The next Modern Hebrew class (beginner level) will start on January 12, 2016 at 6 pm . No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required. For registration information please contact Joel David at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-878-1045.
A new class about the Siddur (Prayer book) is planned for January 2016.
Teacher: Rabbi Dov Gottesfeld
Day and time: Every other Saturday at 2pm to 3pm.
Knowledge of Hebrew is not required.
Topics: The history of the siddur, the various types of siddurim, the structure of the Ashkenazi siddur, the essential prayers required to establish a valid Jewish service, the Hebrew of the siddur.
Tuition: $150 for a semester of ten lessons ($15 per lesson)
For more information or to register please contact Rabbi Dov Gottesfeld by email at email@example.com
TBE welcomes its Board of Directors for 2016:
President – Suzanne Levy, Vice-President – Gary Epstein, Secretary – Dove Okonina, Treasurer – Ron Levy, Religious Practices Chair – Tom Geiger, Ways and Means Chair – Diane Borad-Mirken, Education Chair – Joel David, Membership Chair – Abby Lassen, and Buildings & Grounds – Ken Wolf. Also serving on the Board will be the Brotherhood Representative – Michael LeCover, Sisterhood Representative – Marsha Epstein, and Past-President – Michael Sachs.
Outside groups may rent space at Temple Beth El, which has a sanctuary, three classrooms and a full kitchen.
Contact Ken Wolf at (805) 260-3113 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Library Open Hours
Our newly refurbished library is open from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays. Come browse the many shelves for religious texts and Jewish reference books as well as a wide variety of titles on such topics as Jewish history, Israel, interfaith marriage, Zionism, anti-Semitism and mourning. To donate books, please contact Gary Epstein at 805-929-6301.