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The Peak - Sam S. Bloom Graduation and Family Shabbat Friday

The Peak for the week of 
June 2nd - June 8th, 2017
8 Sivan - 14 Sivan, 5777

This Week's Services

Friday, June 2nd- 6:30pm  Kabbalat Shabbat - last day of School and Family Shabbat. Pizza and cake is provided by the Sigels in honor of Austin's Bar Mitzvah.  Dinner at 5:45, services at 6:30.


Saturday, June 3rd - 9:30

Parashat Nasso 4:21 - 7:89  Austin Sigel's Bar Mitzvah


Sunday, June 4th-9:15am  Minyan in the Sanctuary


Regular Sunday morning Torah Study is suspended for the summer, but look for the announcement of a couple of special Torah Studies with the Rabbi.



Welcome Jamie

We welcome our new Administrative Director Jamie Nadel.  Jamie officially starts on June 12th, but was in the office last week for some training with Gina.  She will be working part time til June 12th to continue the transition.  Please note the office will be closed this week.  Next week's limited hours will be posted online and in the Peak.  Jamie's email will be


Summer Schedule for Friday night

Beginning on Friday, June 2nd with Family Shabbat and Last Day of School, Friday night services will begin at 6:30pm.  Weather permitting, we will also begin having Friday night services on the patio.

Fair Tickets

Ner Tamid has again secured a limited number of tickets to the San Diego County Fair.  It runs through July 4th, and you can get as many as 4 by emailing if you have not already asked for them. If you have, they are on the table by the front door of the Sanctuary. Enjoy!

Ask the Doctor

The Ner Tamid Caring Committee is sponsoring 'Ask the Doctor', with Dr. Sol Finkelstein after Shabbat services on June 10th from 12pm-1pm.  Dr. Finkelstein has recently retired after 34 years  with Kaiser Permanente in their Department of Family Practice.  No appt, no co-pay, see you there!

You ARE the droids we are looking for.....

Bring the family and join Ner Tamid for an evening of Star Wars on Saturday night, June 10th at 7pm. Refreshments will be served, but you can bring some of your favorites too. There is no cost and you don't need to RSVP, but donations are appreciated.  Use the force if you must, but be there!

Coming up


Save Friday night, June 16th for Jam Under the Stars, a musical Shabbat in Rachel's Tent, if the weather cooperates. More details to come.


And it's not too early to register for the 4th of July BBQ and Fireworks.  Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids and it includes a hot dog or veggie dog, chips, beverage and dessert.  Gates open at 6pm, fireworks start about 9pm. There will be bounce houses and fun for the kids, and you can bring your own food if you choose, as long as it is not treif.  No grills are allowed for safety reasons.  You must pre-register and pre-pay, and you can do that by going to  If you'd like to volunteer, see David Hardoon or Alex Mandel.

Around San Diego

The San Diego Repertory Theater presents The 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival, May 21 – July 9, 2017.  For more information or tickets,


Coastal Roots Farm is celebrating Shavuot: A Festival of Summer, Gleaning and Kindness on June 4th from 10:30-2:30pm. Admission is free, but you must register at

Lifecycle events

Birthdays:  Doug Bergman-6/2, Eliana Abrams-6/3, Jonathan Weitz-6/3, Alex Bogage-6/8, Dorit Harari-6/8

Anniversaries:   Monte and Diana Mass-6/6, Charlie and Rita Riemer-6/8

Yahrzeits: Anna Goldstein, mother of Jerry Goldstein, Israel Gittleman, father of Sara Raif, Jeanette Kushner, mother of Rebecca Thien, Lee Morrison, brother of Anton Muela, May Fisher, mother of Harold Fisher

Refuah Shleimah: Patty Thomas, Josh Burns, April Stokes, Michah Ilan ben Kalanit Sarah, Devorah bat Elishava, Jo Rundio, Sura Elka bas Chaiaka, Ze'ev ben Avner v' Shoshanna, Chaim Meir ben Eliyahu v'chava, Nechama Ita bat Zlata Chaya, Gary Philips, Levi Yitzchak ben Chaim Meir, Lynn Goodman, Addison Barrios, Sara Picard, Leon Lazarus (Leon ben Soreh Leah), Cal Hecht, Maureen Kahn, Gloria Goldstein, Arthur Oberman, Christina bat Norma, Len Goldberg, Chaim Zeleg Ha-Levi ben Shayna, Jeffrey Tenen, Leonard Greenberg, Jarrod ben Maxine, Harold Fisher, Maryann Klein, Thelma Press, Marsha Alper (Masha bat Nehama Ella), Rina Chaya bat Ilana v' Chaim Meir, Alexander Zanoni, Nancy Linton, Rick Harris, Jack Frank, Charles Clark, Oizer ben Rivka,  Adrian Shaffler, Michael Gottlieb, Jessica bat Jean, Brian ben Alice, Leo Jassy

We continue to remember:  Gerald Gilberg, Arthur Lavine, Evelyn Gabai, Yossi Harari, Andrea Ohman, Estelle Isaacson, Gerald Greenfield, A. Bernard Rapaport, Emil Yassy, Mary Powell, Evelyn Grossman, Lorraine Blostein, Larry Cooperman, Gale Kloeffler, Lidia Ribak

Ner Tamid Synagogue

Rabbi Nadav Caine

Administrative Director Jamie Nadel

Sam S. Bloom Principal Becky Henning



12348 Casa Avenida
Poway, CA 92064


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