The Buzz at Beth El
Birth Announcements
Mazal Tov!

* To Dr. Neil and Stephanie Friedman on the birth of their granddaughter ,
Lucy Grace Friedman, born 8/7/2019. Great-grandparents are Sidney and Eunice Friedman

* To Dr. Rivka Olley on the birth of her grandson, Grey Locke Rohan, born 8/5/19
Beth El Hires Bekah Waltemeyer As Development Associate
On August 9t h Beth El Congregation of Baltimore announced the hiring of Bekah Waltemeyer to serve as Development Associate. She joined the development team on July 29th, 2019. Click here to read more about Bekah.
This Weekend 
Friday, August 16
Last day of camp
Morning Service: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary

Saturday, August 17
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service: 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Evening Service: 7:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, August 18
Morning Service: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel


Unable to attend Shabbat services? Live stream available here .
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, August 13 - Monday, August 19
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Reminder: To be included in the 5780 Book of Remembrance, please return your form no later than August 23rd. If you need a new form, please contact Lisa Silverstein
at lisa@bethelbalto.com
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning
1st Wednesdays @ Beth El
An Evening with Baltimore Chamber Encounters
Wednesday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
The Baltimore Chamber Encounters is an innovative chamber concert initiative bringing classical music vividly alive and redefining the concert experience. It uses various media to explain the musical compositions and use of other art forms. 
Click here for more information.
Jewish Short Stories
Begins Tuesday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Agus Library
Click here for information.
Mah Jongg for Beginners
Begins Wednesday, September 4 at 10:00 a.m.
Myers Auditorium
Click here for information.
Current Trends in Israeli Film
Begins Wednesday, September 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Agus Library
Click here for information.
Canasta for Beginners
Begins Wednesday, September 4 at 4:00 p.m.
Myers Auditorium
Click here for information.
A Month for Men Only
Begins Wednesday, September 4 at 4:30 p.m.
Kolker Room
Click here for information.
The African-American/Jewish Component of the Civil Rights Movement
Begins Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Kolker Room
Click here for information.
The 2019-2020 Adult Education Booklet is out NOW!
Click here to download a copy.
The Family Corner

Prayground Shabbat
Saturday, September 7 at 11:15 a.m., Preschool Playground
Join Morah Becky for an interactive service filled with song, prayer, puppets and Torah stories. For kids up to 5 years old and their families.
*In case of rain, the service will take place in the Commons Room.
Back to School Shabbat
*For Preschool and Religious School Families
Friday, September 13 at 5:30 p.m. Outdoor Pavilion
Join us for a musical Shabbat service, led by Cantor Melanie Blatt.
Dinner and activities to follow. Please register here . Questions? please contact Andy Shankman, Religious School Manager, at ashankman@bethelbalto.com
The Soul Center

The Paddle
Sunday, September 1 at 8:30 p.m. at 8500 Cover Road - Marina
The Paddle is a new and exciting joint production of The Soul Center and B’More SUP. Join us for 90 minutes that includes an hour yoga flow class, The Soul Center’s Jewish twist, book-ended by a gentle paddle to/from a beautiful nearby cove. No experience necessary. $45/person. Click here for registration and more information.
Chair Yoga
Thursday, September 5 at 10:00 a.m.
Click here for more information.
The Path - Liberty Reservoir
Sunday, September 8 at 8:30 a.m.
Click here for registration and information.
For information regarding up-coming programs, go to www.soulcenterbaltimore.org
or contact Julie Hettleman at julie@bethelbalto.com or 410-484-0411 x 1103