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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
October 18 & 19

19 Tishri 5780
Parashat Chol Ha-Mo'ed Sukkot

October 18
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

October 19
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service-Hunter Kim-Turnoff Bat Mitzvah

Next Week
October 25 & 26

26 Tishri 5780
Parashat B'reishit
Genesis 1:1-6:8

October 25
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm 4th Friday — Shabbat in the Round Evening Service
7:15 pm 4th Friday — Shabbat in the Round Catered Dinner (RSVP required)

October 26
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Angela Botelho
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service-Enrique Eigner-Herrera Bar Mitzvah

Upcoming Events

10/25/2019 - 6:15pm to 8:30pm
Come experience an extra lively, musical, rejuvenating and instrumental Shabbat, on the 4th Friday of each month!

We will share a catered dinner; please...
10/30/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Hosted by Still Life Stories
The essence of a person lives on in the objects they’ve left behind. Be it a chipped coffee cup, precious pearls, or a faded photo, they beckon us to remember, honor, and celebrate those we’...
11/06/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

First Meeting — Wednesday, November 6, 7:30–9:00 pm

Do you ever feel uncomfortable sitting in services — assuming that everyone else has it all figured out? Did you miss out on the opportunity to become bat or bar mitzvah as a 13-year-old? Would...
11/08/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Beth El’s Monthly Musical Family Shabbat!
Second Friday of Every Month
5:30 pm:...
11/13/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Over the course of three powerful gatherings in the spring of 2019, members of Beth El, St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church and All Souls Episcopal Parish began the important and intentional work of building bridges across lines of difference. The next step in building and strengthening these relationships will be an evening of learning about and engagement in the cross-faith ritual of...

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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–OPEN HOUSE!

Sunday, November 3 at 10:00 am
Join us for a fun morning for prospective preschoolers and their families to learn more about BENS, our programs and the philosophy of our Jewish play-based preschool.
If you can't make it, arrange a tour: BENS@bethelberkeley.org