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: 7:18 p.m. 
August 11, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m.

August 12, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m.  

Lillian and Joseph Bendah will host the Kiddush in honor of their 60th wedding anniversary.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat  Eikev.    
Havdalah: 8:25 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
Rabbi Dorsch is anxious  to meet our synagogue family in small, intimate groups. Join the fun of sharing and planning for the future of Tifereth Israel Synagogue.These events are specifically for members of Tifereth Israel. Two upcoming gatherings:
  • August 13, 10 a.m. - noon, Preschool families
  • August 22, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Sisterhood members 
Click here to access the sign up form . Once you register, the name and address of the host home will be sent to you

Not a member of Tifereth Israel? 
No problem. We welcome you to have an opportunity to meet Rabbi Dorsch. Email our Meet and Greet Committee and they'll be sure 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.  
Following our hot dog dinner, we'll relax, spread out and watch a classic family film, The Love Bug . More details are here

RSVP by August 9
Your payment will reserve your space. 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.  
Explore interesting topics grounded in Jewish text with Rabbi Josh Dorsch. And, for those who wish, enjoy some cold brew.

Visit our website for more details and including our location.
Pray at the Park Pray at the Park
August 18, 6:15 p.m.  
Join us at Lake Murray Community Park for a beautiful and relaxed Kabbalat Shabbat service. Be sure to invite friends to join us! Bring a dairy / pareve picnic Shabbat Dinner to enjoy immediately following. Click here for more details

Proneg (pre-oneg),  5:30 p.m.
Prior to our service we'll have time to schmooze while we enjoy some snacks and beverages. This is a great chance to hang out with Rabbi Dorsch before we begin our evening service.
Be Part of Our Next Chapter
TIS Member Appreciation 
and Open House
August 27, 1:00 p.m.  
This complimentary event is to say, "Thank You!" for choosing to be part of the TIS family. 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.  
Reserve your space online or call 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
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 9, 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. 
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on TIS Facebook 
Do you know how "Hatikvah" (The Hope) became Israel's National Anthem?  The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs. 

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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 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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