Events Calendar



Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm

Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.

A Conversation with John Lithgow
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For more than a half century, John Lithgow has been delighting audiences on stage, in movies and on television. In a lively discussion, with Peter Gourevitch, distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC San Diego, Lithgow will reflect on the roles that have shaped his career and influenced the larger culture from his star turn in “The World According to Garp” to his SAG-award-winning role as Winston Churchill in the Netflix original series “The Crown.”

Shabbat Morning Torah Study
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Come occasionally or come every week. These eclectic and lively discussions about the week’s Torah portion consider the text through traditional and modern commentaries, as well as through the lenses of history, ethics, sociology and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

YWCA of San Diego County will present the 10th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®” fundraising walk. Men, alongside women and children, are invited to walk a mile in heels through downtown San Diego County to increase awareness of domestic violence in the community and help end the pervasive issue once and for all.

TEDx San Diego
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 6:30 pm

This year’s theme, Created Future(s), explores the potential power of our individual efforts, as well as our collective ability to create a more enlightened future.

2017 Created Futures

Meditate on the Letters
Oct 15 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am
Join Rabbi Solomon as we uncover even more of the magic of the Hebrew letters. We’ll learn, sing and sit together, coming into our breath and into our hearts. No prior meditation experience necessary; or lots welcome. Feel free to bring a cushion if you’d like. Special reiki attunement led by Misty Wien.
Pleasure of Your Company
Oct 15 @ 2:30 pm

The “Pleasure of Your Company” concert series welcomes back the Zzymzzy Quartet. This quartet is the ‘last word in Gypsy Swing’ and features Beston Barnett on guitar and vocals, Matt Gill on clarinet, Pete Miesner on guitar and vocals, and Paul Hormick on bass. The group performs swing era music and French gypsy jazz and is bound to have your fingers snapping and your toes tapping.  Meet the musicians and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception.  There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, although donations are appreciated.