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Purimpalooza 5778 Recap

The CBS campus was packed this past Thursday afternoon and evening, as Beth Sholom community members of all ages donned costumes and imbibed good spirits during our annual Purimpalooza: Community Purim Carnival & Spiel To Support CBS Educational Programs. It’s a mitzvah to act the fool on Purim, so we tipped back our cups, ate […] http://bethsholomsf.org/purimpalooza-5778-recap/ Continue Reading...

It’s PURIMPALOOZA Time!

Join us for a groovy, far out Purim! PURIMPALOOZA: Community Purim Carnival & Spiel To Support CBS Educational Programs Thursday, March 1 4 – 8:30 p.m. Koret Hall, CBS campus Carnival: 4 – 7 p.m. Mimi Greisman Purim Puppet Show: 4:30 – 6 p.m. Flashback 5728 (spiel): 7 p.m. People of all backgrounds are taking […] http://bethsholomsf.org/its-purimpalooza-time/ Continue Reading...

Purimpalooza Recap

The CBS community filled our campus on Sunday, donning costumes and good spirits for Purimpalooza: Community Purim Carnival & Spiel To Support CBS Educational Programs. We gamed, gambled, bounced, danced, ate, drank, grogged, and spieled together, toasting a temporarily inverted world. Unquestionably, the highlight of this year’s Purim celebration was Long Live The Spiel, the […] http://bethsholomsf.org/purimpalooza-recap/ Continue Reading...

The Financial Four — March 21, 2017

Today, the latest edition of The Financial Four, an update from our Interim Director of Finance, Missy Sue Mastel. ***** Dear Chaverim, It’s March, and while it may have gone unnoticed to some, I’m proud to say that Scott and I celebrated our one-year anniversary of living together and working together at the shul! It’s […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-financial-four-march-21-2017/ Continue Reading...

PURIMPALOOZA!

Mark your calendars for a doozy of a party! PURIMPALOOZA: Community Purim Carnival & Spiel To Support CBS Educational Programs Sunday, March 12 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Koret Hall, CBS campus Carnival: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Long Live The Spiel!: 2 – 3 p.m. Megillah reading: 3 – 4 p.m. Political intrigue, unrestrained […] http://bethsholomsf.org/purimpalooza/ Continue Reading...

Dance The Pain Away

It’s easy for us to shirk our Jewish responsibility to wrestle with the more challenging and anachronistic aspects of our tradition. In a few weeks, when we read Parashat Vayikra, we’ll reconsider the ancient Israelites‘ sacrificial practices, which seem quite alien to us today. Yet the psychological distance imposed by time and social change doesn’t […] http://bethsholomsf.org/dance-the-pain-away/ Continue Reading...

Megillah Gras In Pictures

The CBS community filled our campus yesterday afternoon and evening, turning out en masse for Megillah Gras: Community Purim Fundraiser To Benefit CBS Education. We played, danced, ate, drank, and grogged together into the night, toasting a temporarily inverted world. The shared enthusiasm and warmth of the event was palpable; our hearts are full. Special […] http://bethsholomsf.org/megillah-gras-in-pictures/ 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...

Megillah Gras!

Mark your calendars for the one Purim party you don’t want to miss! AND BUY YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS NOW! Megillah Gras: Community Purim Fundraiser To Benefit CBS Education Wednesday, March 23 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. Koret Hall, CBS campus It’s time to celebrate a world turned upside down, people! It’s Megillah Gras time! Join the […] http://bethsholomsf.org/megillah-gras/ Continue Reading...

Shul School: “Thinking Matters” Resumes

Our “Thinking Matters: Modern Jewish Philosophy”course series continues this winter! Join an impressive line-up of teachers to wrestle with the exciting and challenging questions of modern Jewish philosophy! Can there be such a thing as a Jewish philosophy, or a philosophy of Judaism? How have Jewish traditions participated in the philosophical canon? How are Judaism […] http://bethsholomsf.org/shul-school-thinking-matters-2/ Continue Reading...