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Join Rabbi Paula to say Kaddish

Every Friday, 5:45 pm
The Kaddish prayer is our way of thanking God for the gift of our loved ones and for their continuing impact upon us. The time and link are in the Temple Weekly email, on the website homepage for logged in members, or contact Melissa.

 


Zoom with Rabbi Paula/Virtual Get Together

Every Sunday, 5:30 pm
The link is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website homepage for logged in members, or contact Melissa.

 

 

Jewish Film Discussion
Every Sunday at 7:00 pm
Film information is on the Santa Cruz Jewish
Film Festival webpage (as soon as available).
The information and the Zoom link is in the Temple Weekly email,
on the website home page for logged in members, or contact Melissa.

 

Free Zoom Yoga Class
Mondays at 9:00 am
Start off your week with a refreshing one-hour yoga class. This class will be for all levels of yogis and will focus on enhanced balance, flexibility and strength. Emphasizing the fundamentals of stability and ease, a strong foundation, and attention to the breath, students will learn to focus inward to develop a deeper connection between mind and body. Come join us! A yoga mat, 2 blocks (or books) and a blanket (or towel) are recommended but not required. Get the Zoom link above.

 

Chair Yoga  
Suzi Mahler is offering her beloved Chair Yoga classes via Zoom at 9:30 am every Tuesday and Thursday and at 10:30 am on Wednesday while the shelter-in-place order is in effect!
For questions about the class or to register, contact Suzi Mahler.

These classes are being offered by donation. You don't need to pay to attend class, but if you would like to donate you can do so via PayPal or Zelle (suzimahler@gmail.com).
Chair yoga is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. It is suitable for students unable to participate in a traditional yoga class. Chair yoga offers a practical alternative, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.

 


Judaism as a Spiritual Journey
Sundays, at 12:00 pm
The Zoom link is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website home page for logged in members, or contact
Melissa.

 

 


Senior Connections ~ all ages are invited to these information and engaging programs
Every Monday, 2:00 pm
Weekly program information is in the Temple Weekly email and on the
Senior Connections webpage.
The Zoom link is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website home page for logged in members, or contact
Melissa.

 

Judaism for Rebels with Rabbi Shifra
Monday evenings at 8:30 pm, through August 17
The Zoom link is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website home page for logged-in members,or contact
Melissa
.


 

 

Lunch and Learn
Thursdays, 12:00 to 1:00 pm
The weekly study group will continue exploring the parshat ha’shavuah, weekly Torah portion. Hebrew not required. Join this class at any time. You can come to all or some of the classes. Free. This is a Lifelong Learning offering.
It is traditional to study a section of the Mishnah, called Pirke Avot (Sayings of the Ancestors) from Passover through Shavuot. Rabbi Paula will be teaching from the second chapter of this collection.
The Zoom link to the class is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website home page for logged in members, or you can contact
Melissa.

 


Pilates Mat Class New Online Series
Tuesday, August 4, through Tuesday September 15.
All classes are Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning at 10:00 am
.
Please join us, and please share the login credentials with all your friends and family. The more the merrier!
Get the link above to join the Pilates Mat Class on Zoom.
Please click
here to view a pre-recorded workout you can access anytime.

I am slowly adding more classes on YouTube for your convenience and will keep you posted.
Classes are by donation. Pay what you can. Send donations directly to Temple Beth El or to me directly at my address, 223 Florence Drive, Aptos CA 95003, or to Venmo @Jennifer-Balboni. Thank you for your love and support!

 

 

 
Shabbasana
Every Saturday at 10:00 am
The Zoom link to the class is in the Temple Weekly email, on the website home page for logged in members, or you can contact Melissa.
Join us for this Shabbat morning meditation and gentle yoga class to honor this sacred day of rest and ease into the weekend VIA ZOOM! While we may be physically apart, we are always connected—tune in from anywhere! Weaving Jewish philosophy with yogic wisdom, Shabba-asana is an opportunity to pause, slow down, and explore the temple of the body. "The body is my temple, asanas (yoga postures) are my prayers." −BKS Iyengar
Experience the peace and presence of Shabbat through mindful movement that is inspired (in spirit) by the breath.
ALL LEVELS and all beings are welcome!
"Shabbat is a potent reminder that takes us back to the beginning. It is a reunion with our inner selves." − RIVKAH SLONIM

 


TBE Men’s Writing Group   ON HIATUS
Please contact Dan Phillips, at (831) 818-4552 or
dipmensch@aol.com for information.



 

Caregiver Support Group  ON HIATUS
We meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month,  7:00‒8:30 pm, in the library. New members welcome any time Questions? Please email
Jenny Kaupp.


 

Craft Group  ON HIATUS
Wednesday evenings 7:00–8:30 pm, in our new coffee lounge. Join us for creativity and fun! We'll have sewing and embroidery with a variety of fabrics and thread colors. Create colorful clay amulets, embellish them with a variety of beads, bake and string them for wearing. There will be rock painting and more. Crafts change weekly. All are welcome, beginner or advanced. Lenore
Hindin and Adina Licht will facilitate these classes, all materials included, free of charge.

Sat, August 8 2020 18 Av 5780