Beth Shalom 2nd Seder Livestream with Rabbi Adelson

In lieu of having our annual 2nd seder at the synagogue, where we could traditionally all participate together in person, this year we will be having a livestreamed seder from Rabbi Adelson’s home. Timing: Seder Commencement: 6:30 p.m. sharp, Thursday, April 9 Break for The Festive Meal: approx.. 7:30 p.m.Afikomen & Birkat & resumption:   8:30 Read More…

04/30/20: Singing Together

beginning at 8:30 p.m. Please join us as we sing together nigunim (wordless Jewish melodies) on Thursday, April 30 at 8:30pm!  No prior knowledge of Hebrew or music is necessary – just try to sing along and you’ll pick up the tune faster than you think!    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/604317457Meeting ID: 604 317 457 For instructions of how Read More…

04/14/2020: Unorthodox “Book Club” Discussion

beginning at noon Join us for a Video/Book Club! We will be starting with UNORTHODOX. If you have watched the series or read the book you are invited to join in on Tuesday, April 14th, at noon for a lunch time discussion of what we watched and what we thought. https://zoom.us/j/446252601Meeting ID: 446 252 601 Read More…

03/28/2020: Havdalah and Singing

Beginning at 8:45 p.m. Join us for Havdallah and an opportunity to sing together as we celebrate the conclusion of Shabbat and the beginning of a new week! We’ll be starting, on this Saturday night, at: 8:45pm. Join the Havdalah: https://zoom.us/j/238537952 Join the singing, following Havdalah: https://www.watch2gether.com/rooms/ji3li7x6twhsa1sqtq

TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS: Kids Connect Online

Parents: Are your kids stuck at home and missing their friends?  Do you need a childcare break for a few minutes? Starting on Tuesday, Congregation Beth Shalom’s Community and Connection Taskforce is piloting a new program – Kids Connect Online.  Kids age 4 to 12 can join via the Zoom client on your computer or Read More…

03/22/2020: Synagogue Update

Dear Beth Shalom members, The Beth Shalom leadership has spent a great deal of time over the past two weeks developing a plan that will help keep staff employed and community services functioning during these difficult times.   We previously reported that the building would be closed for functions through at least Friday, March 27. Read More…

MONDAYS: Kadima/BSUSY Virtual Lounge Night

THURSDAY: BSUSY Lunch & Learn

03/18/2020: COVID-19 Update

All Shabbat services this weekend will be live, via Zoom. We are giving no direction as to whether or not you should turn on your computer to view the service; this is an individual decision. Please note that you are not being given the option to come to the synagogue to join the rabbi. In-person Read More…

03/13/2020: COVID-19 Update

Shabbat Shalom! In Psalm 147, which is one of the Psalms recited every day of the Jewish year during Shaharit, the morning service, we identify God as הָ֭רֹפֵא לִשְׁב֣וּרֵי לֵ֑ב וּ֝מְחַבֵּ֗שׁ לְעַצְּבוֹתָֽם – HaRofei lishvurei lev, umhabesh le’atzevotam – God is the one who heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds. It is with the Read More…