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Funeral Arrangements for Edward Pressner Gothard z"l

It is with broken hearts that we share the passing this past Sunday of Eddie Gothard z"l, beloved pillar of our community and former president of Congregation Beth Israel and the Jewish Community Day School.

Funeral services will take place Tuesday, February 23, at 11:00 am. The service will be live-streamed due to COVID-19 protocols.

CLICK HERE TO LAUNCH THE 11:00 AM SERVICES LIVE-STREAM

Burial will follow services at approximately 12:30 pm. Zoom will provided for folks to join graveside.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE 12:30 PM GRAVESIDE BURIAL ZOOM

May the Holy One comfort his family, friends, and community among all the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Congregation Beth Israel - Participate Online

As Congregation Beth Israel and the community adapt to life with the COVID-19 outbreak, please join us online! All halachically (under Jewish law) permitted activities will be live-streamed on Facebook and Zoom. Click below for Kabbalat Shabbat, Shacharit on Sunday mornings, all of our classes, and more from our Facebook Live feeds!

 

What's even better than watching?  Joining in!  Click below to join via Zoom.

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Note, for those participating in closed meetings, check with Rabbi Josh or our shul leadership for meeting specific Zoom invitations.

 

 

Upcoming Events

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  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  6 , 2021
    In-Person Shabbat Shacharit!
    Shabbat, Mar 6th 9:30a to 11:30a
    Join us starting at 9:30 am for in-person Shabbat morning services! Open to all; RSVP required.

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  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  6 , 2021
    Community Havdalah
    Shabbat, Mar 6th 6:30p to 7:00p
    Bring in the new week with Congregation Beth Israel and Shir Chadash as we hear words of Torah from Rabbis Pernick and Silver. Every week at 7:00 pm.

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  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  7 , 2021
    Sunday Morning Minyan
    Sunday, Mar 7th 8:30a to 9:30a
    Join us online every Sunday morning at 8:30 for a Shacharit minyan. You can provide your own bagel and lox breakfast afterwards if you so choose, or join us for Jews in the News starting at 9:30.

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    MarMarch  7 , 2021
    Jews in the News
    Sunday, Mar 7th 9:30a to 10:30a
    Join Rabbi Josh after Sunday morning minyan for an informal discussion of some news stories from the past weeks involving Jewish characters or Jewish themes.

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  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  7 , 2021
    Judaism 2.0
    Sunday, Mar 7th 10:30a to 12:00p
    Join Rabbis Deborah Silver and Josh Pernick for a four-part follow-up to their Intro to Judaism course. These four classes are part of our new Introduction to Judaism course. If you have previously done an Introduction course, or if you just think the classes look interesting, please join us! All classes are held on Sunday mornings at 10.30 and last up to an hour and a half. Class 1: February 7th Shabbat 2.0 How do we make a meaningful Shabbat a consistent part of our lives and practice? This class will cover both Shabbat restrictions and Shabbat enhancers. Class 2: February 21st Your Kosher Home How do we make our homes kosher? What are the steps we can take to ensure they stay that way? What happens if something goes wrong? Class 3: March 7th Navigating the Siddur We will take a close look at the landscape of the Shabbat morning service. How do we find our way around? Is there a pattern? How does the Shabbat morning service differ from the others? Class 4: March 21st Kashering for Passover Ah, Pesach cleaning! What’s the best way to make sure our homes are kosher for Passover? Is it as complicated as it sounds? Are there any short cuts?

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  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  9 , 2021
    Taste of Talmud with Rabbi Josh
    Tuesday, Mar 9th 4:00p to 5:00p
    Join Rabbi Josh​ on Tuesdays and Thursdays as we learn the Talmud's first tractate: Masechet Brachot. Through learning this text together, we will explore how the early rabbis maintained their faith in the future during some of the darkest days in our people's history, and will consider how their theological reflections resonate in ours. No prior background in Jewish learning of any kind required.

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  • Thursday ,
    MarMarch  11 , 2021
    Tanach Chabura- Game of Thrones, The Prequel
    Thursday, Mar 11th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Divided kingdoms. Blood feuds. The pursuit of power at all costs. There’s no need for an HBO subscription when you have access to a Tanach! Over the coming months, we will be learning through the Book of Kings, a book filled with palace intrigue as our nation seeks to solidify a successful monarchy. Join us as we follow the twists and turns in the story of the Israelite monarchy.

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  • Thursday ,
    MarMarch  11 , 2021
    Taste of Talmud with Rabbi Josh
    Thursday, Mar 11th 4:00p to 5:00p
    Join Rabbi Josh​ on Tuesdays and Thursdays as we learn the Talmud's first tractate: Masechet Brachot. Through learning this text together, we will explore how the early rabbis maintained their faith in the future during some of the darkest days in our people's history, and will consider how their theological reflections resonate in ours. No prior background in Jewish learning of any kind required.

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  • Thursday ,
    MarMarch  11 , 2021
    Classic Legends on the Book of Exodus with Rabbi Daniel & Rabbi Josh Pernick
    Thursday, Mar 11th 6:45p to 8:00p
    Join Rabbis Daniel and Josh Pernick as we learn legends from the English translation of the classic Jewish text Sefer HaAggadah (The Book of Legends). We will be exploring midrashim (legends) which relates to the events and personalities in the Book of Exodus in these months leading up to Passover. .

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  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  13 , 2021
    In-Person Shabbat Shacharit!
    Shabbat, Mar 13th 9:30a to 11:30a
    Join us starting at 9:30 am for in-person Shabbat morning services! Open to all; RSVP required.

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