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4th Friday – Shabbat in the Round!

Join us for a lively, music-filled Shabbat and catered dinner! RSVP here
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Make your voice heard in Israel

Vote today! Deadline is March 11th
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Beth El Gala

Join us for a night with cocktails, live music, and an auction. Save the date: February 22, 2020!
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Shabbat Schedule

This Week
February 28 & 29

4 Adar 5780
Parashat Terumah
Exodus 25:1-27:19
Listen to this week's torah portion

February 28
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service: 4th Friday Shabbat in the Round
7:15 pm 4th Friday Catered Shabbat Dinner-RSVP here!

February 29
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Yonatan Frisch
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service
12:30 pm Beth El Reading Group

Next Week
March 6 & 7

11 Adar 5780
Parashat Tetzaveh
Exodus 27:20-30:10

March 6
5:00 pm Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

March 7
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service- Baby Naming: Bleiz Bresler-Chavez
10:30 am 5th Grade Family Shabbat
12:30 pm Beth El Reading Group

Upcoming Events

Feb28Fri
02/28/2020 - 6:15pm to 8:00pm
6:15 pm: 4th Friday Shabbat in the Round Evening Service
7:15 pm: 4th Friday Shabbat in the Round Catered Dinner from Poulet!

​Join us at our monthly Shabbat...
Feb29Sat
02/29/2020 - 5:00pm
Celebrate Purim with Sababa, Beth El's youth group, for a fun night with games and a movie! Sign up here
Mar7Sat
03/07/2020 - 1:30pm
Learn how in a comfortable atmosphere in an accessible way with your fellow congregants and Cantor! All teen and adult congregants are welcome!

Meetings will be on Saturdays at 1:30 pm on the following dates: March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28, April 4, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9.

Reach out to Cantor Elaya at...
Mar13Fri
03/13/2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Shabbat Ruach Pajama-Rama

Beth El’s Musical Family Shabbat!

5:30 pm: Catered...

Mar15Sun
03/15/2020 - 11:00am
Tribe is Beth El’s group for young adults in their 20s and 30s who do not have children, and is open to anyone living in the East Bay. Tribe offers a welcoming and inclusive community for young adults looking to make a meaningful connection to Jewish Communal Life and sponsors events...

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Gift Shop

Does choosing a gift put you in a panic?
We have a solution. A gift certificate allows the recipient to pick from our large choice of various items. Our jewelry items are particularly popular, but we also have many gifts for the home both religious and secular, children's games and a variety of gifts to suit many occasions.

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BENS Nursery School–Accepting Applications for 2020-21!



Contact BENS@bethelberkeley.org to set up a tour!
We are now accepting applications for 2's, 3's and 4's for the 2020-2021 school year. To learn more about BENS, our programs and the philosophy of our Jewish play-based preschool, email BENS@bethelberkeley.org.