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The March Voice is Here!
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Mazal Tov!
To Drs. Rosemarie and Myles Brager on the birth of their grandson,
Sidney Michael Brager.
Mark Your Calendars!
A Purim Celebration for the Community: The Masked Singers of Shushan
Wednesday, March 20
Join us for a fun-filled Purim celebration for the whole family!
* 5:15 p.m.: Purim Carnival with games and prizes for kids of all ages.
$7/family in advance or $10/family at door.
Pre-register here . Dinner available for purchase on site for $5/person.
* 6:15 p.m.: The Bible Players
* 6:15 p.m.: Midrash and Megillah adult education class.
* 7:15 p.m.: The Masked Singers of Shushan and Congregational Megillah Reading.
* 8:15 p.m.: Purim After Party with karaoke, desserts, drinks and more!
This Weekend
Friday, March 8
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Morning Mussar: 8:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, March 9
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bar Mitzvah of Oliver Drachman : 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Or Shabbat: 10:15 a.m., Schuster Library *All Ages
Tot Shabbat - Honoring 3's: 11:15 a.m., Kreitzer Memorial Room *Ages 0-5
Evening Services: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, March 10
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Zentangle Drop In: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
A Concert for Our Community - In Memory of H. Allan Lipsitz: 4:00 p.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Beth El Seniors Dinner & Entertainment with the Music of Guys & Dolls: 6:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium

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In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, March 5 - Monday, March 11
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Ready for Your Seder?
300 Ways to Enhance Your Seder with Murray Spiegel
Sunday, March 17 at 10:00 a.m., Kolker Room
This highly acclaimed 1-hr multimedia presentation covers a rich variety of topics - the history of the Seder, the origins of its customs, and novel approaches for everyone’s Seder. Free and open to all! Click here for further information.
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Biblio
Wednesday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Guest speaker Debby Weiner will review the book Lincoln in the Bardo by George Sanders. Helen Bronstein will be the hostess. Bring your own dairy lunch.
A Concert for Our Community in Memory of H. Allan Lipsitz, Featuring David Lipsitz
Sunday, March 10 at 4:00 p.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Enjoy a variety of pieces from Hebrew, secular, classical and contemporary repertoires, presented by David Lipsitz and friends. Free and open to the community, no tickets required.
Sponsored by the H. Allan Lipsitz Endowed Adult Education Fund.
Beth El Seniors Dinner & Entertainment Presenting:
The Music from Guys & Dolls
Sunday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Join us for a performance of the music from Guys & Dolls, performed by the company of Music Artists Theatre. For further information, contact Ruthye Steinberg at 410-655-8242 or Ellen Budish at
443-857-7499. *Registration closed.
Shabbat Kiddush Speaker Series Presents:
Lights! Camera! Action!
Saturday, March 16 at 12:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Join us for a first out of three sessions about Israeli films, theater and television. In the first session, guest speaker Moriah Omer-Attali will discuss Israeli theater. For further information, click here .
Sisterhood Book Review & Petite Luncheon
with Rabbi Dana Saroken
Wednesday, March 20 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Rabbi Saroken will review the book Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan. The book is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. For further information, click here .
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning

1st Wednesdays @ Beth El
This Month's Entertainer is: Sarah Baumgarten
Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Innately comical soprano Sarah Baumgarten has no trouble showcasing her personality through the repertoire she performs. She will take you on a journey through time to witness how Jewish composers affected Broadway with their unique traditions. Click here for more information.
Few Spots Left! A Trip to Center Stage to See Indecent
Wednesday, March 13
Indecent is the latest hit from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of A Civil War Christma s, The Baltimore Waltz , and How I Learned to Drive . $95/person (includes dinner, tour and play) - only a few spots left!
For information, contact Ellen Marks at ellenm@bethelbalto.com
or 410-580-5166.
Mah Jongg for Beginners
Wednesdays, beginning March 6 at 10:00 a.m., Schuster Library
Click here for more information.
Learn to Play Canasta for Beginners
Wednesdays, beginning March 6 at 4:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Click here for more information.
The Art of the Classical World with Joseph Cassar
Tuesdays, beginning March 12 at 7:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
This course focuses on some of the most important civilizations including Babylon, Egypt, Greece, the Etruscans and the Romans. Fee: $50 Beth El Congregation member, $60 non-member. For further information, click here .
Unwitting Instruments of God with Rabbi Schwartz
and Dr. Roseann Catalano
Wednesdays, beginning March 13 at 9:30 a.m., Agus Library
The Tanakh and the New Testament both preserve narratives whose central characters advance God’s story with Israel and Jesus. Fee: $45 Beth El Congregation member, $55 non-member. For further information, click here .
New! The History of Women's Fashion
Tuesdays, beginning March 26 at 10:30 a.m., Agus Library
The History of Women’s Fashion - From Underwear to Outerwear  will take you on a historical journey that will explain the fads and fashions from the beginning of time. For further information, click here .
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, March 9 at 10:15 a.m.
Schuster Library
Click here for more information. *All ages
Tot Shabbat
Saturday, March 9 at 11:15 a.m.
Kreitzer Memorial Room
Click here for more information. *Ages 0-5
The Soul Center

Special Event:
The Page featuring Author Dani Shapiro
Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Join author Dani Shapiro in a conversation with Rabbi Dana Saroken around her book Inheritance – A memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets . $25 general admission (includes opening reception) *VIP including dinner - soul'd out! . For details and to register click here .
Healing Service
Wednesday, March 13
at 9:15 a.m.
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The Braid
Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m.
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Yoga for Guys
Sundays, March 17 at 4:30 p.m.
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Morning Mussar
Friday, March 8 at 8:30 a.m.
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Chair Yoga
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
In partnership with Beth El Sisterhood, open to all. Click here for more information.
Meditation Sits
Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Click here for details about the new time & format.
Torah & Yoga - All Levels
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
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Zentangle Drop-In
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
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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