Beth Israel’s campus brings Jerusalem to San Diego. The theme of the buildings can be summed up as community, connectedness, and holiness through its connection with Jerusalem. The architect and his team felt it was very important to preserve the past while building the future. They spent time in Jerusalem, studying how to bring the feel of the holy city to San Diego.
Enjoy this fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour that reveals little-known facts about Beth Israel’s campus and takes the mystery out of the ritual items found in the sanctuary.
Take part in a behind-the-scenes tour that reveals little-known facts about Beth Israel’s campus and takes the mystery out of the ritual items found in the sanctuary.
The annual gala will bring together more than 350 prominent business, social and philanthropic leaders to raise much-needed financial and emotional support for families with critically ill newborns and their families throughout San Diego County. The evening will include dinner, entertainment by Jacqueline Foster’s SHOWDANCE, and a live auction.
As part of the Men’s Club speaker series, Tifereth Israel will host Peter Salk, who will speak about his father Jonas Salk, the researcher who developed the polio vaccine.
Professor Dobkins’ lecture “Compassion for the Perpetrator” is about how society’s heal after massive human rights violations, and how we (as individuals) heal after minor (or major) violations. Taking a historical approach, Professor Dobkins will discuss one of the best examples of societal healing – the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was formed after the end of Apartheid in South Africa. Taking a humanistic approach, Professor Dobkins will discuss everyday violations, where we can all relate to being both “perpetrator” and “victim”, and how a deep understanding of our own dark side is a necessary step in making sure it doesn’t run the show.
Join CBI to create your own Chanukah celebration. Rabbi/Cantor Arlene Bernstein will teach how to do it yourself (DIY) in this hands-on workshop.
No fee, but please RSVP below at least one week in advance. For more information contact Program Director Ilene Tatro; email@example.com or call 858 535-1111, ext.2516