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: 7:14 p.m. 
May 4, Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 6:15 p.m

May 5, Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m. Abraham Ratner Torah School Zayin class will celebrate their graduation. A Kiddush Luncheon, hosted by our graduates' families, will follow.

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Emor.

Havadalah at 8:23 p.m.

Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
TIS Annual  Congregational Meeting
May 6, 9:15 a.m.
All TIS members are invited and encouraged to come and learn about the state of our congregation, reflect on the successes of this past year and discuss our goals for this coming year. 

Shabbat Shalom
May 12, 10:00 a.m.
"Shabbat Shalom" is more than just a greeting at this Shabbat experience with something for every age and stage:
  • Taste of Shabbat, our learners service
  • Shabbat Playdate, for families with young children through Kindergarten
  • Shabbat Rocks, for kids in grades 1 - 6
More details about all of the programs are on our website
Midrash Shabbat
May 12, following the Kiddush Luncheon 
Supporting Resilience in Young Children
Impacted by Armed Conflict is the focus of our presentation by Dr. Joshua Feder. Everyone is invited to join us for this important and informative event. Click here for more details. 
TIS & Braun Library Film Series
May 6, 2:00 p.m.
Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg, is a familiar phrase to many. Join us as we screen the documentary about television pioneer Gertrude Berg. She received the first Best Actress Emmy in history, and paved the way for women in the entertainment industry.

Visit our site for more details and to view the film's trailer. 
Chick Flicks Chick Flicks: BOOK CLUB
May 10, 7:00 p.m.*
Our Chicks have been invited to a sneak peek. Very few seats remain and reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Visit our site for more details and to view the  film's trailer.  Click here to RSVP or call 619 697-6001.

*Please note, you MUST arrive at the theater by 6:30 p.m. or your ticket may be forfeited.
Silverman Preschool       
Abraham Ratner Torah School    
  • 7th Grade Graduation, May 5
  • Last Day of Torah School & 3rd Grade Siddur Presentation, May 6
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
  • USY Laser Tag and Sr. USY Overnight, May 5
  • Membership Forms 2017-18
Sisterhood          Sisterhood Logo   
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Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Torah on Tap May 14
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group  May 16
Shavuot Family Program and Tikun Leil Shavuot Late Night Study and Cheesecake Festival May 19
TICO Concerts June 10 and 12

And Around Our Community  
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.
May 2, 2018
In This Issue
In the

  TIS Family
Viviana Salazar Sherman and Rafael Sherman welcomed their second daughter, Laura Inés Sherman on April 13. Laura weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 19.5 inches. Big sister Victoria and grandparents Miriam and Robert Sherman and Selma and Wilfredo Salazar are very excited with this addition to the family.
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