June 25-July 1, 2020  /  3-9 Tamuz 5780

This Week                 

(Most events are online. See below for details.)


Thursday, Jun 25

Noon  Online Torah Study w/Rabbi Ruhi Sophia

Friday, Jun 26

2:00 pm  Neighborhood Ride-By in Jefferson/Westside
7:30 pm  Erev Shabbat Services (YouTube)

Saturday, Jun 27

9:00 am  Shabbat Morning Torah Study
10:00 am  Shabbat Alive!
5:00 pm  Shabbat Afternoon in the Park w/Rabbi Ruhi Sophia (University Park)

Sunday, June 28

8:30 am  Sunday Morning "Havdalah" (lay led)

Wednesday, Jul 1

5:30 pm  Wednesday Minyan

Spotlight On...

TBI Members: It’s time to renew your membership

Thank you to those who have already renewed!

You can fill out the form on our secure site or you can print the form and mail it back to us. TBI strives to be a community where all are welcome and all contributions are valued. Together we can lovingly support and sustain our TBI home through Our Shared Commitment. Thanks to your support, this will be achievable. Not a member and want more info? Learn more here.

Ride-By Visit w/Rabbi Ruhi Sophia

Friday, June 26

Rabbi Ruhi will be visiting two more neighborhoods to ride by and say hello to members of TBI. If you would like her to come by for a socially distanced, brief visit, please sign up. The schedule is:

    6/26: Jefferson Westside  2:00-4:00pm (signup needed by Thursday at 5:00pm)
    7/10: Harlow  2:00-4:00pm

»  Sign up for a ride-by visit

Online Torah Study w/Rabbi Ruhi Sophia

Thursdays, Noon

All are welcome to join Rabbi Ruhi Sophia for a discussion of this week’s Torah portion and how it impacts our lives.

»  Click here for Torah Study

Erev Shabbat Services (YouTube)

Friday, June 19, 7:30pm

Welcome Shabbat with music, prayer, and community.

»  Click here for Erev Shabbat Services

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Saturdays, 9:00am

All are welcome to join this virtual and lively exploration of the weekly Torah portion.

»  Click here for Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Shabbat Alive! w/Cantor Evlyn Gould and Emily Fox

Saturday, June 27, 10:00am

An alternative renewal-style service that experiments with renewed meanings for prayer, including lively songs and music, embodied practices, meditation, rhythmic energies, and prayerful thoughts on Torah.

»  Click here for Shabbat Alive!

(Not using Zoom and want to phone in? Call 669 900 9128, Meeting ID: 494 244 2569, Password: 79140)

Shabbat Afternoon in the Park w/Rabbi Ruhi Sophia

Saturday, June 27, 5:00-6:00pm, University Park, between 23rd & 24th

Join Rabbi Ruhi Sophia and the TBI community for a physically distanced visit outside. Bring lawn chairs or blanket, a personal snack, and a mask for adults.

Sunday Morning "Havdalah" (lay led)

Sunday, June 28, 8:30am, via Zoom

This gathering is aimed at families with kids who aren't able to stay awake for the late Saturday evening havdalahs at this time of year. There will be singing, shmoozing, and BYO bagel and snacks.

»  Click here for "Havdalah"

Wednesday Minyan

Wednesdays, 5:30pm

»  Click here for Wednesday Minyan

Bat Mitzvah of Maya Morris Anderson

Saturday, July 4, 9:30am (via Zoom)

Maya invites the TBI community to join her virtually. She'll be a sophomore in the fall and will be starting Early College at LCC, with the goal of graduating with both her high school diploma and associate's degree. In her free time, Maya enjoys art, music, dance, cooking, and baking. She's a lover of all animals, a fun and silly "big sissy" to her two brothers, and a supportive friend to many.

Queer Chavurah Film & Discussion Series

Wednesday, July 8, 7:00pm (discussion via Zoom)

Southern Comfort documents the final year in the life of Robert Eads, a transgender man. Watch the film on YouTube (https://youtu.be/IH0L3wlV0hg) and then gather for the Zoom discussion on July 8th at 7:00pm. If you do not already have Zoom, download it before joining the meeting. It's free.

To receive an invitation to the Zoom discussion, email Judy Boles.
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Used Prayer Books

We have a very limited supply of well used Shabbat Vehagim prayer books (with transliteration stickers) available for pick up by appointment only. Suggested $5-$10 donation. If you would like one, contact Nina to arrange. First come, first served.

»  Email Nina

BB Summer 2020 Day Camps & Programs

Various programs for various ages in several locations
Although uniquely different this summer, BB Summer Days! programs will infuse the excellence and BB Camp magic that you have come to expect from us. Our professional staff and beloved BB Day Camp and BB Overnight counselors will lead our camp community in exciting and fun activities, while adhering to the State’s guidelines.

»  Go to B'nai B'rith Camp website

Introducing Schechter@Home!

Virtual Activities and Events
July 6 - August 14

Get ready for fantastic virtual programs, events, celebrations, and tons of chuggim (activities). With over 120 activities and events, CSS campers and camp families will have plenty of ways to stay busy, entertained, and connected all summer long. Registration is open, so check out the full offering on the CSS Website.

»  Go to CSS Website
The following yahrtzeits will be observed this Shabbat.
Allan Lowell Bobrow
Paula Falkenstein
Ed Jacobson
Sophie Kirtner
Martin Solomon
Will Kramer
Esther Perkal
Myer Weinman
Abe Brooks
Louis Lyons
Nathalie Meyers
Sarah Rabin
Max Shankman
Celia Toobert
Gilbert Abrams
Stanley Tishman

Digital Copies of our Prayer Books

Community members who do not have a printed copy of Kol Haneshamah can view and/or download a PDF file of the Daily Prayerbook or Shabbat Vehagim, and follow along with livestreamed services from home. Here is the link for Prayers for a House of Mourning. Please note: If you have trouble downloading from here, please go to our home page, scroll down a bit, and download.
• • •  Todah!  • • •

Please support & thank these advertisers!

Lox, Stocks, & Bagels  loxstocksbagels.com 
Simcha Serenade tbroeker@efn.org
The Garber Group Windermere Real Estate
Linda Garber lgarber@windermere.com
Justin Gonzales justingonzales@windermere.com

B'nai B'rith Camp! bbcamp.org 
Musgrove Mortuaries & Cemeteries musgroves.com
Capper's Frames & Prints cappersframes.com

Will re-open when we are able.
If you need candles and cannot locate them in a grocery store (Kiva, Cappela, MOC, Albertsons), contact Nina in the office.

We welcome comments, questions, or suggestions. 
Please email Lesley Griffel.

Consider a Legacy gift to TBI.

For more information visit the Life & Legacy page on the TBI website.

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Submissions to This Week at TBI Eugene received by noon Tuesday will be considered for inclusion in Wednesday’s e-news. Email jody@tbieugene.org.

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