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High Holy Days 5777/2016
** High Holy Days Services will be streamed live. Check our YouTube channel here. **
HUGE BOOK SALE at TBI!
A Fundraiser for Temple Beth Israel by Sisterhood, Brotherhood, and the Queer Chavurah.
FABULOUS USED BOOK SALE!
Huge selection of excellent books to choose from! Fiction - Non-Fiction - Kids’ Books - Cookbooks - Sports & Travel - Books of Every Kind!
1,000’s of Wonderful Books at Unbelievable Prices!
Sunday, August 28th 10-4 & Monday, August 29th 10-2
TBI's Safety Committee is offering two trainings in September. CPR and Event Response Procedures. For more information and to register, click here.
Temple Beth Israel is evaluating our membership policies using a Values Based decision making process. To learn more about this very important process, including how to get involved. Please visit the Membership Policy web page. The task force is also looking for some feedback from the community. All can take a short survey here.
Check out our Archive of divrei Torah here. Rabbi Ruhi Sophia's most recent offering on Mattot-Masei and Black Lives Matter is now available.
Now enrolling for Fall 2016 - Register HERE
Sample a FREE class for a "Taste of Melton"
September 21st 6:30pm (Please RSVP Here)
Wednesdays October 19-May 10 (breaks for winter/spring and holidays)
6:30pm-7:30pm Purposes of Jewish Living with Dolfy Freinquel
7:45pm-8:45pm Rhythms of Jewish Living with Rabbi Jacob Siegel
More information HERE.
The congregational meeting in May included votes on the budget and bylaws and reports from Rabbi Ruhi Sophia and the Israel Task Force, Membership Task Force and Tikkun Olam Task Force. The minutes may be viewed here.
A Mystical Pathway toward the High Holidays
with Dolfy Freinquel
August 29 Elul - Teshuvah, returning to the Divine and to our selves
September 12 Elul- Ani le dodi ve dodi li (I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine)
Class description and REGISTRATION HERE.
Shabbat in the Park & Mitzvah Kitchen Picnic
Alton Baker Park Shelter
6:45pm Mitzvah Kitchen Picnic (sign up here) or bring your own vegetarian picnic. Please no meat!
Experience a short, fun service under the sky. All are welcome. Sign up for the Mitzvah Kitchen picnic dinner or bring a picnic supper (vegetarian or fish OK), blankets or lawn chairs. Please leave dogs at home.
PREPARING FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS WITH RABBI RUHI SOPHIA
Septempber 7, 7:30pm: From Elul to Avodah: Getting to the Glory of Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is actually one of the most joyful days of the Jewish year. Come to this session to engage with the spiritual tools that will help us access the bliss on this highest Holy Day.
September 21, 7:30pm: Beyond the Closing of the Gates: The Fruits of the High Holiday Season
Often, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can be so intense that the subsequent holidays don't get our attention. Come to this session to learn how to use the High Holidays to build momentum that lasts through Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
More information HERE.
Visit the Community Education Page for details on upcoming events including: Mysticism & Kabbalah, Soul Collage, Reading with the Rabbi, lectures, films, and more.
Sign up for the Temple Beth Israel weekly E-Newsletter here.
You may view past issues of the weekly email here.
Check us out on YouTube! You can find the High Holiday services, The Purim Shpiel, This American Jewish Life talks by TBI members, and more. Full HD videos and live streaming where available. https://www.youtube.com/user/tbieugene
TBI is pleased to partner with Learn Hebrew Pod to offer FREE Online Hebrew Learning. Through this special partnership you can receive a FREE trial, and special pricing on additional courses. More information, here.