The Buzz at Beth El
This Weekend
Friday, December 14
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Services: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, December 15
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bar Mitzvah of Noah Bender : 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Evening Services: 4:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, December 16
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Beth El Seniors Bingo & Dinner: 3:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Services will be live streamed here .

For weather closure information, please go to our website ,
our Facebook page or call our Weather Hotline at 410-580-5080.
New on The Buzz
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
 Tuesday, December 11 - Monday, December 17
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Congregational Celebrations

Island Shabbat
Friday, January 11 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, they will be joined by the Beth El Choir. A delicious island-themed oneg will be served after the service.
* Free of charge and open to the public.
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Beth El Seniors Bingo Followed by a Hanukkah Brisket Dinner
Sunday, December 16 at 3:00 p.m.., Offit Auditorium
Play Bingo and win prizes! Cost: $21/members; $24/guests
For more information, contact: Ruthye Steinberg at 410-655-8242 or Ellen Budish at 443-857-7499.
Beth El Israel Affairs Committee Book Review & Signing with Author Israela Meyerstein
Tuesday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m., Agus Library
Author Israela Meyerstein will review and sign her book Miracle Nation: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of Our Ancestors. For more information, click here .
Sisterhood Biblio
Wednesday, December 19 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Susan Hackerman will review the book The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes. Gail Lipsitz will be the hostess. Bring your own dairy lunch. For more information, contact Barbara Berkowitz at 410-296-8424 or Carol Cummins at 410-486-1504.
Volunteer at Moveable Feast
Deliver Bags of Prepared Meals to the Homebound on Christmas Day. We are looking for drivers and passengers. For information, please email Myra Katz at , or Angie Elliott through Movable Feasts at
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning

Points Of Departure: Same Text,
Different Interpretation
Wednesdays, December 12, 19 at 9:30 a.m., Agus Library
Click here for more information.
Agus Academy
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.,
Myers Auditorium
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  or 410-580-5166
The Family Corner

Tot Shabbat with Cantor Melanie Blatt
Saturday, December 22 at 11:15 a.m., Kreitzer Memorial Room
Click here for more information. *Families with kids ages 0-5
The Soul Center

Winter Solstice Yoga Workshop
Friday, December 21 at 8:30 a.m.
Join us for a 2-hour yoga workshop, led by Nila Mechali Berger and Rabbi Ben Shalva. Celebrate the gradual return of the light
Reflect on the season gone by and set intentions for the winter season. Click here to register and for more information.

Save the Date!
Women, Wine & Wisdom
Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Join the Soul Center's Rabbi Dana Saroken and her guest Rabbi Naomi Levy for an intimate conversation around soulful living and spiritual journeys. Pre-register here .

Healing Service
Wednesday, December 12
at 9:15 a.m.
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Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, December 20
at 2:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
The Braid
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
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Torah & Yoga - All Levels
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Zentangle Drop-In
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
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Meditation Sits
Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Click here for more information.
For information regarding up-coming programs, go to
or contact Julie Hettleman at or 410-484-0411 x 1103
The December Voice
In case you missed it!
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