The Buzz at Beth El
Beth El Welcomes
Our New Members

* Jonathan and Carmela Neuman 

* Carol Madow 

* Ellen and Steven Deckelbaum 

* Gregory Friedman
and Erin Weinblatt  

* Dr. Jerold and Mrs. Jackie Fleishman 
Birth Announcements
Mazal Tov!

* To Randy Zenitz and Billy Shapiro on the birth of their grandson, Myles Asher Zenitz.

* To Dr. Robert and Shelley Shemer on the birth of their granddaughter, Piper Sloane Zweig.

* To Michelle and Barton Azwalinsky on the birth of their grandson, Meyer James Siegel.

* To Lois Balser on the birth of her
Hope Is Not Yet Lost: Rabbi Schwartz's Reflections From Eastern Europe
The following is a text version of Rabbi Schwartz's remarks from Shabbat services on July 6th, 2019
As most of you know, a group from Beth El has recently returned from its trip to Eastern European. Over ten days, we visited four cities in three countries: Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, and Berlin.
A trip to Eastern Europe that focuses on Jewish history is not ‘fun’ – it is not a vacation that you return from feeling refreshed or recharged. Continue reading
This Weekend 
Friday, July 12
Morning Service: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, July 13
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Seniors Shabbat : 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 8:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, July 14
The Path: 8:30 a.m., Loch Raven Reservoir
Morning Service: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Beth El Seniors Dinner & Entertainment with Cantor Thom King: 6:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium

Unable to attend Shabbat services? Live stream available here .
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, July 9 - Monday, July 15
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Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Beth El Seniors Shabbat
Saturday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Join us on Saturday for a special Senior Shabbat during the regular Shabbat Morning service, followed by a kiddush.
Beth El Seniors Dinner & Entertainment with Cantor Thom King
Sunday, July 14 at 6:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Join us on for a dinner and entertainment with Beth El's own, Cantor Thom King. For more information, contact Ruthye Steinberg at 410-655-8242 or Ellen Budish at 443-857-7499.
The Family Corner

Prayground Shabbat *Ages 2-5
Saturday, July 20 at 11:15 a.m., Beth El's Playground
All are welcome to celebrate Shabbat in the Summer with Cantor Blatt on July 20 and August 10. Come join our musical Tot Shabbat service as we sing and play together in our beautiful Generations Park! Kiddush to follow. RSVP to Cantor Melanie Blatt at
The 2019-2020 Berman-Lipavsky Religious School Registration is OPEN
To register your kids to the Religious School at Beth El, click here .
To register your kids to our Hebrew School in Your Neighborhood, click here . For further information, contact Fran Davis at
Host a Shinshin!
Don't know what a Shinshin is? click here .
The CJE is looking for host families for our Shinshinim this coming school year. If you're interested in making your home a living bridge to Israel, this is the opportunity for you! Click here for information.
The Soul Center

The POD - Podcasts Over Drinks
Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 at 6:00 p.m.
So, how does this work?
1. Choose a date or a theme that speaks to you.
2. Register & we’ll send you a link to the podcast & directions to that week’s P.O.D. host.
3. Listen to the podcast episode (in your car, on a walk/run) before Wednesday @ 6pm. They’re all about an hour long.
4. Come to the house ready for a great discussion, in a beautiful setting, with great people & refreshing summer drinks & snacks.
5. Leave feeling just a little more Soulful!
Click here for registration and more information.
Chair Yoga
Thursdays, July 11 & 25 at 10:00 a.m.
Click here for more information.
The Path
Sunday, July 14 at 8:30 a.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