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.

This Shabbat  torah-reading.jpg
Candle lighting: 4:24 p.m. 
December 1, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. Torah School grades Gan and Alef will be participating in our service.

December 2, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vayishlach.

Havdalah: 5:32 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
beer_glass_full.jpgInterfaith Outreach: Grab a Beer with Rabbi Josh
December 6, 7:00 p.m.
Rabbi Josh invites our non-Jewish members to join him at URBN in El Cajon. This is just a ca sual gathering to get to know each other better.  Rabbi Josh will buy the first round for the first ten who RSVP by email or by calling the office at 619 697-6001.
tikkun olam Tikun Olam: 
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. One of our families celebrates Chanukah and the other celebrates Christmas. 

Visit our website for all of the detailsRead each family's situation and their "wish lists" and then, give generously. 
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.
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  
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Torah on Tap December 11
Shir Chadash Shabbat December 15
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group December 20
Community Heroes December 24
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.
November 29, 2017
In This Issue
In the TIS Family

Ashton James Gaylis (Chaim Yaakov) was born on November 12. He entered the world at 2:05 p.m. weighing 7 lbs 7 oz and measured 19 inches. Parents Jade and Greg are thrilled with their first-born. TIS members Jean and Franklin Gaylis
and maternal grandparents, Addie and Mark Blumberg, are also overjoyed with the new arrival.   
This Week

on TIS Facebook 
What makes Israeli television formats like InTreatmentHomeland and Fauda so enthusiastically embraced in translation by global viewers? Why are Israeli-originated series such as Greenhouse Academy, Hostages and The A Word 
instant hits in countries from Finland to Thailand?

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
Sunday, December 3, at 10:00 a.m., for those 55 years and older.

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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