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Camp Kee Tov Reunion Shabbat

Get that summer ruach in the middle of December! RSVP for dinner!
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Chanukah Pop-Up Store

Shop the Beth El Chanukah Pop-up for all your holiday needs!
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The Inner Light of Hanukkah

A Celebration of Practice & Learning
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4th Friday — Shabbat in the Round Latkefest on Dec. 27!

Join us for a lively, music-filled Chanukah Shabbat celebration and catered dinner!
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Shabbat Schedule

This Week
December 6 & 7

9 Kislev 5780
Parashat Vayetzei
Genesis 28:10-32:3

December 6
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

December 7
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Sam Shonkoff
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service: Illan Tavera Bar Mitzvah

Next Week
December 13 & 14

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Parashat Vayishlach
Genesis 32:4-36:43

December 13
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

December 14
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Rebekah Stern
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service

Upcoming Events

12/07/2019 - 6:00pm to 12/08/2019 - 4:00pm

Movie Night, Pizza Dinner and Sneak Peak at the Chanukah Pop-Up Store:

Saturday, December 7, from 6:00 pm–10:00 pm

Chanukah Store Hours:

Sunday, December 8, from 10:00 am–4:00 pm...

12/08/2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Institute for Jewish Spirituality presents:

The Inner Light of Hanukkah: A Celebration of Practice & Learning

Sponsored by Congregations Beth El and Netivot Shalom

12/20/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Cold weather getting you down? Miss the warm fuzzy feeling when you hear the words “Good morning and welcome to Camp Kee Tov!?” Never...
12/27/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Come experience an extra lively, musical, rejuvenating and instrumental Shabbat, on the 4th Friday of each month! In December, we will share a soup, salad, and latke dinner (please RSVP — link available soon) and then celebrate...
02/09/2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Tu B’Shevat, the fifteenth day of the month of Shevat, is the Jewish New Year for the trees. Join Rabbi Kahn and Cantor Elaya at our Tu B’Shevat Seder, where we will study and...

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Gift Shop

Does choosing a gift put you in a panic?
We have a solution. A gift certificate allows the recipient to pick from our large choice of various items. Our jewelry items are particularly popular, but we also have many gifts for the home both religious and secular, children's games and a variety of gifts to suit many occasions.

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BENS Nursery School–Accepting Applications for 2020-21!

Contact BENS@bethelberkeley.org to set up a tour!
We are now accepting applications for 2's, 3's and 4's for the 2020-2021 school year. To learn more about BENS, our programs and the philosophy of our Jewish play-based preschool, email BENS@bethelberkeley.org