Yasher Koach: A Job Well Done! – 2/3 & 2/4

A weekend of celebration!

How do you sum up twenty-nine years of dedication, service, guidance, life-cycle events, teaching, leadership, counseling, and more? By saying Yasher Koach: A Job Well Done!

Please join us for a weekend of celebration as we honor our Rabbi, Leonard Rosenthal, for his years of service and commitment to Tifereth Israel Synagogue and the San Diego Jewish Community and wish him well in his upcoming retirement.

Weekend of Events | Rabbi Rosenthal’s Request | Virtual Journal

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Rabbi Rosenthal receives a proclamation from the City of San Diego accompanied by his wife Judy, TIS President Jerry Hermes, TIS Sisterhood President, Barbara Sperling and TISMC President, Bill Sperling.

Celebrate this milestone with a weekend full of events

 Although our reservations are now closed, your contribution, in any amount, will help support our General Fund and the refurbishment of our main building lavatories.

Reservations are now closed. We invite you to join us for Shabbat Services.

Friday, February 3rd at 6:15 PM
Help us usher in Shabbat.
Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Service featuring our TIS Shir Chadash Band. Following, be sure to make you reservations to share a special Shabbat Dinner together.

Saturday, February 4th at 9:30 AM
Shabbat Morning
Our day will begin with Shabbat Services followed by a Kiddush Luncheon. Childcare will be available during the service.

Saturday, February 4th at 6 PMClick here to purchase your tickets online
Gala Celebration and Dinner
We invite you to share an evening of memories and laughter. A delicious global cuisine buffet, live music
featuring the J-Dog Players and dancing.

At Rabbi Rosenthal’s Request:

In addition to supporting the annual operating budget, the gala proceeds will help fund the renovation of the restrooms as his parting gift to our synagogue. Your generous support will ensure that Rabbi Rosenthal’s wish becomes a reality.

Great News!

We are happy to announce that a generous contribution has been made to kick-start the funding for this project!

We invite everyone to contribute at a level that is meaningful to them to honor Rabbi Rosenthal and wish him well in this next chapter of life. For your convenience a payment plan may be set up to be completed by June 30, 2017.

Please help us make this a reality!


DiamondDIAMOND – $10,000.00: Includes 4 tickets to each of the weekend events, 1 page in virtual book, program recognition

RubyRUBY – $5,000.00: 2 tickets to each of the weekend events, 1 page in virtual book, program recognition

SaphireSAPPHIRE – $3,600.00: 2 Gala tickets, 1 page in virtual book, program recognition

EmeraldEMERALD – $1,800.00: 2 Gala tickets, ½ page in virtual book, and program recognition

PearlPEARL – $1,000.00: 2 Gala tickets and program recognition

OpalOPAL – $360.00-$500.00: program recognition

Additional donations, in any amount, will be gratefully accepted.

Virtual Journal

Send your own personal message to Rabbi Rosenthal in our virtual journal to be shown at the gala and to be posted on our website. Once you’ve purchased your space in the journal, someone from our committee will contact you regarding your personal message. In addition, a commemorative book will be created from the virtual journal and presented to Rabbi Rosenthal as a keepsake.

$540.00 – 1 page – includes 2 to 4 pictures/logos and 300 characters (including spaces)
$360.00 – 1/2 page – includes 1 to 2 pictures/logos and 200 characters (including spaces)
$180.00 – 1/4 page – includes 1 picture/logo and 100 characters (including spaces)
$ 72.00 – 1/8 page – includes 75 characters (including spaces)
$ 36.00 – 2 lines – includes 40 characters (including spaces)

If you choose not to use pictures or logos, there will be more space for a message. We can accept submissions for the virtual journal until Friday, January 27th, 3:00 p.m.

Reservations are now closed.

We look forward to seeing those of you with reservations at the weekend’s festivities.

Many thanks to Joshua Wakefield for the beautiful photo of our sanctuary. Please visit his professional website at www.joshuawakefield.com

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