Upcoming Events


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Monday, April 14
7:30 am – Siyyum B’chorim
Services for the Firstborn with light breakfast – Beth Am Office Closed
Erev Passover – First Seder

Tuesday, April 15
1st Day Passover – Second Seder
9:30 am – Services
Beth Am Office Closed

Wednesday, April 16
2nd Day Passover
9:30 am- Services
Beth Am Office Closed

Saturday, April 19
Chol Hamoed Passover
9:30 am – Services
12:45 pm – People’s Talmud with Fred Katz

Monday, April 21
7th Day Passover
9:30 am – Services
Beth Am Office Closed

Tuesday, April 22
8th Day Passover – Yizkor
9:30 am – Services with Yizkor & Memorial Plaque Dedication
Beth Am Office Closed

Sanctuary Service -  May 3

Join the “Kiddush Krew” and help make our kiddush buffet enticing and delicious! Once a month, in preparation for Sanctuary Shabbat, we ask you to put your culinary skills to work by sharing a recipe with the congregation that no one will be able to resist. You can use your own recipe or use one on our website. Your delectable donation will help Beth Am live up to its motto “Feels like Home.” What are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Please contact Meg Hyman ASAP to let her know what you will be making.

Eutaw Place

Second Anniversary Show
Saturday, May 3
9:15 pm
Featuring Brendan James!  Monthly concerts featuring nationally known singer/songwriters and fantastic local talent. Beer, wine, coffee, tea, homemade cookies. For tickets and info call 410.484.9110 or learn more.

Volunteers Needed for Eutaw Place!
Do a mitzvah and meet the artists. All at the same time!
When? April 5, 2014 & May 3, 2014
What? Set-up, breakdown, and in between {box office/reception & refreshment sales}
Time? In April – 3:30 pm til 11 pm with breaks in between; In May – Times TBD

Special perks: Free admission to the concerts and  dinner with the artists
Please e-mail or call Ellen Kahan Zager for more information or to sign up: 410-484-9110


Beth Am Young Adult Initiative for Twenties and Thirties
Upcoming BAYITT events

BAYITT Post-Passover Pizza Party
Tuesday, April 22 at 8:45 pm
Joe Squared (133 W. North Avenue)
RSVP by Sunday, April 20

May Challah Making and Second Fridays
Friday, May 9, challah making at 6 pm, congregational services at 6:45 pm, dinner following services
RSVP by Wednesday, May 7

Please email BAYITT for more information or check out our website.

Sunday Morning Minyan

Every Sunday – 9:30 am
Beth Am Chapel
The Sunday of the first full weekend of the month will include a bonus Learning Minyan. Breakfast to follow.

Your Mitzvah Minyan – To help make a quorum each week, we are asking each Beth Am member to attend minyan at least once a year, the week of your birthday.

Do a mitzvah today – make a quorum! Sign up for Sunday Minyan: Sign-up Genius.

Volunteer at Our Daily Bread

Beth Am Volunteer Dates
9 am – 1 pm
Sundays – April  20 and 27
Thursday – April 17

Volunteer hours are 9 am to 1 pm and you are expected to work the full 4-hour shift. Please contact Victoria no later than noon the preceding Friday before the date you wish to volunteer. Young volunteers must be 14 or older, and accompanied by an adult.
Daytime – 410.965.9245
Evenings / weekends – 443.310.5310
She needs to check with Our Daily Bread in advance to make sure how many volunteers they need on any given day.

Lunch and Learn

2013-2014 Schedule
Tuesdays – Noon – 1 pm, see dates below

All are welcome, please bring a fish/dairy lunch. Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg (RDB) will lead during the months of  Mar and May. Rabby Kelley Gludt (RKG) will lead during the months of Feb and April.

Richard Rosenthal’s Office – On-street parking is very limited. Garage parking available for a fee.
Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP, 100 E Pratt, Baltimore, MD 21202
May 13 – Is the Bible true? (RDB)

Karin Batterton’s Office
Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage, Village of Cross Keys, 38 Village Square, Baltimore, MD 21210
April 29 – Why do we believe in God? (RKG)
May 27 – Is the Bible true? (RDB)

Youth Services

New! Junior Congregation
Blends traditional-style davening (praying) with child-friendly songs and age-appropriate learning. Second and fourth Sat. of the month for elementary-age children, beginning at 11 am.

Shabbat Lab
A mix of traditional and innovative davening. First Sat. of every month for children in kindergarten through fifth grade in the Chapel, beginning at 10:45 am.

Shabbat Yachad
Combines familiar children’s Shabbat songs with a age appropriate sensory experiences. Every Sat. except the first Sat. of the month for newborns to fourth grade in the Chapel, begins before Haftarah reading (unless there’s a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, in which case it begins after candy throwing).

Talk by Author Wes Moore

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Wes Moore, author of the nationally acclaimed book The Other Wes Moore, will speak at Beth Am. If you are interested in joining the planning efforts for either of these events, please contact Lisa Akchin or Betty Chemers.