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Thursday November 1, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Modern History of Israel
We will be continuing our second year of the discussion of history and politics and media of our homeland Israel.

1:00 PM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 12


Modern Hebrew - Beginner
Join us for your first year of modern Hebrew lessons! Come learn vocabulary, grammar and day to day use of words.

7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


We are looking to include as many members of our Beth David family as possible in this wonderful tradition that brings comfort to our mourners and gives each of us a daily opportunity to connect with our soul, our community and our God.

Friday November 2, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM

Contact  adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBeit Midrash
Set-Up Day for Recurring EventE Thursday


Friday Talmud Study: Tractate Megillah
Join us for weekly Talmud Study with Rabbi Alpert. English texts are available. Newcomers are welcome. Donations to Adult Education are appreciated
. Email for more information.

11:15 AM

Contact  Phil Doppelt
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBeit Midrash
Set-Up Day for Recurring EventE Thursday


Jewish Ethics
All are welcome to join CBD's Jewish Ethics Class as they study Rabbi Teluskin's text "You Shall Be Holy".


5:50 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

7:30 PM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationSanctuary
Seminar1
Seminar2
Social Hall


Modern History of an Ancient City:  Jerusalem from the 20th through 21st Centuries

We invite you for services and an informative discussion with our special speaker, Amit Grinfeld, who will be speaking. Oneg follows. 

Saturday November 3, 2018
 
 

9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary


Installation of Rabbi Jaymee Alpert
Join us for a very special Shabbat service and Kiddush lunch in honor of of 
Rabbi Jaymee Alpert. Free but RSVP requested October 29. RSVP online or call the office at 408-257-3333 for assistanceMore information

10:30 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


Mindfulness and Meditation Through the Hasidic Lens
Find personal meaning in Jewish prayer and discover that current spiritual tools are rooted in the traditional Jewish experience. Taught by 
Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia.

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Israel Today Discussion – Current Events
After Kiddush lunch come join and discuss current events of our homeland Israel.

6:57 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday November 4, 2018
 
 

Contact  Maya Tripp
mayat@apjcc.org
Room/Location(Offsite) APJCC


2018-2019 Addison-Penzak JCC Los Gatos Music Series
Tickets & Information: apjcc.org/music-series

See attached Flyer for details!

File NameFile SizeFile Type

musicseriespostcardfinal.pdf
7.8 MBAdobe Acrobat PDF File

 

9:00 AM

Contact  Barbara Biran
biran@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 16


Adults are welcome to join in as our students learn Torah trope, musical cantation used to chant from the Torah! Please email Barbara if you want join the class – biran@beth-david.org


 

Contact  Art Singer
cbd.mensclub@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBoard Room
Set-Up Day for Recurring EventG Saturday


Men’s Club Monthly Meeting
CBD Men’s Club welcomes you to join us for coffee, bagels and camaraderie. We will discuss events and service projects. CBD.Mensclub@Beth-David.org 


9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

 

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 11
Rm 12
Rm 13
Rm 14
Rm 15
Rm 16
Rm 17
Rm 18
Rm 19
Rm 20


JCORE 
Please join us for our vibrant and warm Religious school, for students in grades JrK - 7. Our programs include Hebrew studies, Judaica studies, art, music, cooking, and more! We also include Shabbat school and Youth group activities on select weekends throughout the year.
File NameFile SizeFile Type

5779 School schedule draft 180125.pdf
95 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File

 

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationStudio


JET Program
Please join us for the vibrant and warm JET (Jewish Education for Teens) program, for students in grades 8 - 12. Our programs include Hebrew studies, Judaica studies, art, music, cooking, and more!

9:45 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Fd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationStudio: Yoga


Yoga for the Soul
For adults and teens. T
aught by certified Yoga instructor John Nadler. In addition to a challenging workout, John shows how yoga shifts your life's balance toward a more centered position, balancing the body, the mind and the spirit. This program Is made possible by a grant from Jewish LearningWorks and the Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust.

Monday November 5, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM
Tuesday November 6, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Modern Hebrew - Intermediate
Join us for your second year of modern Hebrew lessons! 
Come continue to learn vocabulary, grammar and day to day use of words.

3:00 PM

Contact  cbd.yiddish@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Fd Adult Social
Room/LocationStudio


Yiddish Conversation Group
The Yiddish Group is for people to re-activate prior Yiddish knowledge, to learn Yiddish for the first time, to have conversations.More information

7:00 PM
 

Contact  Maya Tripp
mayat@apjcc.org
Room/Location(Offsite)


This course will present an overview of the major aspects of Judaism, including practice, belief, and history.  Students will be exposed to Jewish thought and practice through lectures, class discussions, and readings. It is appropriate for those seeking to convert or just learn more about Judaism. It is taught by five Rabbis, from four different synagogues as well as the Center for Jewish Life & Learning at the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center. Email Maya Tripp at the APJCC for more information

Wednesday November 7, 2018
 
 

 

https://hebcal.com/h/sigd

Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur

https://hebcal.com/h/sigd

11:30 AM

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


CBD Women Movie and Discussion Group
Join other CBD Women for a midweek matinee followed by lunch to discuss the movie. The movie and time will be announced at the beginning of the week. 
Email for details.

4:00 PM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 11
Rm 12
Rm 13
Rm 14
Rm 15
Rm 16
Rm 17
Rm 18
Rm 19
Rm 20

Location  Congregation Beth David, 19700 Prospect Road, Saratoga CA 95070 - Map

JEWEL 5779
Please join us for our vibrant and warm Religious school, for students in grades JrK - 7. Our programs include Hebrew studies, Judaica studies, art, music, cooking, and more! We also include Shabbat school and Youth group activities on select weekends throughout the year.
File NameFile SizeFile Type

5779 School schedule draft 180125.pdf
95 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File

7:00 PM
7:20 PM
Room/LocationSocial Hall


CBD Jam Band practice session. If you are interested in joining the band, please contact Jeff Warwick at jeff.warwick@gmail.com


Thursday November 8, 2018
 
 

 

https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-kislev

Beginning of new Hebrew month of Kislev

https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-kislev

11:00 AM
 

Contact  Cathy
cbd.women@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
UP-12
Room/Location(Offsite)


Ladies Who Lunch
Ladies Who Lunch meets each month at the home of a different participant. Generally, there is a theme and attendees bring lunch dishes to match, and share stories, recipes and memorabilia. This is a casual fun opportunity to socialize  with women of all ages. RSVP 

1:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Barbara Biran
biran@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room


This is a private meeting for committee members only.

Friday November 9, 2018
 
 

 

https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-kislev

Beginning of new Hebrew month of Kislev

https://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-kislev

10:00 AM

Contact  adulted@beth-david.org
Set-Up Day for Recurring EventE Thursday


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11:15 AM
4:44 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

Saturday November 10, 2018
 
 

9:00 AM
9:30 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 11
Rm 12
Rm 15
Rm 16
Rm 17
Rm 18
Rm 19
Rm 20


JCORE Shabbat School 
Please join us for our vibrant and warm Religious school, for students in grades JrK - 7. Our programs include Hebrew studies, Judaica studies, art, music, cooking, and more! We also include Shabbat school and Youth group activities on select weekends throughout the year.
File NameFile SizeFile Type

5779 School schedule draft 180125.pdf
95 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File

 
Room/LocationSanctuary

10:00 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationStudio


Stretching into Shabbat with Rabbi Laurie Matzkin
Makom Yoga provides a refreshing mix of Jewish learning (with themes flowing from the weekly parsha, upcoming holidays and beyond) with guided meditation, breath work and asana practice.  Suitable for all levels.

10:30 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


An Exploration of Shabbat Prayer & Study for Russian Speakers
with Rabbi Ilana Baird


11:15 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 13
Rm 14


Tot Shabbat
For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, stories, puppets and more. 

12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBoard Room


Jewish Book Discussion Group
Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army  to Fight  Hitler by Bruce Henderson, led by Steve Levin
This is a story of young German Jews who escaped the Nazis, most often without their families, only to return a few years later to war-torn Europe as members of an elite secret U.S. Army unit More information.

5:51 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:00 PM

https://apjcc.org/event/annual-gala/
Contact  Diana Schnabel-Arevalo
diana@apjcc.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social

Location  Addison Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka RoadLos Gatos, CA 95032 - Map

JCC Gala To Honor Community Matriarchs
The Addison-Penzak JCC will honor three distinguished women who have been instrumental in building up and maintaining the South Bay’s Jewish community at its 2018 gala. Cookie Addison, Doris Davis, and Sylvia Metz will be the honorees at a gala dinner this fall. 
Click here for tickets. Early bird discount price available through October 19. Dinner, dancing, and auction in support of the programs and services of the JCC. More information

Sunday November 11, 2018
 
 

 

9:30 AM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

10:00 AM

Contact  Ron Ruebusch
adminvp@beth-david.org
Room/LocationSanctuary


Security Information Meeting / Q&A
Join us to learn about and discuss our options for security in advance of the vote at the annual meeting. Federal and local law enforcement officers and security experts will be there to identify best practices, share information and answer questions. 
More information

12:00 PM

Contact  Bill Beyda
president@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room

7:00 PM

Contact  Hazak
cbd.hazak@beth-david.org
Room/LocationSocial Hall


Hazak Presents - An Evening with Rabbi Jaymee Alpert
Learn about her rabbinic journey and her thoughts for Beth David's future.

Monday November 12, 2018
 
 

7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Andrew Passett
financevp@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room

Tuesday November 13, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual
Room/Location(Offsite)




 


A Conversation with a Senior Israeli General 
at Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Rd, Los Altos Hills
Asking the Tough Questions: A Conversation between Rabbi Janet Marder and Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel. General Nuriel served in the IDF as a commander in the West Bank and the Director of Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau. He played a key role in building cooperative counter-terrorism partnership between Israel and U.S.The event is free, but registration is required. 
Co-sponsored by Congregation Beth David


 
7:30 PM

Contact  Wendy Askenas
askenas@beth-david.org
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


Programming Committee Meeting
Join us for our monthly programming committee meetings. 



Wednesday November 14, 2018
 
 

4:00 PM
7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual
Room/Location(Offsite)


We are looking to include as many members of our Beth David family as possible in this wonderful tradition that brings comfort to our mourners and gives each of us a daily opportunity to connect with our soul, our community and our God.

Thursday November 15, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
1:00 PM
7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual
Room/Location(Offsite)


We are looking to include as many members of our Beth David family as possible in this wonderful tradition that brings comfort to our mourners and gives each of us a daily opportunity to connect with our soul, our community and our God.

 

Contact  Cathy Beyda
cbd.womensgroup@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


Dames who Dine
Once a month we get together for dinner, to relax and enjoy each other’s company. This is an opportunity to get to know new Beth David women or to catch up with old friends. RSVP  

Friday November 16, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
4:38 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:30 PM
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah

Saturday November 17, 2018
 
 

9:30 AM

Contact  Rabbi Jaymee Alpert
rabbialpert@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


Shabbat Morning Hike with Rabbi Alpert
Due to poor air quality this hike has been rescheduled to 12/22 (weather permitting.) 

 
10:30 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 18
Rm 19


Haverim Services

 

Contact  Barbara Biran
biran@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce
Room/LocationRm 16
Rm 17


Youth Congregation
An interactive and informal Shabbat service experience for 4th thru 7th grade, which is also a great learning service for adults/parents. In addition to traditional prayer, the students participate in Torah readings as well as games or discussions inspired both by the weekly Torah portion and by current events.

12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit T'Fillah


Menschlichkeit 101
Join us after kiddush lunch to learn more about the importance of compassion and respect from Rabbi Pressman. 
More information

5:46 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday November 18, 2018
 
 

9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Room/LocationSanctuary

 
 
3:00 PM

Contact  Debby Hoffman
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/LocationBeit Midrash
Board Room


Cards for a Cause
Congregant sisters Debby Hoffman and Miriam Permut will lead us in an afternoon of fun as we make beautiful greeting cards for ourselves and families at the Ronald McDonald House in Stanford. Cost is $10.00 per person. RSVP 
online or call the office at 408-257-3333 by 11/9. More information

6:00 PM

Contact  Art Singer
cbd.mensclub@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Social
Room/Location(Offsite)


Bowling  with the Boys
Bowlmor Lanes at Valco Mall in Cupertino Nov. 18th at 6:00pm.  Come join your brothers, men of all ages are welcome, food is available. Please 
RSVP. 

Monday November 19, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, and understanding. Email for more information.

11:45 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Room/LocationRm 12


Beginning Hebrew
Acquire basic Hebrew skills and a 900-word vocabulary for reading the Siddur, Chumash, and simple literature. Must be able to read printed Hebrew. Refresh and expand your childhood skills. Email for more information.

2:15 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning


Beginning Hebrew for FSU Émigrés Class (offsite)
This is a continuing class, taught at the Moreland Apartments (Payne and Saratoga Avenues) for émigrés from the Former Soviet Union.  New students are warmly welcomed, but please contact the instructor for more information. This daytime class is designed for those who wish to enhance their ability to read Hebrew and participate in synagogue prayer.  You will expand your Hebrew vocabulary and improve your Hebrew reading fluency. Email Chuck Taubman for more information
.

7:00 PM
Tuesday November 20, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
3:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Lee Hirsch
facilities@beth-david.org
Room/LocationConference Room


A private meeting for committee members only

Wednesday November 21, 2018
 
 

 

 
Marketing CodingFd Youth Resouce

7:00 PM
Thursday November 22, 2018
 
 

 
 

10:00 AM

Contact  Father Gary Thomas, 408-867-3634,
g.thomas@sacredheartsaratoga.org
Room/Location(Offsite)

Location  Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 13716 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 - Map

53rd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Start your day of gratitude off with neighbors of other faith communities of Saratoga for a Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. This year's service is being hosted by Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 13716 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga.


7:00 PM

Contact  Ritual

There is no Minyan service tonight.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday November 23, 2018
 
 

 
4:35 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:30 PM
Saturday November 24, 2018
 
 

9:30 AM

10:15 AM

Contact  Sarah Hanuka
hanuka@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationBeit Midrash


Approachable Torah
Rabbi Berkowitz leads a lively conversation about the Torah portion.


11:15 AM
12:00 PM
5:42 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
Sunday November 25, 2018
 
 

 
9:30 AM
Monday November 26, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationRm 12


Intermediate Hebrew
This continuing class uses a college level textbook to improve your Hebrew reading, vocalizing, and understanding. Email for more information.

11:45 AM
2:15 PM

Contact  Adult Ed
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning


Beginning Hebrew for FSU Émigrés Class (offsite)
This is a continuing class, taught at the Moreland Apartments (Payne and Saratoga Avenues) for émigrés from the Former Soviet Union.  New students are warmly welcomed, but please contact the instructor for more information. This daytime class is designed for those who wish to enhance their ability to read Hebrew and participate in synagogue prayer.  You will expand your Hebrew vocabulary and improve your Hebrew reading fluency. Email Chuck Taubman for more information
.

7:00 PM
Tuesday November 27, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
7:00 PM
 

Contact  Maya Tripp
mayat@apjcc.org
Room/LocationBeit Midrash
Board Room
Set-Up Day for Recurring EventA Sunday


This course will present an overview of the major aspects of Judaism, including practice, belief, and history.  Students will be exposed to Jewish thought and practice through lectures, class discussions, and readings. It is appropriate for those seeking to convert or just learn more about Judaism. It is taught by five Rabbis, from four different synagogues as well as the Center for Jewish Life & Learning at the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center. Email Maya Tripp at the APJCC for more information

Wednesday November 28, 2018
 
 

4:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Bill Beyda
president@beth-david.org
Room/LocationSocial Hall


CBD General Board Meeting 
All congregants are welcome and encouraged to attend monthly meetings of the Beth David Board of Directors.

Thursday November 29, 2018
 
 

11:00 AM
1:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Contact  Carol Cassell
adulted@beth-david.org
Marketing CodingFd Adult Learning
Room/LocationSocial Hall


The Bible on Location
Julie Baretz is an Israeli tour guide and author of The Bible on Location, a guidebook to Biblical sites. Her narratives draw on history, archaeology, academic scholarship, and rabbinic literature.

About the Author: Julie grew up in Valley Cottage, NY and has a BA degree in English Literature. In 1985 she made aliyah and settled in Jerusalem. She received an MA in Creative Writing from Bar Ilan University in 2004. Julie has been a licensed tour guide since 1984 and has developed a narrative style that leaves visitors and readers with much food for thought. The Bible on Location is her first book.


Friday November 30, 2018
 
 

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
4:32 PM

Location  Saratoga, lat: 37.2537727355957 long: -122.05115509033203 - Map
6:30 PM