Services in the Park: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat on Fridays, June 1 & August 3
Join Rabbi Daniel Burg and Cantor Ira Greenstein and guest musicians in welcoming Shabbat in the beautiful and verdant setting of the Maryland Zoo. BYO dinner (fish or dairy please) begins at 6 p.m. Services begin at 7 p.m. No pets please. Rain or Shine.
Press Freedom Under Siege: The 1st Amendment & the Jewish Commandments: rescheduled due to weather; new date and time TBA.
Come for Shabbat services, stay for kiddush lunch and then engage in this topical conversation led by Robert Blau of Bloomberg News on 3/3. Past speakers in this series have been David Simon of Blown Deadline Productions, Rachel Fishman Fedderson of The Forward and Ben Jacobs of The Guardian.
The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary, following kiddush lunch.
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.