News & Upcoming Events 7-31-2018

Upcoming  Programs

This Friday, August 3
Family Shabbat Service welcoming Director of Education Racheli Morris
5:30 p.m. Shabbat Dinner
6:30 p.m. Family Shabbat Service with birthday blessings for children
Dinner is free with Advanced Reservations, otherwise $5 per person at the door.
RSVP to Carrie here or call (310) 833-2467.

Coffee Talk with Rabbi Kohn
Wednesday, August 8
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Starbucks, Promenade of the Peninsula
550 Deep Valley Drive, RHE
Come by for a cup of coffee or tea and share what’s on your mind. We often sit outside; please dress appropriately.

Concert Under The Stars 2012Concert Under the Stars 2018
Broadway Then & Now
with Cantor Davidson & guests
Saturday, August 18
Hosted at the home of Maura & James Lowenstein
Broadway: 2010 Plus
6:00 p.m. Bring your own picnic dinner
7:00 p.m. Concert begins
Hosted in a private home, address provided with RSVP.
Concert: $18 per adult; $9 per child; $60 family max.

Glenn Lawrence Memorial Golf Tournament

Sunday, August 19
Candlewood Country Club, in Whittier
sponsored by Supervisor Janice Hahn
benefiting Los Angeles County Junior Golf Foundation
11:00 a.m. Contests & Registration open
1:00 p.m. Shotgun start

Hole in One on 4 Holes for great prizes including a $35,000 NEW CAR
$720 per foursome or $200 per player includes golf with a celebrity Junior Golfer, cart, tee bag, beer, soft drinks, water, box lunch, & dinner. Don’t golf? Join us for dinner $60.
RSVP and information at or 323-319-4849. Contact Cantor Davidson with questions.

Shabbat Sukkot Dinner and Shabbat Service
Friday, September 28
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Dinner welcoming our New Members
7:30 p.m. Shabbat Sukkot Service with Consecration for Kindergarten & older new students
Enjoy a wonderful Sukkot dinner followed by a fabulous service in our sukkah in the courtyard.
$25/adults; $10/children 5-12; Family maximum $60
Reservation deadline is September 16!
Don’t wait! Dinner sells out every year!
Please RSVP to Carrie here or call (310) 833-2467
Dinner is FREE for New Members since last Sukkot.

TBE Sisterhood Fundraiser
Cruise the California Coast with your TBE friends
March 10-17, 2019
Aboard Ruby Princess Cruise

Embarkation Port Los Angeles, San Francisco, Monterey, Ensenada, San Diego, Disembarkation Los Angeles

Early Bird Discounts available now with 10% deposit!
$799pp Inside Cabins
$999pp Unobstructed Picture Window
$1099pp Balcony
$1499pp Mini Suite
For reservations and information, please contact:
Barbara Matles here or call (310) 750-9406
Barbara Riker here or call (310) 750-9422

Welcome Events for
Rabbi Doug Kohn and Susan Wertheim
“Kibbitz with Kohn”
Sunday, August 12
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Welcome Brunch at the home of
Robin and Dina Dreizler to meet, kibbitz and get to know Rabbi Kohn and Susan Wertheim.

Reservations for Waiting List is now available.
Please email Carrie in the TBE Office here to be added to our Waiting List.
Late August “Kibbitz with Kohn” Event – Hosted at the Imley Home (date TBD)
For questions about any of these events, and to make reservations, please contact the TBE Office.

Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium
Sunday, August 5
Game Time: 1:10 p.m.

Reservations for Waiting List are now available.
Please email Carrie in the TBE Office here to be added to our Waiting List.
For questions, contact Andrea Lawrence.
Important Notices

We need volunteers!

Oneg Shabbat Committee
Do you enjoy the Oneg after Shabbat Services?
If you would like to assist and be on the Oneg Committee, please contact Reva Skoll.
Participation is only once every 6 or 7 weeks.
Please contact Reva Skoll with questions and to sign up.

Torah Study
Come study with Rabbi Doug Kohn
Thursdays at Noon
Join us to explore the weekly Torah portion.  No experience is necessary. If you have your own English Torah commentary, please bring it with you.

Religous Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC)
Civic Engagement
Every Congregation Counts
Every Vote Counts
Please click here for an abbreviated introduction to the RAC’s Civic Engagement initiative that we will be working on through November.
The TBE Social Justice Committee is working to use the three pillars to engage the TBE community.

Copy and Print Services Now Available at TBE
Get your copying and printing done with people you know and trust.. for half the cost!
Temple Beth El has a new copy machine and you can use it! 30¢ for color copies
and 5¢ for black & white.
Contact Carrie or Shoni with questions.

Ten Minutes of Torah

TBE is delighted to partner with the
Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) to bring opportunities for Jewish study right to your inbox. Five days a week, the URJ publishes Ten Minutes of Torah, a daily email.
Sign up today. Be sure to include our congregation’s name and location. It only takes 10 minutes to get started on a lifetime of Jewish learning. Begin today!

Shop online & raise money for our Torah School at the same time!

When you shop at, you can  raise money for our Torah School.


Click on the Amazon logo above, or do the same on the home page of our TBE website, and Temple Beth El will earn money for every purchase you make at This can only happen if you use our special link, so we get the credit for your purchase. We raised over $1100 for our Torah School last year!

 Sisterhood News

TBE Sisterhood has a new website!

Click here to see all the wonderful events, activities and important ways to get involved and volunteer!

Sisterhood Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is open after services Fridays
and on select Sundays when there is Torah School!

Tribute Card


Send a Tribute Card to recognize an event of someone who is important to you! The Sisterhood will send your wishes – on marriage, birth, b’nai mitzvah, bereavement, get well, and more – for $3.50 per card.

Contact Audrey Stempel to order a Tribute Card.
We hope to see you soon at Temple Beth El.
Find us on the web at:
Call the office for more information: 310-833-2467
Or drop by for a visit:
1435 W. 7th Street, San Pedro 90732