Upcoming Derekh Events
Derekh is Congregation Beth Shalom's adult programming department.
In addition to the special events listed above, we offer many recurring learning programs, such as our Sunday night online parashah class, Monday morning online Talmud Study, and a Wednesday midday Hassidut discussion.
For more information, click here:
Youth and Family Activities
Remembering: 25th Anniversary of the Beth Shalom Fire
On October 8, 1996, a devastating fire ripped through the Beth Shalom building. Historians, members, and Beth Shalom leaders recalled the events of that tragic day, and reflected on the rescue of our Torahs and the rebuilding, at a program held in November 2021. To view videos and see pictures of the fire and the commemoration program, click here.
The Modern Rabbi by Seth Adelson
The musings and sermons of Beth Shalom's Senior Rabbi can be found here:
I've Always Wondered by Audrey Glickman
The Rabbi's assistant answers a question for those that might be too shy to ask.
Pirkei Avot (פרקי אבות) is translated as Ethics of the Fathers, though technically it means “chapters of the fathers” (or “of the ancestors,” since Hebrew
(Reprised from August 10, 2018) A Hebrew name is chosen, generally by parents, as are other names. A convert to Judaism chooses a Hebrew name,