The Buzz at Beth El
The April Voice is Here!
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Mazal Tov!
To Nancy and Marc Medin on the birth of their grandson,
Zachary Cole McDivitt.
Tickets are Selling Fast!
LIVE! From Beth El
Tuesday, April 30
An evening to benefit the construction of Beth El's Generations Park. Honoring  Joan and Dr. Michael Schultz . Featuring a special performance by  Kevin Nealon . Tickets and Sponsorships are now on sale! To purchase your tickets or for more information, click  here . Questions? Please contact
Lisa Silverstein at .
CSA Back by Popular Demand!
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 click here , 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.
This Weekend
Friday, April 5
Morning Services: 8:00 a.m., Gorn Chapel
A Way In - A Workshop in Journaling: 8:30 a.m., The Soul Center
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Saturday, April 6
Torah Study Class: 9:00 a.m., Agus Library
Morning Service - Bar Mitzvah of Zach Weintraub : 10:00 a.m., Berman-Rubin Sanctuary
Shabbat Family Service Led By Kitah Gan: 11:15 a.m., Kolker Room
Evening Services: 7:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel

Sunday, April 7
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
Evening Service: 5:30 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Voices of Baltimore - Life Under Segregation: 7:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium

Unable to attend Shabbat services? Live stream available here .
In Loving Memory - Weekly Yahrzeit List
Tuesday, April 2 - Monday, April 8
Click here
Affiliates, Committees and Other Happenings

Passover Food Drive
to benefit the women and children of CHANA
Now through April 8
The Social Action committee is collecting funds to purchase grocery store gift cards, to help the CHANA women shop for Passover items they need for their families. The deadline is April 8. Click here for further information.
Volunteer with Moveable Feast
Tuesday, April 9, from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer at Moveable Feast prepare and package meals for terminally ill and homebound people.  Space is limited. I f interested please email Joanne Michaelson at .
Joint Sisterhood Dinner Presenting: Singer Michael Brown
Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m., Beth Israel
Michael Brown is a lyrical crooner, singing a variety of songs through the ages. His music takes music lovers on a sentimental journey
across diverse genres. $38/person. Click here for registration form and more information.
Shabbat Kiddush Speaker Series: Israeli Television
Saturday, April 13 at 12:45 p.m., Gorn Chapel
Join us as we discuss Israeli television - the history of the nation through
the small screen, with guest speaker Idan Zrihen of BZD.
Click here for further information.
Joint Seniors Dinner Featuring a Special Purim Spiel Presenting:
Shushan Rhapsody (based on the music of Queen)
Sunday, April 14 at 5:45 p.m., Beth Israel
Cost: $22/person. Reservations due by Monday, April 8. 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

Few Spots Available! Beth El Returns to Eastern Europe
June 23 - July 4, 2019
Ever dreamed of visiting the jewels of Eastern Europe like Berlin, Prague, and Warsaw with your closest friends? Then don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with your Jewish history and heritage.
To learn more, please contact Dr. Eyal Bor at
or 410-484-0411 x 1204.
1st Wednesdays @ Beth El
The Clarcello Trio
Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m., Offit Auditorium
This special evening is sponsored by Drs. Hana and Eyal Bor in loving memory of Dr. Eyal's father Abrasha Bor, z’’l for his 10th anniversary Yahrzeit. For this program, Dr. Eyal Bor, on clarinet has engaged his two good friends Beth El member and cellist, Evan Drachman and pianist
Dr. Daniel Weiser to join him for this musical tribute to his father. For further information, click here .
New! Voices of Baltimore - Life Under Segregation
Sunday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m., Offit Auditorium
Join us for a special screening of Voices of Baltimore - Life Under Segregatio n, followed by a discussion with Dr. Hana Bor of Towson University. Click here for more information.
US Presidents And Israel, 1948-2018: An Historical Record
with Dr. Robert O. Freedman
Thursday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 24, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, US-Israeli relations have come a long way. By 2018, the situation had fundamentally changed.
Location: Agus Library. Click here for more information.
New! The Mendelssohns: Moses, Felix and Fanny - Music, Sexism and Religion
4 Sessions, beginning Wednesday, April 17 at 10:00 a.m., Kolker Room
The Mendelssohn family was one of the most prominent in Berlin during the early part of the 19th century. This class will explore their fascinating story, beginning with Moses Mendelssohn, a hunchback who came out of the Jewish ghetto to rise up into the intellectual elite of Enlightenment Germany. Click here for more information.
The 2018-2019 Program Brochure is available here
To register for ALL classes, regardless of fee,
contact Ellen Marks at  or 410-580-5166
The Family Corner

Beyond the Cover
Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m.
A book experience for parents of young children
Click here for more information.
Shabbat Family Service
Led by Kitah Gan
Saturday, April 6 at 11:15 a.m.
Kolker Room
Click here for more information.
A Taste of Gan - Open House
Sunday, April 7, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
For families with kids entering Kindergarten Hebrew School
in 2019-2020
Click here for more information.
The Soul Center

Registration is now OPEN!
A Way In: A Workshop in Journaling
Fridays, beginning April 5 at 8:30 a.m.
Want to start journaling but not sure where to begin? Join Goucher College Writing Professor Barbara Roswell for an intro to creative pathways into our own voices and stories. Click here to register and for further information.
Jewish Meditation
with Cantor Melanie Blatt
Wednesday, April 3 at 5:45 p.m.
Click here for details about the
new time & format.
The Braid
Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Healing Service
Wed., April 10 at 9:15 a.m.
Click here for more information.
Caregiver Cafe
Thursday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.
Chair Yoga
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
In partnership with Beth El Sisterhood, open to all. 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.
For information regarding up-coming programs, go to
or contact Julie Hettleman at or 410-484-0411 x 1103