Rabbis Corner: Wrapped in the Embrace of Community

This evening, we will use our newly created Temple Beth Sholom community tallit for the first time. We will wrap it around the shoulders of our congregant Samantha Abrams-Widdicombe and her fiancé, Cesar Vargas Nunez to offer them a blessing for their upcoming marriage (this pre-wedding blessing ritual is called an aufruf). We created this […]

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Brotherhood and Sisterhood’s Hike

Have some fun, get some exercise. No experience necessary. Led by Lisa and Todd Litman. Reservations are required. Join us for our next hike which will take place on Sunday, July 9 at 8:45 at Crystal Cove. Details to be sent after registration. Register here Questions?  Contact Lisa Litman @ litmanlisa@gmail.com  

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Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yom Ha’atzmaut means Independence Day in Hebrew. It is the national day of Israel, commemorating the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948. The day is marked by official and unofficial ceremonies and observances. Yom Ha’atzmaut 2023 begins in the evening of Tuesday, Apr 25, 2023 and ends in the evening of Wednesday, Apr 26, 2023 […]

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Everyone Has a Name

As a people, our Jewish com­mu­nity places great emphasis on the power of names. In fact we make lists and lists of names. The Torah records lists of names, we com­pile our own lists of names every Yom Kippur on Yizkor, we list names of donors and bene­fac­tors. Why do we find names so sig­nif­i­cant and […]

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Yom Hashoah

om HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (Hebrew: יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה, lit. ’Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day’), known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah, is observed as Israel’s day of commemoration for the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, and for the Jewish resistance in that period. Yom Hashoah […]

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Sunday Torah Tots

Join us for Torah Tots (ages 0-pre K) on Sunday, May 7, between 9-10am in room 3. Led by the wonderful Rachel Solinger, with Rabbi Sharon Sobel Register here Program includes: story, music, movement, craft, snack. $10/child/session to cover supplies; If families have more than 2 children, maximum fee per family/session: $20 Future dates: August […]

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