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While we must step back from our physical gathering space within the walls of TBS, we continue to remain connected in spirit and through alternative ways of making personal connections. Join us for the following programs!
TBS Video Page & Facebook Live Join Cantor Reinwald Live from his home!
Want to follow along in the prayerbook for Shabbat?
Check out Mishkan T’fillah online (the front page will say, Prayers For Weekdays – we will start on page 120 for candle lighting) or purchase your own through kindle: Shabbat Version only $4.99 Full Version only $14.99
Virtual Torah Study
May 23, 9:15am-10:15 am
You can access Torah Study this week, May 23 by entering the Zoom Meeting by clicking on this link. It should open immediately for you.
You might need to cut and paste the link below into your web browser:
Dial In: If you are calling in by phone:
One tap mobile +16699006833,,81094838975#,,1#,020962#
If calling by a landline:
When prompted for the Meeting ID dial: 810 9483 8975# and Password: 020962
Join us online for Havdalah every Saturday at 7 pm on the TBS Facebook page (and note, you do not need a Facebook account to view the video)
If you would like to join us as a guest Havdalah leader, please be in touch with Cantor Reinwald in advance at email@example.com
Online Classes and Programs
We are pleased to partner with Jewish Federation of Orange County on a volunteer platform to provide assistance to those who right now need a helping hand. If you’d like to volunteer for, or if you need some help with simple errands, pet walking, or if you’d like a check-in call from a supportive neighbor please visit www. JewishOC.org and click “I Want to Volunteer” or “I Need a Helping Hand.” The links will take you to forms to fill out to get the process started. You will be contacted soon after and matched with a volunteer or a neighbor in need. If you need help with this or have questions, please contact Alexandra Mars at Jewish Federation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips for Leading a Weekly Family Discussion- https://reformjudaism.org/torah-study-tips-leading-weekly-family-discussion
Torah Study for All Ages– https://reformjudaism.org/learning/torah-study
Yom HaZikaron/Yom Ha’Atzmaut:
To learn about Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day): https://reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/yom-hazikaron-yom-haatzmaut
Donniel Hartman’s “From Yom HaShoah to Yom Ha’atzmaut, the New High Holidays of Israel.”: https://hartman.org.il/Blogs_View.asp?Article_Id=113&Cat_Id=273&Cat_Type=Blogs
Click here for a video of the siren in Israel for Yom HaZikaron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0G1mVdDms0
BimBam’s video about Yom Ha’atzmaut, how it is celebrated in Israel and around the world: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqXg5e1sg5s
Video of the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZDSBF5xtoo
Click here to learn about Israelis who inspire and were honored last year during Yom Ha’atzmaut: https://www.theicenter.org/resource/people-who-inspire
For an exploration of Israeli Yom Ha’atzmaut posters: https://www.theicenter.org/resource/poster-tales-yom-haatzmaut
Counting the Omer:
Introduction to Counting the Omer: https://www.ritualwell.org/ritual/introduction-counting-omer
For a video introducing the counting of the Omer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glKn66S26n0
Five Steps to Counting the Omer: https://www.ritualwell.org/ritual/five-steps-counting-omer
Do it Yourself Omer Counters, terrific craft projects for the entire family: https://www.ritualwell.org/blog/10-best-diy-omer-counters
A mindfulness practice for each day of the counting of the Omer: https://www.ritualwell.org/ritual/counting-omer-mindfulness-practice
Click here to see what day it is in the counting of the Omer. Please note, we say the blessing and count the day of the Omer, the previous night.
Jewish Wisdom in Times of Crisis:
Parenting Wisdom in Times of Crisis:
Fan of Superman and the Justice League? https://www.sefaria.org/sheets/11501?lang=bi
Rituals and Lifecycle:
Jewish Values and Virtues:
Jewish Food For Thought: The Animated Series Written and animated by Hanan Harchol, Jewish Food For Thought: The Animated Series, is a collection of engaging animated conversations between Hanan and his parents that explore Jewish teachings on themes such as forgiveness, love, gratitude, and many others.
Think you know Israel? 68 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Israel.
For Israeli recipes, click here. Keep clicking load more if at first you don’t find the recipe you want like the one for hummus or shakshuka.
Learn about Israel with Shalom Sesame, Israel’s Sesame Street.
Arts and Culture:
Want to learn Hebrew slang? https://www.theicenter.org/resource/hebrew-slang
Rhea Dorn’s niece, Dr. Liz Salsburg has some suggestions for what to do when at home: Go to a Virtual Museum San Francisco Exploratorium Louvre Museum, Paris National Gallery of Art, Washington DC Metropolitan Museum of Art Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Uffizi Gallery, Florence Italy Activities and Resources Research an artist. Choose a favorite painting or sculpture and create a copycat piece of art. Choose a piece of art to focus on. Why do you like it and how does it makes you feel? Choose two works of art to compare Zoo and Aquarium Cams San Diego Zoo Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam
Jewish School Here are some ways to keep your child’s Jewish learning going! For our Hebrew students in grades 3-6: Kavanah Corner For our students in all grades: Judaic Learning For All Ages Emotional Well-Being: How to Manage Student and Family Anxiety During the Time of Coronavirus For our Preschool Families Keep your Preschooler Learning at Home Other Kids Activities “30 Days of Us” – Family Project 100 Activities To Do At Home During School Closures Art & Play Activity Guide for Kids in Quarantine Kosher Food
- Pre-order online at TARBUT.com/EATS
- Please order your meals the day prior to pick-up, by 9:00 PM
- Select from the delicious TVT Eats special menu
- Pay online with credit card when ordering
- $60 per meal (feeds a family of 4-5)
- $15 per take & bake pizza (6-8 slices)
- $10 per dozen cookies
- Choose your curbside pick-up time when ordering online
- Pick-up time slots are available from 11 am-4 pm
- Pick-up is in the Lower School parking lot along the curb in front of the administration building (5200 Bonita Canyon Dr. Irvine CA 92603)
- Please stay in your car, we will bring your meals to you
- Instructions will be included on how to warm your pre-cooked meal at home