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The Builder - Issue 148

April/May 2015
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BENS Registration

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Shabbat Schedule

​This Week
May 22 & 23
5 Sivan 5775
Parashah Bamidar
Numbers 1:1-4:20
Listen to this week's Parasha

Friday, May 22
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Yismechu Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, May 23
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Alison Bernstein
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Nitzan Gladstone Bar Mitzvah 

Next Week
May 29 & 30
12 Sivan 5775
Parashah Naso
Numbers 4:21-7:89

Friday, May 29
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, May 30
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Steve Joseph
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Julia and Lauren B'not Mitzvah


Upcoming Events

05/25/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
As a community, we seek to support our members as they live with loss and grief. Yizkor is our tradition’s dedicated memorial service, recited four times a year, including at the end of Shavuot. While all are invited to attend the Yizkor service, it is especially appropriate...
05/28/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

A panel discussion featuring the Consuls General of France and Germany.

Beth El member, Seth Brysk, will be moderating the panel.
This program is FREE, but registration is required. To register, please email...
05/28/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
An interactive program for men and women who would like to begin a guided autobiography, or have dedicated time to write whatever they like, and to share their work with other members of the group.  Contact Marilyn at (...
05/28/2015 - 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...
05/31/2015 - 1:00pm

Oakland Coliseum: A's vs. NY Yankees

​The Men's Club is sponsoring a day at the A's vs. NY Yankees. Join other Beth El Families for a fun afternoon at the ballpark. Tickets are $23 for adults and $17 for kids. Tickets include a $6 coupon for either...

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