Due to the Sukkot and Simchat Torah holidays, TV/TC Midrasha will not meet on October 16 and 23. Instead, students and their families are encouraged to participate in community activities at Temple Beth Torah or Congregation Beth Emek:
TEMPLE BETH TORAH – FREMONT
• Sunday, Oct 16, 5:30p: Erev Sukkot festival service, followed by “Pizza in the Hut”
• Sunday, Oct 23, 7:30p: Simchat Torah service. Mark Levy and his Klezmer band will play music while everyone dances with the Torah. Please bring candy to pass out to the children for the sweetness of studying Torah.
CONGREGATION BETH EMEK – PLEASANTON
• Sunday, Oct 16, 6:30p: Erev Sukkot service, weaving together songs and poetry
• Sunday, Oct 23, 6:30p: Live music with CBE’s house Klezmer band and lots of dancing with the Torah. We’ll unroll the scroll and chant the final verses of Deuteronomy and the first verses of Genesis to demonstrate that the study of Torah is an unending cycle.
Our next regularly scheduled Sunday evening Midrasha session will be on October 30th at 7:15p.
SIGN UP NOW for the first Midrasha retreat of the year, to be held November 4-6 at Camp Loma Mar. Make new friends from all over the Bay Area! Reconnect with old friends! Wild dancing and singing on Saturday night! Havdallah under the stars! So much fun and excitement!!!
—> Click here to register for the Midrasha fall retreat (deadline is noon on Thursday, October 13)
The basic fee for this retreat is $450. For students who are paying full Midrasha tuition, the cost of the retreat will be reduced by $200 (the amount of retreat deposit that is included in the tuition fee).
A MULTIPLE-RETREAT DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE FOR TEENS WHO REGISTER AND PAY FOR TWO OR THREE RETREATS BY OCTOBER 13.
The reduced price is $825 for two retreats and $1,200 for three retreats. The dates for the winter and spring retreats are January 20-22, 2017, and April 28-30, 2017. For more information on retreat fees and payment, contact TV/TC treasurer Karen Holtz.
OTHER RETREAT OPTIONS: The $200 retreat deposit included in the 2016-17 Midrasha tuition fee can also be applied to NFTY and BBYO retreats. For information on all 2016-17 retreat options for teens, visit the 2016-17 retreats portal.
TV/TC Midrasha wishes you a happy and healthy new year! Due to the start of the Rosh Hashanah holiday on Sunday evening, October 2, Midrasha will not be meeting this week. We’ll be back in session on Sunday evening, October 9, at 7:15p. See you then!
TV/TC Midrasha has long been on Facebook and Twitter, but starting this fall we now have a presence on INSTAGRAM! Check out https://www.instagram.com/tvtcmidrasha/ to see photos from the first and second nights of Midrasha, including photos from the group ice cream making!