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.

This Shabbat   torah-reading.jpg  
Candle lighting: 6:59 p.m. 
April 13, Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 6:15 p.m.

April 14, This week is Shabbat Shalom, our Shabbat that has something for everyone. All of the following services and programs begin at 10:00 a.m.
This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Shmini

Following, everyone is invited to join us for Midrash Shabbat, a Kiddush Luncheon followed by a learning session. This month,
Trans-parent - A Jewish Understanding of Gender in the 21st Century will be shared by our guest, Rabbi Yael Ridberg.

Havadalah at 8:08 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
Yom HaShoah Commemoration         
April 11, 5:15 p.m.  
On Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) we invite all of our members and friends to join us for a special and meaningful opportunity to recall and remember those who were lost in the Holocaust. Learn more now.
Learner's Minyan      
April 13, 7:30 a.m.  
Does attending morning Minyan feel intimidating? Fear not - help is on the way. 

Once a month, Rabbi Josh slows down the Minyan service so that we can all learn together to enhance our experience. Read more now
ADL'S Walk  Against Hate
April 15, 8:30 a.m.
Join our TIS team as part of this community-wide event to stand up against bigotry and celebrate diversity. The Walk is kid-friendly and features activities to keep everyone entertained! Learn more now

It's Not Too Late - Register Now!
Funds raised through the Walk Against Hate will be used to support ADL's mission, to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. 
TIS & Braun Library Film Series
April 15, 2:00 p.m.
Fill the Void  tells the story of Shira, an 18-year-old Chasidic Israeli who is asked to cancel her upcoming marriage to a promising young man and marry the widowed brother-in-law following her older sister's death during childbirth.

Our film series is free of charge and open to the entire community. Feel free to invite friends.  Click here to learn more and to view the film's trailer.
Shir Chadash Shabbat
April 20, 6:15 p.m.
This unique Shabbat service is enlivened with the combination of instrumental music, old and new. Accompanying the service with traditional, rock, and world music melodies, Shir Chadash enhances our service bringing more joy to our Shabbat experience. Visit our site for more details.
Silverman Preschool          

  • Silverman Down on the Farm, annual fundraiser, April 29
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
  • ADL Walk Against Hate April 15
  • USY Laser Tag and Sr. USY Overnight, May 5
  • Membership Forms 2017-18
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Men's Club           
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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.  
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Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
TIS Book Club  April 22
Rosh Chodesh May 16
Chick Flicks May 23

And Around Our Community  
Yom HaZikaron: Israel's Day of Remembrance April 17
Israel Fest 2018 April 29
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  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.
April 11, 2018
In This Issue
Israel Trip Meeting

April 25, 6:00 p.m.
TIS is planning a trip to Israel during the summer of 2019. We've had several inquiries and we're ready to move forward. What could be better than experiencing the holy land with your family an d friends? Click here to read more details
TIS Annual
Congregational Meeting

May 6, 9:15 a.m.
This is an opportunity to review the fiscal year ending in June and to look ahead to the following year. Importantly, the synagogue's budget for the coming fiscal year is reviewed and the slate of candidates to the Board of Directors and Officers is presented. We will learn about the state of our congregation, reflect on the successes of this past year and discuss our goals for this coming year. Details are here.
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Tammy Ducksworth is the first U.S. senator to give birth during her term. Did you know about this Israeli lawmaker, who also had a baby while in office?

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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