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

November 2019

Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program

Monday, November 18
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One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Volunteer Opportunity: Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program By providing meals, our volunteer dinner groups provide both nutritious food and a sense of community. With a focus on stopping the downward spiral of homelessness, Safe Parking offers not just a reliable place to stay, but also a welcoming environment, meaningful resources, and dignified support to create a pathway to housing while meeting people where they are now. Sign up here to volunteer for November 18th, 2019:…

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Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, November 19 @ 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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AIPAC Information Meeting & Dinner (12th Grade Students and Parents)

Tuesday, November 19 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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DayTimers Speaker Series: Karen Dobkins “Compassion for the Perpetrator?”

Thursday, November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$5 – $8

Professor Dobkins’ lecture “Compassion for the Perpetrator” is about how societies heal after massive human rights violations, and how we (as individuals) heal after minor (or major) violations.  Taking a historical approach, Professor Dobkins will discuss one of the best examples of societal healing – the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was formed after the end of Apartheid in South Africa.  Taking a humanistic approach, Professor Dobkins will discuss everyday violations, where we can all relate to being both “perpetrator”…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 20, 2019

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

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

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

One event on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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. 19 September "Beneath the Scarlet Sky" by Mark Sullivan - Rob Rubin, facilitator 17 October "Einstein's Dreams" by Alan Lightman - Arnie Gass, facilitator 21 November…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, November 22 @ 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. 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 Last 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 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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 Discussion Group

Monday, November 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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No Religious School

Tuesday, November 26 - Sunday, December 1
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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School resumes normal school hours beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd.

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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, November 29 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Saturday, May 30, 2020

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 Last 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 30 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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December 2019

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, December 3 @ 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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DayTimers Movie Mavens

Thursday, December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

1:00 -- 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda No fee; Beth Israel members only Movie Pick: PARASITE (GISAENGCHUNG) 99% of critics liked this film! MOVIE INFO Bong Joon Ho brings his work home to Korea in this pitch-black modern fairytale. Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Light Up Your Chanukah

Thursday, December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Join us to create your own memorable Chanukah celebration, one of the most joyful holidays of Judaism! Rabbi/Cantor Arlene Bernstein will teach you how to do it yourself (DIY) in this fun-filled, hands-on workshop. No fee, but please RSVP below at least one week in advance. For more information contact Program Director Ilene Tatro; itatro@cbisd.org or call 858 535-1111, ext.2516

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Young Family Shabbat Dinner

Friday, December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free – $13

All families are invited to join us as our 1st & 2nd grade Religious School students share their ruach with the whole congregation during the Young Family Erev Shabbat service on Friday, December 6th. This dinner and service is appropriate for all Preschool through Elementary-aged children. 1st grade will also be celebrating their Consecration, join in the simcha! ALL young families are welcomed to join our dinner prior to service. Dinner is $13/adult, $7/children 3 & up. (under 2 free)…

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Young Family Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service Welcome Shabbat with this service geared towards elementary school families. 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…

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1st Grade Consecration

Friday, December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Diaper Drive for Welcome Home

Friday, December 6 @ 6:15 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Helping a refugee resettle can be a years-long commitment. It requires the coordinated action of a broad support network, and the compassion of everyday people like you—who understand that no one asks to be a refugee, and who commit to helping them overcome traumatic pasts and move toward a more stable future. Please consider joining us. Refugees arrive in San Diego with their memories, their hopes, and a few belongings. Together we can help Welcome them Home. Refugee families arrive…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, December 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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BITY Attends the San Diego Gulls Hockey Game

Saturday, December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$35

All high school students, BITY is back and better than ever! Come join us on Saturday, December 7th while we go out to dinner, then the San Diego Gulls Hockey game verses the Colorado Eagles at the Pechanga Arena. We will be meeting at Beth Israel in the bottom parking lot, then taking a bus to dinner, then the game. Early bird admission for this event closes on Saturday, December 1st.

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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, December 10 @ 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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8th – 12th Grade Social Action Night

Tuesday, December 10 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, December 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. 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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TRIBE Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Friday, December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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One event on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us at 6:30 pm for our potluck dinner in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center with our TRIBE members. Following dinner at 8:30 pm, TRIBE is invited to join in on Soul Food Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel. Feed your soul with contemporary music and prayer in this intimate and informal service open to all and followed by an Oneg. TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  RSVP to…

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Soul Food Shabbat

Friday, December 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 12, 2020

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, December 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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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Mitzvah Mall and Chanukah Grade Level Parties

Sunday, December 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, December 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program

Wednesday, December 18
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One event on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Volunteer Opportunity: Help Cook and Serve for the JFS Safe Parking Program By providing meals, our volunteer dinner groups provide both nutritious food and a sense of community. With a focus on stopping the downward spiral of homelessness, Safe Parking offers not just a reliable place to stay, but also a welcoming environment, meaningful resources, and dignified support to create a pathway to housing while meeting people where they are now. Sign up here to volunteer for November 18th, 2019:…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: Dr. Paul Michelson, The Eye of the Artist or The Eye of The Beholder?

Thursday, December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$5 – $8

“The “Eye of the Artist” discusses how eye diseases affected famous artists and their works, the discoveries by impressionists of visual effects only recently understood by visual physiologists and other visual phenomena that demonstrate what we see and what is “ real” may be quite different (i.e. demonstrating and explaining “optical illusion” and “normal” vision). Paul E. Michelson, M. D., is a Board Certified ophthalmologist, Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Michelson…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Platt Dinner

Friday, December 20 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band

Friday, December 20 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, December 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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Religious School Winter Break

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - Saturday, January 4, 2020
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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School will resume on Sunday, January 5th!

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Platt Israel Trip

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - Thursday, January 2, 2020
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, December 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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Erev Shabbat Chai Service

Friday, December 27 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Saturday, May 30, 2020

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 Last 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, December 28 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, December 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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January 2020

Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Young Family Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service Welcome Shabbat with this service geared towards elementary school families. 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…

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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 4, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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, January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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, January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, January 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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DayTimers Event: Fused Glass Workshop Series

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$235

Back by popular demand, glass artist Ilanit Shalev takes you step-by-step in creating your own one-of-a-kind creation. Learn the process of fused glass making and let your creative side shine. In each class, you will learn a new technique and create an individual project. You will leave the class with a collection of 4 pieces that you have created on this artistic journey led by Ilanit. Ilanit was born and raised in Israel and studied at the World Center for…

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A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts: Expressive Arts for Comfort and Well-being

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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August 2019 through February 2020 All programs are Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life's biggest challenges. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whatever your loss, it is personal to you. Join us for a series on A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts as we use artful ways to express, process and heal. Space is limited to 9 people per class. Facilitator: Galit Shazifi,…

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Encore: Mindfulness – Foundations of Mindfulness

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 27, 2020

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

Mindfulness is both a way of being in the world and an approach to life's joys and challenges. It's about practicing to be fully present to here and now, in a nonjudgmental way. Join us for the next class on Mindfulness, called Foundations of Mindfulness. Foundations of Mindfulness Renée Lewis, UCSD Renée is Business Manager of the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and Project Manager for UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine. This 8 week session will help cultivate a mindful practice.…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 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. 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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TRIBE Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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One event on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

Meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us at 6:30 pm for our potluck dinner in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center with our TRIBE members. Following dinner at 8:30 pm, TRIBE is invited to join in on Soul Food Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel. Feed your soul with contemporary music and prayer in this intimate and informal service open to all and followed by an Oneg. TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  RSVP to…

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Soul Food Shabbat

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 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 12, 2020

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, January 11, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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, January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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, January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, January 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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5th Grade Family Education

Sunday, January 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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DayTimers Event: Fused Glass Workshop Series

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
+ Google Map
$235

Back by popular demand, glass artist Ilanit Shalev takes you step-by-step in creating your own one-of-a-kind creation. Learn the process of fused glass making and let your creative side shine. In each class, you will learn a new technique and create an individual project. You will leave the class with a collection of 4 pieces that you have created on this artistic journey led by Ilanit. Ilanit was born and raised in Israel and studied at the World Center for…

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A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts: Expressive Arts for Comfort and Well-being

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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August 2019 through February 2020 All programs are Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life's biggest challenges. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whatever your loss, it is personal to you. Join us for a series on A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts as we use artful ways to express, process and heal. Space is limited to 9 people per class. Facilitator: Galit Shazifi,…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: Dr. Mimi Guarneri

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$5 – $8

DayTimers monthly programs are open to the whole community. Please RSVP below at least one week in advance or to Program Director Ilene Tatro at itatro@cbisd.org, 858 900-2516. Fee: $5 with RSVP, $8 without RSVP.  

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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice Thursdays, October 17, 2019 – April 17, 2020 (no class Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Dec. 26, 2019 / April 9, 2020) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., except as noted. Friday, January 3, 2020 Learners Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 Outreach Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. and catered graduation dinner at 7:30 p.m. Instructors: Beth Israel Rabbis Fee: Beth Israel…

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Encore: Mindfulness – Foundations of Mindfulness

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 27, 2020

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

Mindfulness is both a way of being in the world and an approach to life's joys and challenges. It's about practicing to be fully present to here and now, in a nonjudgmental way. Join us for the next class on Mindfulness, called Foundations of Mindfulness. Foundations of Mindfulness Renée Lewis, UCSD Renée is Business Manager of the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and Project Manager for UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine. This 8 week session will help cultivate a mindful practice.…

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8th Grade Trip

Friday, January 17, 2020 - Sunday, January 19, 2020
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Social Justice Shabbaton with Rabbi David Saperstein

Friday, January 17, 2020 - Saturday, January 18, 2020
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Varies

Social Justice Shabbaton in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. featuring Visiting Scholar Rabbi David Saperstein Friday, January 17 6:15 pm : Erev Shabbat Service with Sermon by Rabbi David Saperstein 7:45 pm : Post-Oneg Presentation by Rabbi David Saperstein Saturday, January 18 8:30 am : Torah Study led by Rabbi David Saperstein 12:30 pm: Catered Lunch & Study Session with Rabbi David Saperstein ($15 members, $25 nonmembers) Rabbi David Saperstein Biography: President, World Union for Progressive Judaism Senior Advisor…

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MLK Shabbat – Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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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Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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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A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts: Expressive Arts for Comfort and Well-being

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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August 2019 through February 2020 All programs are Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life's biggest challenges. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whatever your loss, it is personal to you. Join us for a series on A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts as we use artful ways to express, process and heal. Space is limited to 9 people per class. Facilitator: Galit Shazifi,…

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Divrei Shir: Words of Song with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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

Divrei Shir: Words of Song with Rabbi Cantor Arlene Bernstein Wednesdays, January 22 and 29, 2020, 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center No Fee Week 1: An Introduction to the Study of Jewish Music: Let Everything that has Breath Praise God Week 2: Why We Sing What We Sing When We Sing It: Music of the Jewish Calendar

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Encore: Mindfulness – Foundations of Mindfulness

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 27, 2020

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

Mindfulness is both a way of being in the world and an approach to life's joys and challenges. It's about practicing to be fully present to here and now, in a nonjudgmental way. Join us for the next class on Mindfulness, called Foundations of Mindfulness. Foundations of Mindfulness Renée Lewis, UCSD Renée is Business Manager of the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and Project Manager for UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine. This 8 week session will help cultivate a mindful practice.…

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Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 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. 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 Last 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, January 25, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Friday, July 31, 2020

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, January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 25, 2020

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, January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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, January 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 27, 2020

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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2nd Grade Family Education

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Platt Lunch

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Men’s Club Discussion Group

Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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DayTimers Event: Fused Glass Workshop Series

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$235

Back by popular demand, glass artist Ilanit Shalev takes you step-by-step in creating your own one-of-a-kind creation. Learn the process of fused glass making and let your creative side shine. In each class, you will learn a new technique and create an individual project. You will leave the class with a collection of 4 pieces that you have created on this artistic journey led by Ilanit. Ilanit was born and raised in Israel and studied at the World Center for…

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BITY Runs Hebrew High!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts: Expressive Arts for Comfort and Well-being

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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August 2019 through February 2020 All programs are Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life's biggest challenges. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whatever your loss, it is personal to you. Join us for a series on A Holistic Approach to Bereavement & Healing Through the Arts as we use artful ways to express, process and heal. Space is limited to 9 people per class. Facilitator: Galit Shazifi,…

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