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.

Sukkot Holiday and Shabbat Schedule    
October 4
Candle lighting: 6:10 p.m. 

October 5
TIS Office and Silverman Preschool are closed
Services begin at 9:30 a.m.
Candle lighting: 7:16 p.m.

October 6
TIS Office and Silverman Preschool are closed
Services begin at 9:30 a.m.
Candle lighting: 6:07 p.m.
Kabbalat Shabbat Services featuring our Shir Chadash Band begin at 6:15 p.m.
Shabbat Dinner in the Sukkah follows for those with reservations

October 7
Shabbat morning services begin at 9:30 a.m.
This week's parasha is Chol HaMo'ed Sukkot
Havdalah is at 7:14 p.m.
People Are Asking...
We've had many requests asking to ready Rabbi Dorsch's High Holy Day Sermons. In addition, several people have asked to read TIS PresidentSeth Krosner's Kol Nidre address. We're happy to say, "here they are!"

Click here to read these lovely messages.
Breakfast for Dinner in the Sukkah
October 12, 5:30 p.m.
An event for families with children birth - 13 years old! 
Silverman Preschool and Abraham Ratner Torah School will host this fun event featuring a yummy cereal bar and more. Following, we'll celebrate Simchat Torah! 

All of the details, including reservation information, are here!
Simchat Torah Celebration
October 12, 6:30 p.m.
Share the joy and celebration! We'll dance and sing throughout our hakafot (Torah processions). The festivities are for all ages and not to be missed.  At the end of the evening, everyone will leave with a chocolate bar and an apple. More details are here
Taste of Shabbat Taste of Shabbat bug
October 14, 10:00 a.m.
A Taste of Shabbat will now precede our monthly  Midrash Shabbat Lunch and Learn. The abbreviated service with a focus on shared learning allows you to become more comfortable with, more understanding of, and more involved with the service. Learn more now.
MIdrash Shabbat Midrash Shabbat Bug
October 14, following services
This month, we'll welcome Kym Pappas, Director of Moxie Theatre's upcoming production of The Diary of Anne FrankKym will share with us insights to this current adaptation. Visit our website for more details
 Abraham Ratner Torah School
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Learn to Read Torah October 8
TIS & Braun Library Film Series October 15

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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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.
October 4, 2017
In This Issue
Shabbat San Diego's
East County Mega Challah Bake

October 26
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Don't even think about missing the fun, excitement, learning, friendship, community, and deliciousness of this amazing evening. Open to all: women, men, children of all faiths and backgrounds. With all that is going on in the world, let us come together over bread! Child care will be available.  More details are here

All participants must register either on the website or contact Simone Abelsohn by email or call her at 858 571-3444.
Meal Train
Friends of the family of Sue Hayman ( z"l) have put together a meal train to assist the family. Click here to access the meal train site and sign up. 
Meet and Greet
with Rabbi Dorsch
Our Meet and Greet Committee invites those who are specifically interested in worship to join them at an upcoming gathering on Sunday, October 15 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at a private home. 

If you are interested in joining, please send an email and you will be contacted by a member of the committee. 
This Week
on TIS Facebook 
Ask the Expert: What Can I Do With An Etrog? Learn more about the Sukkot citron.

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