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 
April 5
  • TIS Office closes at 3:00 p.m.
  • Candle Lighting is at 6:53 p.m.
April 6
  • TIS Office is closed
  • Passover Services at 9:30 a.m.

Silverman Preschool and Abraham Ratner Torah School

  • Silverman Preschool is closed and will resume on April 9
  • Torah School 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: 6:54 p.m. 
April 6, Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 6:15 p.m.

April 7, Shabbat and Passover services begin at 9:30 a.m.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Pesach, Day 8.

Havadalah at 7:55 p.m.

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. 
Torah on Tap    
April 9, 7:00 p.m.  
The fun is in the learning, the company, and the brew isn't bad either. Rabbi Josh will help us explore topics through the lens of Torah.  Visit our site for all of the details.

This month we'll be gathering at Little Miss Brewing at the Normal Heights location at 3514 Adams Avenue, San Diego, 92116
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, 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
  • Membership Forms 2017-18
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
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 & Braun Library Film Series: Fill the Void  April 15
Shir Chadash April 20
TIS Book Club  April 22
Chick Flicks May 23

And Around Our Community  
Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 8
Yom HaZikaron: Israel's Day of Remembrance April 17
Israel Fest 2018 April 29
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
April 4, 2018
In This Issue
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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Hoping to make landfills obsolete, UBQ, which has raised $30 million in private investments, says it can take trash and make everyday use of garbage, from recyclable goods, to banana peels and chicken bones.

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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