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December 2017

Kabbalat Shabbat / Chanukkah with Rabbi Shohama & Rabbi David (Miketz)

December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David, Your Band by the Sea and the TBE Family for a musical welcome to the Shabbat of Chanukkah, our Festival of Lights.  This week's Torah portion (Miketz) recounts Joseph's healing dream-telling for a Pharaoh beset by darkness.  Come shine and celebrate the flow of freedom. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Shabbat Morning & Kiddush Luncheon with Rabbi Shohama & Rabbi David (Miketz – Chanukkah)

December 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a full Shabbat morning, including Torah service and Kiddush luncheon. This Shabbat coincides with the middle of Chanukkah and the Festival of Lights amidst the climactically darkest week of the year, so we'll be bringing in the light. This is part of our special Chanukkah Shabbaton.  Plan to join us for a full day of spirit-lifting learning, music and events.

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Chanukkah Shabbaton Afternoon Program: Healing, Dreaming, Dancing, Yearning, Poetry & Music Jam

December 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Our Chanukkah shabbaton weekend continues with healing, dream work, mystical learning, a band jam, poetry and more. Here's our schedule: 1:00pm – Sound Healing with Daniella Haney & Jessica Richman 2:00pm – Learning: Dreaming the Dream with Rabbi David 3:00pm – Jamming the Kedushat Levi with Rabbi Ben Newman and the Shtiebel Band 4:00pm – Poetry of Shabbat and Yearning with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat 5:00pm – Havdalah and Chanukkah Candle Lighting

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Angels Among Us – Jewish Angelology, Session 3

December 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this third of four sessions on Jewish angelology, from the mystical to rational and everything in between.  This class is part of the 2017-18 Adult Education Program.

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Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob

December 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm

Join us on Friday, December 22 -- 4 Tevet-- when Cap'n Bob leads us in our Sabbath prayers. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (Vayechi)

December 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical welcome to the last Shabbat of 2017. This week's Torah portion (Vayechi) closes the Book on Genesis, as we prepare to close the book on 2017. Look back to the blessings of this year now ending and look ahead to the journey to come. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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January 2018

Community Led Shabbat -CANCELLED TONIGHT

January 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

SORRY, but our Friday, January 5 -- 18 Tevet-- service will be cancelled tonight ! Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

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Freedom Shabbat with Rabbi David (P. Vaera)

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical welcome to this special Shabbat coinciding with the weekend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This week's Torah portion (Vaera) recounts the start of the ancient plagues and hardening of heart that preceded the Israelite liberation. What's hard and kept bound today, and how can we ride time's spiral cycle to set the bound free? Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Angels Among Us – Jewish Angelology, Session 4

January 23 @ 7:30 pm

Join Rabbi David for this fourth of five sessions on Jewish angelology, from the mystical to rational and everything in between.  This series is part of the 2017-18 Adult Education Program.

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama and Rabbi David (P. Beshallach)

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a special kabbalat Shabbat timed to the Torah reading of the Song of the Sea. Once again we traverse the miracle of crossing the waters to freedom: what freedom journey awaits us this year? what covenant will we seek and keep? Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Mystical Tu B’shevat Seder / Wine and Cheese Journey

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map
$10.00

Join Rabbi David and the Spirit of the Holy Ari (R. Isaac Luria of Ashkenaz) for a mystical Four Worlds ascent up the Tree of Life, fueled by Wine and Cheese (and other traditional foods and beverages). At Tu B'shevat (this year officially January 30, but we'll start early), we begin the imaginal turn that feels the sap rise and lifts us into spring. As for the almond trees soon blooming in Israel, so for us to bring spring out…

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February 2018

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob (P. Yitro)

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Join us on Friday, February 2 — Shevat 17— when Cap’n Bob leads us in our Sabbath prayers. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

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Meet the Author: Bubby’s Stories, Belarus to the Bronx

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map
$10.00

Author Roslyn Rothstein shares her book and a slide show about family, immigration and politics. Book signing to follow. Suggested contribution: $10; snow date is February 11.

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (P. Mishpatim)

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a magical, musical, mystical welcome to the Shabbat of Parshat Mishpatim (judges). Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Angels Among Us: Jewish Angelology – Session 5

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this last of five sessions on Jewish angelology, from the rationalist tradition to the mystical tradition.  This fifth session compares aspects of Jewish, Buddhist, Christian and Muslim angelic traditions.  Next month's class begins Pirkei Avot (the Jewish ethical tradition).

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama & Rabbi David (P. Tetzaveh)

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical welcome to the Shabbat of Parshat Tetzaveh. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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March 2018

Purim-Themed Kabbalat Shabbat – Shabbaton Weekend (P. Ki Tisa)

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for this kickoff weekend to our March shabbaton weekend. Our Shabbat will be themed to Purim (optional theme attire: royalty and whites for the Shabbat "bride"/Esther/Vashti). This week's Torah portion (Ki Tisa) also brings the Golden Calf and the spiritual turn toward Passover. Celebratory oneg to follow – and don't miss Saturday's immersive Shabbat experience to come!

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Shabbaton Saturday -Canceled- (Ki Tisa)

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Update: the Saturday, March 3rd events have been canceled. We apologize for the change. Join clergy and your TBE Family for an immersive Shabbat experience of Torah, music, dance, food, healing, mysticism, learning and more.  Minyan needed for Torah service. RSVP here.

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Women’s “Herstory” Shabbat (P. Vayikra)

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for this annual commemoration of Women's Herstory Month Shabbat. This year's Herstory Shabbat coincides with the opening of Sefer Vayikra (the Book of Leviticus), which teaches much about our continuing spiritual blindspots about gender and identity. Celebratory oneg.

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Pirkei Avot – Jewish Ethics, Session 1

March 20 @ 7:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this first of five sessions on Jewish ethics according to Pirkei Avot. This class is part of TBE's Adult Education Program.

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Community Passover Seder

March 31 @ 6:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join us for the second night led by Rabbi David.

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April 2018

TBE 84th Anniversary Gala Dinner Dance

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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$85

Join us for our annual awards dinner/dance celebration.

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Shabbat with Aliza & Cap’n Bob

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join us on Friday, April 13 — Nissan 28 -- when Cap'n Bob and Aliza Erber lead us in a warm, friendly and musical service as we greet the Sabbath and Parshat Shmini.  Aliza will give the dvar and recite a Yom Hashoah narrative poem. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal.Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob…

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Pirkei Avot – Jewish Ethics, Session 2

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this second of five sessions on Jewish ethics according to Pirkei Avot.  This class is part of the 2017-18 Adult Education Program.

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May 2018

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on Friday, May 11— Iyar 26— when Cap’n Bob leads us in our Sabbath prayers. A warm, colorful and musical intro to the Sabbath and Parshat Behar-Bechukotai. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion? When May 11, 2018 7:30 PM…

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Pirkei Avot – Jewish Ethics, Session 3

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this third of five sessions on Jewish ethics according to Pirkei Avot.  This class is part of the 2017-18 Adult Education Program.

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Shavuot-themed Shabbat at TBE

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Rabbi Shoahama for a Shavuot-themed Kabbalat Shabbat, keyed to revelation. Celebratory oneg to follow. (Some congregants will be with Rabbi David at the Surprise Lake retreat.)

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (P. Nasso)

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Shul by the Sea for a musical welcome to this Shabbat of Memorial Day. Corresponding with Pareshat Nasso, we will journey deep into the path of blessing, taking onto ourselves the ancient calling to receive, give and be  blessing. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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June 2018

Tribute to Israel: Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (P. Shlach)

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical welcome to Shabbat. Like our spiritual ancestors in this week's Torah portion (Shlach), we scout the Land of Israel, the ancient Land of Promise, and get real about our physical, emotional and spiritual journey. Celebratory oneg sponsored by Barbara Gold and Mariko Gordon in honor of their journey to Israel. Come see the pictures!

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Jewish Ethics – Pirkei Avot, Class 4

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this fourth of five sessions on Jewish ethics according to Pirkei Avot.  This class is part of the 2017-18 Adult Education Program.

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