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: 5:11 p.m. 
February 9, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. 

February 10, 
begins at 10:00 a.m.
  • Taste of Shabbat: An abbreviated, learner's service that allows you to become more comfortable with, and more understanding of, the service.
  • Shabbat Play Date: Families with young children through Kindergarten are invited to come and enjoy free-play, songs, stories, and more. 
  • Shabbat Rocks: Kids in grades 1 - 6 explore the weekly parasha, become more familiar with the service, and engage in fun activities.
This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Mishpatim.

Following all of our services and programs, join us at  Midrash Shabbat Lunch & Learn. Rabbi Dorsch will discuss JDAIM, 
Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month.

Havdalah: 6:20 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
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. 
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.
Torah on Tap
February 12, 7:00 p.m.  
Rabbi Dorsch will lead this evening filled with learning,  camaraderie, and some good brew. If you haven't joined us before, what are you waiting for? 

This month, we'll meet at urbn in El Cajon. 
Greater details may be found by clicking here.
TIS at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival
BOMBSHELL: The Hedy Lamarr Story
February 18, 4:30 p.m.  
The film explores how the Austrian-Jewish émigré actress was known more for her looks, but she should have been known for her brains. During her Hollywood heyday, she was working on ideas and inventions originally intended to thwart Nazi communications. These ideas laid the foundation for technology developed by companies like San Diego's Qualcomm.

Click here for more details and to order your discount tickets.
My Family Shabbat
February 23, 6:15 p.m.  
Casual, fun, and engaging are just some of the ways to describe what we have in store for you! Rabbi Josh will welcome families, with children of all ages, for this special Shabbat experience. There will be music, games, prizes, and our service. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to celebrate Shabbat that is just perfect for children.

Click here for more information.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Israeli Dance February 11
Hamantaschen pre-order deadline February 21
Purim Carnival February 25
Purim Feast February 28
Purimshpiel February 28
TICO Concerts April 7 and 10
The Butterfly Project April 8

And Around Our Community  
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
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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.
February 7, 2018
In This Issue
Abraham and Anne Ratner

It is our pleasure to welcome back Cantor Hanan Leberman as our Scholar-in-Residence. 

The power of song will bring us together throughout this special Shabbat. We look forward to sharing this inspirational weekend with you.

Visit our website for details and to secure your reservation.
A World of Music

Rabbi Aaron S. Gold Memorial Concert
This year's annual Gala will feature Cantor Leberman, who was well-received during our most recent High Holy Days, in concert. The event will highlight musical selections that include Jewish and Israeli favorites, Broadway and operatic selections, and much more.

The evening will also be an opportunity to remember and honor Rabbi Aaron S. Gold ( z"l), spiritual leader of Tifereth Israel Synagogue (1974 - 1992) with a very special dedication.

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Ten Israeli athletes will represent Israel at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, February 9-25 - eight skaters, an Alpine skier and a skeleton racer.

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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