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The High Holy Days At CBS

CBS looks forward to sharing the High Holy Days with you this fall. The High Holy Days provide us with an unparalleled opportunity to take stock and reconnect with our deeper selves. Importantly, the spiritual drama and possibility of the “Days of Awe” are matched by the pleasure of spending time with so many friends, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/the-high-holy-days-at-cbs-2/ Continue Reading...

Pizza In The Hut (Sukkot Community Dinner)

Yesterday evening, over 100 members of the CBS community gathered in the CBS sukkah on Eva Gunther Plaza for our annual Sukkot community dinner. This year, we dubbed it Pizza in The Hut, and guests recited the Sukkot blessing, shook the lulav, got decorated in henna art, noshed on delicious vegetarian pizza from Arizmendi Bakery, […] http://bethsholomsf.org/pizza-in-the-hut-sukkot-community-dinner/ Continue Reading...

VeZot Ha’Berachah
Deuteronomy 33:1 – 34:12

Please note that Parashat VeZot Ha’Berachah is read during the Simchat Torah service, which will take place on Tuesday, October 25. This Saturday, October 22, is Shabbat Sukkot, during which we read a selection from Parashat Ki Tissa. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) once remarked: “Zion is in ruins, Jerusalem lies in the dust. All […] http://bethsholomsf.org/vezot-haberachah-deuteronomy-331-3412/ Continue Reading...

The High Holy Days At CBS

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...

Simchat Torah Block Party!

Congregation Beth Sholom’s Simchat Torah Block Party is a chance for you to shake more than your lulav! Dance with us in the streets on Monday, October 5! It’s Sukkot again, and we’re eating (or sipping a scotch) in our backyard booths, gazing up at a super blood moon through the s’chach, and contemplating the […] http://bethsholomsf.org/simchat-torah-block-party/ Continue Reading...

VeZot ha’Berachah — Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12

Rabbi A.J. Heschel (1907-1972) once remarked: “Judaism teaches us to be attached to holiness in time, to be attached to sacred events, to learn how to consecrate sanctuaries that emerge from the magnificent stream of a year. The Sabbaths are our great cathedrals; and our Holy of Holies is a shrine that neither the Romans […] http://bethsholomsf.org/vezot-haberachah/ Continue Reading...