Hanukkat HaBayit: Re-dedication & Scholar in Residence Nov. 15

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Beth Am Synagogue
2501 Eutaw Place

Please join us to celebrate and learn as Beth Am – founded as The House of the People in 1974 – re-dedicates its renovated home at 2501 Eutaw Place, with a weekend of special events and learning with Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Shai Held.

Dr. Held is President, Dean, and Chair in Jewish Thought at Hadar, a New York-based Jewish educational institution, where he also directs the Center for Jewish Leadership and Ideas. He has appeared multiple times on Newsweek’s list of the 50 most influential rabbis in America.

Friday, November 15
— 6:00 pm
Klei Kodesh Instrumental Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by Dinner
RSVP Required: https://tinyurl.com/KleiKodesh5780

— 8:00 pm
Learning session with Rabbi Shai Held, “Compassion and the Heart of Jewish Spirituality”
Childcare available

Saturday, November 16
— 9:30 am
Shabbat Services, Dedication of Donor Plaques, Kiddush Lunch

— 1:15 pm
Learning session with Rabbi Shai Held, “Turning Suffering Into Love: Jewish Memory and Jewish Ethics”
Childcare available

Sunday, November 17
— 9:30 am
Learning session with Rabbi Shai Held, “Love Your Neighbor: What Are We Really Being Asked for?” Light refreshments served; Childcare available

— 11:00 am
Re-dedication ceremony featuring musical performance by Beth Am Youth

Remarks from esteemed guests Senator Ben Cardin, District 7 Councilman Leon Pinkett, and Marc Terrill, President of the Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore

Mezuzah Hanging Ceremony, Open House (with child friendly crafts), and IFO-sponsored reception to follow