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Save the Date for Shabbaton 2016—September 16–18

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Shabbat Schedule

This Week

August 26 & 27
23 Av 5776
Parashat Eikev
Deut. 7:12-11:25

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Friday,  August 26
5:00 pm Talmud Study
5:30 pm Chardnonay Shabbat
6:15 pm Camp Kee Tov Shabbat Evening Family Service at Roberts Park
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service 

Saturday, August 27
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Jane Scherr
10:15 am Shabbat Service Under the Trees 

​Next Week
September 2 & 3
30 Av 5776
Parashat Re'eh
Deut. 11:26-16:17

Friday,  September 2
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service 

Saturday, September 3
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by David Jackson
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Joshua Laba Bar Mitzvah 

Upcoming Events

08/25/2016 - 7:30pm
Looking to connect with other women in the Beth El community? Love to cook and want to learn a new recipe rich with history? Please join us for a Women of Beth El cooking event! Together we will create a delicious dish while...
08/26/2016 - 5:30pm
Celebrate the joy of Shabbat and the early summer evening with a glass of wine or juice, light snacks and song. Chardonnay Shabbat begins at 5:30 pm; Shabbat evening services are at 6:15 pm. Join us for this fun, informal Shabbat...
08/27/2016 - 10:15am to 12:30pm
​Join us for an end of summer Shabbat morning service under the oak trees as we celebrate nature, community and the peace of Shabbat with music, meditation and joyful learning. 
08/30/2016 - 7:30pm
It’s loud. It’s soul-stirring. It’s one of the oldest musical instruments known to humankind. It makes you an instant rock star on Rosh HaShanah. Come learn the history, ritual and meaning of the shofar, the...
09/05/2016 - 8:00pm
All women of Congregation Beth El are invited to join Rabbi Stern for a monthly women’s gathering around the time of the new moon. Rosh Chodesh is the first day of each Jewish month, and traditionally is a time for women to...

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Gift Shop News

Beautiful Ritual Objects
We carry a full variety of Netilat yadayim (hand wash cups), all solid and break proof. Great for your home or for a gift.

Stop by the Gift Shop during regular business hours or email giftshop@bethelberkeley.org.
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Midrasha Registration!


Where Jewish teens learn, laugh, engage, discover, connect and belong!
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Register now! Shabbaton 2016

Don't miss the annual Beth El community Shabbaton, September 16–18, 2016. Registration information coming in July! Create, Learn, Connect, Play! Click here to learn more.