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A Night of Elegance & Glamour Await You at the 12th Annual Gala!

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Second Night Congregational Seder

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The March/April Builder is now online!

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Shabbat Schedule

This Week

May 6 & 7
29 Nisan 5776
Parashat Achrei Mot
Leviticus 16:1-18:30
Listen to this week's Parashah

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

Saturday, May 7
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Arella Barlev
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Ayden Danks Bat Mitzvah

​Next Week
May 13 & 14
7 Iyar 5776
Parashat Kedoshim
Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27

Friday, May 6
5:00 pm Talmud Study
5:00 pm Tot Shabbat
5:30 pm Celebration of Education Dinner
6:45 pm Shabbat YAFE Celebration of Education Evening Service 

Saturday, May 7
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Rebekah Stern
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Eliot Sloan Mark Bat Mitzvah

Upcoming Events

05/03/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
At the May meeting of the Arendt Reading Group we shall begin a new work of Arendt's, Eichmann in Jerusalem. Even though Arendt is acknowledged as one of the greatest political theorists of the 20th century, and despite the fact that much of her work...
05/05/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Come to Beth El and meet Ariel Goldstein, Travel Program Manager for JCCSF to discuss travel to Cuba. A documentary film will share visiting locations far from the newly-opened tourist...
05/14/2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm


Every 2nd Shabbat of the month

Meet with members of our community who are involved in social action projects, learn how to get involved and complete a hands-on...
05/15/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
All women of Congregation Beth El are invited to join Rabbi Stern for a monthly 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 come together for reflection, learning, and...
05/15/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Dr. Avivah Zornberg is one of the most dynamic and compelling interpreters of the Bible alive. She weaves together ideas from literature, secular philosophy, psychology and the ancient teachers’ take on the texts. It is entirely engaging...

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Gift Shop News

May 8 is Mother's Day, and wouldn't it be fun to surprise her with some beautiful jewelry? These earrings, created by Michal Golan, an Israeli-born designer based in New York City, are hand-crafted and use pearls and gemstones. Visit the Beth El Gift Shop anytime Monday thru Friday, 9am–5pm.

Sell Your Chametz!

It is a Pesach tradition to clean and remove all chametz (bread, crackers, pasta, etc ) from our homes before Pesach begins. If you would like to sell your chametz before Pesach, Beth El’s rabbis will be happy to help. Find out more!

Donate to the Annual Appeal

The Annual Appeal supports all our wonderful year-long programming, community activities and a diverse membership. This year the board of directors and a small group of donors have offered to match any new and increased donations 2:1. Click here to give to the Annual Appeal.