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High Holy Days Sermons And Teachings

thumbnail_rabbiglazer_interviewcapture Many congregants have requested copies of Rabbi Glazer‘s High Holy Days sermons and teachings. Sermons are meant to be heard (not read), so we’re delighted to report that Rabbi Glazer has recorded each and every one of his Yamim Noraim service contributions for your listening edification. As a bonus, we’ve included Rabbi Glazer’s thoughtful drash […] http://bethsholomsf.org/high-holy-days-sermons-teachings/ Continue Reading...

Beraysheet — Genesis 1:1-6:8

thumb_coverdesign_bereshit New Beginnings: How do I want to begin again this year? Whenever a new chapter in life is about to begin, it is wise to take a step back and ask: How do I want to begin? What are my hopes, aspirations, and dreams? The Jewish New Year is a time to ask ourselves similar […] http://bethsholomsf.org/beraysheet-genesis-11-68/ Continue Reading...

Hardly Strictly Selichot Unplugged Recap

thumbnail_yehudasolomonduvidswirsky_hardlystrictlyselichotunplugged_september2016 Almost two hundred people visited the CBS campus this past Saturday evening to mark our entrance into the final days of preparation for the Yamim Noraim (“the Days of Awe”). A joint production of CBS, the Mission Minyan, and The Kitchen, Hardly Strictly Selichot Unplugged made for a special night (and early morning!) – deeply […] http://bethsholomsf.org/hardly-strictly-selichot-unplugged-recap/ Continue Reading...

The High Holy Days At CBS

Thumbnail_JWeekly_HHDAvertisement The “Days of Awe” are almost upon us – again! As another year draws to a close, we look forward to the next. We also look forward to sharing the High Holy Days with you this October! No matter how “late” they may seem this year, the High Holy Days are always a good time […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-high-holy-days-at-cbs/ Continue Reading...

Renew Our Days: The High Holy Days Unbound

Thumbnail_AvivaChernick Shaliach tzibbur (prayer leader), musician, and teacher Aviva Chernick returns to CBS to lead Renew Our Days: The High Holy Days Unbound, a special, two-part prayer lab occurring on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah Day 1 and Yom Kippur. Renew Our Days is not halachic (e.g., there is no Torah service or sermon) – the service is based on traditional liturgy, but […] http://bethsholomsf.org/renew-our-days-the-high-holy-days-unbound/ Continue Reading...

Youth & Family High Holy Days Programming

Crop_CoverDesign_Behar_Facebook CBS is a stand-out family destinationfor the High Holy Days! CBS offers a selection of age-specific programs and services for children and/or their parents. With the exception of the Family Services, a modest donation is requested for each participating child. If you have any questions, please contact us via email or call 415.940.7092. FAMILY SERVICES […] http://bethsholomsf.org/family-childrens-hhd-programming/ Continue Reading...

Ki Tavo — Deuteronomy 26:1 – 29:8

thumbnail_coverdesign_kitavo How do you express your gratitude? With words? With a thank-you card? A robust “attitude of gratitude” requires an act that acknowledges a benefactor’s benevolence and communicates one’s grateful feelings. This is part of what Moses is teaching the Children of Israel through his own song in Deuteronomy; he instructs his people on how to cultivate the […] http://bethsholomsf.org/ki-tavo-deuteronomy-261-298/ Continue Reading...

CBS Does Jewish Heritage Night

Thumbnail_RabbiGlazerAngieDalfenLizNotewareAriDalfen_SFGiantsJewishHeritageNight_August2016 Every year, sometime in late July or August, Bay Area Jews from all walks of life descend on AT&T Park for what just might become our fourth Pilgrimage Festival. The annual ingathering of the Jews known as San Francisco Giants Jewish Heritage Night is always a great deal of fun, and last night was no […] http://bethsholomsf.org/cbs-does-jewish-heritage-night/ Continue Reading...

Welcoming Shabbat Nachamu

Thumb_ModehAni_Claire Sadly, the time has come for us to bid our all-star Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Kohn Summer Intern, Claire Ambruster, a fond adieu. For eight weeks this summer, Claire was a welcome addition to the CBS team. Without exception, every member of the CBS staff was very impressed with her and pleased with the work […] http://bethsholomsf.org/welcoming-shabbat-nachamu/ Continue Reading...

Emor — Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23

CoverDesign_Emor In a candid moment, the renowned American scholar of the Gnostic Gospels, Elaine Pagels (b. 1943), once remarked that her research of these early religious texts taught her something interesting: “These ancient stories in religion speak to our desire. But they move us toward hope.” Where might one experience this correlation between desire and hope […] http://bethsholomsf.org/emor-leviticus-211-2423/ Continue Reading...