Beth Jacob's Weekly Beat
August 10, 2019
Late Candle Lighting | 7:51 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Mincha/Maariv | 6:45 PM
Shacharit | 9:00 AM
Latest time for Shema | 9:46 AM
Early Mincha | 1:30 PM
Fast Begins | 8:08 PM
End of Shabbat (Havdala) | 8:51 PM
Maariv with Eicha | 9:05 PM
This week’s Kiddush is a light Kiddush sponsored by BJC.
Kiddush will be in the Downstairs Social Hall.
Events and Classes
Shabbat U: Shabbat U at 12:30 PM with Rabbi Albert on the topic: When the Ninth of Av Isn’t Tisha B’av: What Happens to a Pushed-Off Fast?
Sunday Morning Breakfast & Tefillah Talks in Memory of Henry Ramek: Breakfast & Tefillah Talks is canceled August 11 - August 18. Class will resume August 25.
Tisha B’ Av Movie: Join us for a screening of Paper Clips on Sunday, August 11 at 6:00 PM followed by a brief discussion. Paper Clips is a classic documentary about a project by Tennessee middle-schoolers to grasp the scope of the Holocaust by collecting enough paper clips to correspond with the 6 million Jewish victims. 
Summer Reading Group is on for this year with “Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy” by Yitzhak Buxbaum. We’ll meet at Beth Jacob on the five Thursday evenings in August at 7:15 PM. Please direct any questions to Steve Astrachan at or (510) 610-4292.  
Baking with Leah Koenig : Please join us for a hands-on baking experience in a private home with Leah Koenig on Thursday, August 22 at 7:30 PM. Leah is the author of six cookbooks, including Modern Jewish Cooking and Little Book of Jewish Feasts. Each person that attends will get dairy and pareve goodies to take home, and an author-signed copy of Leah’s newest cookbook: Little Book of Jewish Sweets. Space is limited, so RSVP promptly! This is an exclusive event to benefit BJC’s Kadima Campaign.
BJC Concert: Sandcatchers at Beth Jacob Tuesday, August 27 at 7:30 PM. $18 for non-members, free for members. All proceeds to benefit BJC’s Kadima Campaign. No RSVP is required.
BJC Youth: Tots - 5th grade
B’nei J: Groups will take place in the second Gan classroom on the right while the upstairs social hall is being renovated. B'nai J Tots will stay in the first room on the left. We are looking for some parent volunteers to help out in the summer during groups. Please contact if interested.
Monthly Shabbat Open Table: 
Anyone and everyone (including children) are invited to a Shabbat dinner hosted by Kirsten Barrere on September 6, 2019. There is a maximum of eleven seats. Please RSVP by September 4.  
Beth Jacob Congregation, 3778 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94610