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THIS MONTH AT BETH ISRAEL JUDEA!

  • Friday, February 1: Shabbat Shelanu  5:45pm – Tot Shabbat, 6:30pm – Pot Luck dinner, 7:15pm – Family friendly musical service.  Great fun for all ages to welcome the Shabbat!
  • Saturday, February 2, 8:45am: Torah Study  Join Rabbi Gottlieb for bagels and coffee, as we study the Torah portion of the week.
  • Saturday, February 2, ~10:00am:  Shabbat Morning Service  Join us for a warm and intimate service, filled with music and learning, led by Rabbi Gottlieb and BIJ members.
  • Thursday, February 7, 6:30pm:  Adult Hebrew with Ricki Weintraub
  • Friday, February 8, 7:30pm: Sacred Chant & Drum  This joyful, contemplative service combines movement, meditation and communal chanting, accompanied by spiritual drummers Debbie Fier and Susanna Goldenstein.  Rabbi and Ricki complete the leadership team and invite you to sit back, relax and “let go” of the cares of the week that has passed.  The service is followed by a pot luck oneg Shabbat.
  • Saturday, February 9, 8:45am: Torah Study  Join Rabbi Gottlieb for bagels and coffee, as we study the Torah portion of the week.
  • Saturday, February 9, 10:00am: Or Shalom led Shabbat Service
  • Saturday, February 9, 6:00pm: Incredible Edibles! A Taste of India   Join us for a hands-on dinner-party Indian style!We will prepare a three-course meal including drinks.  Bring an apron, dishtowel, and sharp knife if you plan to help cook.  As always, you don’t have to, but you’ll have more fun if you do!  Come, learn to cook a new cuisine, and schmooze with your BIJ friends!  (Havdalah: 6pm,  Dinner Prep & Dining: 6:30-10pm)  RSVP & purchase tickets online at www.bij.org/registration, OR send your check to BIJ made out to: Sisterhood – The Women of BIJ.  On the memo line please write “Incredible Edibles”.
  • Sunday, February 10, 10:00am: B3 Classes  Children’s education
  • Sunday, February 10, 1:00pm: Craft & Schmooze  Enjoy good company and conversation with your handwork project!
  • Wednesday, February 13, 7:00pm: Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class Learn to chant Torah with Ricki Weintraub and study a Torah portion for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah with Rabbi Gottlieb.
  • Friday, February 15, 7:30pm: Shabbat in the ‘Hood – Pacifica  Join us as we take our Shabbat service “on the road”. Members host the chavurah-style services in their homes, led by Rabbi Gottlieb and Ricki Weintraub. Contact the Temple office for this week’s address.
  • Saturday, February 16, 8:45am: Torah Study  Join Rabbi Gottlieb for bagels and coffee, as we study the Torah portion of the week.
  • Saturday, February 16, ~10:00am: Shabbat Morning Service  Join us for a warm and intimate service, filled with music and learning, led by Rabbi Gottlieb and BIJ members.
  • Sunday, February 17, 10:00am: NO B3 Classes this week due to President’s Day Holiday on Monday
  • Thursday, February 21, 12:00 NOON:  Lunch & Learn here at BIJ.  Lunch and Learn will be followed by sandwich making.
  • Thursday, February 21, 1:30pm:  Sandwich making for our hunger relief project.
  • Friday, February 22, 6:30pm: Friday Night Feast:  A free, catered Shabbat feast, sponsored by Sisterhood—The Women of BIJ! Welcome Shabbat with tableside blessings, then enjoy delicious fare and each others’ company. After “birkat  hamazon”, the grace after meals, we will have the opportunity to learn about financial planning in a pressure free environment.  This is a great opportunity to learn about different forms of investing, with Q&A to follow.
  • Saturday, February 23, 8:45am: Torah Study  Join us for bagels and coffee, as we study the Torah portion of the week.
  • Saturday, February 23, ~10:00am: Shabbat Morning Service  Join us for a warm and intimate service, filled with music and learning, led this Shabbat by BIJ members.
  • Sunday, February 24, 9:00am: Volunteering at San Francisco Food Bank Children 4 and up are welcome with adults. This is a great time for the whole family to participate while the kids are on break from school. (RSVP is not necessary but you can contact Lori Ganz (415) 606-8727 or ljganz@yahoo.com so we can look for you in the crowd.)
  • Sunday, February 24, 10:00am: B3 Classes  Children’s education
  • Wednesday, February 27, 10:00am: Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class Learn to chant Torah with Ricki Weintraub and study a Torah portion for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah with Rabbi Gottlieb.