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Parashat Va-etḥanan – August 5, 2017

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Candle lighting Friday, August 4th 7:55 p.m.

Friday Evening 6:30pm
Shabbat Morning 9:30am 

Parashat Va-etanan /

Shabbat Naamu

13 Av, 5777/August 5, 2017
Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 3:23-5:18
Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1005
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26, page 1033

  1. (3:23-29) Moses pleads with God to enter the Promised Land.
  2. (4:1-24) An admonition to follow God’s laws to reserve the covenant.
  3. (4:25-40) If Israel breaks God’s law and worships idols, they will be scattered among the nations. However, God will not absolutely abandon them; when they repent, the will return.
  4. (4:41-49) Moses designates three cities of refuge east of the Jordan.
  5. (5:1-18) A recapitulation of the Ten Commandments.

Browse the Shelves This Shabbat 
Building Bridges
CBD Art committee 
CBD Photo Directories are here!
Thinking About the High Holy Days, Yet? Volunteer  to Help!
Do You Have Old Stars in Your Home? 

REMINDER: Please refrain from using cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices on Shabbat.


Thursday, August 10
Ladies Who Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12
Tot Shabbat
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12
Jewish Book Discussion Group
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Monday, August 14
Special Congregational Meeting
7:45 – 8:45 p.m.

Thursday, August 17
Israel Coffee Klatch
2:00 – 3:00 p.m

Monday, August 21
Jewish Heritage Night at the San Francisco Giants
7:15 – 11:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 22
Program Committee Meeting
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 24
Dames Who Dine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, August 25
Barbecue and Barkhu
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 26
CBD Jewish Artists Group
after lunch, approx 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 27
Abrahamic Alliance international (AAi) Cook and Serve (offsite)
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. & 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Music of the Jews of Spain — Concert at the JCC

Sunday, August 6 at 4:30pm
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Mikvah Guide Training
Thursday, August 10
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Women’s Philanthropy Friendship Breakfast
Friday, September 8, 8:30am
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Grief and Growing: A healing weekend for bereaved individuals and families
Friday – Sunday, September 15 – 17
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Become a JFS Friendly Visitor — Make A Real Difference in the Life of An Isolated Senior!
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You are not alone! Mental Health Family Support Group
Second Monday of month, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m at Levy Family Campus,
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The Abayudaya Jewish Community in Uganda needs your assistance
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Grandparents Support Group
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