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Shabbat Schedule

​This Week
August 28 & August 29
14 Elul 5775
Parashah Ki teitzei
Deut. 21:10-25:19
Listen to this week's Parasha

Friday, August 28
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, August 29
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Jeff Gillman
10:15 am Learning Shabbat Service presented by Rabbi Jennifer Flam

Next Week
September 4 & September 5
21 Elul 5775
Parashah Ki Tavo
Deut. 26:1-29:8

Friday, September 4
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, September 5
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Beverly Eigner
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service


Upcoming Events

08/29/2015 - 10:15am to 12:15pm

Listening, Hearing and Finding Ourselves in Our Liturgy: Shema and Its Blessings 

Over five Shabbat mornings in August, Beth El’s rabbis will present on their own personal...
08/29/2015 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Join Beth El's reading group to discuss the writing of Proust. Starting May 16th we will begin Within the Budding Grove, Vol. 2 of the Modern Library edition and will read 50 pages a week. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information, email Naomi...
09/01/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Hannah Arendt Reading Group resumes with a look at one of Arendt’s earliest Jewish writings, The Jew as Pariah. We will look at issues of Jewish identity such as what it means to be Jewish in a secular world, whether being Jewish is a religious position or...
09/03/2015 - 7:00pm
​Join the Men's Club! Sign up for an event, help create, plan and implement new programs. Show the congregation what giving back is all about —  The B'nai Mitzvah Award Program, Latke-making for Chanukkah Shabbat...
09/09/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
An experiential writing group. Contact Marilyn at (frontoffice@bethelberkeley.org) for more information. Life Stories will be held at...

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Congregation Beth El's 8th-12th graders work in our Youth & Family Education programs as madrichim ('guides' in Hebrew). Applications for the 2015-16 school year are now available by clicking here! If you will be entering 8th - 12th grade in the fall, we encourage you to apply!

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