January 24, 2023 5:05 pm

Shir Joy Returns for Shabbat on January 27

Join The Soul Center (The Alvin and Lois Lapidus Center for Healing and Spirituality) and Beth El Congregation as The Shir Joy crew welcomes Shabbat with an immersive, elevated spiritual excursion into prayer and song. Please mark your calendars for Friday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.

January 17, 2023 6:15 pm

Registration is Now Open for Beth El Congregation’s Summer Program

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Beth El Congregation’s summer program! We offer water play, arts, sports, cooking, nature, and many more activities. Early drop off and late stay options are also available. For more information, please contact Mandy Barish, Director of Pauline Mash School for Early Childhood Education, at […]

5:37 pm

Beth El is coming to Florida

We are excited to announce that Beth El is visiting Florida! On Tuesday, February 14, Dr. Ed and Ann Mishner will host a lunch at Club Ibis in West Palm Beach. For our members who are spending time in Florida this winter, please make sure you share your Florida addresses with us via email at […]

December 29, 2022 2:14 pm

Beth El Congregation to Participate in New Year’s Eve Interfaith Service

Members of the Beth El Congregation clergy will join faith leaders for the 30th annual New Year’s Eve interfaith prayer service at St. Ignatius church in Mount Vernon. Rabbi Naomi Zaslow and Cantor Thom King will join Archbishop William E. Lori, along with other leaders from the faith based community. Several local politicians and dignitaries […]

December 22, 2022 8:17 pm

Weather and Holiday Hours Update

The weather forecast for the next few days looks to be bringing a little bit of everything to the Baltimore area, including snow, rain, wind, ice, and sunshine. Over the next 24-36 hours we will be monitoring the weather, salting the parking lot, and keeping the building warm in anticipation of Shabbat services on Friday […]

December 8, 2022 4:20 pm

Hanukkah Lights Up The Sky

December 6, 2022 6:04 pm

Update on Winter Coat Drive

The Beth El Congregation Social Action Committee, with help from the Beth El Sisterhood, continues to collect coats for men, women and children. The coats will be donated to the Community Crisis Center and distributed to families in need. Check out this video with Marcia Boonshaft, Anita goldsmith, and Randy Melnick: https://fb.watch/hffmvagf7u/

1:33 pm

The Story of Hanukkah

By Rabbi Steven Schwartz The story of Hanukkah is really two stories, the first a tale of human courage, strength, resistance, resilience, and the human determination to push back the darkness and bring light into the world. And that is the story of the Maccabees, a group of Jews who lived more than a thousand […]

November 14, 2022 11:01 pm

Founders Shabbat at Beth El Congregation

As congregants entered Beth El this past Shabbat morning, they were greeted at the door by David Harrison, President of Beth El Congregation. Once inside the lobby, several past presidents and other volunteers handed out commemorative 75th anniversary kippot.  Hundreds of attendees filled the Berman—Rubin sanctuary, while others watched online. The service began as any […]

November 8, 2022 1:17 pm

The Wafflers Headline Saturday Evening at Beth El Congregation

It was an amazing night filled with live music and dancing as The Wafflers took the stage Saturday night at Beth El Congregation. Cantor Melanie Blatt surprised the crowd and performed several sets with the band. Thank you to the members of our Empty Nesters Club for organizing such an incredible evening.  ^jss

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