Upcoming Virtual Events
STAY CONNECTED WITH TI!

Weekly Men's Minyan & Discussion
Every Tuesday at 9:30 am
To participate, contact Alan Lilien at
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Meditation with Cantor Hass
Wednesday, May 20 at 5:00 pm
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JJL Movie Discussion
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 pm
More information below in the Joys of Jewish Learning section
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Tanakh Study Group
Every Thursday at 10:15 am
To participate, contact Alan Lilien at
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Relaxing Music Hour
Every Thursday 3:30 pm
Secular and Jewish music
with Cantor Hass
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Shabbat Meditation
Every Friday at 3:00 pm
(Please notice time change)
Meditation and music with Cantor Hass
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Shabbat - Anything Goes!
Every Friday at 4:00 pm
Join with Sharon Amster Brown, Eric Shatzkin for a fun program on the topic of the week and interviews with congregants!
Shabbat and Torah Study
 Zoom Links:
We've set-up the Zoom links for Shabbat Services and Torah Study as recurring meetings, while we're observing from home. Links below will be able to be used weekly.
 
Friday Evening Services:
 
Saturday Morning Torah Study:
 
Saturday Morning Shabbat Services
TOT PROGRAMS THIS WEEK
Tot Music and Story Time
This Tuesday at 10:30 am
with Cantor Hass

Kids in Quarantine
Say the Darndest Things
Wednesday, May 20 11:00 am
with Cantor Hass and Lucy
Temple Israel
TRIVIA NIGHT
THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 20th AT 8 PM!
Led by David Jacobson, Temple Israel member and Founder and CEO of TrivWorks, specializing in corporate entertainment and team building events.

Join via Zoom using the following link:

For more information about TrivWorks, visit David's website at https://www.trivworks.com/remote
Joys of Jewish Learning Programs
In Honor of Pride Week
Movie Discussion
Screening of Circus of Books
Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 pm
 
Watch the Movie on Netflix then join discussion led by Matt Davis.
 
CIRCUS OF BOOKS is an intimate portrait of a Jewish couple, the Masons and their journey to become one of the biggest distributors of gay porn in the United States. Their story follows how director Rachel Mason’s conservative parents turned an adult bookstore into a California LGBT institution — and still sent the kids to Hebrew school.
 
Join us via Zoom: Circus of Books
Family Havdalah Experience
Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 pm
Led by Cantor Hass, Sharon Amster Brown, AND PARTICIPATION FROM OUR CONGREGANTS! A beautiful way to end Shabbat.
 
Jew It At Home
Social distancing does not mean social isolation.

Jewitathome.com is a curation of resources to create digital Jewish Community and live a Jewish life even when we cannot gather physically.
 
Created by your Clergy and staff at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Temple Isaiah, University Synagogue, Temple Akiba of Culver City, Congregation Kol Ami, Temple Beth Israel of Highland Park and Eagle Rock, Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue, Beth Chayim Chadashim, Sharsheret, ChaiVilliageLA, Temple Beth Am, Temple Judea, Culinary Kids Academy, Temple Israel of Long Beach, Theatre Dybbuk, Temple Beth Shalom of Long Beach, and Congregation Ner Tamid of Henderson, Nevada .
CONTACTING OUR CLERGY

IMPORTANT REMINDER - The Rabbi and Cantor are available to help/counsel you in any way possible. If you want to make an appointment to talk to either Clergy, call the office and leave a message on their extension (Rabbi Simon ext. 214 or Cantor Hass ext. 213) or email Rabbi Simon at  rabbisimon@tllb.org and Cantor Hass at cantorhass@tilb.org .
Ritual Practices Message
We are rapidly approaching Shavuot. It is tradition to eat dairy on this day. There are many theories why. The numbers representing the letters in halav (milk) add up to 40. The promised land is one of milk and honey. To explore many other explanations see: 

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