The Buzz at Beth El
Mazal Tov!

To Anna and Andrew Janet on the birth of their son, Aaron Douglas, born January 28.
Grandparents are Howard and the late Rina Janet. Great-grandmother is Miriam Smelkinson.
This Weekend
Friday, February 8
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Morning Mussar: 8:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Meditation Sits: 5:20 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Services: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, February 9
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service: 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Or Shabbat: 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library *All ages
Tot Shabbat - Honoring Infant/Toddler: 11:15 a.m., Kreitzer Memorial Room *Ages 0-5
Evening Services: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, February 10
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Beth El Seniors Lunch & Entertainment with Comedian Eddie Hankin: 1:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Zentangle Drop In: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Yoga for Guys: 4:30 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
An evening to benefit the construction of Beth El's Generations Park. Honoring Joan and Dr. Michael Schultz . Featuring a special performance by Richard Lewis . Tickets and Sponsorships are now on sale! To purchase your tickets or for more information, click here or contact Lisa Silverstein at .
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, February 5 - Monday, February 11
Click here
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Beth El Seniors Lunch & Entertainment with Comedian Eddie Hankin
Sunday, February 10 at 1:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Eddie Hankin is a stand-up comedian and a Beth El congregant. Registration is now closed. Any questions? Please contact Ruthye Steinberg at 410-655-8242 or Ellen Budish at 443-857-7499.
Beth El Sisterhood Biblio
Wednesday, February 13 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Sonia Obstler will review the book The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edward. Being a dairy lunch and enjoy eating and talking with friends. No charge. For more information, contact: Barbara Berkowitz
410-296-8424, Carol Cummins 410-486-1504, Joan Flaks 410-486-6246 or Frida Fraiman 410-363-6464.
Families and Addiction - Free Public Forum
Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Hear from families in our community who have experience living with and loving someone who uses drugs. The forum will be led by Lisa Hillman, author of Secret No More: A Story of Hope for Parents with an Addicted Child. RSVP to Yvonne Epstein
 *The program is sponsored by Beth El , JCS, Maryland Faith Health Network, and Sol Levinson.
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning

1st Wednesdays @ Beth El Presents:
Shades of Blue Orchestra
Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
The Top 40 song list changes from week to week, but pop standards are here to stay. These standards help to define our culture. They are nostalgic, memorable and entertaining. Free of charge and open to the community. Click here to read more. 
NEW! Wise Aging
Wednesdays, beginning March 4 at 10:00 a.m., Agus Library
Join us as we explore the concept of Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit. This program consists of a facilitated peer group meeting on a regular basis. Lee Richmond, PhD, a trained facilitator by IJS Wise Aging faculty, will guide you through this meaningful experience. Cost: $65/Beth El Congregation members; $75/non-members. 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

Beyond the Cover
A book experience for parents of young children
Wednesday, February 6
at 7:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Click here for more information.
Or Shabbat
Saturday, February 9
at 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library
Click here for more information.
Tot Shabbat
Honoring Infant/Toddler
Saturday, February 9
at 11:15 a.m.,
Kreitzer Memorial Room
Click here for more information.
*Ages 0-5
The Soul Center

Yoga for Guys
Sunday, February 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Shir Joy
A Soul Center Experience
Friday, February 22 at 6:45 p.m.
*Dinner available at 6:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
A Soul Centering Practice
Saturday, February 23
at 9:00 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Morning Mussar
Fridays at 8:30 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Meditation Sits
Fridays at 5:20 p.m.
Click here for more information.
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.
Chair Yoga
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
In partnership with Beth El Sisterhood, open to all.
For information, email
Julie Hettleman here .
For information regarding up-coming programs, go to
or contact Julie Hettleman at or 410-484-0411 x 1103