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.

This Shabbat   torah-reading.jpg  
Candle lighting: 5:34 p.m. 

This Shabbat hosts our Abraham and Anne Ratner Scholar-in-Residence Weekend featuring Cantor Hanan Leberman. We invite everyone to come and enjoy beautiful, engaging, and musical Shabbat services.
March 9, Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 6:15 p.m.  

March 10, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.

Children's Programming begins at 10:00 a.m.

Shabbat Playdate is for children through Kindergarten.

Shabbat Rocks is perfect for those in grades 1 - 6. 

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei.

Havdalah: 6:43 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Learners Minyan             
March 9, 7:30 a.m.  
Once a month, Rabbi Josh will lead a Learner's Minyan service so that we can all learn together to enhance our experience. Of course, this will be followed by breakfast!

Our Learner's Minyan program has been a rousing success! We hold a Learner's Minyan the second Friday of each month through May.
Torah on Tap             
March 12, 7:00 p.m.  
We'll be gathering at Bivouac Ciderworks, a new craft cidery in North Park.  In addition to Rabbi Josh guiding our learning, Bivouac Ciderworks staff will share information on cider and give small samples. They'll offer us specials and a parve menu including vegetarian and fish dishes for you to purchase.  Click here for more details.

We need your RSVP
Due to the nature of this month's special program we do ask that you RSVP by email or by calling 619 697-6001. 
TIS Presents...A Jewish Joke      
March 15, 8:00 p.m.  
TIS has a limited number of seats available at a discounted price. Visit our website for more details and to purchase tickets. 

A Jewish Joke - A Drama About Comedy was awarded Best Drama at United Solo Festival NYC in 2016. See the show before it makes it's Off Broadway debut in January 2019! 
The Bible Players             
March 16, 5:30 p.m.
A Special Shabbat for All Ages
"Judaism's Hottest Comedy Act" says The Jerusalem Post. Their motto is improv-ing Jewish lives. This comedic duo has visited synagogues, camps, schools, and Hillels in twenty-six states across the USA. Learn more now.

Shabbat Dinner Reservations are needed by March 12
Following our service we invite you to a very casual Shabbat Dinner.  RSVP online here  or call our office at 619 697-6001.

Please note, a traditional Kabbalat Shabbat service will take place in the Goodman Chapel at 6:15 p.m. 
Traditions Gift Shop Passover Sale
Through March 23 Traditions
We're here to ensure your holiday is special. Whatever you need, we've got it. 
Enjoy a 20% discount (excluding tallitot, candles, books, parchments, and items from The Art Safari) throughout the store. In addition, we have items marked as much as 75% off. Click here for more details.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
  • All Groups B'dikat Chametz Scavenger Hunt March 18 
  • Membership Forms 2017-18
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Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
TIS Book Club March 11
Israeli Dance March 11
Rosh Chodesh March 18
TICO Concerts April 7 and 10
The Butterfly Project April 8
ADL Walk Against Hate April 15

And Around Our Community  
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  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.  
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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.
March 7, 2018
In This Issue
Tikun Olam: Social Action at TIS
Hand Up Bug
Passover Food Drive
Visit our website to learn how you can help ensure members of our community and military are able to celebrate Passover.
A World of Music

Rabbi Aaron S. Gold
Memorial Concert
March 10, 8:00 p.m.
This year's annual Gala will feature Cantor Leberman in concert. The event will highlight musical selections that include Jewish and Israeli favorites, Broadway and operatic selections, and much more.

This 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.

If you would still like to support this event, please call our office.
This Week

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With the Academy Awards having just taken place, there is no shortage of high-quality films to see in theaters and on the small screen.
Here are five of the best Jewish-themed ones to watch this awards season, from Oscar contenders to short gems.
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