Thanks to the technologies hat gave rise to the World Wide Web, GPS and Facebook, Jewish Communities are more connected than ever before-to each other and to the broader world. Dr. Andrea Lieber, Ph.D, Professor of Religion at Dickinson College, will discuss how access to this technology challenged some aspects of Jewish life and at the same time opened doors to new opportunities for the Jewish community. Join us for this lively and interactive conversation on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 9:45 am at Temple Beth El.
Join Rabbi Rami in study on what our sages thought about the prayers, the blessings and other topics. No previous knowledge needed, just come and enjoy! There is a free study text that can be found here http://www.sefaria.org/texts. The study text is in both English and Hebrew. There is also a book that can be purchased
From Ram’s Horn to Beatbox, the WANDERING MUSE explores the kaleidoscope of Jewish identities through the ever-changing music of the diaspora. In constant motion, the film is a series of encounters with Jewish musicians from around he world. Join us on Saturday, October 22 at 6:30 pm for the film, which will be shown following Havdalah and a light dairy dinner.
Please join us as we come together to celebrate the new moon and deepen our understanding of our own spirituality through literature, biblical text, create arts, music, friendship and food. Rabbi Daniela will lead the June program on Ruth and Naomi: Friendship among Women.
Spread the word for the program set for Sunday, June 5 at 10 am at Temple Beth El. Please RSVP by contacting Lori Taber or you may call the temple office at 581-7891.
The Adult Education Committee would like to present a two program series on Jewish Communities of the World. Part 1 – The Jewish Community of Argentina – Sun March 13 at 10. Part 2 – The Jewish Communities of Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and the country of Georgia – Sun April 3 at 10,
The Beth Pomerantz Education Series will present “Jewish Renewal” featuring guest speaker Shoshanna Schecter-Shaffin and the photography of Averie Cohen on Sunday, April 10.
Jewish Renewal is a worldwide effort to fully embrace a contemporary egalitarian Judaism as a profound spiritual practice and social transformer, reaching beyond religious boundaries and institutional structures.