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Beth Israel News & Events

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Erev Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, October 2, Erev Rosh Hashanah 

5:50 pm Evening Service 

Rosh Hashanah Day 1

Monday, October 3: First Day of Rosh Hashanah
8:30 am Morning Service 
9:45 am & 11:15 am Tot Chag (Service)  
10:30 am Family Service 
10:30 am Youth programs 
10 – 10:45 am Learning with Rabbi Marc Blatt - Beit Midrash (study session) Explore texts related to themes of the day.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Tuesday, October 4: Second Day of Rosh Hashanah 
8:30 am Morning Service 
10:30 am Youth programs
10:45 – 11:30 am Mysteries of the Mahzor with Rachel V. Glaser Addressing God:  Exploring the Beloved High Holy Days prayer  “Avinu Malkeinu, Our Father Our King”, its background, meaning and relevance for us today.
11:00 am Tot Chag (Service)
6:00 pm Evening Service

Kol Nidre

Tuesday, October 11: Kol Nidre 
Food Drive
6:00 pm Evening Service 
6:00 pm Youth and Teen Services
6:10 pm Kol Nidre

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, October 12: Yom Kippur 
9:30 am Morning Service  
9:45 am & 11:15 am Tot Chag (Service)
11:00 am Family Service 
11:00 am Youth Programs 
11 – 11:45 am Learning with Rabbi Marc Blatt - Beit Midrash (study session) Explore texts related to themes of the day.

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Debate and Decision

Thursday October 20, 7:30pm

“These and Those: How Can Two Opposite Positions Both Be the Will of the Living God?”

Taught by Rabbi Shai Held
Beth El Congregation
8101 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21208

Debate & Decision: Thinking About the Election with Jewish Values

Soon it will be time to choose. During this contentious and provocative national election season we debate issues and confront decisions.

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Debate and Decision

Thursday October 27, 7:30pm 

“Creating Community with Your Political Enemies: Wrong, Possible, or Imperative”

Taught by Rabbi Aviva Richman
Beth Am
2501 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, MD 21217

Debate & Decision: Thinking About the Election with Jewish Values

Soon it will be time to choose. During this contentious and provocative national election season we debate issues and confront decisions.

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Debate and Decision

Thursday November 3, 7:30pm 

“Shul and State: What is a Jewish Picture of Religion in America’s Public Sphere?”

Taught by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein
Beth Israel Congregation
3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Debate & Decision: Thinking About the Election with Jewish Values

Soon it will be time to choose. During this contentious and provocative national election season we debate issues and confront decisions.

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60th Anniversary Shabbat Service

Saturday, November 12, 9:30 am 

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60th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, November 12, 6:45pm

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60th Anniversary Celebration with Preschool and Community Learning Lab

Sunday, November 13, 9:00 am 

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Debate and Decision

Wednesday November 16, 7:30pm 

“Debate and Decision: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Election”

A panel discussion exploring lessons learned from the election results with Rabbis Daniel Burg, Jay Goldstein, Steve Schwartz, and Ron Shulman and featuring Dr. Neil Rubin for election analysis.

Chizuk Amuno Congregation
8100 Stevenson Road
Baltimore, MD 21208

Debate & Decision: Thinking About the Election with Jewish Values

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