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Beth Israel

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9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
858 535 1111 www.cbisd.org

September 2018

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, September 19 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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See our High Holy Days page for times and tickets.

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Men’s Club September 2018 Dinner Forum

Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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THERE IS NO DINNER FORUM SCHEDULED IN SEPTEMBER  There will not be a Men’s Club Dinner Forum held in September 2018 due to the holidays.  Our next Dinner Forum is scheduled to take place on October 17, 2018.  A Representative from the League of Women Voters of San Diego will be our speaker that evening. Plan to join us for an educational evening on October 17 as we learn about the different propositions scheduled to be on the ballot in the November…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, September 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Religious School Open House and Sukkot Program

Sunday, September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Visit your student's Religious School classes, meet the teachers and connect with other families.  Join us in learning about Sukkot and celebrating as a school community!

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First Tuesday of Religious School

Tuesday, September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5:45pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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7th Grade classes are from 4-6 PM 8th through 12th Grade begin at 5:45 with an optional dinner; classes from 6:30 to 8 PM

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First Tuesday of Religious School

Tuesday, September 25 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5:45pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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7th Grade classes are from 4-6 PM 8th through 12th Grade begin at 5:45 with an optional dinner; classes from 6:30 to 8 PM

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 20, 2019

One event on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 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. Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter: Edith Kodmur Oct. 18: The German…

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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, September 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, May 31, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Welcome Shabbat with this inspiring service open to all and featuring Beth Israel's Chai Band. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai…

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TRIBE Table in the Sukkah

Friday, September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Join us for Shabbat Services in the Price Family Courtyard (6:15-7:15 pm). After services, TRIBE will gather at our own TRIBE Table for Sukkot Dinner under the stars. TRIBE Hosts Kailin Roberts, Chanel Aquilar & David Arguilez. Join us for a text study with Rabbi Solomon on sukkot and a conversation with Kailin, Chanel & David. TRIBE is for wild ones in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, September 29 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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All-Religious School Simchat Torah Celebration

Sunday, September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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All of our students will join us to celebrate Simchat Torah as we conclude Sukkot and rewind the Torah! After school ends, we will have a pizza dinner and we will join the congregation for Erev Simchat Torah services and continued all-ages celebration! Please note: Sunday morning classes will NOT be held on this day.  

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October 2018

Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, October 5 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Class Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat together with TK and Kinder families with a festive dinner, followed by First Friday Family Service.  The students will participate in the service in a special way!

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TRIBE Shabbat: Service & Potluck Dinner – South African Style!

Friday, October 5 @ 6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

TRIBE Shabbat: Service & Potluck Dinner – South African Style! Service: 6:15pm & Potluck Dinner: 7:15pm   Join newlyweds, Courtney & Saul for a mellow, Shabbat experience with Rabbi Solomon. We’ll have a Shabbat service, with a bit of a South African flare, talk some Torah and dine. Conversation on joy and happiness. Bring a veggie South-African inspired savory dish to share.   TRIBE is for wild ones in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, October 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Shabbat Afternoon Service

Saturday, October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Parent Connection Meeting

Sunday, October 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Join Parent Connection and find out how you can be involved to support our students and teachers, while connecting with fellow parents and having a great time!

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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. Just show up. Discussion topics depend on what participants wish to discuss. Meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month. Refreshments served.

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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DayTimers Movie Mavens

Thursday, October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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1:00 -- 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda No fee; Beth Israel members only "The Wife" Watching Glenn Close portray a woman who has given more to her marriage than she perhaps should have is like watching the fog lift from a stranded ski lift.  By the end of the movie, audiences can see what's going on clearly, but the view is still a little shocking. This role has set off Oscar sirens, as this year may be her turn. "Academy…

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DayTimers Movie Mavens

Thursday, October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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1:00 -- 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda No fee; Beth Israel members only "The Wife" Watching Glenn Close portray a woman who has given more to her marriage than she perhaps should have is like watching the fog lift from a stranded ski lift.  By the end of the movie, audiences can see what's going on clearly, but the view is still a little shocking. This role has set off Oscar sirens, as this year may be her turn. "Academy…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, October 12 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band – 2nd Fridays

Friday, October 12 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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A service open to all and featuring music by the Teen and Youth Choir and Band. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s…

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Soul Food Shabbat

Friday, October 12 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 14, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Feed your soul with contemporary music and prayer in this intimate and informal service open to all and followed by an Oneg. “The Sabbath is the presence of God in the world, open to the soul of humankind. God is not in things of space, but in moments of time.”  Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, October 13 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Family Education Day

Sunday, October 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Students and their families join together for a day of hands-on learning (and parents get an opportunity to schmooze and learn, adults-only!)

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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L’Taken Meeting for 10th Grade Families

Tuesday, October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Parents will meet with trip leaders to discuss advance planning and logistics for the L'Taken 10th Grade class trip.

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Men’s Club October 2018 Dinner Forum

Wednesday, October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Featuring a Representative from the League Women Voters of San Diego  Understanding the 2018 Ballot Propositions Beth Israel's Men's Club is pleased to announce that a representative from the League of Women Voters of San Diego will be our guest speaker at the October Dinner Forum. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government and influencing public policy through education and advocacy. This program is open to the entire San Diego community, both men and…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: Susan Munsey

Thursday, October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$5 – $8

Susan Munsey founded GenerateHope in 2008 and is the Director of Programs, developing innovative programs for young women and teens who have survived the trauma of sex trafficking. She is passionate about rescuing and rehabilitating women and educating our community about this issue. Susan sits on The San Diego Regional Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Advisory Council and co-chairs the HT/CSEC Service Provider Committee. Susan has a Masters degree in social work from Smith College in Massachusetts…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 20, 2019

One event on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 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. Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter: Edith Kodmur Oct. 18: The German…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, October 19 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Erev Shabbat Service, 3rd Fridays

Friday, October 19 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, May 17, 2019

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. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai Band All Other Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, October 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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To The Land That I Will Show You: Jewish Ethics and the Refugee Crisis

Saturday, October 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$12 – $15

National Refugee Shabbat 2018, which falls on October 19th-20th, is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals around the country to create a Shabbat experience dedicated to refugees. The parsha (Torah portion) for this shabbat is Lech Lecha, which describes the beginning of the experience of wandering in search of freedom for the Jewish people. This makes it a particularly meaningful opportunity to deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect with the Jewish movement for refugees, commit (or recommit) to taking…

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Shabbat Afternoon Service

Saturday, October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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SOUL Sunday

Sunday, October 21 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
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One event on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:15am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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October 21 - Yoga December 2 - Meditate January 27 - Hike March 24 - Cook

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SOUL Sunday

Sunday, October 21 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
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One event on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:15am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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October 21 - Yoga December 2 - Meditate January 27 - Hike March 24 - Cook

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Encore 101

Sunday, October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Encore addresses Baby Boomers and (slightly) Beyond (55-75) temple members who are searching for deeper engagement. It provides a space for exploration and experience during this life cycle passage. Join us to learn more about Encore and what programs are offered for the coming year. October 21 1:00 - 2:00 pm @ Beth Israel Feuerstein Family Activity Center RSVP below for planning purposes. No charge.

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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. Just show up. Discussion topics depend on what participants wish to discuss. Meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month. Refreshments served.

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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8th Grade Trip Los Angeles

Friday, October 26 - Sunday, October 28
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Weekend journey to Los Angeles where we will build and deepen our community connection as 8th graders of Beth Israel, experience LA Jewish culture, explore our roots and connections to the greater Jewish Community, and have an all-around great time! Itinerary includes Shabbat at Beit T'Shuva, Universal Studios, and Los Angeles Holocaust Museum. Cost: $75, includes meals, accommodations, transportation and entry.

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, October 26 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, October 26 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, May 31, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Welcome Shabbat with this inspiring service open to all and featuring Beth Israel's Chai Band. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, October 27 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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First Grade Family Education Day

Sunday, October 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Students and their families join together for a day of hands-on learning (and parents get an opportunity to schmooze and learn, adults-only!)

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Encore Season Opener: Fred Luskin, Ph.D.: A Life Well Lived: Purpose and Pleasure the Art and Science of Happiness

Sunday, October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Our Encore season speaker will be Dr. Fred Luskin, Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects. He will speak on Sunday, October 28 at 2 pm. This program is open to the entire congregation, no fee. For more information, please contact Director of Caring Community, Katey Lindley at klindley@cbisd.org or 858.900.2525.   Fred Luskin, Ph.D., is the director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well…

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Celebrate, Commemorate: The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community

Tuesday, October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Join curator, historian and author Joellyn Zollman for a book talk that explores the oys and joys of writing community history. Dr. Zollman will offer behind-the-scenes insights on the creation and content of the brand new exhibition book, Celebrate, Commemorate: The History and Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community. The book is a definitive history of San Diego’s Jewish community and includes exhibition components of the community’s history as told through timelines, photographs, and new essays chronicling the journey that…

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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November 2018

Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, November 2 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Jewish Art from the Tabernacle to Chagall: Evolution of Jewish Imagery Through the Generations

Tuesday, November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$25 – $35

Tuesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2018 @ 10:00am-11:30am (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center Artist and Educator Jane Lazerow holds an MFA from UCSD and has had her art exhibited throughout San Diego since the early 1980's. Her unique shared expertise of art and Judaism is the key that unlocks how she will share with us the evolution of Jewish imagery through the ages. She herself paints ancient stories and myths, biblical narratives, and personal dramas with a…

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Big Sonia: Documentary Film Screening about Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski

Thursday, November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass". The name refers to the wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms which took place on November 9 and 10, 1938 throughout Germany, annexed Austria, and in areas of Czechoslovakia recently occupied by German troops. On the eve of the 80th anniversary of this violent tragedy, an essential turning point in Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews, Beth Israel will host a screening of BIG SONIA. Sonia's story demonstrates that sharing our…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, November 9 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Soul Food Shabbat

Friday, November 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 14, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Feed your soul with contemporary music and prayer in this intimate and informal service open to all and followed by an Oneg. “The Sabbath is the presence of God in the world, open to the soul of humankind. God is not in things of space, but in moments of time.”  Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Shabbat Afternoon Service

Saturday, November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Men’s Club November 2018 Luncheon Forum

Sunday, November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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When good ears go bad; why can’t I hear anymore? Beth Israel’s Men’s Club is pleased to announce that David Ward Ph. D, San Diego representative for the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will be our guest speaker at a Sunday Luncheon on November 11th at Congregation Beth Israel. Are you (or someone you love) among the millions of U.S. adults who could benefit from using hearing aids? If so, join us to learn about hearing loss and hearing devices. David will…

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Jewish Art from the Tabernacle to Chagall: Evolution of Jewish Imagery Through the Generations

Tuesday, November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$25 – $35

Tuesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2018 @ 10:00am-11:30am (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center Artist and Educator Jane Lazerow holds an MFA from UCSD and has had her art exhibited throughout San Diego since the early 1980's. Her unique shared expertise of art and Judaism is the key that unlocks how she will share with us the evolution of Jewish imagery through the ages. She herself paints ancient stories and myths, biblical narratives, and personal dramas with a…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: Matthew Hall

Thursday, November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$5 – $8

Topic: Fake News, Real Problem. Fake news is a real problem. Journalists’ credibility is under siege almost daily in this digital age where it’s so easy to share misinformation or disinformation. Real news combats this with honesty, fairness and a diversity of viewpoints. Its only agenda is a search for the truth. Join Matthew T. Hall, the editorial and opinion director at The San Diego Union-Tribune and a national board member of the Society of Professional Journalists, to discuss a…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 20, 2019

One event on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 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. Sept. 27: The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish; An historical novel (600 pages) to be read over the summer. Presenter: Edith Kodmur Oct. 18: The German…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, November 16 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Erev Shabbat Service, 3rd Fridays

Friday, November 16 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, May 17, 2019

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. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai Band All Other Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Shabbat Afternoon Service

Saturday, November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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Jewish Art from the Tabernacle to Chagall: Evolution of Jewish Imagery Through the Generations

Tuesday, November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$25 – $35

Tuesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2018 @ 10:00am-11:30am (3 Sessions) in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center Artist and Educator Jane Lazerow holds an MFA from UCSD and has had her art exhibited throughout San Diego since the early 1980's. Her unique shared expertise of art and Judaism is the key that unlocks how she will share with us the evolution of Jewish imagery through the ages. She herself paints ancient stories and myths, biblical narratives, and personal dramas with a…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, November 23 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, November 23 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, May 31, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Welcome Shabbat with this inspiring service open to all and featuring Beth Israel's Chai Band. Followed by an oneg. Located in our Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary, except during the summer and other dates as noted. Our Friday Erev Shabbat Schedule is as follows: 1st Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Young Family Service 2nd Fridays: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Teen and Youth Choir and Band 8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service 4th Friday of each Month: 6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service featuring Beth Israel’s Chai…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, November 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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. Just show up. Discussion topics depend on what participants wish to discuss. Meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month. Refreshments served.

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PRAYER BOOK HEBREW MADE EASY! Level One: Beginner/Intermediate with Dr. Al Ray

Tuesday, November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$85 – $105

Tuesdays, September 4, 2018 - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm (26 Sessions) Did not learn to read Hebrew when you were growing up? It’s not too late! Enrich your worship experience by reading the prayers in Hebrew and building a lexicon of Jewish words and phrases so that you can better understand their meaning. Each member of the class will receive their own special journal edition of our prayer book, the Mishkan T’filah, to use as their textbook. Fee includes…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 22, 2019

One event on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:15pm

One event on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:15pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Co-sponsored with Outreach Committee Thursdays, October 11, 2018 – March 22, 2019 (no class Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 27, 2018 / Jan. 3, Feb. 14, March 21, 2019) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted.  Friday, February 15, 2019 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019  Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel…

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Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan

Friday, November 30 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, happening 150 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Get your SOUL movin’ for the weekend with a blend of yoga and morning blessings led by Rabbi Solomon. Bring a yoga mat and a friend. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. Location: Foster Family Chapel

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December 2018

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, December 1 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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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 and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided. No fee, no reservation needed.

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Shabbat Lay Led Morning Service

Saturday, December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 6, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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An informal service, open to all, in the Foster Family Chapel, featuring prayer, singing and Torah discussion in a relaxed and friendly setting.

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Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday, December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Celebrate Shabbat and a Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the Glickman-Galinson Sanctuary.

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SOUL Sunday

Sunday, December 2 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
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One event on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 9:15am

One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:15am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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October 21 - Yoga December 2 - Meditate January 27 - Hike March 24 - Cook

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