The Buzz at Beth El
This Weekend
Friday, January 11
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Services: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Island Shabbat Service: 7:30 p.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary

Saturday, January 12
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
Tot Shabbat - Honoring 3's: 11:15 a.m., Kreitzer Memorial Room
Evening Services: 5:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, January 13
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Music Together: 9:30 a.m., Preschool Classroom 8
Beth El Seniors Brunch & Movie: 12:00 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.
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, January 8 - Monday, January 14
Click here
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 Social Action Committee's 2019 Winter Mitzvah Drive
January - March
We will be collecting the following items, to benefit the Community Crisis Center: Non-perishable food items; Toiletries; School supplies; Household cleaners. Please mark your donation "For CCC" and bring to Beth El's main office, Religious School or the Preschool. For further information, please contact Tammy Schnydman at tammyschnydman@comcast.net
Beth El Seniors Brunch & Movie: The Other Son
Sunday, January 13 at 12:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Complex repercussions face two families, one Israeli, one Palestinian,
after learning that their sons (Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi) were accidentally switched at birth. Cost: $15/members; $18/guests. For more information, contact: Ruthye Steinberg at 410-655-8242 or Ellen Budish at 443-857-7499.
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning

1st Wednesdays @ Beth El Presents: The Willinger Brothers
Wednesday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
This concert will feature the Willinger brothers, clarinetist Elisha and pianist Lior in a celebration of Jewish art music. Please join us as we explore the power and beauty of Jewish art music. Free of charge and open to the community. Read more here .
Special Event:
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Screening Event with the Movie Who Will Write Our History
by Roberta Grossman
Sunday, January 27 at 6:45 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told in this unforgettable documentary. *No charge.
Jewish Short Stories
Tuesday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m., Agus Library
Click here for more information.
Agus Academy
Mondays at 7:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Click here for more information.
*New Classes*
* Intermediate Canasta with Geri Willen: Wednesdays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 4:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium. $45/Beth El Congregation members; $55/non members. Read more .

* Mah Jongg for Beginners with Geri Willen: Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:00 a.m., Schuster Library. $45/Beth El Congregation members; $55/non members. Read more .

* Canasta for Beginners with Geri Willen: Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 4:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium. $45/Beth El Congregation members; $55/non members. Read more .
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

Or Shabbat
Saturday, January 12
at 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library
Click here for more information. *All ages
Tot Shabbat - Honoring 3's
Saturday, January 12
at 11:15 a.m.,
Kreitzer Memorial Room
Click here for more information. *Kids ages 0-5
Kol Echad
Inclusive Shabbat
Saturday, January 19
at 11:00 a.m., Kolker Room
Click here for more information.
The Soul Center

Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, January 17
at 2:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Women, Wine & Wisdom
Thursday, January 17
at 7:00 p.m.
Didn't get to register? Email Julie here to get on the waitlist.
Healing Service
Wednesday, January 23
at 9:15 a.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.
Meditation Sits
Wednesdays at 5:45 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