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: 5:05 p.m. 
February 2, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. This week, Abraham Ratner Torah School students in grades 2 and 3 will help lead parts of our service. Children in grade 3 will also receive their siddur. A Shabbat Dinner for these students and their families will follow the service.

February 3, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.

This week's Torah portion is Parashat Yitro.


Havdalah: 6:13 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Passover Workshop Passover Seder
February 4, 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon  
If you don't think that you could host a Seder, have we got the event for you! Debbie Mishek, 
TIS Religious Life VP, will take the guess work  out of preparing for the holiday and leading a seder. We want to make the holiday accessible and joyous for all. Click here for more details and to sign up for this complimentary experience.
Learner's Minyan
February 9, 7:30 a.m.  
Our first gathering was a rousing success! People often don't come to Minyan because they are not familiar with the service. Fear not - help is on the way. Rabbi Josh will lead a learner's Minyan service so that we can all learn together. Of course, this will be followed by breakfast! Our website has greater details. 
Shabbat Shalom
February 10, 10:00 a.m.  
A Shabbat experience meeting the needs of all ages. Here is how our day will look:
  • Taste of Shabbat: Our abbreviated learners service.
  • Shabbat Play Date: Families with young children through Kindergarten enjoy free-play, songs, stories, and more. 
  • Shabbat Rocks: Kids in grades 1 - 6 explore the weekly parasha, become familiar with the service, and engage in fun activities.
  • Midrash Shabbat: A Kiddush Luncheon follows all of our 10:00 a.m. programs offering an opportunity for learning.
Learn more about this exciting program  on our website
Midrash Shabbat
February 10, following services  
February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM).  Rabbi Dorsch will use Jewish texts to frame our discussion about some of the challenges to inclusion and disability awareness within the Jewish community as well as some of the programs and resources available throughout the Jewish community. Visit our site for more details.
TIS & Braun Library Film Series
February 11, 2:00 p.m.  
Our film, Paradise Now, follows two youths  from the Gaza strip who are just 48 hours away from becoming the latest suicide bombers. Two young Palestinian men are both recruited to carry out a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. To learn more about our film and to view the trailer, visit our website.
Abraham Ratner Torah School  
  • Shabbat Services on February 2 will be led, in part, by students in grades 2 and 3.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
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Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Israeli Dance February 11
Torah on Tap February 12
TIS at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival February 18
My Family Shabbat February 23

And Around Our Community  
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.
January 31, 2018
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Hatikvah, the Israeli national anthem, played on restored violins owned by Jews during the Holocaust, in the eternal capital of the Jewish people: Jerusalem.

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