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Browsing Posts published in October, 2011

Shabbat Shalom. Please join us this evening at 7pm for Shabbat services. A note from the cantor: This week we read Parshat Noah, which describes the Great Flood and how humans spread across the world. The Torah describes how God created the rainbow as a sign of a new covenant with humanity, that the world […]

Please join us at Congregation Beth El this Thursday night at 7 as we close out the high holiday season with a Simchat Torah service and the naming of our newest baby congregant.  We will finish the Torah reading for the year, dance, eat, sing, and start reading again from the B’reishit, the Book of […]

Come celebrate Sukkot at Beth El with a special Sukkot service at 7pm Wednesday October 12 , immediately followed by snacks in the awesome Sukkah. Special kudos to Kevin Koeller, Alan Alhades and Cantor Ben-Moshe for building it, the children of the Beth El Religious School (BERS) for decorating it and Bam Rubinstein and Barry […]

Dear Congregants, We are getting together on Sunday October 9th (the day after yom Kippur) at 12 noon at Beth El to help build the Beth El Sukkah and have our kids (or grown ups to help them) make and hang up sukkah decorations. There are also two lovely families in our wider Beth El (Austin) […]

Cantor Ben-Moshe’s weekly message: We are about to enter Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.  Yom Kippur is called by the Torah Shabbat Shabbaton-a Sabbath of Sabbaths.  Let us remember that Shabbat is a time of joy.  In ancient times, the afternoon of Yom Kippur was a celebration, and was considered a good time […]