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The Peak - Rabbi Shabatay's Lunch Presentations Begin

The Peak for the week of 
July 6 - 13, 2017
13 - 20 Tamuz, 5777

This Week's Services

Friday, July 7- 6:30pm on patio.


Saturday, July 8 - 9:30 am

Parashat Balak.


Sunday, July 9-9:15am  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.


Rabbi Shabatay Presents

How Do We Define "The Bible?"


Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Shabatay begins a series of Shabbat presentations drawn from his wildly popular SDSU and Palomar College courses on Exploring the Bible.  Join us after Saturday services!


Shabbat Learning Opportunities


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?


Biweekly Talmud Study continues on July 15th at 1:00 pm!  Study Talmud --no background necessary-- at 1pm following services on Saturday with David Hardoon, Rabbi Caine and Becky Henning!

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

Don't March alone.  Join the JFS Team in Marching at the San Diego LGBT Pride Parade on July 15, from 11am-2pm.  Sign up at:


Join Rabbi Caine, Leo Jassy, Bob Weinstein, and others for a Rabbi Caine led community Tisha B'Av Creative Service at the Leichtag Commons in Encinitas on July 31st at 7pm.  Sign up at and click on Tisha B'Av Ritual + Poetry + Blues


Mazal Tov to the Lichter-Heath family in honor of the naming of baby Zadie!

Thank you to July 4th Organizer David Hardoon and everyone who volunteered.  It was a blast (well, more than one, actually).

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

Lifecycle events

Birthdays: Sharon Jassy, Kristal Hardoon, Araceli Cruz, Leslie Brownstein, Lisa Bogage, and Robin Abrams.

Anniversaries:  Michell and Jackie Freedman; Gerald and Jan Burke.

Yahrzeits:  Paul Burke (Gerry Burke's father); Esther Gimprich (Marlene Greenstein's mother), Sophie Levine (Phyllis Greenberg'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, 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,

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, Marty Magaziner

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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