Sunday, September 16 - 8:00am Men's Club puts up Bet Torah's Sukkah.
Tuesday, September 18 - 6:15pm Erev Yom Kippur- Mincha/Kol Nidre 
Wednesday, September 19 Yom Kippur Services
Sunday Evening, September 23- September 30 - Sukkot
Monday, September 24 - 9:30 am Sukkot Festival Services
Monday, September 24- 11:00 am Shake your lulav! – Sukkah lunch to follow.   RSVP by September 17 to *
Tuesday, September 25 - 9:30am Sukkot Festival Services- Shake the lulav and Etrog again! Kiddush to follow.
Saturday, September 29 - Share Sukkot! pick one of two time slots 1-3 PM or 3-5 PM. Come for 10 minutes or stay for 2 hours!
Sunday, September 30 - 8:30 am Hoshanah Rabbah services
Sunday, September 30 - 11:00am S hake It Up with BT’s Shakes in the Shack
Sunday evening, Sep 30 - Monday evening, Oct 1 Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 1 - 9:30 am Shemini Atzeret Festival Services/ Yizkor Service

Parking During The High Holy Days: P lease print this  Parking Sign  and leave it on your windshield . T he tent has been delivered and is being built in our Moore Avenue parking lot for the High Holy Days. The tent will remain in the Moore Avenue lot thru Yom Kippur - Wednesday September 19.
Last chance to register for Upcoming Community Events!
More info below
Sunday, September 16
Helpful Links
Join the Bet Torah Kisco Run Team!
When registering, add team name "Bet Torah." We'll meet up to show support! For non-runners, you can volunteer on race day. For registration, training tips, and contact info. for volunteering, go to  KISCO RUN   or contact Jennifer Saine at or Debbie Ragals at .
Walk to End Alzheimer’s SUNY Purchase
Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 8:30 AM

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Register & join the Bet Torah Team before the 16th at Questions? Email Amy at, The volunteer chair of our Bet Torah Walk Team. Our congregant, Neil Klar, is Co-Chair of the Westchester Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The High Holiday Memory Minyan 
Sunday, September 16, 4:30 to 6:00 , Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford

A joyous, navigable, intergenerational, dementia-friendly celebration and meal
A collaboration of our synagogue, our neighboring synagogues in Northern Westchester, Seivah & WJCS. To bring a friend or loved one with dementia, or to volunteer, contact Rabbi Michael Goldman at More about Memory Minyan
Yom Kippur Cereal Drive

As we prepare to fast please think of those in need and bring boxes of cereal with you to Kol Nidre Services. Collection Boxes will be available as you enter Bet Torah for Kol Nidre services. Donations will be brought to the Mt Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry

Please contact Michele Posner, social action chair with question
Volunteer as an Usher!

 Men’s Club still needs more people to be Ushers and Greeters at our High Holy Day Services. Slots are available to volunteer for as little as one hour. This is not only an important piece of helping to keep our services welcoming and orderly, but by having people who know our community keeping their eyes and ears open.

Contact Larry Rose & Mike Liebowitz at   with any questions.

Men's Club will be meeting at 8am on September 16 to put up Bet Torah's Sukkah. We have a great time every year. Join us for bagels, coffee and donuts while we build.  Lend a hand, join the fun!
Celebrate together with Share Sukkot!
Visit our page   to learn more and sign up to be paired with a host! Questions?email

Sunday evening, September 23 through
Sunday evening, September 30

Monday, September 24
o 9:30 am – Festival Services
o 10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Sukkot Young Family Service Celebrate the joyous harvest festival of Sukkot with story time, crafts, and free adult and children’s catered light lunch in the sukkah with Morah Mindy. RSVP requested but not required to
o 11:00 am – shake your lulav! – Sukkah lunch to follow RSVP by September 17 to Leila Tavares
Tuesday, September 25, 9:30 am – Festival Services Shake the lulav and Etrog again! Kiddush to follow.

Sunday, September 30, 8:30 am – Hoshanah Rabbah services
Shake It Up with Bet Torah’s Shakes in the Shack*! Celebrate the Last Day of Sukkot with Us Experience the Mitzvah of Shaking the Lulav & Etrog & the Ritual of “Taking of the Willow” Games & Activities! Live Music For All Ages! Ice Cream Shakes Courtesy of Jimmy’s Soft Serve of Tarrytown! *Sorry, no burgers. 11 am to 12 pm, Sunday, September 30 at the Bet Torah Sukkah (after Hoshana Rabbah services & the Kulanu Learning Program) Sponsored by Bet Torah’s Ritual & Young Family Engagement Committees and Sisterhood
Dear Parents of College Students, We invite you to participate in College Connections..keeping your children connected to Judaism & our Bet Torah community while they’re away from home.
Your College Connection Co-chairs, Joanne Kushner & Lydia Altman

WHAT YOU DO : Provide us with your child(ren)’s name and mailing address at school ASAP.
WHAT WE DO : Send fun, edible care packages to your child(ren) for several of the major Jewish holidays.
PLEASE NOTE : Even if you participated last year, we begin fresh each year, so please send names and addresses to .
ALSO : If your child will be away from school for an extended period (i.e. Study Abroad), please let us know. Also, please indicate if your child has a nut allergy.
*New Fall 2018 Class Offering *
 Medieval Sephardic Civilization 

Dr. Benjamin Gampel, professor of Jewish History at the Jewish Theological Seminary, will be joining us again this fall for another one of his fascinating journeys into Jewish history and practice. The Sephardic Jews of medieval Iberia – today’s Spain and Portugal, have captured the imagination of American Jews. That these Jews fashioned a civilization within a multicultural pluralistic environment, that these Jews were at home and creative in their Judaism, even as they mixed freely in Christian and Muslim society, is a phenomenon that we wish to understand more profoundly. Read More

Schedule : Sunday mornings, 10:00am-12:30pm: Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec 2 Class Fee: $400.00 Registration: Contact Jerry Fensterstock
Bet Torah Library Survey
The Library Committee has made many enhancements to the library’s capabilities over the last several years. The purpose of this survey is to enable us to better meet the needs of the Bet Torah community by soliciting your feedback.

We would like to understand how our members use the library, and what we can do to make it as useful as possible.  Click here to take the Survey!
Saturday Morning  Parashah  Discussion  
Each  Shabbat  at 9:00am, a group of Bet Torah congregants gets together to discuss that week’s Torah portion before services. Members of the group take turns each week leading what is always a lively and informative discussion. A wide range of Torah knowledge is on display as every participant beings his/her own perspective & insight to the conversation. Coffee and cake help animate the exchange of ideas. No one knows too much or too little to participate. Please join us for this fast half hour of Torah conversation. We meet in the small conference room & look forward to having you share your thoughts & ideas. 

Sunday - 9:00 am
Tuesday (Early morning) 7:15 am
Monday-Thursday - 7:30 pm
Friday, Kabbalat Shabbat - 6:30 pm

Please check your email for Shiva information
Commentary On
This Week's Torah Portion

Want to know more about the Torah portion for this Shabbat? Read the JPS commentary on this week's Torah portion residing within the JDL Learn more about New Initiatives at Bet Torah; including our Vast Judaic Resource.
AJC Global Forum 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

AJC Global Forum is a unique policy and advocacy conference. Each year more than 2,500 people from 70+ countries convene in the nation's capital to discuss, debate, and advocate on key issues affecting the future of world Jewry.  Register Today
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