Jan29Thu
01/29/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
This is an 8-week interactive program for men and women who would like to begin a guided autobiography, or have dedicated time to write whatever they like, and to share their work with other members of the group.  Contact Marilyn at (...
Jan31Sat
01/31/2015 - 12:30pm
Join a newly-formed group to discuss the writing of Proust. For more information, email Naomi Janowitz (nhjanowitz@me.com).
Feb2Mon
02/02/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
This is an interactive program for men and women who would like to begin a guided autobiography, or have dedicated time to write whatever they like, and to share their work with other members of the group.  Contact Marilyn at (...
Feb3Tue
02/03/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tu B’Shevat, the fifteenth day of the month of Shevat, is the Jewish New Year for the trees. At our Tu B’Shevat Seder on Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30 pm, we will study and reflect on the connections between trees, fruit and our own...
Feb3Tue
02/03/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
We continue our book discussion series focusing on the writings of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt. This Winter we will be discussing one of her major works, The Human Condition. If you'd like to join the group, please contact Sandra Luft (...
Feb7Sat
02/07/2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
11th Annual Gala & Silent Auction
Grab your best duds, dust off your dancing shoes…Get ready, get set!
It's MOTOWN: RHYTHM & JEWS
Join us as we TAKE IT TO THE MAX!
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Feb8Sun
02/08/2015 - 9:15am to 10:30am
Rabbi Yoel Kahn’s open-ended, on-going exploration of the texts and ideas of the Jewish tradition continues. This year’s topic is Ketuvim, the Writings, the third section of the Hebrew Bible. Beginning February 8, we will be reading and discussing the Book of Job,...
Feb8Sun
02/08/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Shiva, the intense days of mourning following a funeral, is one of the wisest aspects of the Jewish tradition. During shiva, the family members stop their ordinary lives to honor the life of the loved one who has died and to make room to experience the full range of loss and grief that is present. Shiva takes place in the embrace of a caring community; our tradition teaches that...
Feb12Thu
02/12/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

At this important Men's Club meeting, Rabbi Rebekah Stern will lead an interactive program on “Reform California.” Come gain an understanding of this dynamic movement promoting social justice across the state and participate in the discussion. Refreshments...
Feb19Thu
02/19/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Author Sarah Cramsey presents her paper: "A True Polish Jew? Jewish-Gentile Coexistence in Ber of Botechow's Memoirs". In the last decade of the eighteenth century, Ber of Bolechów inked his memories...Ber...was not only Jewish, he was, arguably, Polish....
Feb19Thu
02/19/2015 - 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...
Dec20Sun
12/20/2015 - 12:00pm to 01/01/2016 - 12:00pm
Join Congregation Beth El as we journey with our friends new and old to the Holy Land! Parallel programming for children will be staffed by one of our Camp Kee Tov Directors and by Israeli youth counselors. All are welcome to join, even if you haven't been a Kee Tov family yet!

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