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Family Israel Discovery Trip

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Congregation Beth HaTephila
Family Israel Discovery

Led by Rabbi Batsheva Meiri
June 20-July 2, 2018


  • Bnei Mitzvah Ceremony overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem
  • Spiritual Shabbat experiences in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
  • Participate in a unique, hands-on archaeological sifting project
  • Exciting Jeep ride and water hike in the Golan Heights
  • Camel Ride and Bedouin experience in the Judean Desert
  • Hands-on volunteering opportunities
  • Explore the mystical city of Tzfat, meet with artists and make candles
  • Plant a Tree in Eretz Yisrael
  • Parallel programming for adults and kids throughout the trip

Registration is open!

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Join Us as Rabbi Jeff Roth Speaks About His Book

Join us as we welcome Rabbi Jeff Roth to speak about his recently published book- Me, Myself, and God.

Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM, Congregation Beth HaTephila

“Instead of conceptualizing the Divine Presence, analyzing, or taking about it, we rather strive to experience it moment by moment in our lives. Any moment we open our hearts to the Divine Presence, any moment we experience it, we cultivate a loving relationship to All That Is. If this book has one lesson to offer, it is this: Continue reading Join Us as Rabbi Jeff Roth Speaks About His Book

Mountaintop Minyan July 1st, 2017

The Mountaintop Minyans are back!
Saturday morning July 1st we’ll meet at the Folk Art Center along the parkway at 9:30. We’ll form carpools and drive up to the Craggy Gardens area where we’ll hike for about a mile (round trip) along the Snowball trail. We’ll return to this lovely rock which is located close to the parking area where Rabbi Meiri will lead us in a short service. Those that choose not to do the trail walk can join us only 70 yards from their car. We should return to the Folk Art Center by around noon.

Bring the whole family and well behaved dogs as well. Questions to Marty Stickle at 273-9041

Yom HaShoah – “Remembering Elie Wiesel”

Upcoming Event

The evening will begin with a community commemoration – all are welcome! Lecture by Dr. Katz will follow.

About Dr. Steven Katz

Steven T. Katz received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.  He holds the Slater Chair in Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Boston University where he was the founding Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies. He is the Academic Advisor to the 31 countries that belong to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), a member and former co-chair of the Academic Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Chair of the Holocaust Commission of the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture.  Wearing these different hats, Steve has been involved in negotiations with many governments regarding Holocaust education. Continue reading Yom HaShoah – “Remembering Elie Wiesel”