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Upcoming Events


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 Kishrei Kehillah
  Regular Classes 
  Being Courteous to our Neighbors 
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 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82951783907?pwd=c00yNVVNYzRYZDA0enJqU3hUWVVPQT09.

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 https://signup.com/go/XBoZZpa. To register for Shabbat minyanim, go to https://signup.com/go/nqajUEa.

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 https://forms.gle/c4M8uWe4S3NVw8416. For more information contact Ellie Riesel at ellieriesel@gmail.com.

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 rabbisegal@gmail.com.

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 rabbisegal@gmail.com.

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 congbethel@rcn.com 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 congbethel@rcn.com.

Amazon Smile: If you're shopping on Amazon, go to Amazonsmile.com and select Congregation Beth El-Atereth Israel as your charity or click here https://smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2387209. When you make a purchase, the shul will get a percentage of the purchase price.