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.

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Candle lighting: 6:54 p.m. 
September 1, Kabbalat Shabbat Services begin at 6:15 p.m.

September 2, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.  

This week's Torah portion is Parashat Ki Teitzei

Havdalah: 8:00 p.m.
Need a ride to services? Email On the Go or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
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September 4
In honor of Labor Day, our office and Silverman Preschool will be closed.

Minyan will meet at 8:30 a.m.

Shofar Squad
September 3, 10,  and 17, 9:00 a.m.
No experience is necessary. This  is an opportunity to learn and participate in this ancient ritual. Both children and adults are encouraged to learn how to blow a shofar properly. 

To register,  email Linda  at or call 619 697-6001, ext. 103.
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September 6 , 6:00 p.m.
Whether you are an experienced fantasy football player or new to the game, whether you know everything there is to know about football or nothing at all, we hope you will join Rabbi Dorsch and Tifereth Israel's fantasy football league.

Midrash Shabbat
September 9 , following Services
Higher and Higher is the theme of this month's event, led by Rabbi Joshua Dorsch.  As we approach the High Holy Days how do we spiritually prepare ourselves? 

Our Kiddush Luncheon is being graciously sponsored Annette Feigenbaum and Norman Kort. 

Learn more on our website.
Learn to Read Torah
September 10, 17, 24 and October 8, 11:00 a.m.
Here's your chance to discover this unique yet simple system of "trope" which has lasted hundreds of years. Norm Katz will teach the basics in four one hour lessons.  Learn more now.

Email your RSVP or call  619 697-6001 and let the office know you'll be joining.
Chick Flicks: Year by the Sea Chick Flicks
September 14, 5:30 p.m.*
Let's grab a cocktail, dinner, and a movie with all our favorite gals.

The film is based on the New York Times bestseller, "A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman."
Hoping to reclaim who she was before being a wife and mother, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.

Early bird pricing is good through noon on September 11
Visit our website for all of the evening's details and reservation information. 
 Abraham Ratner Torah School
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
TIS and Braun Library Film Series September 10
Israeli Dance September 10
Shir Chadash Shabbat September 15
A Wilder Selichot September 16
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group September 18

And Around Our Community  
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Jewish Bereavement Support Groups  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.
August 30, 2017
In This Issue
We Could Use

Your Help 
Throughout the High Holy Days, our ushers and greeters welcome members and visitors and assist in ensuring our the best possible experience for all. 

Click here to sign up and lend a hand. 
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We all know about superstitions. This article addresses some popular Jewish superstitions.  

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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TIS Stay Healthy 
 Classes at TIS
Did you know that TIS offers a variety of classes for sound mind and body? 
  • Feeling Fit
  • Silver Sneakers Yoga with Jackie Gadd 
  • Line Dancing 
  • Caregiver Support Group 
Take a look and take advantage.

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

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