Shabbat Morning Discussion Service (12/22/18)

Shabbat Morning Discussion Service | December 22nd, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Weinberg Pavillion at Congregation Beth Shalom. Rabbi Seth Adelson leads a discussion-oriented service for all ranges of davener, from the uninitiated to the veterans. We seek meaning behind the words and personal connections within tefillah. All are welcome!  

Why are There Four Aliyot on Rosh Hodesh? Originally Published on November 16-17, 2018.

Even on days when we do not usually read Torah at morning services, if it is Rosh Hodesh, the beginning of the new month (on the Jewish calendar), we read Bamidbar (Numbers) 28:1-15. Let’s start from the beginning.  We read Torah in the morning on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, all from the same parashah (portion) Read More…

Derekh Introduction to Judaism Part 1

Derekh Introduction to Judaism | December 12, 2018 – January 20, 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm at Congregation Beth Shalom. We invite you to this non-denominational class! This is the first of three six-week courses. This part will cover an overview of Creation, Bible, Diversity, Holidays, and Shabbat. Dates are: 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/6, Read More…

MONDAYS: Morning Talmud Study

Currently The Monday Morning Talmud Study has moved to online. Please see the following information: Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/447003418 Meeting ID: 447 003 418 One tap mobile +16468769923,,447003418# US (New York) +14086380968,,447003418# US (San Jose) Dial by your location         +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)         +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) Read More…

Coffee with the Cantor (Wednesdays)

Coffee with the Cantor | Every Wednesday morning at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, with past Executive Director, Hazzan Rob Menes at Congregation Beth Shalom. Everyone welcome! This Year’s Topic: Jewish Influence in the Secular World Last year we focused our discussion on Jewish rituals and how they are viewed by the Jewish and non-Jewish Read More…