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Light It Up!

Join the CBS community in Koret Hall on Thursday, December 14, 2017,from 5:30 – 8 p.m. to mark The Festival of Lights! The candles will be burning bright at Beth Sholom as we celebrate the third night of Hanukkah together! Our annual Hanukkah celebration is always a joyous party, but this year we’re turning it […] http://bethsholomsf.org/light-it-up-2/ Continue Reading...

The Financial Four — January 17, 2017

Today, the latest edition of The Financial Four, an update from our Interim Director of Finance, Missy Sue Mastel. ***** Happy Secular New Year! I think we’re especially fortunate to have two New Year celebrations; I use one for my spiritual health and the other for my (and incidentally, the synagogue’s) financial well-being. Some people […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-financial-four-january-17-2017/ Continue Reading...

Light It Up! Recap

Last Thursday evening, members of the CBS community came together in Koret Hall for Light It Up! : A Hanukkah Celebration. Because so many in our community will be traveling during Hanukkah this year (which runs December 24 – January 1), we threw a pre-holiday party. We didn’t want to miss the chance to celebrate […] http://bethsholomsf.org/light-it-up-recap/ Continue Reading...

Light It Up!

Join the CBS community in Koret Hall on Thursday, December 15, 2016,from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. to mark The Festival of Lights! Because so many in our community will be traveling during the actual holiday this year (December 24 – January 1), we’re throwing a pre-Hanukkah party so that we can all be together. This […] http://bethsholomsf.org/light-it-up/ Continue Reading...

The Financial Four — November 30, 2016

Today, the latest edition of The Financial Four, an update from our Interim Director of Finance, Missy Sue Mastel. ***** Miss me? Well, not to worry; things have been hopping around the synagogue, so much so that I haven’t had a moment to do my favorite part of the job – updating YOU, our generous […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-financial-four-november-30-2016/ Continue Reading...

Meet Claire Ambruster, JVS Summer Intern

CBS is pleased to introduce our Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Kohn Summer Intern, Claire Ambruster. Claire is supporting multiple departments at CBS during her internship (June 21 – August 12), including communications. Wearing her communications hat, Claire will learn about thoughtful development and management of social media strategy and also gain blogging experience. Today, we’re […] http://bethsholomsf.org/meet-claire-ambruster-jvs-summer-intern/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit (An Olive’s Worth): A Proper Purim Greeting

Purim is almost here! It won’t be long before we’re masked, spieling, ring tossing, and bottoms upping! Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 12, 2017, when our PURIMPALOOZA: Community Purim Carnival & Spiel To Support CBS Educational Programs will take place! +++++ According to Wikipedia, Quora, and just about any website we could find, there […] http://bethsholomsf.org/a-proper-purim-greeting/ Continue Reading...

The Dreidel — Unmasked!

Hanukkah is over. For a few evenings, we’ll gaze longingly at the counters, tables, and ledges where our hanukkiot so recently glowed…and then our attention will shift to family debates about which movie and Chinese restaurant is right for Christmas Day. Today, though, we hope to extend your Hanukkah glow for at least a few […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-dreidel-unmasked/ Continue Reading...

CBS Community Hanukkah Celebration

Yesterday evening, around 150 members of the CBS community came together in Koret Hall to light hanukkiot and mark the fifth night of Hanukkah. Of course, a lot of folks came for the latkes, sufganiyot, and wine. Yum! Special thanks to CBS Executive Chef Jane Sykes for preparing from-scratch sweet potato latkes, cranberry applesauce, and […] http://bethsholomsf.org/cbs-community-hanukkah-celebration/ Continue Reading...

CBS Family Preschool Hanukkah Party

The CBS Family Preschool Hanukkah Party took place yesterday morning in Koret Hall, and we snapped a handful of photos of the event to share with you. Before the meal, several preschool classes presented short performances, the first of which involved a parade of heroic-looking Mini Maccabees brandishing shields. This zealous lot marched around Koret […] http://bethsholomsf.org/cbs-family-preschool-hanukkah-party/ Continue Reading...