Poker Club
Apr
24
7:00 pm19:00

Poker Club

Small stakes poker with snacks and friends every third Monday. Come to watch, learn, kibitz... Men and women welcome! For more info, contact office@ctjmb.org.

 

 

 

CTJ Book Club
Apr
24
7:30 pm19:30

CTJ Book Club

Join a lively and enlightening discussion with the CTJ book club once a month. This month we are reading The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis. Click for more details.

Hazak 55+
Apr
25
10:30 am10:30

Hazak 55+

Hazak will be showing a wonderful movie entitled Nicky's Family. Prior to World War II, Briton Nicholas Winton, masterminded the rescue of more than 600 Jewish children from Nazi occupied Prague. This wonderful documentary recounts Winton's selfless heroics as well as his 50 year silence about his efforts. Come and see the "families" created by the rescued children.

As always, lunch will follow for $5.00. Please feel free to invite a friend!

Clergy Swap with Reverend Mark Pettis
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

Clergy Swap with Reverend Mark Pettis

Get inspired in a whole new way. Rabbi Kalev and Reverend Mark Pettis of Manhattan Beach Community Church will be welcoming each other to their respective Houses of Worship. All are welcome to attend, learn, and enjoy. Reverend Pettis will lead Kabbalat Shabbat services at 7:00 PM.

 

 

JWW Walk to End Genocide
Apr
30
8:00 am08:00

JWW Walk to End Genocide

Join Team Congregation Tikvat Jacob Beth Torah in the Jewish World Watch 5K/10K Run and Walk to end Genocide. Take a stand and raise your voice because GENOCIDE is not a thing of the past! JWW raises funds to educate and advocate, as well as to provide relief and build resilience in conflict-affected communities. For more information contact Gwen Wexler at gwen.wexler@ctjmb.org.

Register or donate by clicking here.

Clergy Swap Sunday
Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

Clergy Swap Sunday

  • Manhattan Beach Community Church

Rabbi Kalev leads Sunday morning services at Manhattan Beach Community Church. All are welcome to attend! Services begin at 10:00 AM.

MBCC is located at 303 S. Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

 

 

Rabbi Chef Cooking Class
May
1
6:00 pm18:00

Rabbi Chef Cooking Class

Join Rabbi Mark and an array of renowned guest chefs and teachers in exploring the beauty and cuisine of the Jewish Holidays and related international Jewish cuisine.

This class is now full. Please contact office@ctjmb.org to get on the wait list!


Post-Passover Pizza Shabbat
Apr
21
6:15 pm18:15

Post-Passover Pizza Shabbat

Passover and Tax Season are over! Time for some much needed chametz. Come for a make-your-own-pizza party potluck. We'll be making the pizzas at 6:15 PM before services. Services will start at 6:30 PM. Then the potluck begins at 7:15 PM.

We'll provide the pizza ingredients. Just bring a salad to share!

 

 

Tot Shabbat
Apr
21
5:45 pm17:45

Tot Shabbat

Welcome Shabbat with Rabbi Kalev, Rabbi Carrie, and Cantor Beth in a special service geared toward 2 - 6 years old, their siblings, and parents. This super fun service happens just once a month. Stay for dinner at 7:15!

 

 

Shabbat Morning Services
Apr
15
9:30 am09:30

Shabbat Morning Services

Visitors and members alike are welcome to attend our weekly Shabbat Shacharit service in the sanctuary. Led by Rabbi Kalev, this warm and inviting service will give you the inspiration you need to recharge and greet the coming week. Kiddush will follow the Torah service.

 

 

Kabbalat Shabbat
Apr
14
7:00 pm19:00

Kabbalat Shabbat

Shabbat at CTJ is a warm, spiritual, memorable experience. We invite you to join us for an evening of singing, dancing, and davening to your favorite Kabbalat Shabbat melodies.

 

 

Second Night Seder - SOLD OUT
Apr
11
6:00 pm18:00

Second Night Seder - SOLD OUT

This is not your mother's seder! Rabbi Kalev hosts this spectacular event, complete with games, singing songs, exploring the history of our people, and solving a murder mystery called "Who Stole the Afikomen?"

Office Closed - Happy Passover!
Apr
10
Apr 12

Office Closed - Happy Passover!

The CTJ office will be closed starting April 10th, through April 12th. Enjoy your holiday with friends and family! 

 

 

Service of the First Born
Apr
10
7:00 am07:00

Service of the First Born

Being a firstborn in Egypt for both the Jews and the Egyptians was precarious. Today, we get together with Rabbi Kalev to start Passover off right - pray together and enjoy breakfast with the final chametz meal before the Seder. Let’s do what we can to make sure we have a minyan - we are starting early and will get you to work on time!

Shabbat Morning Services
Apr
8
9:30 am09:30

Shabbat Morning Services

Visitors and members alike are welcome to attend our weekly Shabbat Shacharit service in the sanctuary. Led by Rabbi Kalev, this warm and inviting service will give you the inspiration you need to recharge and greet the coming week. Kiddush will follow the Torah service.

 

 

Light Up Shabbat
Apr
7
7:00 pm19:00

Light Up Shabbat

Light up your spirit and uplift your soul at our popular first of the month Light Up Shabbat service led by Rabbi Mark and Mike Sirota. Sing in harmony with our Shabbat band and choir and welcome the Shabbat Bride with gusto!

Gwen Wexler will be speaking about Jewish World Watch and their initiatives. The Walk to End Genocide is coming up. Don't miss this important discussion.

Sisterhood Challah Bake
Mar
30
4:30 pm16:30

Sisterhood Challah Bake

Help us make pink challah for Pink Shabbat! You will also be able to take home a small challah to enjoy with your family and friends. Please RSVP by March 27 on the Sisterhood E-Vite in order to attend.

We need your RSVP by Monday March 27th so that we may order enough dough. 

 

 

Hazak 55+
Mar
28
10:30 am10:30

Hazak 55+

Hazak 55+ will once again give some of our attendees a chance to become actors as John Powers, who has brought us two other programs, will bring a script for us to participate in performing. Four Hazak members will have parts relating to Martin Luther King Jr.'s trip to Memphis and the events leading up to it and afterward. Lunch will follow for a $5 donation per person. Please bring a friend who you think will enjoy our event!

Family Shabbat Service
Mar
25
10:30 am10:30

Family Shabbat Service

Rabbi Kalev, Cantor Beth, and Rabbi Carrie lead the most exciting, jump-out-of-your-seat, spectacular family service. The only thing missing will be fireworks because it is Shabbat!

Poker Night
Mar
20
7:00 pm19:00

Poker Night

  • CTJ

Small stakes poker with snacks and friends every third Monday. Come to watch, learn, kibitz... Men and women welcome! For more info, contact office@ctjmb.org

Rooftop Torah with Rabbi Kalev
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Rooftop Torah with Rabbi Kalev

Take advantage of the beautiful weather and our Rabbi's wisdom by exploring scripture and learning together. Rabbi Kalev will lead a Torah study session on our upstairs patio before Shabbat services at 9:30 AM.

Learning materials will be provided, but please bring your own sunglasses!

Girl Scout Shabbat
Mar
17
6:30 pm18:30

Girl Scout Shabbat

Manhattan Beach Girl Scouts (ages Kindergarten through High School) and their families of all faiths will be joining the CTJ congregation for a very special service led by Rabbi Carrie and Rabbi Kalev and the CTJ OECBand. There will be cookies and Israeli dancing after the service! Don't miss this super sweet Shabbat!

Tot Shabbat
Mar
17
5:45 pm17:45

Tot Shabbat

Welcome Shabbat with Rabbi Carrie in a special service geared toward 2 - 6 years old, their siblings, and parents. It is always a ball!

This Shabbat service will be followed by Girl Scout Shabbat and Israeli dancing!