Tifereth Israel Synagogue, A Conservative Congregation

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A fully egalitarian congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, representing both tradition and innovation in the Jewish community. Diverse, warm and personal, Tifereth Israel Synagogue creates a foundation for an authentic Jewish experience.

Passover Holiday  
Candle Lighting, Services, Office and School Closures 
March 30
  • Following Minyan, a Siyum (short study session) for Fast of the First Born will be held
  • Got  chametz ?  Sell it online or call the office by 8:30 a.m. You may eat chametz until 10:46 a.m. on March 30 and then again beginning at 7:50 p.m. on April 7
  • Preschool closes at 3:00 p.m. 
  • No Kabbalat Shabbat service. If you need to say the Mourner's Kaddish, please contact Rabbi Dorsch
  • Candle lighting at 6:49 p.m. 
March 31
  • Shabbat and Passover services begin at 9:30 a.m. 
  • Candle lighting at 7:50 p.m.
April 1
  • Passover service begins at 9:30 a.m. Yizkor memorial prayers will be recited.
  • There is no Torah School 
  • Havdalah at 7:50 p.m.
April 2 - 6
  • Silverman Preschool is closed and will resume on April 9.
April 1 and 4
  • Torah School is closed and will resume on April 8.
A complete list of service and candle lighting times, school and office closures, resources, and ideas  can be found here .
This Shabbat   torah-reading.jpg  
Candle lighting: 6:49 p.m. 
March 30, No Kabbalat Shabbat service will be held. Chag sameach and enjoy the First Seder.

March 31, Shabbat and Passover services begin at 9:30 a.m.
Kiddush sponsored by Ellen and Phil Lorang in honor of their anniversary.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Pesach, Day 1.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
The Butterfly Project        
April 8, 10:00 a.m.  
The Butterfly Project uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate about the dangers of hatred and bigotry. 

All of our members and friends are invited to participate in this world-wide effort. In addition to painting butterflies, representatives from The Butterfly Project will be on site sharing information as well as the newly released film NOT the Last Butterfly.

Our website has all of the details about the day. Although our RSVP deadline has passed, we do have a limited number of additional butterflies available on a "first come first serve" basis. 
Learner's Minyan      
April 13, 7:30 a.m.  
Does attending morning Minyan feel intimidating? Fear not - help is on the way. 

Once a month, Rabbi Josh slows down the Minyan service so that we can all learn together to enhance our experience. Read more now
ADL'S Walk  Against Hate
April 15, 8:30 a.m.
Join our TIS team as part of this community-wide event bringing people together to stand up against bigotry and celebrate diversity. Everyone is invited to join us!  The Walk is kid-friendly and features activities to keep everyone entertained! Learn more now

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Funds raised through the Walk Against Hate will be used to support ADL's mission, to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. 
TICO Concerts
April 7, 8:30 p.m. and 10, 7:30 p.m.
This will be the first-ever performance of this new work. Composed by John Luther, it joins the forces of the Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra, the East County Mormon Chorale, Cantor Larry Kornit, and shofar virtuoso Steven Ovitsky.  Click here for more details and to purchase tickets. 
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
  • The Butterfly Project April 8
  • Machar / Kadima SATO (Social Action/Tikun Olam) and Movie Day April 8
  • ADL Walk Against Hate April 15
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Men's Club           
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Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Israeli Dance April 8
Shabbat Shalom: Taste of Shabbat Service and Children's Programs  April 14
Midrash Shabbat April 14
TIS Book Club April 15
TIS & Braun Library Film Series: Fill the Void April 15
Shir Chadash April 20
Chick Flicks May 23

And Around Our Community  
Yom HaZikaron: Israel's Day of Remembrance April 17
Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 23
Israel Fest 2018 April 29
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Learn More about
Whether you're looking to join a congregational family or just wish to visit  email Beth Klareich or phone her at (619) 697-6001 ext. 108. She'll share more information with you and invite you to join us for services or any of our events and programs.
March 28, 2018
In This Issue
In the TIS Family

Aubrey Emerson-Rose Smith was born on Friday, March 16  at 12:01 p.m. weighing 6 lbs, 12 oz, and measured 18.5 inches. Congratulations to her parents, Mitzi and Justin, who were overjoyed to welcome Aubrey and have her complete their family, joining 2 year old big sister Molly Anabelle-Rose . Other family members thrilled with the new arrival were grandparents Miriam and Max Schleicher, Dr. Linda Fitts and Dr. Curtis Loer, uncle David Loer, and great-grandfather Emery Fitts.
Israel Trip Meeting

April 25, 6:00 p.m.
TIS is planning a trip to Israel during the summer of 2019. We've had several inquiries and we're ready to move forward. What could be better than experiencing the holy land with your family an d friends? Click here to read more details
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