet Up: Wednesday Afternoon Mahjong

Wednesday, January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Wednesday Afternoon Mahjong Hosts: Randy Savarese and Iloo Gruder Wednesdays, starting October 20 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Make new friends! Join us on Wednesdays from 1-3pm to play Mah jongg. All levels welcome. If you would like to watch and learn, just let the organizer know you will be watching. Space is limited. No fee, but please RSVP below for planning purposes.

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History & Philosophy of Islam

Thursday, January 12 @ 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, January 26, 2023

Zoom CA United States
Free

There is a public perception that the Muslims and the Jews have an eternal animosity and have been in conflict through out their histories. However, Islam recognizes Judaism and Christianity as legitimate monotheistic faiths, and the Jews and the Christians as People of the Book who have received divine guidance. Moreover, in contrast to the Christians, Muslims did not consider the Jews as killers of God or God’s son. Thus, there was no inherent theological conflict between the Muslims and…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 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, March 30, 2023

One event on Friday, February 17, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$250 – $325

Thursdays, October 20, 2022 – April 21, 2023 (no class Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, 2022 / Feb. 23, April 6, and April 13, 2023) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. (Friday, February 17, 2022, Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2023, Graduation Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m.) This series takes place on campus at Beth Israel. Audio recordings for missed sessions will be available by request. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel members…

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Erev Shabbat Family Service

Friday, January 13 @ 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. Erev MLK Shabbat Service Come honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. at a special Erev Shabbat service on Friday, January 13th at 6:15 pm featuring our youth and teen choir and special guest speaker, Rev. Brittany Juliette Hanlin, Teaching Pastor of Water's Edge Faith Community. Rev. Hanlin is an inspiring and thought-provoking speaker, and we are honored to have her join us for…

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Shira Chadasha service

Friday, January 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 9, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Join us for our Shira Chadasha service (New Song), formerly known as Soul Food Shabbat, in the Foster Family Chapel. Replenish your soul with contemporary music and prayer in this intimate and informal service open to all and followed by an Oneg. This service takes place every 2nd Friday of the month at 8:30 PM. This service will be in-person only, it will not be live-streamed. Your core Band members are: Buddy Voit, Andy Mayer, Rabbi Jeremy Gimble, Rabbi Cantor Arlene…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 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, December 30, 2023

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, January 14 @ 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 30, 2023

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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Using the Jonah Narrative to Shape a Jewish Guide to Healing and Wholeness with Rabbi Nevarez

Tuesday, January 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, January 31, 2023

Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
Free – $30

In our 3-session series, we will explore how the Book of Jonah powerfully illustrates a spiritual journey, not only as general guide and model for healing, but how it specifically serves as a primary Biblical model for individual wrestling, struggle, teshuvah, and recovery. *This series will be heavily informed by Rabbi Nevarez’s Rabbinic Thesis on the Book of Jonah. Session 1: Jonah and Self-Deception Session 2: God’s Mercy and Grace Session 3: Teshuvah (Repentance) and Recovery Rabbi Jason Nevarez, Senior Rabbi @ Beth Israel,…

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A Visit to the Heart of the Ancient Silk Road: The Jews of Uzbekistan

Tuesday, January 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Uzbekistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia south and southeast of the Aral Sea (bordered by Kazakhstan in the west and north east, by Turkmenistan in the south west, Afghanistan in the south, and Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in the east), is the most populous country in Central Asia and is rich in history, culture, and diversity. It has been a part of numerous empires and was once the main centerof the Silk Road. The meaning of the name Uzbek is…

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Startup Hebrew: Beginning with Alef to Tav with Rabbi Cantor Bernstein

Tuesday, January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$80 – $100

Learn the basics of modern Hebrew and Hebrew reading with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein in this marathon 8-session course. This course is designed to give total beginners a thorough, intelligent, and enjoyable familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet and vowels. Rabbi Bernstein's bio can be found here: https://cbisd.org/about/clergy/ Class meets in-person only on Tuesdays, November 8, 2022 – January 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (No class on November 22, December 20 and 27, 2022, and January 3, 2023).…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, January 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, June 28, 2023

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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Member Meet Up: Wednesday Afternoon Mahjong

Wednesday, January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Wednesday Afternoon Mahjong Hosts: Randy Savarese and Iloo Gruder Wednesdays, starting October 20 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Make new friends! Join us on Wednesdays from 1-3pm to play Mah jongg. All levels welcome. If you would like to watch and learn, just let the organizer know you will be watching. Space is limited. No fee, but please RSVP below for planning purposes.

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Men’s Club Speaker Forum: Antisemitism in Visual Art Since the Middle Ages

Wednesday, January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

In general, when we talk about antisemitism, people think about the Nazis, the Holocaust, or contemporary antisemitism. The aim of this presentation is to show that antijudaism has been expressed in visual art since the early Middle Ages. This, and other types of discrimination have been encouraged by political and religious powers and these actions paved the way to persecution and genocide. Jews have been depicted as monsters, subhumans, animals, or demons. Medieval depictions of monsters were not designed simply…

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History & Philosophy of Islam

Thursday, January 19 @ 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, January 26, 2023

Zoom CA United States
Free

There is a public perception that the Muslims and the Jews have an eternal animosity and have been in conflict through out their histories. However, Islam recognizes Judaism and Christianity as legitimate monotheistic faiths, and the Jews and the Christians as People of the Book who have received divine guidance. Moreover, in contrast to the Christians, Muslims did not consider the Jews as killers of God or God’s son. Thus, there was no inherent theological conflict between the Muslims and…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 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, March 30, 2023

One event on Friday, February 17, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$250 – $325

Thursdays, October 20, 2022 – April 21, 2023 (no class Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, 2022 / Feb. 23, April 6, and April 13, 2023) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. (Friday, February 17, 2022, Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2023, Graduation Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m.) This series takes place on campus at Beth Israel. Audio recordings for missed sessions will be available by request. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel members…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, January 19 @ 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

Are you a reader looking to connect with others and discuss great literature? Join our monthly book club! We welcome adults of all ages to come together and engage in thought-provoking discussions about a diverse range of books. Whether you're a seasoned bookworm or a newcomer to the reading scene, we encourage you to join us for an enjoyable and enriching experience. Date           Book                                                     Facilitator September 15, 2022     Apeirigon                                                Carol Levy October 20, 2022       The House of Fragile Things                 Barbara…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, January 20 @ 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

One event on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, December 23, 2022 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, February 3, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, February 17, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, March 3, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, March 24, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 7, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, May 5, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, June 2, 2023 at 6:15 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.

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TRIBE Oneg

Friday, January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together. Meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us for an Oneg on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 7:30 pm in the Foster Family Chapel. (Please note, TRIBE Oneg takes place immediately following Erev Shabbat Services, which begin at 6:15 pm in the Sanctuary.) Oneg features catered dinner, discussion, and dessert. We are always looking for new ideas! Do you have a hot topic you’d like to discuss?…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 21 @ 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 30, 2023

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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