Monthly Rosh Chodesh Gatherings


~Next Rosh Chodesh Gathering~

with a conversation with our guest

Robin Shulman

"Starting a New Year Together"


Thurs., Oct. 19, 2017, 6-8:30pm*

Bring a story you have about moving to a new place.

  All women are welcome to celebrate...

   ...the New Moon  

         …New Friends 

                                                             …and New Spiritual Connections!

Women’s Connection of Congregation Beth El

Jacobs Family Community Hall -- 8660 Gilman Drive, La Jolla CA 92037

*Parve/vegetarian/dairy potluck@6; program@6:30.


Mark your calendar for November--

   When We Honor

Our Recent Adult Bat Mitzvah Celebrants

Mon., Nov. 20, 2017

  Contact Karen Bohrer  or visit

  Congregation Beth El  858.452.1734


FESTIVAL ART: SUKKOT - OCT. 8, 2017 10am-2pm

Join us in the Sukkah as we make BEADS and JEWELRY!



Our 2017-2018 Festival Art Series also includes:

Sunday- Dec. 10, 2017 -

HANUKKAH : CELEBRATING LIGHT - Painting on Canvas with Keri Goldsmid

Sunday- Aprl 29, 2018 -

SPRING: TELLING OUR STORIES - Books and Collage with Jacqueline Jacobs

For information contact:  KAREN BOHRER  858 945 8737

Register at:

Festival Arts Series: Sukkot


Hannah Anbar (3rd from right) with some of the "artists" and their creations Oct. 23, 2016.

Thanks to our artists from last year's SERIES:

HANNAH ANBAR in Oct. 2016 making Trees of Life from wire & beads,

JACQUELINE JACOBS in Mar. 2017 painting on silk, and

VARDA LEVRAM-ELLISMAN in June 2017 creating polymer clay YADs.

Thanks to ... Vicki Libman for sharing stories of her journey at our Rosh Chodesh Gathering Nov. 1, 2016

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our

Rosh Gatherings during 5777!

Vicki Libman (left) joined us to celebrate the New Year with a special "Inside the Rosh Chodesh Studio" conversation for our first Rosh Chodesh Gathering of 5777.

Thanks to Dr. Laurie Greenberg, Beth El President, for being our guest at our Nov. 30 Gathering.

Thanks to Cheri Weiss, Cantorial Intern, and Diana Benaroya, for being our guests at our Dec. 29 Gathering, leading us in Hanukkah songs AND to our guests discussing Hanukkah 'Round the World including Varda Levram-Ellisman (Israel), Gaby Kuperman (Peru), and Jana Mazurkiewicz (Poland) PLUS Joy Wasserman Polun leading Ladino and Fanny Krasner Lebovits leading Yiddish singing!

Thanks to Jacqueline Jacobs for teaching us the techniques and traditions of tying tzitzit at our Jan. 26 Gathering.

Women's Connection

Know who started Congregation Beth El?  The Sisterhood!
(now we're Women's Connection)

JOIN US as we celebrate our 62nd YEAR!


Ongoing Activities


  Knit 'n' Nosh--                       Mah Jongg--

   Tikkun Projects & more...                                    Learners & Pros...

      2nd Thursdays - 1-3pm                                         Mondays - 12-3pm

Contact Us!

Whether you're interested in volunteering, donating, leadership, or just want to find out more about our programming or have a new idea you'd like to share, we'd love to here from you.


Become a Member of Women's Connection

JOIN US as we celebrate our 62nd YEAR!

Your dues support our programming and our financial contribution to Women's League of Conservative Judaism, Congregation Beth El, Viterbi Torah School, and other Jewish events and activities. Please JOIN or RENEW your membership and sign up to attend, volunteer, or donate to support Women's Connection.

Please consider joining or renewing at the "$62" level in honor of our 62nd anniversary !

We connect diverse groups of dynamic women from all over the world and all life stages to Congregation Beth El in La Jolla, CA.


  • Provide a welcoming environment to stimulate friendships and engage women in the community
  • Promote and support the mission of Women's League of Conservative Judaism
  • Promote and support our Jewish educational institutions through WLCJ's Torah Fund campaign
  • Support in every way possible Congregation Beth El

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Sat, September 23 2017 3 Tishrei 5778