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  • Brotherhood Meeting | Dec. 2
    November 20, 2018
    The Beth Shalom Brotherhood will meet at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2. Please join
  • Happy Havdallukah!
    November 20, 2018
    Join us Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. for our 2nd ISJL Camp Shabbat! Let’s build on the momentum from our first amazing weekend! Camp Shabbat offers great educational content for kids and adults alike in a fun and dynamic setting. We’ll learn about this awesome holiday of Hanukkah, along with the corresponding mitzvot that
  • Sisterhood 2019 Planning Meeting
    November 19, 2018
    Please join your Sisterhood for our 2019 Planning & Working Meeting — 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 2.  We will be organizing and planning for our Dec. 8, 2018, Havdalukah celebration & Dairy Potluck Dinner, plus all of our spring 2019 events including Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with David Stern, corned beef sandwich sale, Purim, and
  • The December Book Club book is…
    November 19, 2018
    Beth Shalom Synagogue’s Book Club is back! Get a head start on your reading now in preparation for our meeting on Saturday, Dec. 15. Our December book is “We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel” by Georgia Hunter. Find it on Amazon or at your local
  • Join Us for a Celebration-Filled Weekend!
    November 14, 2018
    Join us for what is sure to be a weekend full of singing and holiness as we are joined for an Americana Shabbat by Jewish musician Joe Buchanan and ISJL Education Fellow Carly Abramson!  Friday, November 16 6 pm — Kabbalat Shabbat followed by a Special Shabbat Dinner in honor of Francine Fisher and Elaine Kaplan Saturday, November 17 10 am — Shacharit Shabbat 4-5:30 pm — Our first Camp Shabbat will be Kehila Kedosha:
  • Rabbi’s Blog | #ShowUpForShabbat
    October 31, 2018
    Hatred has struck deep within our national fabric. Our People are left reeling after such a senseless and heinous act. And yet, as we have from time immemorial, we pick ourselves up by the bootstraps and get back to work. We do not let it define us because hope is the incurable Jewish condition. What
  • A healing message of hope and love
    October 30, 2018
    Thank you to everyone who joined us Monday night as we honored the lives lost in the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. We had 500 people of all faiths crowd into our sanctuary to hear a message of faith, hope and love. Thank you to everyone who said the Mourner’s Kaddish with us. The mourner’s
  • Memorial Service Monday, Oct. 29
    October 29, 2018
    Chaverim Yekarim, The Jewish Community of Baton Rouge is planning a memorial service in honor of the victims of yesterday’s tragic and barbaric attack in Pittsburgh. Please join us in solidarity and prayer as a united Jewish community along with our interfaith brothers and sisters. We would love this to be a broad community show
  • Rabbi’s Blog | Our Jewish Family Shattered
    October 28, 2018
    Chaverim Shalom, My heart is with you all as we mourn the senseless murders at Tree of Life-Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We are but one Jewish family and this impacts us like a punch to the gut…this, the worst attack to hit our Jewish People in this Nation’s history. Eleven worlds cut down by
  • Learn Yiddish
    October 23, 2018
    Want to schmooze with your bubbe and the rest of the mishpocha, but you’re a bit of a klutz with the words? Take my eytze and join the BSS Yiddish class every Sunday at 2:30! Your mama will kvell and your zayde will plotz, so get off your tush and go from pisher to maven in Yiddish!
  • Save the Date | Scholar in Residence
    October 19, 2018
    Save the Date for February 15-16, 2019. Join us for what promises to be an exciting and stimulating Shabbat experience with Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Stern. In addition to serving as the President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, he is an inspirational and engaging lecturer and teacher. When he is not crisscrossing the country
  • How many Torah scrolls?
    October 10, 2018
    Do you know how many Torah scrolls Beth Shalom houses? Or where they came from? Our Torahs have seen war and hurricanes, along with much more celebration, joy and life. Read more about Beth Shalom’s Torah scrolls…  
  • Join Our Guest Song Leader on Fridays in Fall
    October 4, 2018
    Please join us in joy and gratitude as we celebrate these musical Shabbatot with guest song leader and educator, Leo Henkin. Leo is based in New Orleans, and is currently studying at Tulane. In addition to bringing with him many years of experience in the world of Jewish prayer, music and education, he also brings
  • Save the Date for Americana Shabbat | Nov. 16 & 17
    October 4, 2018
    Beth Shalom is excited to welcome to Joe Buchanan, a musician who plays Americana with a Jewish Soul, and Carly Abramson to our American Shabbat on Nov. 16 & 17. Save the date and we’ll have more details
  • BSS Book Club!
    June 20, 2018
    Jewish Journeys has partnered with the Jewish Book Council’s National Jewish Book Clubs to launch Beth Shalom Synagogue’s Book Club. Our book club will be a space dedicated to social, educational, and cultural enrichment through reading and discussion of contemporary books that span the Jewish world. Contact Galia Betech for more information. Upcoming Dates: Oct. 13 –