Updates & Announcements

Feel the call on the Second Day Rosh Hashanah! Click the photo for a video about this special evening.

A High Holiday Message from the Jewish Theological Seminary

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Beth El's Preschool Accreditation Featured in Jewish Times

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In The News, Major Bridge Work Starting Summer 2014

Major Bridge Work, MD129 (Park Heights Avenue) over I-695

Candle Lighting Times

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 8:00am
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:00am
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:00am
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

Save the Date

Saturday, September 20, Selichot Service, 9:00 p.m.

Jewish storyteller and poet Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff, will join our clergy, cellist Evan Drachman and the Beth El Choir for a special Selichot Service!  Throughout our service, Jennifer will teach Torah through story, enhancing our preparation for the High Holidays. Reception will follow.

Sunday, September 21, Annual Service of Remembrance, 10:30 a.m.

Led by Rabbi Steven Schwartz, Rabbi Dana Saroken and Cantor Thom King at Beth El Memorial Park (9700 Liberty Road). Contact Andy Katz at andy@bethelbalto.com or 410-484-0411 for more information.

Wednesday, September 24, Erev Rosh Hashanah Service, 6:00 p.m.

For a full list of High Holiday times, please visit www.bethelbalto.com.

Thursday, September 25, First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Tashlich, Druid Ridge Cemetery, 4:45 p.m.

Come cast away your sins! This ceremony, “Tashlich,” allows us to express our desire to be free from sin. As we toss crumbs into the waters we symbolically cleanse ourselves of our misdeeds. Please join us on Thursday, September 25, at 4:45 p.m. Cookies and juice will be served. Everyone is invited to bring their shofar and bread crumbs.  This event is open to the community.