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L’Shana Tovah

The Board of Temple Beth El would like to wish everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year –  L’Shana Tovah 

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Torah Thoughts: Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech 5777 By Rabbi Daniela

“Stand up and go” This Shabbat we are going to read two parashot together: Nitzavim and Vayelech. “Nitzavim” means “you stand.” This parashah begins asking all the people of Israel to stand before God to listen God’s covenant before entering the land of Israel. Before starting a new and challenging project, the people had to stop and stand up to listen to the words of the Torah and think and

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Torah Thoughts: Parashat Ki Tavo 5777 By Rabbi Rami Pavolotzky

May this Year and its Curses End and may the New Year and its Blessings Begin This week we read parashat Ki Tavo. In this parasha we can find the famous Tochecha Guedola, literally meaning “the great warning, or the great rebuke.” It is a long list of 78 horrible curses that could befall the Jewish people if they don’t obey God’s commandments. Although we also have blessings in our

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Temple Beth El Welcomes Guest Cantor for High Holidays

This year, we welcome Rabbi Chaim Galfand, who is joining us as our guest cantor during the High Holidays. Chaim has served as cantor for the High Holidays in Troy, New York; Havertown and Wynnewood, PA, and in Aberdeen, NJ. Twice a month he leads a Carlebach Friday night minyan at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood where he and his family are members.

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Beth Pomerantz Education Series Opens with Brunch and a Guest Speaker

Sunday, OCTOBER 29th @ 9:45 am  • Brunch and Speaker     “The scientific authenticity of the Torah : who authored the Torah?”          -Presenter: Harold Gans                             This presentation combines the classical contextual and historical proofs of Divine authorship with the 20th century discovery of Torah codes.  The Torah codes presented have passed peer review

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Sisterhood opens with “An Evening with the Word Mavens”

Join Sisterhood for this funny, fabulous program following our Paid-Up Membership Dinner! Thursday, October 19 at 6:15 pm Joyce Eisenberg & Ellen Scolnic are The Word Mavens, two ladies who know the difference between pulkes and a pushke!     The Word Mavens will entertain and engage you with their humorous, fact‑filled look at Jewish holidays, customs, foods, and more. They will share funny stories, Yiddishisms, beloved traditions and little-known facts they uncovered while writing

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