Mar30Thu
03/30/2017 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Passover is a joyous time but it is not always easy to facilitate a Seder meal that is fun, meaningful and engaging for participants of all ages. Rabbi Jen Flam will share stories, ideas, activities and tricks to make...
Mar30Thu
03/30/2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Rabbi Jim Brandt will report back on his recent extended visits to Israel and Palestine. Is the two state solution still alive? What can American Jews and the organized Jewish community do to support and encourage non-violent solutions? How...
Mar31Fri
03/31/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for a very special Tot Shabbat and dinner on Friday, March 31. Tot Shabbat services with Rabbi Bekah will be in the Beit Midrash...
Apr1Sat
04/01/2017 - 1:30pm to 05/27/2017 - 3:30pm
Have you ever wondered how Torah chanters know what melodies to use and where to start and stop? Have you been intrigued by the Torah's more fabulous dots and squiggles? These symbols are called taamei hamikra or...
Apr2Sun
04/02/2017 - 10:45am to 05/21/2017 - 12:00pm
​If Torah is the novel, midrash is the screen play. Midrash, a uniquely Jewish form of Bible interpretation, fills in the gaps of the Biblical narrative. From wondering how Noah built the ark without anyone noticing (hint: they...
Apr2Sun
04/02/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Please join the women of Beth El for a much anticipated wine tasting event! This is a fun opportunity for women of the community to come together to taste wine and schmooze. Each attendee will bring a bottle of their favorite wine to...
Apr9Sun
04/09/2017 - 7:00pm
They survived the horrors of the Holocaust and came to America to put the past behind. For decades they kept their awful memories secret, even from their children. But their silence ended when a band of neo-Nazi thugs threatened to march in their quiet village of Skokie, Illinois "because that is where the Jews are." Surviving Skokie is an intensely personal documentary by former Skokie...
Apr11Tue
04/11/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Rabbis Yoel Kahn and Rebekah Stern and Beth El friends, old and new, in our annual Second Night Congregational Seder...
Apr20Thu
04/20/2017 - 7:00pm

Nancy Silverman will present "Here I Am" by Jonathan Safran Foer.

Jonathan Safran Foer the author of two best sellers: “Everything I Illuminated,” and “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” has come...

Apr21Fri
04/21/2017 - 5:00pm

Join us for Beth El's Shabbat YAFE Community-Wide Service!

We will celebrate Shabbat together with a service, music and activities for all ages. All Shabbat Yafe services...
Apr23Sun
04/23/2017 - 7:00pm
As years pass, there are fewer and fewer first-hand witnesses to the horrors of the Holocaust. This year, Beth El member Renee Passy-Zale will speak about her childhood experiences in occupied France. Beth El will host our community...
Apr25Tue
04/25/2017 - 7:00pm
Congregation Beth El Men's Club is pleased to present a film screening of the documentary film, "Near Normal Man", about Holocaust survivor Ben Stern.

Produced and directed by Charlene Stern, his daughter, this documentary won "Best Documentary" last month at the San Diego...
Apr30Sun
04/30/2017 - 12:00pm to 05/02/2017 - 12:00pm

Consultation on Conscience

Consultation on Conscience is the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism’s biennial social justice leadership conference. Held over three days in Washington, D.C., Consultation empowers the Reform Jewish Movement through leadership development;...
Apr27Fri
04/27/2018 - 9:00am to 05/10/2018 - 6:00pm
We are excited to announce a Beth El trip to Central Europe – with stops in Berlin, Prague, Krakow, Lublin and Warsaw – and an optional extension to Budapest – for Spring 2018. Led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn and guided...