June 21, 2022 - 22 Sivan, 5782
BETH EL HAPPENINGS
Upcoming events:

10:30 AM Every Wednesday - Yoga

June 24th/25th - Rabbi Matuson's last Shabbat service

July 1st/2nd - Rabbi Dyme's first Shabbat service
Rabbi Michael Matuson has announced his retirement after a 38-year career, effective June 30, 2022. In recognition of Rabbi Matuson's impact on the growing congregation and his legacy of compassion, leadership, and learning, Beth El has renamed their youth education program, "The Rabbi Matuson Religious School".

A formal presentation was made during the synagogue's annual meeting on June 12th.

BETH EL RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Together Educating And Motivating (TEAM)
Contact MISS VICKIE for more information at vickie@bethelbeaches.org
Beth El, The Beaches Synagogue Religious School seeks educator with warmth, vision, and collaborative spirit, to create a meaningful educational experience for our students in Grades K-7. Our Synagogue is a diverse, inclusive, and active Reform congregation located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
·       Requirements:
-Love of children
-Love of Judaism

         Job Type: Part-time. August- May Sundays 9:00-12:00
Contact: Vickie Kennedy vickie@bethelbeaches.org 904-273-9100
Our deepest condolences to Gail Greenfield on the passing of her brother in law, Dr. Mickey M. Greenfield. May his memory always be a blessing.
Staying over in Gainesville tonight. Did you know that, so far, from the juncture of Routes 10 & 301, traveling south on 301, there are 8 speed limit changes on the way to Gainesville. No wait…there are 15. And we’re only halfway there. I thought the speed traps were in and around Starke and Waldo but nooooo the entirety of 301 IS A SPEED TRAP. Just think 30 change speed limit signs. You think you’re free when you turn on to Route 24. But noooo. Another 11 speed limit changes drives you nuts. I am spending the night in Gainesville to rest this overtaxed brain and get blood flowing back to my lead foot. Why can’t the FDOT work like Beth El? Dependability, Consistency, Community. There you have it. That’s Beth El.

Grace Belkin
Membership Chairperson
BETH EL BROTHERHOOD
BETH EL SISTERHOOD
Gift Shop:
Our Gift Shop Chairperson is Rose Aglieco. She has assembled a collection of new gifts for Mom, your b’nei mitzvah needs or a favorite teacher. Hamsas are available which are protective talisman to bring good fortune, health and happiness

Is there a new driver in your home? We also have car Mezuzahs that include a traveler's prayer for safe journeys. Mezuzahs for your home (or a new home owner) come with scroll.

Many other items of jewelry, Judaica and gift items are available – support our Sisterhood and Synagogue.

Feel free to contact Rose for a time that is convenient to shop! Rza819@comcast.net or 914-413-2074.
FRESH FROM THE KILN
ORDER YOUR RED-HOT BRICKS NOW!

Need that special way to remember a person or occasion? Purchase a BRICK that will become a part of the path leading into Beth El The Beaches Synagogue. The next time you are walking into Beth El, please take a moment to look down and take notice of the BRICKS leading to the front entry. These are abiding remembrances that warm your heart each time you enter Beth El.

You can still take advantage of this year’s Brick Sale. For only $100, you can purchase 2 bricks. The bricks become a permanent part of our synagogue. Our lively chair Paula Klausner will be delighted to help you.

Contact her at poopsiek@gmail.com or call her at 904-662-4339.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Our Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida is excited to once again offer the BRIDGES Leadership Development Initiative for professionals, aged 25-40. This program helps foster emerging leaders in both their personal and professional lives.
Simple ways to help donate to Beth El without leaving your home or affecting your wallet!
Want to ship homemade chicken soup to those you love? Whether someone is sick or just needs to feel a little of "home", you can reach out to and her name is Betsy Maselek. When you place an order, 5% of your purchase will come back to Beth El. grandma@grandmaschickensoup.com
Shop on Amazon? Simply select "Beth El-the Beaches Synagogue Inc" as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app or online. They'll donate a portion of your eligible purchases to us.
How it works:
1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programs & Features
3. Select "Beth El-the Beaches Synagogue Inc" as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app 
BETH EL SPONSOR
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CONTACT US
Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue
288 N. Roscoe Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

904.273.9100


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Looking for a gift to give that is priceless:

  • A personalized leaf or rock for our Tree of Life
  • An inscribed Prayer Book for our Sanctuary

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