The Buzz at Beth El
This Weekend
Friday, May 25
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Friday Evening Meditation: 5:20 p.m., Schuster Library
Evening Services: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, May 26
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Services: 10:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Services: 8:15 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, May 27
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Zentangling: 4:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Services: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day
Morning Services: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Evening Services: 6:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Beth El Memorial Park Open House
Sunday, June 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Take a tour of our beautiful cemetery and view lots & family estates available to purchase.
  • Visit our newly-opened section.
  • A representative from Sol Levinson's will be there to answer your questions about a Jewish funeral.

For more information, please contact Sarah Rohan at  sarah@bethelbalto.com  or 410-484-0411.

Beth El Memorial Park is located at 9700 Liberty Road, Randallstown, 21133
Join Beth El in Partnership with Pearlstone Center and One Straw Farm in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Initiative
Why CSA? Support your local farmers, receive fresh, organic produce delivered to Beth El for pick-up each week during the growing season, and support environmental sustainability and stewardship practices. Read more about CSA's and their transformational benefit here .

To sign up for the CSA go to:  onestrawfarm.com  and click on the "membership" tab, then choose" join now" from the pull down menu. Choose Beth El as your pick-up location. For every 10 shares sold, Beth El will receive a free share that will be donated to charity.
Congregational Celebrations
The Music Of Bernstein And Gershwin
Presented By Cantor Thom King And The Beth El Choir
Sunday, June 3 at 4:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday and George Gershwin's 120th with an afternoon of songs, stories and surprises! Admission: $18/person. To purchase tickets or for further information, please contact Yvonne Epstein at 410-484-0411 or yvonne@bethelbalto.com
Summer Onegs
Fridays, June 15, July 20 and August 17 following Shabbat Evening Services
We will have a delicious oneg outside, under the evening sky.
We would be honored to have you co-sponsor each event for $18.
For further information, please contact Yvonne Epstein at
410-484-0411 or  yvonne@bethelbalto.com
Affiliates, Committees & Other Happenings
Sisterhood Closing Meeting And Installation Of Officers
Wednesday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m., Offit Auditorium
Alumni of the Peabody Institute, The Titan Trio bring together three virtuoso musicians who deliver unforgettable concerts for listeners of all ages.  Click here for more information.
Beth El Sisterhood Judaica Shop - End of Year Sale!
Wednesday, May 23 through Thursday, May 31
Everything in the shop is 20% off . Cash and Checks Preferred.
Summer Hours begin on June 1st: Monday and Thursday 11:00 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m. Also by appointment any time, contact Beverly Penn
at 410-486-2667.
Biblio
Wednesday, May 30 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Sonia Obstler will lead a discussion on the book Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. For information, please call
Barbara Berkowitz 410-296-8424, Carol Cummins 410-486-1504, Joan Flaks
410-486-6246, Gail Shugarman 410 486-1661 or Rita Silverman 410 484-1731.
B eth El Seniors Joint Entertainment & Dinner Event
with Sandy Livingston Presenting Jule Styne
Sunday, June 3 at 5:45 p.m., Beth Israel
$22/members. RSVP by Tuesday, May 22. Your check is your reservation. Checks payable to: Beth El Seniors. Mail to: Beth El, Attn: Ruthye Steinberg or Ellen Budish, 8101 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21208.
Click here for more information.
Beth El Sisterhood in collaboration with The Soul Center present - Chair Yoga
Thursday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 10:00 a.m., The Soul Center
Join Robyn Katz, Certified Iyengar Teacher (CIYT), for a gentle yoga class. $10/person per class. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
RSVP to Julie Hettleman at  julie@bethelbalto.com  or 410-484-0411.
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning
Special Event
Celebrating Israel's 70th Birthday:
Wednesday Night @ The Movies
Wednesdays, May 23, 30; June 6, 13 at 7:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
 Share 4 Israeli films as we celebrate Israel’s milestone 70th birthday.
May 23 - Jerusalem Cuts (2008) with Rabbi Steven Schwartz and
Rafi Rone of Weinberg Foundation.
May 30 - The Women Pioneers  (2013) with Rabbi Dana Saroken and Idan Zrihren of BZD.
June 6 - Sallah Shabati  (1964) with Ben Kreshtool, Beth El Ritual Director and Sivan Chaban of BZD.
June 13 - Dimona Twist  (2016) with Hana Bor, Ph.D. of BHI, Towson University and Neil Rubin, Ph.D. of Beth Tfiloh Dahan High School.

Click here for more information.
Summer Siddur Class with Shira Zeliger
Wednesdays, May 30; June 13; Mondays, June 4, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16
at 5:30 p.m., Schuster Library
For further information, contact Shira Zeliger at shira.zeliger@gmail.com
For more courses, check out the 
Please register for ALL classes, regardless of fee, to Ellen Marks at  ellenm@bethelbalto.com  or 410-580-5166
The Family Corner
Calling all parents who are planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Beth El in 2021!
Dates for B’nai Mitzvah events for the year 2021 will be assigned this June. If your child was born in 2008 and you are planning to celebrate this event at Beth El, you are welcome to request special dates. Please submit 2-3 choices to Ellen Marks at ellenm@bethelbalto.com or call 410-580-5166. We try to honor requests but cannot guarantee a single Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  
TOT Shabbat
Saturday, June 2 at 11:15 a.m., Kreitzer Memorial Room
Join Morah Becky for an interactive service filled with song, prayer, puppets and Torah stories. For kids up to 5 years old and their families.
The Soul Center
Zentangling
Sunday, May 27 at 4:00 p.m.
Click here for information
The Zen of Fishing
Sunday, June 3
Click here for registration and information.
Healing Service
Wednesday, June 6 at
9:15 a.m.
Click here for information.
Weekly Meditation
Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Click here for information
Friday Evening Meditation
Fridays at 5:20 p.m.,
Schuster Library
Click here for information
Torah & Yoga
Sunday, May 27 at 9:30 a.m.
Click here for information
For further information, go to www.soulcenterbaltimore.org or contact
Julie Hettleman at julie@bethelbalto.com or 410-484-0411 x 1103