The Buzz at Beth El
"Whoever saves a life saves the world" - Talmud

Tomorrow - Wednesday, March 27

Beth El Blood Drive
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Give blood, save lives! Walk-ins welcome all day.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Steve Silber
at 410-491-9157 or steve-silber@comcast.net .
Beth El Welcomes New Senior Events Manager
Taliya Adelstein

Beth El Congregation of Baltimore announced today (Tuesday, March 26) it has hired Taliya Adelstein to serve as Senior Events Manager with immediate effect. Ms. Adelstein joins Beth El after more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality and service industry, including 14 years as the Director of Catering at Linwood’s restaurant. Click here to read more.
Mazal Tov!
To Nancy and Marc Medin on the birth of their grandson,
Zachary Cole McDavitt.
Mark Your Calendars!
LIVE! From Beth El
Tuesday, April 30
An evening to benefit the construction of Beth El's Generations Park. Honoring  Joan and Dr. Michael Schultz . Featuring a special performance by  Kevin Nealon . Tickets and Sponsorships are now on sale! To purchase your tickets or for more information, click  here . Questions? Please contact
Lisa Silverstein at  live@bethelbalto.com .
This Weekend
Friday, March 29
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, March 30
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bat Mitzvah of Katelyn Bensky : 10:00 a.m.,
Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Evening Services: 7:15 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, March 31
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Zentangle Drop In: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Unable to attend Shabbat services? Live stream available here .

For weather closure information, please go to our website ,
our Facebook page or call our Weather Hotline at 410-580-5080.
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, March 26 - Monday, April 1
Click here
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Passover Food Drive
to benefit the women and children of CHANA
Now through April 8
The Social Action committee is collecting funds to purchase grocery store gift cards, to help the CHANA women shop for Passover items they need for their families. The deadline is April 8. Click here for further information.
Volunteer with Moveable Feast
Tuesday, April 9, from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer at Moveable Feast prepare and package meals for terminally ill and homebound people.  Space is limited. I f interested please email Joanne Michaelson at jmichaelson@moneymailer.com .
Joint Sisterhood Dinner Presenting: Singer Michael Brown
Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m., Beth Israel
Michael Brown is a lyrical crooner, singing a variety of songs through the ages. His music takes music lovers on a sentimental journey
across diverse genres. $38/person. Click here for registration form and more information.
Shabbat Kiddush Speaker Series: Israeli Television
Saturday, April 13 at 12:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Join us as we discuss Israeli television - the history of the nation through
the small screen, with guest speaker Idan Zrihen of BZD.
Click here for further information.
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning

Few Spots Available! Beth El Returns to Eastern Europe
June 23 - July 4, 2019
Ever dreamed of visiting the jewels of Eastern Europe like Berlin, Prague, and Warsaw with your closest friends? Then don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with your Jewish history and heritage.
To learn more, please contact Dr. Eyal Bor at eyal@bethelbalto.com
or 410-484-0411 x 1204.
1st Wednesdays @ Beth El
The Clarcello Trio
Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
This special evening is sponsored by Drs. Hana and Eyal Bor in loving memory of Dr. Eyal's father Abrasha Bor, z’’l for his 10th anniversary Yahrzeit. For this program, Dr. Eyal Bor, on clarinet has engaged his two good friends Beth El member and cellist, Evan Drachman and pianist
Dr. Daniel Weiser to join him for this musical tribute to his father. For further information, click here .
In my Father’s Footsteps
Thursday, March 28 at 5:15 p.m. at Towson University
Join us as we partner with Towson University for the premiere of the documentary In My Father's Footsteps: The story of the courage of a Christian sergeant who saved 200 Jewish American lives in WWII .
Click here for further information.
Faith, Liberation And Redemption: Seder Teachings From The Shared African American And Jewish Experience
Monday, April 1 at 7:00 p.m., Agus Library
Join Reverend Doctor Bernard “Skip” Keels, Director of the Morgan State University Interfaith Chapel, and Rabbi Etan Mintz, the spiritual leader of B'nai Israel, to learn how American Jews and African Americans have shared a special kinship. Click here for more information.
Zumba with Marilyn Pick
Tuesdays (4 lessons total), beginning April 2 at 9:15 a.m., Kolker Room
Zumba is a fun calorie burning workout for everyone. It is a total body workout for all fitness levels. Exercise to great music, have a super fun time and receive great benefits. Click here for more information.
New! Voices of Baltimore - Life Under Segregation
Sunday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Join us for a special screening of Voices of Baltimore - Life Under Segregatio n, followed by a discussion with Dr. Hana Bor of Towson University. Click here for more information.
US Presidents And Israel, 1948-2018: An Historical Record
with Dr. Robert O. Freedman
Thursday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 24, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, US-Israeli relations have come a long way. By 2018, the situation had fundamentally changed. Location: Agus Library. Click here for more information.
The 2018-2019 Program Brochure is available here
To register for ALL classes, regardless of fee,
contact Ellen Marks at  ellenm@bethelbalto.com  or 410-580-5166
The Family Corner

Beyond the Cover
Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m.
A book experience for parents of
young children
Click here for more information.
A Taste of Gan - Open House
Sunday, April 7, between 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
For families with kids entering Kindergarten Hebrew School in 2019-2020
Click here for more information.
The Soul Center

Registration is now OPEN!
A Way In: A Workshop in Journaling
Fridays, beginning April 5 at 8:30 a.m.
Want to start journaling but not sure where to begin? Join Goucher College Writing Professor Barbara Roswell for an intro to creative pathways into our own voices and stories. Click here to register and for further information.
The Braid
Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Healing Service
Wed., April 10 at 9:15 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Chair Yoga
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
In partnership with Beth El Sisterhood, open to all. Click here for more information.
Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Shalva
Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Click here for details about the
new time & format.
Torah & Yoga - All Levels
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Zentangle Drop-In
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Click here for more 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