Celebrate Hanukkah With Us!
Beth El Community Hanukkah Celebration
Sunday, December 22 at 4:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
All ages are welcome to join us for a fun Hanukkah celebration! Candle lighting (BYO menorah), holiday sing-a-long and light dinner. $5/person, kids under 12 are free. Open seating.
To RSVP or for more information, email Cantor Blatt at melanie@bethelbalto.com by December 12.
Island Shabbat
Friday, January 10 at 7:30 p.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Enjoy a taste of paradise at Beth El's Annual Island Shabbat!
Hear the sounds of the Catonsville High School Steel Band, under the direction of Jim Wharton, and the Beth El Choir, led by Cantor Thom King. A delicious island-themed Oneg will take place after the service.
This Weekend 
Friday, December 13
Morning Service: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
The Spark: 8:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, December 14
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bat Mitzvah of Emma Borden : 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Or Shabbat Family Service: 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library
Prayground Shabbat: 11:15 a.m., Community Room
Evening Service - Bat Mitzvah of Eliana Taylor : 4:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, December 15
Morning Service: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Beth El Men's Club Brunch with Guest Speaker Billy Wunderlich: 10:00 a.m., Kolker Room
Zentangling: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Want to know what is going on at Beth El throughout the month?
Go to our calendar of events here .

Unable to attend the Shabbat services? Live stream available here . Please note, we'll be changing our live stream platform in the next couple months, stay tuned for updates.
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, December 10 - Monday, December 16
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Interested in getting hospital and bereavement notices from Beth El?
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If you know of anyone who might need a C hesed visit, please fill out this form so that we have all the details we need and no one is forgotten. Thank you for partnering with us to provide Chesed to our members in need. For information regarding our Chesed group, Visiting Voices , contact Cantor Blatt at melanie@bethelbalto.com
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Beth El Men's Club Brunch with Guest Speaker
Billy Wunderlich
Sunday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m., Kolker Room
Men’s Club will welcome Billy Wunderlich of Lifebridge Health and Fitness to Beth El. Billy will discuss wellness and share a simple approach to creating the best version of yourself. Men’s Club members, family and guests are invited to join us.
Cost: Men’s Club Members and Spouses - $18/person; Additional Guests - $22/person. Click here to register or for more information.
Volunteers Needed!
Movable Feast is in need of volunteers for Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. We'll be delivering food to people who are home-bound due to illness. It is a true Mitzvah ! Want to help? Please contact Myra Katz at katz.myra@gmail.com .
Save the Date! February Florida Brunch
Our Annual Florida Brunch will be held on Sunday, February 23 with Rabbi Dana Saroken. Winter Birds, please make sure we have your Florida address on file to ensure you receive the invitation. More details to come soon!
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning
Perfidy: The Kastner Affair
Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. ,
Agus Library
Click here for information.
Talking to Your Children
and Grandchildren About...
Sunday, December 15 at 9:45 a.m., Agus Library
Click here for information.
The 2019-2020 Adult Education Booklet is out NOW!
Click here to download a copy.
The Family Corner

Or Shabbat Family Service *For all ages
Saturday, December 14 at 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library
Or Shabbat is led by Morah Becky, the T'filah Team and Mitzvah Monsters in the Schuster Library. Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for songs, stories and a wonderful family Shabbat experience.
Prayground Shabbat *For all ages
Saturday, December 14 at 11:15 a.m., Community Room
Join us for a musical service as we sing and play together, Kiddush to follow . Click here for a full list of upcoming dates.
*Due to the cold weather, Prayground Shabbat will take place in the Community Room.
The Soul Center

A Way In: What Matters Most
Tuesday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Drawing on Elana Zaiman’s concept of the “Forever Letter,” this workshop, with Goucher College Writing Professor Barbara Roswell, will give you a chance to flex your creative muscles as you reflect on what matters and why. Click  here  for registration and more information.
Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, December 19
at 2:00 p.m.
Click here for information.
New Moon Nia
Sunday, December 29
at 7:00 p.m.
Click here for information.
Chair Yoga
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m
and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Click here for information.
The Spark
Fridays at 8:30 a.m.
Click here for information.
Torah & Yoga
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Click here for information.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Click here for 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