Author Archive | Yanir Dekel


Adult Ed Culinary Series – Pickle Making Class

Sunday, February 9, 2020 • 14 Sh’vat 5780 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Social Hall REGISTER Who doesn’t love a crunchy kosher pickle? From Katz’s Deli in New York, to Cantor’s In Los Angeles, to our own local deli Benjie’s, have you ever wondered why pickles are served at these traditional Jewish restaurants and what […]

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Brotherhood Theater Event: “All Shook Up”

Saturday February 22, 8:00 PM Curtis Theater (1 Civic Center Circle, Brea) Ticket Cost: $30 per person A pre-theater dinner will be offered at a local Italian Restaurant. Separate checks will be given at the dinner. RSVP to Jay Lieberman You will be asked to mail your check (download this form to submit with your […]

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Ruth and Esther: Two Unlikely Biblical Heroines

(February 11,18,25) 6:30-8:00 PM After a brief introduction to the section of the Hebrew Bible called “The Five Scrolls” (Megillot), we will explore two of these, the Book of Ruth and the Book of Esther. We will discover how the circumstances of each of these women thrust them into playing a pivotal role in ensuring […]

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A Waltz Through the Prayer book

(March 5,12,19,26) 6:30- 8:00 PM Jewish prayer is a combination of fixed, themed liturgical selections and spontaneous meditations of the heart. The siddur, or Jewish prayer book is a tool for us to use as we gather together in prayer. This class will explore the themes and structure of our prayer book and how familiarity […]

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Can one find Teshuvah in the Jails?

(March 3,10,17) 7:00-9:00 PM This workshop will focus on a program used in both the LA and OC jails to help the inmates grow, both spiritually and emotionally. You will have a chance to try the first few weeks of the program (think: a really little bit of homework) as well as hear stories of […]

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Seeking God: 100,000 years From Archeology to the Sh’ma

March 24, 2020 7:00-9:00 PM I understand God as an eternal presence in the universe which humans can sense. In this talk, we will trace the evolution of this experience as humans, homo sapiens, evolved. We’ll look at amazing archeology finds around the world. We’ll see confirmation by recent work in the neurosciences. Finally, we’ll […]

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2020 Broomball and Shul-In

OCTY – TBS’ Senior Youth Group (9-12 grades) Presents: 2020 Broomball and Shul-In, Friday, February 28-Saturday, February29! Starting at 6:30 pm with Rock Shabbat featuring Yoni Cohen Ends 8 am Saturday. This event is open for all Jewish Teens, grades 9-12! Cost: $20 Register Here

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Adult Ed Culinary Arts Class: Tequila Tasting Class

Saturday, February 8, 2020 • 13 Sh’vat 5780 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM REGISTER Rabbi, can I have a margarita with my matzo ball? Can we have something more on our Pesach table than Mogan David? Those answers, and many others will be taught in this unique learning/tasting class that will examine the connection between […]

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Make Your Own Dog Food

January 14 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm $18 per person | Instructor Elinor Silverstein We do love our Dogs. Dogs were clearly part of life in the world of the Mishnah and Talmud. In this class we will discuss the questions of raising and loving dogs in a Jewish household. We will also learn to […]

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Insight into the Conditions of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down Syndrome

January 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 27 6:30-8:30 Presented by Angela Holmes Through lecture, film and discussion, the participant will develop an understanding of two conditions that are highly recognizable in all social and learning settings, but rarely understood. The first two sessions will focus on the psycho social biological characteristics of individuals on […]

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