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April 2021

Author Lecture: “Women and God” with Rabbi Philip Graubart

Monday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Free

Join Rabbi Philip Graubart for an Author Lecture on his latest book, "Women and God." About the book: Rabbi Moishe Weinstein of the Hebrew Theological Institute has been accused of a sexual impropriety regarding a student. Rabbi Yael Gold, a friend and former student of Moishe, is reluctantly persuaded by Miriam, the president of the Rabbinical Assembly, the association of Conservative rabbis, to leave her home in Desert Valley, near Las Vegas, and travel to New York immediately to investigate.…

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The “Jewish American Princess” on Screen: From Stereotype to Role-Model

Tuesday, April 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for a three part series with Dr. Julia Wagner, live from the UK, as we examine the evolution of the "Jewish American Princess" character-type in film and television, from its misogynistic origins to unlikely heroines. Dr. Wagner will draw together the themes of the three lectures outlined below to ask how Jewish women on screen can assert their independence and effect social change. How do the characters portray female power, money and privilege, duty and loyalty, personal responsibility…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, April 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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What about the Women? A Search for a Useable Past

Thursday, April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom CA United States
Free

  Much is known about the lives of medieval Jewish Rabbis. The famous sages, Rashi, R. Tam, the Tosafists, and others have been studied for many generations. Yet little has been said about the lives of women during this period. This talk will focus on the daily lives of Jewish women in Ashkenaz (Germany and Northern France) in the medieval period (12th and 13th centuries). Their family responsibilities and religious practices as well as male attitudes towards the place of…

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Shining Light on “In The Dark”: A Conversation About Racial Bias in the American Legal System

Friday, April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Most important podcast journalist of the past few years? It’s got to be fearless Madeleine Baran. You may know her from her work exposing routinely covered-up sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis—and exposing it so thoroughly that victims’ legal cases became irrefutable, leading the archdiocese to declare bankruptcy in 2015. You may know her as the host and lead reporter of American Public Media Reports’ "In the Dark", the podcast that has won two Peabody Awards (the…

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TRIBE Virtual Oneg

Friday, April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  Virtually meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us for a Virtual Oneg on Friday, April 23, 2021, at 7:30 pm. Register in advance for this Oneg. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Oneg on Zoom. We are always looking for new ideas! Do you have a hot topic you’d like to discuss? A quote you have found meaning in? We are…

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The Preservation of Jewish Monuments in Eastern Europe

Sunday, April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, April 25, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Seventy-five years after the Holocaust, and thirty years after the fall of Communism, how is the Jewish past being preserved and presented in Eastern Europe? In these three illustrated lectures Dr. Samuel Gruber reviews efforts in Eastern Europe by government and private agencies, institutions, and organizations to document, protect, conserve, and maintain Jewish historic and religious sites, especially synagogues, cemeteries, and Holocaust-related sites.  In the decades since the fall of the Iron Curtain, the quantity and quality of this work…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, April 27 @ 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, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

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The “Jewish American Princess” on Screen: From Stereotype to Role-Model

Tuesday, April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for a three part series with Dr. Julia Wagner, live from the UK, as we examine the evolution of the "Jewish American Princess" character-type in film and television, from its misogynistic origins to unlikely heroines. Dr. Wagner will draw together the themes of the three lectures outlined below to ask how Jewish women on screen can assert their independence and effect social change. How do the characters portray female power, money and privilege, duty and loyalty, personal responsibility…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, April 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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Loving Your Neighbor: The Transformative Power of Service Learning with Rabbi Nevarez

Wednesday, April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Service-learning is an educational approach that combines learning objectives with community service in order to provide a pragmatic, progressive learning experience while meeting societal needs. Join Rabbi Nevarez on April 28th for a rich, enlightening (and visual) overview of his 17 years of leading service-learning trips to Latin America, the transformative impact and takeaways behind these experiences, and its subsequent introduction right here at Beth Israel. Promises to be an inspiring session! Originally from New York City, Rabbi Jason Nevarez…

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CONCEALED: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America

Thursday, April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Thursday April 29th at 12:30 PM PDT (3:30 PM EDT) for a compelling CSP author event with Esther Amini. Esther grew up in Queens, New York, during the freewheeling 1960s. She also grew up in a Persian-Jewish household, the American-born daughter of parents who had fled Mashhad, Iran. In Concealed, she tells the story of being caught between these two worlds: the dutiful daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more self-determination than tradition allows. Exploring the…

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May 2021

Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon

Sunday, May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

The University of Chicago excavations at the ancient mound at Megiddo—biblical Armageddon—yielded stunning discoveries in the 1920s and 1930s that transformed our understanding of the ancient world. Their expedition made headlines around the world, unearthing biblical-era monuments including gates, palaces, stables, and temples, along with gold and ivory treasures. In this illustrated lecture, which is based on his new book published by Princeton University Press, Eric H. Cline, a professor of classics and anthropology and director of George Washington University’s…

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“Kreplach & Dim Sum: Yes, There are Jews in China” led by Robyn Helzner

Sunday, May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us for a fascinating evening with the perfect blend of music, education, and entertainment! Celebrate the extraordinary presence of Jews in China LIVE via Zoom! Through lively stories, photos, videos, and music, Robyn Helzner shares an irresistible enthusiasm for both the ancient and modern Jewish communities of Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Kaifeng. Robyn served as the Cantor for the United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong and officiated at the first Bar Mitzvah ever held in Beijing. For a…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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Meir Shalev: An Intimate Conversation

Wednesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM PDT/ 1:00 PM EDT for a conversation between Rachel Korazim and Meir Shalev, one of Israel's most preeminent and popular novelists, about his influences, his writing and his approach to storytelling. Shalev’s work, which includes works for both children and adults, is saturated with love of man and nature and brings to the forefront the magic of everyday life. His novels chronicle the experience of the settlers in the Jezreel Valley in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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A Rabbi in the Vatican Online Tour: Jewish Influences on the Sistine Chapel

Sunday, May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

The  Vatican in Rome is the center of Catholicism and the Sistine Chapel is its crowning glory. The chapel’s world famous ceiling was painted by the great Michelangelo Buonarroti five centuries ago. Less well known is that the chapel was modeled on the holy heart of the ancient Temple in Jerusalem built by King Solomon, that its biblical frescoes reflect Jewish influences on Michelangelo’s education, and that the ornate flooring has kabbalistic overtones. This virtual tour is a unique opportunity…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, May 11 @ 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, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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DayTimers Movie Mavens: “Promising Young Woman”

Thursday, May 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Pushing thirty, and defined by a hideous crime involving her bosom friend, Nina, emotionally scarred medical school dropout, Cassie, knows firsthand that some wounds never heal. Leading an uneventful existence, still living with her parents, waiting tables at a cheap coffee shop to earn a living, Cassie has found the perfect way to deal with the painful past. Dressed to kill, at night, Cassie frequents the local bars and nightclubs, pretending to be dead-drunk, utterly helpless and vulnerable. And, every…

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The Last Million: How a Million Refugees Became Postwar Pawns of the Allies

Sunday, May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

"The violence of World War II did not end with the signing of ceasefires, truces, or peace treaties," writes David Nasaw in his new book - THE LAST MILLION: EUROPE'S DISPLACED PERSONS FROM WORLD WAR TO COLD WAR. Millions of concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers, political prisoners, and Nazi collaborators in flight overwhelmed a ruined Germany. After exhaustive efforts to repatriate the malnourished and desperate refugees, there remained more than a million displaced persons left behind in Germany: Jews, Poles, Ukrainians,…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: “The USS Midway Story – Evolution from Active Aircraft Carrier to Popular Museum”

Thursday, May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Fred Shatsky has been a docent with the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum since it opened to the public in 2004. As a speaker with the Midway's Speakers Bureau, he's given many lectures throughout San Diego about the Midway.  Fred has adapted a PowerPoint slideshow lecture specifically for Beth Israel to be presented in a Zoom session 1:30 - 2:30 PM on Thursday, May 20.  He will discuss the history of the Midway being the longest-serving aircraft carrier in the…

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TRIBE Virtual Oneg

Friday, May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  Virtually meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us for a Virtual Oneg on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 7:30 pm. Register in advance for this Oneg. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Oneg on Zoom. We are always looking for new ideas! Do you have a hot topic you’d like to discuss? A quote you have found meaning in? We are…

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Virtual Walking Tour Kaunas (Kovno), Kedainiai (Keidan) & Kalvarija

Sunday, May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Sunday May 23, 2021 for a virtual walking tour of three important Jewish towns in Lithuania led by CSP's favorite Lithuanian guide - Daniel Gurevich. Starting in Kaunas (Kovno), which was 60% Jewish at the end of the nineteenth century, we will visit the city center, Jewish Quarter, 9th Fort, Sugihara House, and many other important sights. We then take a virtual jump 50 kilometers north to Kedainiai (Keidan), one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. Situated on the banks of…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

Find out more »

Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

Find out more »

Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

Find out more »

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. No fee. See below for the scheduled meeting dates and books being read. New members are always welcome, and no reservation is required. Most book club selections are available in libraries or through online booksellers used or in paperback. September 17, 2020: Racing Against History - with author Rick Richman attending and facilitated by Arnie Gass. October 15, 2020: Perfidy by Ben Hecht- facilitated by Catherine Hand. November…

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June 2021

“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

Find out more »

Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 8 @ 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, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 15 @ 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, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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DayTimers Speaker Series: “District Attorney Elder Abuse Overview and Top Tips to Avoid Becoming the Next Victim”

Thursday, June 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Scott Pirrello is the Head of Elder Abuse Prosecutions for the San Diego District Attorney’s Office and has been a prosecutor for 15 years. Since 2009, Scott has been assigned to the Family Protection Division prosecuting a variety of Family Violence cases including Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse cases.  Scott now focuses exclusively on prosecuting all varieties of Elder Abuse including physical, financial, sexual, and neglect cases and the vulnerable victims that come with them.   Scott has more…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 22 @ 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, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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TRIBE Virtual Oneg

Friday, June 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

TRIBE is for adults in their 20’s-40’s who Jew together.  Virtually meet, mingle, and celebrate Shabbat with your fellow TRIBESTERS! Join us for a Virtual Oneg on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 7:30 pm. Register in advance for this Oneg. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Oneg on Zoom. We are always looking for new ideas! Do you have a hot topic you’d like to discuss? A quote you have found meaning in? We are…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 29 @ 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, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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