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.

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Candle lighting: 4:51 p.m. 
January 19, Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:15 p.m. This week is Shir Chadash Shabbat.

January 20, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m. Paulina Topf will become a Bat Mitzvah. Maribel and Ian Topf will host an extended Kiddush in honor of their daughter's Bat Mitzvah.

Havdalah: 6:00 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group
January 18, 7:00 p.m.
Our discussion, How Happiness Thinks, will be led by Debbie Mishek and will center on how we can use Jewish teachings to learn to live ethical, happy, and fulfilling lives. More details and RSVP information can be found
Pajama Palooza
January 20, 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and a movie for the whole family! Everyone is invited to come in pajamas. Be sure to bring blankets and pillows to stretch out and enjoy our film, Ratatouille.

TIS members and Silverman Preschool families are $20 per household or $8 per person. All others will be $25 for a household or $12 per person. More details about the evening and reservations are here
Judaism 101 Adult Education Logo
Beginning January 21, 11:00 a.m.
Taught by Rabbi Josh Dorsch, the series is intended to introduce, or re-introduce, people to Judaism.  More details about the class, the schedule, and registration are at our site.

Let us know you'll be there
Please RSVP to our office  by email or phone, and let them know you plan to join us.
TIS & Braun Library Film Series
January 21, 2:00 p.m.
The amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood. More details are here.
Abraham Ratner Torah School  
  • Gimmel Class (3rd Grade) parents are invited to decorate a siddur (prayer book) cover for their student on the following dates: January 17 and 24 from 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. or January 21 at 9:00 a.m.
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
TICO Concert
January 30, 7:30 p.m.
World famous Mezzo Soprano, Susana Poretzky will be the featured soloist with TICO.  She has shared her talents in many of the world's great opera houses and has performed with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic. 

Visit our website for more details about the concert and the soloist. Click here to purchase tickets online or call 619 697-6001.
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Passover Seder Workshop February 4
Israeli Dance February 11

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.
January 17, 2018
In This Issue
Traditions Gift Shop
 Blowout Sale
January 3 - 31
Our 50% off sale 
is not to be missed!
Check your calendar and stock up for all upcoming gift giving needs. Whether it's a wedding, birthday, anniversary, bar or bat mitzvah, housewarming, or any other occasion, come by and enjoy shopping and saving.

Exclusions include: books, candles, parchments, chocolate gelt, and tallitot.

Click here for more details and to view our shopping hours.
This Week
on TIS Facebook 
Ice cream lovers around the world may soon be able to make the frozen treat right in their kitchens - without the chopping, mixing, unsightly machines, or hours of waiting. Like coffee.

An Israeli startup has developed a capsule system that would make fresh ice cream in an instant with just the click of a button, much like a coffee machine.

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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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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