IMPORTANT CBT CLOSURE UPDATE.
PROCEDURES, TZEDAKAH, AND CONNECTION OPPORTUNITIES, TOO
Beth Tikvah Family,

The board, clergy, and staff of Congregation Beth Tikvah have together been working hard to chart a safe course for our community, both physically and spiritually. No matter what is before us, we are committed to staying strong, safe, vibrant, and connected. Chazak Ve'amatz - Be strong and of good courage.

Our CBT building is officially closed to the community through at least April 1. We will keep you posted if that closure needs to be extended.

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UPDATED important CBT notes:

TLC - TIKVAH LEARNING COMMUNITY
See a separate email from Morah Meyer that will be coming out over the next few days to discuss distance learning and community building within TLC.

NEW! CBT CARING MINYANIM
Rabbi Nathan will be contacting all members as quickly as possible to check in and assess immediate congregant needs. After that initial contact, congregant volunteers will remain in regular contact with 10 families each, their CBT Caring Minyan! If you would like to lead a CBT Caring Minyan, please email rabbinathan@btikvah.org to let him know.

PRAYER SERVICES
Ritual Committee is meeting remotely this evening to make final decisions regarding upcoming services. We will send a separate email with worship service information shortly.

CONTACTING CBT
In case of emergency, please call Rabbi Nathan on his cell phone at 856-396-9644. If not an emergency, emails to rabbinathan@btikvah.org and texts are preferred at this time due to the high volume of congregant communication.

Office Manager Lynne Weinstein and Administrator Elana Shaw will be working remotely during this time. While they are checking voicemails at the synagogue (856-983-8090), email is best. Email Lynne at office@btikvah.org and Elana at administrator@btikvah.org .

CONGREGANT SUPPORT
Congregation Beth Tikvah is committed to helping all congregants weather the possible financial disruptions associated with temporary work closures and exposure concerns. Many congregants have already reached out with offers of support. If you have a need, please please please let us know. Your need can be shopping, setting up online ordering, picking up prescriptions, financial assistance, etc...we are a Kehila Kedosha , a sacred community, and we support one another.

PRINCE OF PEACE MARLTON FOOD PANTRY SUPPORT
Our friends at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, along with their friends at Bridge of Peace Lutheran Church in Camden, are collecting food items for needy families at this time. The food pantry at Prince of Peace is collecting donations of items, specifically those on THIS LIST. The pantry is open for deliveries on Mondays from 5-7PM and Thursdays from 9-11AM. They also accept financial donations. While they do not currently need distribution help, please remain at the ready in case they ask for assistance.

ZOOM CLASSES AND MEETINGS
Many of our adult learning opportunities will be moved to a "Zoom" Platform ( www.zoom.us ). Links for specific classes, events, and meetings will be sent out at the appropriate time. Please download the Zoom app to your smartphone, and the software to your computer.

Sincerely,

Rabbi Nathan Weiner
Jerry Goldberg - President