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Support Beth El & Sweeten the New Year!

Have honey delivered in time for the High Holy Days!
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Join us for our 2014 Community-wide Shabbaton

Register before August 1!
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Your August-September Builder is here!

Read it online
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Register for YAFE by August 24!

Beth El's Youth and Family Education Programs
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This Shabbat

August 1 & August 2, 2014
6 Av
Listen to this week's Parashah (Torah portion)

Friday, August 1
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, August 2
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study with Cathy Stevens
10:15 am Shabbat Morning "Learners' Service"

Upcoming Events

07/19/2014 - 10:15am to 08/09/2014 - 10:15am
Saturday mornings, July & August at 10:15 am
Starting on July 19, Rabbis Kahn and Stern will lead a series of learners' services on Shabbat  mornings. Attend any individual day or the entire month. Each week there will be a complete service, with an extended look at one section of the liturgy; we will learn about the prayers, music...
08/24/2014 - 10:00am
Join us for brunch to meet and welcome Rabbi Rebekah Stern on Sunday, August 24. Follow this link to register.
08/29/2014 - 5:30pm
Enjoy a summer evening with wine and cheese before a lovely erev Shabbat service.

Refreshments and schmoozing outside at 5:30 pm. Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:15 pm. 

Shabbaton 2014!

Join current & prospective Beth El members across the generations at the 2014 Beth El Community Shabbaton, September 5-7 at URJ Camp Newman in Santa Rosa. Coming just before the High Holy Days, this year's Shabbaton is an opportunity to reflect on the past year & prepare for the new one.

To avoid a late fee, please register before August 1. The last day to register is August 26. For questions, contact Debra Sagan Massey at debra@bethelberkeley.org.

Send the Sweetest Rosh Hashanah Greeting with Beth El’s “Honey from the Heart”!

This festive 8-ounce jar of kosher honey arrives in time for the holiday! Your personalized card also lets recipients know a donation has been made to Beth El in their honor.
To order, visit www.orthoney.com/BEB. The cost is $10 per jar before July 21. (After July 21, there is a small shipping fee.) A great way to wish family, friends & coworkers a Sweet and Healthy New Year!

YAFE & BENS Registration is Open

Register your student in our Youth & Family Education or Beth El Nursery School programs for the 5775/2014-15 school year!

Also, check out our teen youth groups. 8th graders are welcome at all BESTY (Beth El Synagogue Teen Youth) events for the rest of the year!