05/31/20: Derekh Post-Shavu’ot Learning

beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hungry for more learning after Shavo’ut? Couldn’t stay up all night? On Sunday 5/31 at 10AM Derekh is hosting a post-Shavu’ot learning opportunity! First join Rabbi Adelson to learn about “Foundational Rabbinic Texts: Telling the Story of Rabbinic Judaism.” This will be followed by lay-led study sessions to join for small Read More…

06/07/20: C&C Theatre Talk

Sunday June 7th, 1-2 pm We invite you to join us in reading and discussing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner. Angels in America takes place in another time, not too far away from our own, and in another pandemic: HIV affected millions of Americans who struggled to survive, love, and heal in Read More…

06/05/2020: Shababababa

beginning at 5:15 p.m. Join Rabbi Adelson over Zoom for Shababababa! Put the chicken in the pot, sing Lekha Dodi, and do kiddush together at 5:15pm on June 5. Grab a cup of grape juice and a bite of challah to bless together at the end of Shababababa! Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/896828166

06/16/20: Derekh Lunch and Learn

beginning at Noon In the final installment of the Derekh Lunch & Learn on Egalitarianism and Halakhah, we will check out the perspective of Modern Orthodox rabbis Ethan Tucker and Micha’el Rosenberg (brother of Beth Shalom member Pinchas Rosenberg) from their book, Gender Equality and Prayer in Jewish Law, published in 2017. Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84128859247?pwd=c1pzaGNWV2dYK05JZnBFOTY3dG56UT09 Meeting Read More…

05/26/20: Annual Spring Congregational Meeting

Let Your Voice Be Heard! beginning at 7:30 p.m. via online video and audio tools; details to be provided. Agenda includes: Election of members to the Board of Trustees Vote on a preliminary budget for FY20 Review and vote on a new Constitution for the synagogue All members are invited. Click Here to Join via Read More…

Constitution Virtual Open House

05/24/20 beginning at 7:40 p.m. Tune in on Sunday, May 24 from 7:40 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. for the virtual Open House to discuss the Amended and Restated Constitution and Bylaws.  The Constitution/Bylaws committee looks forward to explaining the leadership, committee, and other changes and looks forward to answering your questions. All members are invited. Read More…

05/17/20: Men’s Club Flag Planting

beginning at 9:30 a.m. Join members of the Beth Shalom Men’s Club in honor of Memorial Day. We will be placing flags on the graves of our veterans this morning. We at Beth Shalom are taking the necessary precautions during the covid-19 pandemic. For this reason we will not offer food this year. We ask Read More…

5/11/20: Derekh Lag BaOmer Virtual Campfire and Open Mic Night

beginning at 9:00 p.m. Join us for Congregation Beth Shalom’s Lag BaOmer Virtual Campfire! Bring your favorite campfire food (e.g. s’mores), and a song to sing (in any language)! Zoom link is below. If you’d like to lead a song, please follow this procedure: Have your lyrics or music ready on your screen to share. Read More…

05/13/20: Bringing in the Light: Coping Skills & Strategies for Life Today

beginning at 8:00 p.m. Skill-building session for anyone who would benefit from learning some new ways to handle big emotions during uncertain and overwhelming circumstances. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84778502496?pwd=MDd2NXcwVlZXbXp1MGl0UWJJUkZIZz09   Meeting ID: 847 7850 2496 Password: 031135 One tap mobile +13017158592,,84778502496#,,1#,031135# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,84778502496#,,1#,031135# US (Chicago)   Dial by your location         Read More…

5/19/20: Quarantined Book Club – My Promised Land

beginning at Noon! Our Beth Shalom Quarantined Book Club will meet again, via Zoom, on Tuesday, May 19th at 12 noon. We will be discussing Ari Shavit’s best seller My Promised Land. If you haven’t read it yet, now is a good time to pick it up. If you read it years ago, please join Read More…