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Welcome to Rabbi Josh Pernick

Congregation Beth Israel welcomes Rabbi Josh Pernick to the community. Rabbi Josh will assume the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust Rabbinic Chair as spiritual leader of our kehillah.

With a new rabbi comes a new website. We're in the process of migrating all of our existing content and launch all of the new resources for the congregation and community--so check back frequently on our progress and we appreciate your patience.

 

 

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Friday ,
    JanJanuary  24 , 2020
    Pajama Havdalah
    Friday, Jan 24th 6:15p to 7:30p
    Join us at Beth Israel in your best PJs for a tree-themed Pajama Havdalah, featuring Tu B'shevat-themed stories from PJ Library, parsley-planting, smores and hot chocolate.

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  • Tuesday ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2020
    Coffee Cake and Conversation: "Bound Up in the Chain of Eternal Life"; The Jewish Journey from One World to the Next.
    Tuesday, Jan 28th 10:00a to 11:00a
    Join Rabbi Josh for a Coffee Cake and Conversation series about Jewish approaches to the end of life. We will explore the transition in Jewish tradition from this world to the world to come, and the ways in which our religious practices during throughout the dying and death processes reflect our belief in the eternity of the soul.

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  • Tuesday ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2020
    Journey Through The Siddur
    Tuesday, Jan 28th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbi Josh as we explore the origins and the meaning of the prayers that we recite multiple times a day. We will spend a few weeks exploring the historical background of the prayer service that we have today before moving into an exploration of individual prayers for a linguistic and spiritual journey through the Siddur. Available to beginner and advanced students.

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  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  29 , 2020
    Shtisel 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
    Wednesday, Jan 29th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Join us at the Uptown JCC for an ongoing conversation with Rabbi Josh Pernick of Congregation Beth Israel as we watch the first season of Netflix's binge-worthy series, Shtisel, and learn more about the lifestyle it portrays.

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  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  30 , 2020
    Tanach Chabura- Game of Thrones, The Prequel
    Thursday, Jan 30th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Divided kingdoms. Blood feuds. The pursuit of power at all costs. There’s no need for an HBO subscription when you have access to a Tanach! Over the coming months, we will be learning through the Book of Kings, a book filled with palace intrigue as our nation seeks to solidify a successful monarchy. Join us as we follow the twists and turns in the story of the Israelite monarchy.

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2020
    Journey Through The Siddur
    Tuesday, Feb 4th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbi Josh as we explore the origins and the meaning of the prayers that we recite multiple times a day. We will spend a few weeks exploring the historical background of the prayer service that we have today before moving into an exploration of individual prayers for a linguistic and spiritual journey through the Siddur. Available to beginner and advanced students.

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  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  5 , 2020
    Shtisel 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
    Wednesday, Feb 5th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Join us at the Uptown JCC for an ongoing conversation with Rabbi Josh Pernick of Congregation Beth Israel as we watch the first season of Netflix's binge-worthy series, Shtisel, and learn more about the lifestyle it portrays.

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  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  6 , 2020
    Tanach Chabura- Game of Thrones, The Prequel
    Thursday, Feb 6th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Divided kingdoms. Blood feuds. The pursuit of power at all costs. There’s no need for an HBO subscription when you have access to a Tanach! Over the coming months, we will be learning through the Book of Kings, a book filled with palace intrigue as our nation seeks to solidify a successful monarchy. Join us as we follow the twists and turns in the story of the Israelite monarchy.

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  11 , 2020
    Journey Through The Siddur
    Tuesday, Feb 11th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbi Josh as we explore the origins and the meaning of the prayers that we recite multiple times a day. We will spend a few weeks exploring the historical background of the prayer service that we have today before moving into an exploration of individual prayers for a linguistic and spiritual journey through the Siddur. Available to beginner and advanced students.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  12 , 2020
    Shtisel 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
    Wednesday, Feb 12th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Join us at the Uptown JCC for an ongoing conversation with Rabbi Josh Pernick of Congregation Beth Israel as we watch the first season of Netflix's binge-worthy series, Shtisel, and learn more about the lifestyle it portrays.

    MORE INFO

 

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