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Tisha B’Av 5782

Tisha B’Av Services (Beth David Sanctuary/steaming)

Saturday, August 6, 9:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Please join us in person at Beth David, along with members of Congregation Sinai, for an evening service commemorating the destruction of the two temples and the tragedies that have befallen our people throughout history.
If you are unable to attend in person, the service will be available on Zoom and YouTube. To connect with Zoom To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 956 388 121 Password: 767809  YouTube 

Minyan (Zoom/Congregation Sinai)

Sunday, August 7
Minyan will be on Beth David’s Zoom at 9:30am (see login information) or in person at Congregation Sinai at 9:00am.

Tisha B’Av Community Learning and Minchah Service (Congregation Sinai)

Sunday, August 7, 1:30 p.m.
Fast day on which we mourn the destruction of the Temples and the persecution of the Jews through the centuries. Daytime study session and service including Torah Reading, Haftarah and tefillin. Rabbi Berkenwald will teach from texts appropriate for the day.

National Tisha B’Av Commemoration

The Conscience of a City (YouTube)

Available from Through Aug 14
This is the English translation of a Dutch short film that surfaces the story of a small town (Enschede) where a minister took it upon himself and the members of his church to save as many local Jews as they could during the Holocaust. The film is slated to be part of a collection at Yad Vashem in the coming years, but it has not been released anywhere as of yet. With our congregant’s help and the permission of the filmmaker, we are able to offer it to your communities. The film will be available to any community who wishes to participate via a YouTube link for those 2 weeks. You must register to view the film. Once registered you will receive a link to the film: Register Here

if you would like to support the film creator in their efforts to get the film dubbed into other languages you may donate here

Conversations with Survivors, Righteous Gentiles, and the Film’s Writer/Director (Zoom)

Sunday, August 7, 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.
In addition to the documentary, we have connected with three survivors who were hidden, as well as the niece of the minister, and the granddaughter of a non-Jewish family who hid Jews – all from Enschede. The film director and writer are also part of this amazing group, who will be part of these two Zoom sessions. Everyone and anyone is welcome to join these. Zoom login Meeting ID: 847 4586 5322, Passcode: 41752020.

National Commemoration Ceremony (Zoom/Youtube)

Sunday, August 7, 5:00 p.m.
The purpose of this moment is to show solidarity and feel strength, comfort, and a renewed sense of resilience in combatting antisemitism. Zoom login Meeting ID: 858 0725 2547 Passcode: 41752020. View on YouTube