Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

Friday, October 26
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Shabbat San Diego: Musical Erev Shabbat Service, with special guest Noah Aronson, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, October 27
Torah Portion: Vayera, Gen. 18:1-22:24
Haftarah: II Kings 4:1-37
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Howard Hian; Torah Reader: Elissa Shuchter; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn

Friday, November 2
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. TRIBE Shabbat

Saturday, November 3
Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah, Gen.. 23:1-25:18
Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-1:31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow

Friday, November 9
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth/Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 10
Torah Portion: Tol’dot, Gen. 25:19-28:9
Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Reimers
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Ritter; Torah Reader: Jim Spievak; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, November 16
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat Service in the Jackie Novak Youth Lounge
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 17
Torah Portion: Vayetzei, Gen. 28:10-32:3
Haftarah: Hosea 12:13-14:10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Wednesday, November 21
7:30 p.m. Erev Thanksgiving Service at Beth Israel, followed by a reception

Friday, November 23
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 24
Torah Portion: Vayishlach, Gen. 32:4-36:43
Haftarah: Hosea 11:7-12:12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Louise Winheld; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Richard Weinroth

Friday, November 30
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 1
Torah Portion: Vayeshev, Gen. 37:1-40:23
Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, December 7
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. TRIBE Shabbat

Saturday, December 8
Torah Portion: Miketz, Gen. 41:1-44:17
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Men’s Club; Torah Reader: Men’s Club; D’var Torah: Men’s Club
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, December 14
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner (please RSVP)
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth/Teen Choir, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 15
Torah Portion: Vayigash, Gen. 44:18-47:27
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-37:28
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: Lana Schaffer

Friday, December 21
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat Service in the Jackie Novak Youth Lounge
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg and Chinese Dinner

Saturday, December 22
Torah Portion: Vayechi, Gen. 47:28-50:26
Haftarah: I Kings 2:1-12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: Rabbi Paula Reimers; D’var Torah: Louise Winheld

Friday, December 28
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 29
Torah Portion: Shemot, Exod. 1:1-6:1
Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: David Kroll

Friday, January 4
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. TRIBE Shabbat

Saturday, January 5
Torah Portion: Va-eira, Exod. 6:2-9:35
Haftarah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Chuck Helsel; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Elisssa Shuchter
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, January 11
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth/Teen Choir and Band, plus Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 12
Torah Portion: Bo, Exod. 10:1-13:16
Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jane Best; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, January 18
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 19
Torah Portion: B’shalach, Exod. 13:17-17:16
Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Reimers
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Lana Schaffer; D’var Torah: David Kroll

Friday, January 25
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 26
Torah Portion: Yitro, Exod. 18:1-20:23
Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Michael Maskin
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, February 1
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. TRIBE Shabbat

Saturday, February 2
Torah Portion: Mishpatim, Exod. 21:1-24:18
Haftarah: Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: Steve Gould; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, February 8
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth/Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 9
Torah Portion: Trumah, Exod. 25:1-27:19
Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Jim Spievak; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn

Friday, February 15
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 16
Torah Portion: T’zaveh, Exod. 27:20-30:10
Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Louise Winheld; Torah Reader: Nancy Handwerger; D’var Torah: Nancy Handwerger

Friday, February 22
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 23
Torah Portion: Ki Tisa, Exod. 30:11-34:55
Haftarah: I Kings 18:1-39
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Gould; Torah Reader: Mary Marshall; D’var Torah: Elaine Edelman
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, March 1
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. TRIBE Shabbat

Saturday, March 2
Torah Portion: Va-yak’heil, Exod. 35:1-38:20
Haftarah: I Kings 7:40-50
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Religious School Teens; Torah Reader: Religious School Teens; D’var Torah: Religious School Teens

Friday, March 8
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth/Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 9
Torah Portion: P’kudei, Exod. 38:21-40:38
Haftarah: I Kings 7:51-8:21
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Levi Lauer
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Lana Schaffer
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, March 15
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 16
Torah Portion: Va-yikra, Lev. 1:1-5:26
Haftarah: Isaiah 43:21-44:23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: Rabbi Paula Reimers; D’var Torah: David Kroll
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Wednesday, March 20
6:15 p.m. Erev Purim Service, followed by an Oneg

Friday, March 22
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service (Outreach Shabbat), followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 23
Torah Portion: Tzav, Lev. 6:1-8:36
Haftarah: Jeremiah 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Sandie & Dan Linn
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, March 29
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 30
Torah Portion: Sh’mini, Lev. 9:1-11:47
Haftarah: II Samuel 6:1-7:17
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn