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: 7:25 p.m. 
August 4, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m.

August 5, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.  Ruby Anderson, daughter of Donna Balsam and Matthew Anderson, will become a Bat Mitzvah. 

Donna and Matt invite you to join them for the Kiddush Luncheon following Saturday's service in honor of Ruby.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vaetchanan .    
Havdalah: 8:32 p.m.
Need a ride to services? Email On the Go or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Meet and Greet Events
with Rabbi Joshua Dorsch
These special gatherings have already begun with a successful start this past weekend! Don't miss out on a fun and casual opportunity to be part of a small group gathering to get to know Rabbi Dorsch. These events are specifically for members of Tifereth Israel.  Click here to access the sign up form .

Not a member of Tifereth Israel? 
No problem. We have many friends of our congregation, as well as friends we may not have met just yet, who would also like to have an opportunity to meet Rabbi Dorsch in a small group setting. Email our Meet and Greet Committee and they'll be happy to get back to you. 
TIS & Braun Library Film Series
August 13, 2:00 p.m.  
Get ready for some good laughs as we present Rabbi / stand-up comic Bob Alper's  What are you... a Comedian?? . The film features a live performance, an interview with Bob, and 33 of his best jokes.

Our film series is complimentary and open to all. Click here for more details
Family Fun...Dinner and a Movie
August 13, 5:00 p.m.  
We'll bring the hot dogs and fixins' along with the movie. You bring the family!

Following dinner, we'll relax, spread out and watch an old classic family film, The Love Bug. Feel free to bring pajamas for the kids! More details are here

RSVP by August 9
The cost is $6 per person. Children under 3 years old are free. Be sure to let us know if you have any vegetarians in your party. RSVP online or phone the office at 619 697-6001.
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August 14, 7:00 p.m.  
Led by Rabbi Josh Dorsch, we'll explore engaging discussion topics of interest grounded in Jewish text. And, for those who wish, enjoy some cold brew.

Visit our website for more details and to learn where we'll meet.
Be Part of Our Next Chapter
TIS Member Appreciation 
and Open House
August 27, 1:00 p.m.  
The most important characters in our continuing story are you, our members. This annual complimentary event is to say, "Thank You!" for choosing to be part of the TIS family. Your commitment and dedication to our congregation is something to celebrate! More details are on our website.

A Special Invitation
Do you know someone who is looking for a congregational family? Invite them along to find out more about all we have to offer. 

RSVP by August 19
In order to plan appropriately, we do need  your reservation.  Make your online reservation now or call the office at 619 697-6001.
 Abraham Ratner Torah School
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Pray at the Park August 18
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group August 23
Speed Schmoozing August 26

And Around Our Community  
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Jewish Bereavement Support Groups  Various dates and locations 
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.
August 2, 2017
In This Issue
Traditions Gift Shop
Through August 27
Our entire stock (excluding candles, books and parchments) will be discounted by 50%! A special selection of items will be discounted even further.
Visit our website for more details and to see our summer shopping hours. 
This Week

on TIS Facebook 
For your parents and grandparents, the Catskills from the 1920s through the 1970s was the Borscht Belt, the Jewish Alps, "Solomon" County, the summer place to be if you were Jewish.

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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TIS Stay Healthy 
 Classes at TIS
Did you know that TIS offers a variety of classes for sound mind and body? 
  • Feeling Fit
  • Silver Sneakers Yoga with Jackie Gadd 
  • Line Dancing 
  • Caregiver Support Group 
Take a look and take advantage.

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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 Synagogue office at (619) 697-6001. Your purchases help support TIS.  

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