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Save the Date for Shabbaton 2016—September 16–18

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YAFE 5777/2016-2017 Registration is now Open!

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Shabbat Schedule

This Week

July 1 & 2
26 Sivan 5776
Parashat Sh'lach
Numbers 13:1-15:41
Listen to this week's Parashah

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

Saturday, July 2
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Jeff Gilman
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Elan Park-Bernstein Bar Mitzvah

​Next Week
July 8 & 9
3 Tamuz 5776
Parashat Korach
Numbers 16:1-18:32

Friday, July 8
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, July 9
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Moshe Maler
10:15 am Shabbat Service

Upcoming Events

07/02/2016 - 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...
07/07/2016 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
All women of Congregation Beth El are invited to join Rabbi Stern for a monthly gathering around the time of the new moon. Rosh Chodesh is the first day of each Jewish month, and traditionally is a time for women to come together for reflection, learning, and...
07/13/2016 - 7:00pm
Join Rabbi Rebekah Stern and Reform Jews across California in the fight to end mass incarceration and strengthen our democracy.

Be part of Reform CA’s Tikkun Tikvah, a campaign of California Reform Jewish Movement congregations to confront and reform our broken criminal justice system by supporting the Public Safety and...
07/20/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join in community action to protect creation for future generations! Help us develop powerful, effective ways for Beth El to take leadership on climate action. For more information, contact Ted Obbard,...
07/29/2016 - 5:30pm
Celebrate the joy of Shabbat and the early summer evening with a glass of wine or juice, light snacks and song. Chardonnay Shabbat begins at 5:30 pm; Shabbat evening services are at 6:15 pm. Join us for this fun, informal Shabbat gathering.

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Gift Shop News

Special Purchase!
Silverplate liqueur set beautifully presented in a velvet box.  
Reg. price $65.00; Now $40.00!

Stop by the Gift Shop during regular business hours or email giftshop@bethelberkeley.org.
Gift shop hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays.

Midrasha Registration!


Where Jewish teens learn, laugh, engage, discover, connect and belong!
Click here to preregister for Midrasha for 2016–2017.

Save the Date! Shabbaton 2016

Don't miss the annual Beth El community Shabbaton, September 16–18, 2016. Registration information coming in July! Create, Learn, Connect, Play! Click here to learn more.