Tifereth Israel Synagogue, A Conservative Congregation

This Week and More 

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.

Holiday Hours and Closures calendar


December 24  

  • Minyan is at 8:30 a.m.
  • There is no Torah School 
December 25
  • Minyan is at 8:30 a.m.
  • There is no Preschool and the TIS Office is closed
December 26
  • Minyan is at
  • The TIS Office is closed
This Shabbat   torah-reading.jpg
Candle lighting: 4:29 p.m. 
December 22, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. 

December 23, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m. 

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vayigash.

Havdalah: 5:38 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group
December 20, 7:00 p.m.
Rise and Shine!  
Did you know that the morning blessings once included thanks to God for "not making me an ignoramus?"
Susan Keller will talk about this and more as we explore what Judaism has to say about waking up. 

We'll be hosted by Annette Feigenbaum. Please let us know you'll be joining us, even if you know where Annette lives.
Email your RSVP or call 619 697-6001. Visit our website for more details. 
Chinese and a Movie  
December 24, 5:30 p.m.
Although dinner reservations are now closed, feel free to join us for the award-winning Israeli film,  A Matter of Size. We can't give an exact start time for the film but we guesstimate between 6:15 - 6:30 p.m.   More details are on our website .
Abraham Ratner Torah School  
  • Gimmel Class (3rd Grade) parents invited to decorate siddurim (prayer books) covers for students January 17 and 24 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Torah on Tap January 8
Shabbat Shalom January 13
Midrash Shabbat January 13
Comedy Shmomedy January 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service January 15
Chick Flicks  January 15
Pajama Palooza, January 20
Basic Judaism Class Beginning January 21
TIS and Braun Library Film Series January 21
The Star and the Crescent: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam Beginning January 23
Passover Seder Workshop February 4
Israeli Dance February 11

And Around Our Community  
Tapestry: A Community Celebration of Jewish Learning January 6
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Jewish Bereavement Support Groups  Various dates and locations 
Join our Email List
There's a whole lot going on in our congregation, schools, auxiliaries, and special interest groups. Keep up with all of it but remember,  you choose the news   you'll use.  
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.
December 20, 2017
In This Issue
In the TIS Family
Grayson Robert Elias York was born this morning, December 20 at 6:50 a.m. weighing in at 7lb 2oz and measured 19.25 inches. Parents Amethyst Tagle-York and Darren York were thrilled to welcome their new son who joins his big sister, Alex. 
Tikun Olam: Social Action at TIS
Celebrating Community Heroes
Join us in honoring local community heroes, e.g., firefighters, police officers, and hospital emergency room workers, for their dedication throughout the year. 

Click here to learn how you can help support this project!
This Week

on TIS Facebook 
Our TIS Chanukah Block Party was enjoyed by more than 200 guests! We saw amazing creations, enjoyed singing and eating, participated in a mitzvah project, and more.

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.

Like me on Facebook 

Donate While You Shop

Gift Cards

Donate While You Shop Gift Cards 

A complete list of all of our gift cards is available on our website. Place your order online now or phone the office at (619) 697-6001. Your purchases help support TIS.  


Other Opportunities

Click the icon below to support our congregation in other ways.