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Fusion Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Is Back!

CBS is proud to announce the return of Fusion Friday Kabbalat Shabbat, a spirited Kabbalat Shabbat service that provides its many participants with a transformative experience that is as moving as it is joyful. Led by Rabbi Aubrey Glazer, the Shir Hashirim Ensemble – Hazzan Richard Kaplan, violinist Lila Sklar, and Sheldon Brown (on clarinet, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/fusion-friday-kabbalat-shabbat-is-back/ 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...

Announcing Fusion Friday Kabbalat Shabbat!

Beginning in 2014, the CBS community has gathered on the third Friday of each month to welcome Shabbat with uplifting song. This spirited 3rd Friday Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service has grown in popularity over the past two years, providing its many participants with a transformative experience that is as moving as it is joyful. This […] http://bethsholomsf.org/announcing-fusion-friday-kabbalat-shabbat/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit: Not Every Jew Looks Like You

What’s this Kezayit thing? Read here. +++++ Writing recently in Tablet Magazine, author David Margolick acknowledged the Jewish people’s chauvinistic tribalism. “Why is it we Jews are not only quick to claim someone as our own, but insist upon claiming all of him? For better or worse, though, we do: our fierce feeling of specialness […] http://bethsholomsf.org/kezayit-not-every-jew-looks-like-you/ Continue Reading...

Kezayit: Micrography

What’s this Kezayit thing? Read here. +++++ Brooklyn-based artist Michael Waugh is best known for producing large-scale, ink-on-mylar drawings, but with a twist. From the artist’s website: “For the past few years, my drawings have utilized an ancient Hebrew form of calligraphy called micrography, in which minute words are written out so that when you […] http://bethsholomsf.org/kezayit-micrography/ Continue Reading...