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Community Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael is hosting an event! The Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3 – 5:30 p.m., at CBS. On May 14, 1948, the Jewish leadership, headed by future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, announced the establishment of the State of Israel as the homeland of the […] http://bethsholomsf.org/community-yom-haatzmaut-celebration/ Continue Reading...

Negotiating Jerusalem

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Negotiating Jerusalem” will take place on Sunday, March 11, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m., in Koret Hall. Jerusalem is so many things to so many people. With Donald Trump’s recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the spotlight was once again on […] http://bethsholomsf.org/negotiating-jerusalem/ Continue Reading...

Social Divisions & Politics In Israel Recap

On Sunday, January 28, the Achshav Yisrael committee of Beth Sholom presented Social Divisions & Politics In Israel with Professor Michael Shalev, a visiting professor and political scientist at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies. Professor Shalev explained that society in Israel is characterized by diversity, often superimposed on identity issues. How […] http://bethsholomsf.org/social-divisions-politics-in-israel-recap/ Continue Reading...

Social Divisions & Politics In Israel

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Social Divisions & Politics In Israel” will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m., in Koret hall. Achshav Yisrael presents Professor Michael Shalev, a visiting professor and political scientist at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies. He is also […] http://bethsholomsf.org/social-divisions-politics-in-israel/ Continue Reading...

Jewish State or State of the Jews? Recap

On Saturday, November 11, the Achshav Yisrael committee of Beth Sholom presented Jewish State or State of the Jews: The Role of the Conservative/Masorti Movement in the Israeli Religious & Cultural Leadership of the State with Yizhar Hess, CEO of the Masorti / Conservative Movement in Israel. The presentation was generously sponsored by the Steve […] http://bethsholomsf.org/jewish-state-or-state-of-the-jews-recap/ Continue Reading...

Jewish State or State of the Jews?

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Jewish State or State of the Jews: The Role of the Conservative/Masorti Movement in the Israeli Religious & Cultural Leadership of the State” will take place on Saturday, November 11, 1 – 3 p.m., in the Sanctuary. The program will follow a community kiddush lunch (12 […] http://bethsholomsf.org/jewish-state-or-state-of-the-jews/ Continue Reading...

Communities of Inclusion Recap

On Saturday, October 21, the Achshav Yisrael committee of Beth Sholom presented Communities of Inclusion: Middle Eastern Jews in Israel’s Modern Era with Tamar Zaken! Tamar gave an overview of the Middle Eastern countries from where Arabic Jews, many refugees from persecution, emigrated to Israel and the kind of reception they received there. She talked […] http://bethsholomsf.org/recap-communities-of-inclusion/ Continue Reading...

Communities Of Inclusion

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Communities Of Inclusion: Middle Eastern Jews In Israel’s Modern Era” will take place on Saturday, October 21, 1 – 3 p.m., in the Sanctuary. The program will follow a community kiddush lunch (12 – 1 p.m.), which all program attendees are invited to. Half of Israel’s […] http://bethsholomsf.org/communities-of-inclusion/ Continue Reading...

A Conversation With Ephraim Margolin

On Saturday afternoon, June 10, following a delicious community kiddush lunch, the Achshav Yisrael committee of CBS presented “Witness To The Birth Of Israel: An Interview With Ephraim Margolin.” Although the special Shabbat afternoon program could not be photographed, we want to share some of the highlights. Achshav Yisrael committee member Eileen Auerbach reports that […] http://bethsholomsf.org/a-conversation-with-ephraim-margolin/ Continue Reading...

Witness To The Birth Of Israel

“Witness To The Birth Of Israel: An Interview With Ephraim Margolin” will take place on Saturday, June 10, 1 – 3 p.m. Becky Buckwald will interview Ephraim Margolin in the CBS Sanctuary. Ephraim Margolin is well known to many of his fellow Beth Sholom congregants as an extraordinary scholar, raconteur, and successful attorney. We have […] http://bethsholomsf.org/witness-to-the-birth-of-israel/ Continue Reading...