Events Calendar

 

 

Oct
17
Thu
DayTimers Speaker Series: Jonathan Schwartz “Aging in the 21st Century”
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

What can we do to enhance successful aging?  What does it take to live happy and healthy in advanced age? What is the secret of a few regions in the world where there is a high concentration of people that live beyond 100? These questions and many others will be answered in a collaborative, informative and humorous discussion. Fee: $5 with RSVP, $8 without RSVP.

Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This course is designed for newcomers to Judaism as well as those who wish to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Judaism. Learn fundamental concepts of Jewish belief and practice and become more comfortable participating in worship and ritual life.

Topics include synagogue geography, Jewish sacred literature, Jewish views of God, the Jewish lifecycle, worship and prayer, the High Holy Days and festivals, the Jewish home, Zionism and Israel, and much more.

Introduction to Judaism is a prerequisite for conversion candidates, Beth Israel members planning to become adult b’nai mitzvah, and couples planning an interfaith marriage with a Beth Israel officiant.

Complimentary High Holy Days tickets (for Fall, 2020) will be available to those who complete the course.

Oct
24
Thu
Synagogue Geography
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Synagogue Geography
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Dec
5
Thu
Light Up Your Chanukah
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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; itatro@cbisd.org or call 858 535-1111, ext.2516

Jan
20
Mon
12th Annual MLK Jr. Day of Interfaith Community Service
Jan 20 @ 8:15 am – 11:30 am

This event will bring together people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds for a morning of community service, fun and camaraderie. Families are encouraged to participate together in this hands-on community service day for all ages.

Apr
17
Fri
Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice 2019-20 Graduation
Apr 17 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join Congregation Beth Israel for this special service honoring their Intro to Judaism “graduates.”