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.

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Candle lighting: 4:24 p.m. 
December 8, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. 

December 9, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m. 
Alison Lobenstein, daughter of Marla and Larry Lobenstein, and Adam Feldman, son of  Robin Feldman ( z"l ) and Marcia and Elliot Feldman will celebrate their  Aufruf. A Kiddush luncheon is being hosted by Alison's grandparents, Harriet Salter and Lou Klareich, in honor of Alison and Adam's upcoming marriage.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vayeshev.

Children's Programs (10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Snacks will be served.
  • Shabbat Play Date, for families with young children through Kindergarten. Children should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Shabbat Rocks, for children in grades 1-6
Havdalah: 5:32 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
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Social Action  at TIS
Through December 8
We've embraced two local families through Jewish Family Service to  ensure a special holiday for each of them.  Visit our website for all of the details
So You Want to Know More About Judaism Informational Meeting
December 10, 11:00 a.m.
We have many members and friends who have inquired about a Basic Judaism class. This informational meeting is open to anyone, Jewish or those who may want to explore Judaism, who wishes to hear more about the plans for this class. Learn more now.
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December 11, 7:00 p.m.
Led by Rabbi Josh, we'll explore engaging discussion topics of interest grounded in Jewish text. Meet us at Burning Beard Brewing Company. More details are here.
Chanukah Block Party
December 17, 12 noon
This year's annual celebration will offer fun for all. Our afternoon will feature a
LEGO Chanukah Menorah Building Competition led by professional LEGO Masters, latkes, crafts, donuts, singing, candle lighting, and much more. 

Learn more and make reservations by December 11.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Shir Chadash Shabbat December 15
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group December 20
Chinese and a Movie December 24

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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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 6, 2017
In This Issue
Community Heroes  Community Heroes
December 24, 11:00 a.m.
Join us in honoring our local community heroes, e.g., firefighters, police officers, and hospital emergency room workers, for their dedication throughout the year. These heroes are busier than ever during this holiday season and we want to thank them for their ongoing commitment to our community. 

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

on TIS Facebook 
SDVoyager featured a terrific article about TIS member Josh Turchin and One Earth Recycling. 

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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Meet and Greet
with Rabbi Dorsch
Our small gatherings have brought forth wonderful suggestions.
Future Dates
Thursday, December 14, for Torah School parents, at 7:00 p.m.

Interested?  Email us and we will share the location with you.

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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.  


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