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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...

Matot / Massei — Numbers 30:2 – 36:13

Parashat Matot The final of the four tangible ways of measuring the intangibles of intentional community that I learned with Dr. Sarale Shadmi-Wortman (Oranim College of Education) during the Rabin Bay Area Leadership Mission to Israel is Meaningfulness: “My uniqueness is an important resource and influence for the group.” As we read this week in […] http://bethsholomsf.org/matot-massei-numbers-302-3613/ Continue Reading...

Israel Mission Remembrance (II)

From December 22, 2016 – January 2, 2017, almost 30 members of the CBS community traveled to Israel as part of the CBS/Kol Shofar Intergenerational Communal Family Mission. The trip itinerary was thoughtfully designed by Rabbis Aubrey Glazer and Susan Leider (Kol Shofar), and we’ve heard from many participants about how extraordinary and memorable an […] http://bethsholomsf.org/israel-mission-remembrance-ii/ Continue Reading...

Matot/Massei — Numbers 30:2 – 36:13

Parashat Matot Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), a German-born Swiss author, once remarked: “Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.“ Hesse’s universal vision of human enlightenment requires us to transcend our worldly boundaries. Ironically, religion […] http://bethsholomsf.org/matotmassei-numbers-302-3613/ Continue Reading...

Camp Ramah Galim

Riding Your Wave In the Sea of Judaism: The Start-up Camp Ramah Galim There is nothing quite like the oceanic rhythm of Camp Ramah campers and staff surrounding you from dawn till dusk. In those eternal moments, you begin to feel the pulse of this camp’s namesake — Galim. Singing, dancing, exploring, studying, rock climbing, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/camp-ramah-galim/ Continue Reading...

Special Message From Rabbi Glazer

Having personally delivered a sefer Torah as part of a Masorti Olami mission with my former congregation to seed the newly formed Maayan Or in Nice, France, I once again write to our CBS communal family with a heavy heart. Following Thursday evening’s attack in Nice that left at least 80 dead and countless others […] http://bethsholomsf.org/special-message-from-rabbi-glazer-5/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit: Wall To Wall

What’s this Kezayit thing? Read here. +++++ When we reported on the delightfully fun Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration that took place at CBS on Sunday, May 15, we highlighted the handiwork of our talented CBS Family Preschool students: “Outside, in Eva Gunther Plaza, congregants of all ages added personal aspirations and prayers to an amazing replica […] http://bethsholomsf.org/kezayit-wall-to-wall/ Continue Reading...

Travel To Israel With The Intergenerational Communal Family Mission!

Congregation Beth Sholom and Congregation Kol Shofar invite YOU to join us for an unforgettable Israel adventure! CBS/Kol Shofar Intergenerational Communal Family Mission To Israel 2016 December 22, 2016 – January 2, 2017 The itinerary for this exciting and edifying trip was thoughtfully designed by Rabbis Aubrey Glazer and Susan Leider, who worked with Da’at […] http://bethsholomsf.org/travel-to-israel-with-the-bay-area-conservativemasorti-mission/ Continue Reading...

An Overview of Rabbi Glazer’s Israel Trip

From Sunday, December 20, 2015 – Sunday, January 3, 2016, Rabbi Glazer will visit Israel to present some of his recent research, give book talks, study with renowned Israeli scholars, and participate in a program for college students. On December 24, he will teach in the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem‘s Winter Break study program, Ta’amu […] http://bethsholomsf.org/an-overview-of-rabbi-glazers-israel-trip/ Continue Reading...