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Upcoming Events

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Saturday, August 15th  Parsha & Popsicles 

Weekly Announcements:

Erev Shabbat Message from Rabbi Segal: This afternoon at 5pm, Rabbi Segal will deliver a brief Erev Shabbat message over Zoom. The link to sign in is

Mazel Tov: to Humi Vishniavsky on his retirement and 70th birthday. We wish him many more years of good health and happiness.

Shabbat Mevorchim: Tomorrow we recite Birkat Hachodesh in advance of Rosh Chodesh Elul occurring this Thursday and Friday. This can be recited without a minyan.

Beth El Minyanim: We will continue to have regular minyanim at Beth El in a safe and cautious manner. Minyanim are held under a canopy outside in the back playground area. Daily Shacharit minyan takes place on Sunday morning at 8:00am and MondayWednesday at 7:30am. Thursday and Friday this week will be at 7:20am because of Rosh Chodesh. Plag Mincha/Maariv on Sunday-Thursday will be at 6:05pm. Shabbat minyanim include Friday Mincha/Maariv at 7:00pm, two Shabbat Shacharit minyanim (Hashkama at 7:30am and main minyan at 9am), a teen Mincha minyan at 6:30pm and Shabbat Mincha/Maariv which will be at 7:25pm this week. All minyanim have special regulations including social distancing and mask wearing. Details of minyan regulations and restrictions can be found in your e-mail. Registration is REQUIRED for all minyanim. To register for weekday minyanim, go to To register for Shabbat minyanim, go to

Parsha & Popsicles: All 2-7 years olds are invited to come hear a story and enjoy a cool treat on Shabbat at 10:45am. This event will take place behind the shul in the davening tent. Please note a parent needs to stay with child(ren) through the duration of the program. All social distancing and mask wearing protocols will be observed. Registration required at For more information contact Ellie Riesel at

Semichat Chaver: The Semichat Chaver program will take place this coming Tuesday at 8:00pm. A link to the zoom session will be sent out by email. For more information please contact Rabbi Segal at

Rabbi Segal’s Thursday Morning Class: Rabbi Segal will give his class on Pirkei Avot this Thursday at 11:00am. A link to the zoom session will be sent out by email. For more information please contact Rabbi Segal at

JF&CS Family Table: Congregation Beth El’s Family Table program continues to partner with JF&CS in providing critically needed food and Jewish holiday items to more than 500 households per month. While we are no longer accepting canned or boxed goods, please consider making a monetary contribution to Family Table by sending a check to the shul made out to “JF&CS Family Table” or by emailing to make a pledge. Thank you to Beth El coordinator, Cheryl Levin, for coordinating these efforts.

Donation Cards: Would you like to acknowledge someone’s good deed, honor a birthday or special occasion or send condolences and at the same time benefit Beth El? You can! E-mail the Shul office and we will acknowledge your donation with a beautiful card. Donations can be made to the various Shul funds: Chesed, Youth, General, etc. For more information, e-mail

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