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.

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah Holiday and Shabbat Schedule    
October 11
TIS Office closes at 4:00 p.m.
No Torah School
Holiday Candle lighting: 6:01 p.m. 

October 12
TIS Office and Silverman Preschool are closed
Services begin at 9:30 a.m.
Family Sukkot Dinner at 5:30 p.m.
Holiday Candle lighting: 7:08 p.m.

October 13
TIS Office and Silverman Preschool are closed
Services (and Bar on the Bima) begin at 9:30 a.m.
Shabbat Candle lighting: 5:58 p.m.
Kabbalat Shabbat Services begin at 6:15 p.m.

October 14
Shabbat morning services begin at 10:00 a.m.  This week is Taste of Shabbat , our abbreviated learner's service. 

This week's parasha is  Bereshit

Midrash Shabbat will follow and will host Kym Pappas who is directing the upcoming production of The Diary of Anne Frank at Moxie Theatre. Other members of the production will also be joining us.

Thank you to Susan Keller for contributing to this month's Kiddush Luncheon.

Havdalah is at 7:05 p.m.
People Are Asking...
We've had many requests asking to read Rabbi Dorsch's High Holy Day Sermons. In addition, several people have asked to read TIS President Seth Krosner's Kol Nidre address. We're happy to say, "here they are!"

Click here to read these lovely messages.
TIS and Braun Library Film Series
October 15, 2:00 p.m.
Novia que te Vea (Like a Bride) is based  on the novel by Rosa Nissan. The film focuses on two young women: the sensitive, wide-eyed Oshi and the rebellious and idealistic Rifke, and their coming-of-age in a time ripe with alienation, self-discovery, revolution, destruction, and rebirth.

Our films are complimentary and open to the community. More details are here.
Shir Chadash Shabbat guitar_strum.jpg
October 20, 6:15 p.m.
This unique Shabbat service is enlivened with the combination of instrumental music. Accompanying the Friday night service with traditional, rock, and world music melodies, bringing more joy to our Shabbat experience.
Visit our website for more details. 
 Abraham Ratner Torah School
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
My Family Shabbat October 27
B'tzelem Elohim: Seeing the Divine in Our Faces featuring Rabbi Cherina Eisenberg November 2
The Men's Event Powered by the Jewish Federation of San Diego November 2
TIS Cabaret: Just Between Friends...Still November 18

And Around Our Community  
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Jewish Bereavement Support Groups  Various dates and locations 
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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.
October 11, 2017
In This Issue
Shabbat San Diego's
East County Mega Challah Bake

October 26
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Don't even think about missing the fun, excitement, learning, friendship, community, and deliciousness of this amazing evening. Open to all: women, men, children of all faiths and backgrounds. Child care will be available.  More details are here

All participants must register either on the website or contact Simone Abelsohn by email or call her at 858 571-3444.

Want to lend a hand and help us prepare the pre-measured kits? Click here and sign up.
Meet and Greet
with Rabbi Dorsch
Our Meet and Greet Committee invites those who are specifically interested in worship to join them at an upcoming gathering on Sunday, October 15 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at a private home. 

If you are interested in joining, please send an email and you will be contacted by a member of the committee. 
This Week
on TIS Facebook 
Michael Rosbash of Brandeis University, whose parents fled Nazi Germany, was one of three American scientists to win the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

Keep up to date with us through our Facebook page. Our weekly enews, human interest stories, program announcements and more can all be found on our Facebook page.

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