The Buzz at Beth El
Weather Information
Due to the weather forecast for this afternoon, we will be closing the Beth El preschool and synagogue offices at 1:00 p.m. All evening programs including Hebrew school classes and choir rehearsal are canceled . Evening minyan will meet as scheduled. Stay warm and drive safe!
This Weekend
Friday, February 1
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 2
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service: 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Shabbat Service Led by Kitah Dalet: 11:15 a.m., Schapiro Auditorium
Evening Services: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, February 3
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
My Grown Up and Me: 10:00 a.m., Community Room
Zentangle Drop In: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Shabbat 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.
Mazal Tov!

To Traci and Mark Lerner on the birth of their first grandchild, baby boy Spencer Gray Levee, son of their daughter Steph and her husband Jason Levee.
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, January 29 - Monday, February 4
Click here
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Sisterhood General Meeting, Luncheon and Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Joyanna Silberg
Monday, February 4 at 11:30 a.m., Offit Auditorium
Dr. Joyanna Silberg, a consulting psychologist at Sheppard Pratt, will speak about her personal journey from Orthodoxy to Conservative Judaism. For more information, click here .
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. Cost: $15/Seniors member; $18/non-member, reservations due by January 29. For further information, click here .
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. *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:
The Shade 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.
Prayer and Siddur Workshop 2
Mondays at 5:00 p.m., 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  or 410-580-5166
The Family Corner

Shabbat Family Service
Led by Kitah Dalet
Saturday, February 2
at 11:15 a.m.,
Schapiro Auditorium
Click here for more information.
My Grown Up and Me
Sunday, February 3
at 10:00 a.m.,
Community Room
Click here for more information.
*Ages 2-5
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.
The Soul Center

Yoga for Guys
Sunday, February 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Just for guys: It’s ok if you can’t touch your toes! Join us for one-hour of yoga that combines well-being for the mind, body and soul. Bring your own mat (or borrow one of ours) and water bottle. $10/person. Click here to register or just drop in.
Morning Mussar
Fridays, beginning February 1
at 8:30 a.m.
Click here for more information.
The Braid
Thursdays, beginning
February 7 at 7:00 p.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