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High Holy Days 5780

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Issue 165: High Holy Days 5780 (August 2019)
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Shabbat Schedule

This Week
September 13 & 14

14 Elul 5779
Parashat Ki Teitzei
Deut. 21:10-25:19

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

September 14
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Harry Manhoff
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service: Taylor Zweben Bat Mitzvah

Next Week
September 20 & 21


21 Elul 5779
Parashat Ki Tavo
Deut. 26:1-29:8

September 20
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

September 21
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service: Meliza Brenner Bat Mitzvah

Upcoming Events

Sep21Sat
09/21/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
The 5780 High Holy Day season begins with S'lichot, when we first hear the familiar and powerful words and melodies of the Yamim Nora'im—the High Holy Days. S’lichot is always observed on the Saturday evening the week before Rosh Hashanah. We begin with a dessert reception and a reflective program focused on the iterative...
Sep22Sun
09/22/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Ready to wash away the last year before entering the new one? Join Rabbi Stern and Cantor Jenkins- Adelberg for a reflective and musical women's gathering and ritual immersion in the mayim chayim (living waters) of the Bay! We'll gather on the slip of sand just north of where the Ashby overpass meets the Frontage Road. (For ease of parking, it's best to approach...
Oct1Tue
10/01/2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Join Rabbi Yoel Kahn and fellow congregants in a series of spiritual conversations in preparation for the High Holy Days. Beginning with the New Moon (Rosh Chodesh) of Elul and continuing through Yom Kippur, these sessions are opportunities to learn from the richness...
Oct5Sat
10/05/2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Join Rabbi Yoel Kahn and fellow congregants in a series of spiritual conversations in preparation for the High Holy Days. Beginning with the New Moon (Rosh Chodesh) of Elul and continuing through Yom Kippur, these sessions are opportunities to learn from the richness...
Oct6Sun
10/06/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Tel Shalom, Rolling Hills Memorial Park, El Sobrante

We have a long-standing tradition of visiting the graves of relatives between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Everyone is invited to join us for our annual High Holy Day cemetery visit, Kever Avot v’Imahot. Following a brief service, we will visit the graves of our own loved ones as well as those who lived among us. We...

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The 4-year-old program (Gan Hadar) has a few openings for our 2019-2020 school year. Contact BENS Administrator, Juliet Gardner, for more information and to set up a tour.