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The Peak - July 4th and New Learning Opportunities on Shabbat

The Peak for the week of 
June 30th - July 5th, 2017
5 - 12 Tamuz, 5777

This Week's Services

Friday, June 30- 6:30pm on patio.


Saturday, July 1 - 9:30 am

Parashat Chukkat. Baby Naming of Zadie Heath, granddaughter of Laurie Lichter-Heath and Don Heath.  Mazal Tov!


Sunday, July 2-9:15am  Minyan in the Sanctuary


Regular Sunday morning Torah Study is suspended for the summer.  Torah Study will meet July 16th at the Rabbi's house and July 30th at Ner Tamid.  Kabbalah and Havdalah at the Rabbi's house will be on August 16th.


July 4th Celebration

        4th of July BBQ and Fireworks. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids which includes a hot dog or veggie dog, chips, beverage and dessert.  Gates open at 6pm, fireworks start about 9pm. There will be bounce houses for the kids, and you can bring your own food if you choose, as long as it is not treif (inherently unkosher foods like bacon or shrimp).  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.


Shabbat Learning Opportunities

Biweekly Talmud Study continues on July 1st at 1:00 pm!  Study Talmud --no background necessary-- at 1pm following services on Saturday with David Hardoon and Becky Henning!


Biweekly Noon Presentations by Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Shabatay featuring popular topics from his legendary, popular course at SDSU on "Exploring the Bible:"


July 8: How Do We Define "The Bible"?

July 22: What Are the Differences Between the Two Creation Stories?

August 5: How Did Abraham Influence Each of the Monotheistic Religions?
August 19: What Family Problems Do We Find in the Book of Genesis?

Coming Up

Torah Study and Bagels at the Rabbi's House:  Sunday July 16, 10:00am


Family Service at LAKE POWAY with Cara Freedman: Friday, July 21 6:00pm

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,


The Heath family in honor of the Rabbi and baby Zadie!

Tanya and Brian Kinberg in honor of the Rabbi and their simchah.

Myla Stokes-Kelly in fulfillment of the mitzvah of contributing freely (and never empty handed) to the Temple on Shavuot.

Forgive us for not listing some contributions temporarily as we make office transitions.

Lifecycle events

Birthdays: Irv Shelby, Samuel Raz, David Ammar, Marc Grossman.

Anniversaries:  Barbara and Howard Powell 6/30; Sharon and Harlan Friedman 7/5; Shahla and Alan Rabinowitz 7/4; Xue and David Ammar 7/5

Yahrzeits:  William Sidran (Tina Shneid's father); Yosef Golenzer and Perla Baila Springer (Rae Harvey's brother and mother), Yetta Fisher (Marty Fisher's mother), Benjamin Markus (Jerry Markus's father), Isabelle Jacobs (Shuly Rokach's mother).

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, Nechama Ita bat Zlata Chaya, Gary Philips, Addison Barrios, Sara Picard, Leon Lazarus (Leon ben Soreh Leah), Maureen Kahn, Gloria Goldstein, Arthur Oberman, Christina bat Norma, Len Goldberg, Chaim Zeleg Ha-Levi ben Shayna, Jeffrey Tenen, Leonard Greenberg, Jarrod ben Maxine, Maryann Klein, Thelma Press, Marsha Alper (Masha bat Nehama Ella), Alexander Zanoni, Nancy Linton, Rick Harris, Jack Frank, Charles Clark, Oizer ben Rivka,  Adrian Shaffler, Michael Gottlieb, Jessica bat Jean, Brian ben Alice, Marty Magaziner

We continue to remember: 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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