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Shabbat Yafe: Catered Dinner & Community-Wide Service! May 2

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Your April-May Builder is here!

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Beth El's Youth and Family Education Programs
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This Shabbat

April 25 & April 26, 2014
26 Nisan
Kedoshim

Listen to this week's Parashah (Torah portion)

Friday, April 25
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, April 26
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study with Debra Sagan Massey
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service with Bat Mitzvah of Eliana Tucker
 

Upcoming Events

Apr24Thu
04/24/2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
The Israel Committee is presenting a four-part series with speakers and discussion, each based on one section of the ispeacepossible.com video, a special report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from The Atlantic and the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. An oneg will follow the discussions.
 
Thursday April 24...
Apr27Sun
04/27/2014 - 7:00pm
The Berkeley Synagogues' Communal Yom haShoah Commemoration (co-sponsored by Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Israel, and Congregation Netivot Shalom) will be held at Congregation Netivot Shalom (1316 University Ave, Berkeley).

This year, as every year, we gather as a larger Berkeley Jewish community on Yom haShoah...
May1Thu
05/01/2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Israel Committee is presenting a four-part series with speakers and discussion, each based on one section of the ispeacepossible.com video, a special report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from The Atlantic and the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. An oneg will follow the discussions.

Thursday...

The Builder

Read the April-May issue of The Builder newsletter
(Note: April's "Lunch & Learn" will be held on Thursday, April 10. We apologize for its omission from the Calendar.)

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Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

Join us at the JCC East Bay for the Community-Wide unique celebration and night of Torah study, a spiritual journey bringing together Jews of all perspectives and affiliations. Stay for an hour–or stay until dawn. We will be led in study by teachers from our diverse Jewish community. Come celebrate Shavout!

Other Adult Studies

This Spring, we're excited to offer a variety of Adult Education Classes and Speaker Series. See our Adult Learning page and Upcoming Events for more information on the following:

  • Talmud Study
  • Lunch & Learn
  • Hannah Arendt Reading Group
  • People of the Book 
  • How to Chant Torah
  • Lehrhaus Judaica Adult Education

YAFE Registration is Open

Register your student in our Youth & Family Education Programs for the 5775/2014-15 school year!

Also, check out our teen youth groups. 8th graders are welcome at all BESTY (Beth El Synagogue Teen Youth) events for the rest of the year!