Hanukkat HaBayit: A Renovation Celebration, December 7-9.
Celebrate Beth Am’s 44th birthday and Hanukkah and bid farewell to our home on Eutaw Place until our return to a renovated and refurbished space in Fall of 2019.
Friday, December 7 @ 6:00 p.m. Klei Kodesh-Musical Kabbalat Shabbat — music, dinner and Hanukkah surprises. Reservations for dinner are required.
Saturday, December 8 @ 9:30 a.m. Shabbat Services — Honor the memory of Beth Am founders Debbie & Efrem Potts. Hanukkah lunch to follow.
Sunday, December 9 — Multiple events: @ 10:15 a.m. — Farewell Minyan in the Chapel followed @ 11:00 with Hanukkah Suganiyot & Bagels. @11:40 a.m. Stories from Reservoir Hill hosted by WYPR’s (and Reservoir Hill neighbor) Tom Hall — stories of life in our neighborhood today and decades ago — story tellers include Lois Feinblatt, Margot Goldberg, Buzzy Hettleman, & Betty Seidel. Join in a ceremonial departure from Eutaw Place.
Shabbat is Awesome — Friday evening for young families — Fridays October 12, November 9 & December 14; 5:30 p.m. service with 6:00 p.m. dinner
Join the Beth Am community for a guitar-led service, dinner, and Shabbat-oriented fun!
$15 Adults | $10 Children 4-13 Children 3 & Under are Free; $45 Family Maximum. RSVP is required. Register here.
HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Convenant
Beth Am is proud to be the first synagogue in Baltimore to sign onto the HIAS Welcome Campaign as an affirmative statement in support of welcoming refugees to the United States. For information about how Beth Am is getting involved, please contact Carol Zenilman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the HIAS convenant: http://www.hias.org/welcome-campaign-congregations.
Reservoir Hill Opportunities for Volunteering
- John Eager Howard Elementary School needs tutors, mentors and lunchtime club leaders (Yoga, Games, Jewelry Making, Poetry).
- Meals on Wheels has 13 elderly and/or disabled Reservoir Hill residents on their waiting list who need meal deliveries and bi-monthly shopping runs.
- The Samaritan Community (Bolton Hill) needs volunteers to pick up donations from Whole Foods and deliver it to their site. One-third of their clients are from Reservoir Hill.
For more information about YOU can help our neighbors, call Jackie Donowitz at 410-235-5761
Beth Am Connection
We invite college and young adult children (in transition from school to work or vice versa) to remain connected to Beth Am through the Beth Am Connection. Just let us know your child’s address and email contact information no later than SEPTEMBER 4 and we’ll send holiday care packages and birthday emails. Please send questions, comments or contact information to either of us at the emails: Risa Jampel or Joanne Katz.
Congregant to Congregant (C2C)
Are you looking for something meaningful to do? From time to time Beth Am members ask for help in the following ways:
~Rides to shul for services and for evening events
~Rides to doctor appointments
~One Dish Meals for those who are ill
~Occasional food shopping or errands
Beth Am’s Congregant to Congregant (C2C) committee wants to provide these services for our members. We can do this with your help! Let us know if you are available during the daytime or can give a ride in the evening. Please send Joyce Keating an email indicating your interest and when you are available.