Updates & Announcements

To submit an Aliyah Request for the High Holidays, please click HERE.


Order a Mahzor for the High Holidays!  To download a form, please click HERE.


Now is the chance to purchase or change your High Holiday seats at Beth El...

Whether you are a member looking to purchase or change seats this year, or a non-member looking to join the Beth El family, please email your request to Executive Director Gil Kleiner, FSA, at [email protected] All seat requests are due by Monday, August 10.

Beth El's Preschool Accreditation Featured in Jewish Times. Click HERE to read all about it!

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Schedule of Services & Events

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 8:00am
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00am
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 8:00pm

Save the Date

Friday, August 14, Summer Oneg, 6:45 p.m.

Join us for a lovely oneg following Shabbat services. Enjoy chilled wines, delicious appetizers and time to foster relationships within the Beth El community. Contact Yvonne at [email protected] for more information.

Friday, August 28, Back to School Kabbalat Shabbat Picnic, 5:30 p.m.

You and your pet are invited to a special Shabbat service with hors d’oeuvres, an animal fair and a delicious dairy dinner.  Please bring tzedakah, a pet toy, dog food, etc. All pet items will be donated to BARCS.  RSVP to Fran Davis at [email protected] or Mandy Barish at [email protected] by August 21. 

Sunday, August 30, Sisterhood Opening Meeting & Paid-Up Membership Brunch, 11:00 a.m.

Professor Yoram Peri from the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute of Israel Studies at University of Maryland College Park will discuss the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the impact it had on the Israeli state of affairs.  Contact Esther Harris at [email protected] or 410-486-3177 for more information.

Saturday, September 5, Selichot, 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a very special service in the intimate Gorn Chapel, as we explore the meaning of this season with music, prayer, and meditation in a service created by our own Cantor Thom King. Rabbi Schwartz, Rabbi Saroken, renowned cellist Evan Drachman, and the men of the Beth El Choir will join to help you enter the Yamim Noraim on a spiritual high note. As part of the service, we will present a short film that asks the intriguing questions: What will they ask you when you go before the Heavenly Court? And more importantly, how will you answer? A dessert reception will follow the service.