Beth El Welcomes Our New Members
* Kimberly & Joel Pinsky
* Jason & Nina Kesten and their child, Hannah
* Rebecca Berger
* Barbara & Robert Frey
* Tina & Bobby Zirkin and their children, Sophia and Emma
* Renee Shilling
* Cari & Keith Seidler
* Mitchell Goldstein
* Karen Sack
* Michelle & Abraham Rakovsky and their children, Aaron, Judah and Maya
* Dena & Yisroel Raskin and their child, Orli
* Mindie Flamholz
* Ron & Sheila Weinberg
New Frontiers in Robotics Technologies
Monday, November 18 at 6:45 p.m., Myers Auditorium (A light dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. in the Kolker Room)
Professor Alon Wolf: "The robotics revolution is happening in real-time, as we talk right now. So, if you can't beat them, join them. People can not ignore the digital and robotics evolution. If you're not exploring this trend, you're going to get left behind."

Don't get left behind! Join us for an evening with Professor Alon Wolf, one of the world's leading experts in the field of robotics. Registration is required. For more information and to RSVP for this event, please click here . This program is sponsored by Beth El’s Israel Affairs Committee
and the Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning
NEW POP UP KAB SHAB (Kabbalat Shabbat)
Friday, November 15 at 5:15 p.m., Schapiro Auditorium
We are coming together a bit before our congregational service on Friday night to bring in Shabbat with some extra songs. Led by Cantor Blatt and members of the Beth El community, we will sing familiar psalms from Kabbalat Shabbat to spiritually prepare ourselves for Shabbat. This service will be perfect for any
age - from babies to bubbies. Come and join the fun!
One of the best ways to get involved on # Giving Tuesday is in your own community.
In 2018, three members of our Beth El community shared their #ExtraordinaryMoments with you, here's a reminder of one of them: Heather Michaelson

Click here to learn more about # Giving Tuesday
Short Survey for Interfaith Families
Beth El's Interfaith Committee is collecting information to better understand the needs of the interfaith families in our Beth El community and beyond. Our goal is to create programming that supports and enhances the experience of this very important demographic in our community.
Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey . All information will be kept confidential.
This Weekend 
Friday, November 15
Morning Service: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
The Spark: 8:30 a.m., The Soul Center Learn more
Pop Up KAB SHAB: 5:15 p.m., Schapiro Auditorium
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, November 16
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bar Mitzvah of Ian Davis : 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Kol Echad - Inclusive Shabbat Family Service: 11:00 a.m., Kolker Room
Evening Service: 4:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, November 17
Morning Service: 9:15 a.m., Gorn Chapel
Torah & Yoga: 9:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Zentangling: 3:00 p.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Unable to attend the Shabbat services? Live stream available here .
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, November 12 - Monday, November 18
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Interested in getting hospital and bereavement notices from Beth El?
Please sign up here .
If you know of anyone who might need a C hesed visit, please fill out this form so that we have all the details we need and no one is forgotten. Thank you for partnering with us to provide Chesed to our members in need. For information regarding our Chesed group, Visiting Voices , contact Cantor Blatt at
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Attention Parents and Grandparents of Interfaith Families:
Navigating the Holidays
Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m., Kolker Room
Join Rabbi Steve Schwartz for an interactive discussion on navigating the holidays. Bring friends or anyone interested in this fascinating discussion. Questions? Contact Denise Franz at 410-370-4758 or .
Beth El Sisterhood Book Review and Luncheon
with Rabbi Steven Schwartz
Wednesday, November 20 at 12:00 p.m., Myers Auditorium
Rabbi Schwartz will review the book The Uninhabitable Earth – Life After Warming By David Wallace-Wells. Although the topic for the book is climate change, and its method is scientific, its mode is Old Testament.
The book is a meticulously documented, white-knuckled tour through the cascading catastrophes that can soon engulf our earth. For more information and to download your reservation form, click here . Reservations due by November 13.
Beth El Sisterhood General Meeting, Luncheon and Program with Guest Speaker Denise Koch
Monday, December 2 at 11:30 a.m., Offit Auditorium
Denise Koch, an Emmy Award-winning journalist with WJZ, will address the power of women and sisterhood. She is considered the premier
newscaster in Baltimore. For more information and to download your reservation form, click here . Reservations due by November 22.
The Rabbi Mark G. Loeb Center for Lifelong Learning
1st Wednesdays @ Beth El:
Baltimore Musicales - To Broadway with Love
Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Join the artists of Baltimore Musicales, Charm City’s acclaimed vocal music series, for an evening of songs and duets by some of the greatest Jewish composers and lyricists to write for film and stage. For more information, click here .
Mah Jongg for Beginners
Wednesdays, beginning November 13 at 10:00 a.m.
Myers Auditorium
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Learn to Play Canasta
Wednesdays, beginning November 13 at 4:00 p.m.
Myers Auditorium
Click here for information.
Anti-Semitism: A Scourge
That Never Really Ends
Wednesdays, November
13 & 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Agus Library
Click here for information.
The 2019-2020 Adult Education Booklet is out NOW!
Click here to download a copy.
The Family Corner

Kol Echad: Inclusive Shabbat
Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m., Kolker Room
Join us for an inclusive Shabbat family service for children of all ages and abilities and their families. Interactive, featuring music and movement, sensory-friendly. For more information, click here .
Prayground Shabbat *For all ages
Saturday, November 23 at 11:15 a.m., The Weil Mandel Pavilion
Join us for a musical service as we sing and play together in our beautiful Generations Park Kiddush to follow. *In case of rain, the service will take place in the Preschool Community Room. Click here for a full list of upcoming dates.
The Soul Center

The Page: Love Letters with Meredith Goldstein
Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Just in time for The Festival of Jewish Literature, our always popular 
The Page  author series presents Meredith Goldstein, “Love Letters” advice columnist for The Boston Globe. Goldstein will be discussing her new book  Can’t Help Myself: Lessons and Confessions From a Modern Advice Columnist , with topics including work romances, millennial friends, family, and more. A perfect excuse for Girls’ Night Out! Bring your book club. Bring your best friends. Bring your soul squad.  
 To register and for more information, click here .
Mikvah’s Sacred Waters: A Storytelling Event
Four women, Four stories, One Powerful Night
Wednesday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for an intimate evening of storytelling and experience the myriad of ways a Mikvah immersion can mark life transitions in a sacred way. Register here .
Healing Service
Wednesday, November 13
at 9:15 a.m.
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Chair Yoga
Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & 26
at 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
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Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, November 21
at 2:00 p.m.
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The Spark
Fridays at 8:30 a.m.
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Torah & Yoga
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
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Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
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For information regarding up-coming programs, go to
or contact Julie Hettleman at or 410-484-0411 x 1103