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: 7:30 p.m. 
May 26, Kabbalat Shabbat service beginning at 6:15 p.m.

May 27, Shabbat Services 
begin at 9:30 a.m. 
Brandon Kulis  will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah. The congressional Kiddush luncheon will be hosted by Rachel and Mike Kulis and Judy and Bill Friedel in honor of their son and grandson, Brandon.
This week's Torah portion is Parashat Behar-Bechukotai.  
Havdalah: 8:39 p.m.
Need a ride to services? Email On the Go or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Memorial Day Holiday Schedule
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Please take a moment to recall those lost their lives serving to protect and sustain our freedoms.
  • In honor of Memorial Day our office and Silverman Preschool will be closed. 
  • Minyan will be held at 8:30 a.m.
Rosh Chodesh  
May 24, 7:00 p.m.
Naomi and Ruth, and Other Fabulous Female Duos will be the focus of this month's learning. We'll explore the historical, religious and cultural impact of five feisty Jewish female duos.

This lively discussion will be led by Holly Baumann and Lili Feingold, a feisty duo in their own right.Our evening will be hosted at the home of Judy Shear. Click here for more details.
Make, Take & Bake...Challah
May 25, 7:00 p.m.
This time, it's everything but the kitchen sink! Michelle Barbour will help us create Everything Challah. Enjoy the combination of sesame seeds (white and black), poppy seeds, dried garlic & onion, and sea salt flakes.

Click here for more details and to reserve your space,
TIS & Braun Library Film Series 
May 28, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the award winning film, 
G ett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem .

In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimize a marriage or its dissolution. Desperate to free herself from a loveless marriage, Viviane files for divorce from her husband. But Israeli law and its Rabbinical court dictates that a divorce can only be granted under the husband's consent. Learn more now
Tikun Leil Shavuot Late Night Study and Cheesecake Festival
May 30, 7:00 p.m.
Our annual Shavuot event is in keeping with the tradition to stay up all night on the eve of Shavuot in celebration of our ancestors staying up all night at Mt. Sinai in anticipation of receiving the Torah. 

We'll have 3 terrific study sessions and, of course, cheesecake! To learn more about our speakers, their discussion topics and the entire evening, visit our website
Silverman Preschool
Abraham Ratner Torah School

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Men's Club           
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Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Myth Busters: Breaking Myths about Sex and Judaism, a Community Wide Event at TIS  June 11
Torah on Tap June 12

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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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.
May 24 , 2017
In This Issue
In the TIS Family 
Welcome Baby Dorsch 
On Tuesday, May 23 at 8:11 p.m. EST, Rabbi Josh and Stephanie Dorsch welcomed their baby boy. A few days overdue, Baby Dorsch weighed in at 9lbs 10oz and measured 21 inches. 

Mazal tov! We'll all look forward to greeting the Dorsch family in July.
This Week

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S o you want to host your first Shabbat dinner or lunch and you're shaky on the logistics? Perhaps you didn't grow up with the tradition but would like to start a Friday night custom to gather with friends after a long week. Maybe you've graduated from college and are living on your own for the first time and want to continue the customs you practiced at home or learned at  Camp or Hillel - or start your own traditions.

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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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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