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Parashat Shemini

05/08/2019 01:45:49 PM

May8

Sermon by Rabbi Dana Saroken

When and How and Where Will This End?  Choose A Battle:  For the Soul or the Safety of Our Nation

When I was growing up, I loved Broadway: From the Tap Dance Kid to A Chorus Line and everything in between. Nothing moved me or made me cry like a great performance and a...Read more...

Structured Memories

04/25/2019 03:50:02 PM

Apr25

By: Rabbi Steven Schwartz.

I've often wondered why the tradition is so invested in our remembering the losses of our lives.  Think of it for a moment.  Yartzeits are marked, and people come to services on those days to recite the kaddish.  The unveiling ritual, often scheduled a full year...Read more...

A Gift for the Generations - LIVE! From Beth El

04/02/2019 02:17:42 PM

Apr2

JOAN AND DR. MICHAEL SCHULTZ HONORED AT LIVE! FROM BETH EL
By: Brandon Chiat, Digital Media Manager

A stainless steel cocoon hangs in Dr. Michael Schultz's office.The Michael Aram sculpture is a gift from a former patient, inscribed with a message of gratitude: “From all your butterflies past, present, and future,...Read more...

5779...WOW!

09/04/2018 08:31:52 PM

Sep4

5779...WOW! There are some years when I've eagerly embraced a new chapter. There are other years when I was reluctant to turn the page. This year I wish I could just freeze time: My kids are getting too big, too fast. The world is spinning too quickly. The days often feel too full.

I love the High Holidays because they...Read more...

Reflections from Dr. Eyal Rob

04/11/2018 01:46:36 PM

Apr11

I just returned from Israel where I was on an educational mission called Shevat Achim to explore and study our sister city, Ashkelon.  Ashkelon is Baltimore's sister city since 2004.  It was so interesting and impressive to know how similar Baltimore's school system, from an educational standpoint is to five of the public...Read more...

Rabbi Dana Saroken's Blog

01/03/2018 03:57:31 PM

Jan3

When Jewish women's international called to tell me that I had been chosen as one of this year's ten Women to watch, it took me by surprise. For the simple reason that my work has really been focused on the Baltimore Jewish community and I hadn't realized that national (or international) eyes were on us.

But as it turns out,...Read more...

BETH EL EXPANDS MARKETING TEAM; HIRES BRANDON CHIAT AS DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIST

01/03/2018 02:42:19 PM

Jan3

BALTIMORE " January 2, 2018 " Beth El Congregation (https://www.bethelbalto.com), a progressive synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue, announced today the addition of Brandon Chiat as Digital Marketing Strategist. As the Digital Marketing Strategist, Brandon is responsible for communicating Beth El's unique story and...Read more...

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