Thursday, October 16, 2014

Simchat Torah Celebration!

This Friday we will have a big Simchat Torah celebration; the more warm bodies the bigger the celebration!  Courtney Ferriter will lead the service and Rebecca Chazanoff will lead the service for taking out the torahs.  Gilad Sorek/Adeet Handel will read from the torahs. Bring the children!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Rosh Hashanah Potluck and Services

Please join us for the traditional Beth Shalom Rosh Hashanah Dinner at 5:30. We have some fabulous cooks in our congregation so come hungry. The synagogue will supply the meat main course, challah and drinks. Please let us know what you are bringing by signing up at Locate the schedule by coordinator  (Jackel) and password (5002). Services will start after dinner at about 7:00 PM. Here is the the full schedule for High Holy Days this year.

As we welcome the New Year, it is customary to reflect on the previous year. What an exciting year it has been for Beth Shalom! We are adding members and rabbinical visits and our activities are flourishing.  This upcoming year the momentum will continue with additional guest visitors and fun events, including our 25th Anniversary Celebration. Beth Shalom is thriving thanks to your membership and support.  The great strides we have made this past year would not have been possible without you. We Thank YOU!

The Best Is Yet To Come!


Upcoming Events—Mark Your Calendar

Sunday, October 5: Come and help build the Sukkah after Sunday School

Saturday, October 11: 6:30 p.m.: Celebrate Sukkot at this family-friendly event with pizza, s’mores, a campfire and even camping (for those brave enough).

October 24-26:  Lex Rofes  (ISJL Fellow who plays multiple instruments) and Bethany Berger will visit.

December 5-6: UJA Rabbi visit

December 17-25: is Hanukkah. Since the students will already be on break, we will celebrate earlier. Details will be forthcoming.

Please check our website periodically and open our emails for updates since additional observances and events may get scheduled.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Henry Stern

It is with great sadness that we inform the community that Henry Stern passed away Thursday morning. This afternoon (Sunday), at Jeffcoat Funeral home from 3-5 PM, there will be a visitation with the family. The funeral will take place on MONDAY at 2 PM at the Jeffcoat Funeral home. Henry was a tremendous supporter of this community and was also a Holocaust survivor. Henry's obituary is on the Jeffcoat website.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day with us!

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day with us on Saturday, May 3 at 6 p.m.! Join us for a celebration including Israeli food and music!

Weekend events for April 25 and 27

It's a busy weekend at Beth Shalom! At our regular Friday night service time (April 25, 7:00 pm), Laura Newland will present her newly published book ,"Chasing Zeros" and sign personal copies. Auburn Hadassah will provide the Oneg.

On Sunday, April 27 at 3:00, we will observe Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Ha'shoah). Could it happen again? Please join us for an interactive program designed by the US Holocaust Museum and led by Ed Youngblood.

Sunday morning also marks the end of Sunday School for 2013-2014.

10 Minutes of Torah from the URJ