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The Peak - Bagels and Torah Study at the Rabbi's House!

The Peak for the week of 
July 14 - 21, 2017
21 - 28 Tamuz, 5777

This Week's Services

Friday, July 14- 6:30pm on patio.


Saturday, July 15 - 9:30 am

Parashat Balak.


Sunday, July 16-9:15am  Minyan in the Sanctuary


Sunday July 16, 10am-Noon Torah Study at the Rabbi's House


COME LEARN AT THE RABBI's house this sunday


18387 Hampshire Lane, Rancho Bernardo

No experience necessary!


Bagels and coffee provided...




Coming Up

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


The Caring Committee will provide rides to the Friday night service at Lake Poway on 7/21/17.  Please contact the synagogue office or Shari at 858-735-7952 by Thursday 07/20/17 to schedule your ride.  


Jam Under the Stars Kabbalat Shabbat:  Friday July 28, 6:00pm


Torah Study in Rabbi's Study -- July 30th, following Congregational Meeting


Kabbalah and Havdalah at the Rabbi's house - August 12th, 7pm.

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:




Camp Mountain Chai Community Day Sunday July 16:  Join the Mtn Chai board and Jewish leaders for a fun-filled day at Camp Mtn Chai!  Bus departs from Sabre Springs/Penasquitos Transit Station at 8:30am and returns at 5:30pm.  RSVP by emailing




Jewish Community Day at Petco Park is coming up on Sunday, August 20 vs. Washington Nationals at 1:40pm. As part of the event this year, synagogues and Jewish organizations will have the opportunity to staff a Community Table during the pre-game social event in the Park at the Park, based on a minimum ticket commitment. We'd love to get to 20 from Ner Tamid!  The lowest priced tickets are $22, which includes a hot dog and a hat, if we order by July 20, and they go up from there.  Our point person is our member Doug Bergman at


Tisha B'Av Ritual + Poetry + Blues


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




Temple Adat Shalom's Action for Social Justice Committee will be hosting a Lunch, Panel Discussion and Screening of the Movie "Gender Revolution" on August 13, 2017 from 12:30-3 pm. The movie has Katie Couric exploring changing notions of gender.  Ner Tamid members are invited.  Register on the TAS website (click here).


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!

Lifecycle events

Birthdays: Sol Finkelstein, Gerald Burke, Joan Levinson, Lia Spilkin (10), and David Raz (6).

Anniversaries:  Joan and Paul Schauder; Lanny and Arnie Ladis.

Yahrzeits:  Edward Martin (Chris Epstein's father), Mariam Vego (Marlene Markus's sister), and Bernice Flateman (Jason Brown's grandmother).

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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