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FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

MONDAY, AUGUST 4

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

  

 

Congregation Beth El

8215 Old Georgetown Road

Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-652-2606

Fax: 301-907-8559

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HIGH HOLIDAY PACKETS

Be sure to complete and turn in your High Holiday form by Friday, August 8.  Forms are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  (Tickets go on sale to non-members on Monday, August 11.)  If you have not received your packet or have questions, please call the main office at 301-652-2606. 


This list of upcoming events at Beth El includes religious services and other synagogue activities for the next ten days.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

- Friday Evening Service:  6:30 pm – Swoff Chapel.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

- Early Shabbat Morning Service: 7:30 am – Swoff Chapel. 

 

- Babysitting: 9:00 am – Room B102 (Preschool Wing).

 

- Main Shabbat Service:  9:30 am – Swoff Chapel.

 

- Gan Shabbat, our family service for children in grades K - 2 and their parents: 10:30 am – Multi-Purpose Room.

 

-Worship and Study Minyan: The outdoor Worship and Study Minyan scheduled for this Shabbat, August 2, will take place at Billy Goat B at 10:00 am, starting at the parking lot across from Old Angler’s Inn.  We plan to meet even if it has rained on Friday and the path is damp.  However, the service will be cancelled if it is raining Saturday morning.  Instead, you can choose to attend the main Shabbat service at Beth El beginning at 9:30 am.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

- Save a Life! Beth El Blood Drive:  8:00 am to 1:30 pm – Bender Social Hall A.  Donate blood at Beth El's Blood Drive in memory of Steve Frankz’l, organizer of our blood drives for many years.  Urgent need for blood donors and helpers.  Contact info@bethelmc.org for more information.

 

- Morning Minyan: 9:00 am – Swoff Chapel. 

 

- Men’s Club Breakfast:  9:30 am – Zahler Social Hall. At 10:00 am throughout the summer, there will be an open microphone session to provide an opportunity for attendees to speak about any topic of interest.   

 

- Senior Caucus Barbeque:  5:30 pm – Bender Social Hall A.  Reservations are now closed.


MONDAY, AUGUST 4 – EREV TISHA B’AV

- Bridge: The greatest card game ever! 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Room. No partner or RSVP is needed. Sponsored by Beth El’s Senior Caucus.  For more information, please contact Ricardo Munster at rmunster@bethelmc.org or 301-652-8569, ext. 316.

 

- Tisha B’Av (9th day of Av) begins this evening, August 4, and continues through Tuesday evening, August 5, marking the fast day commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem and other acts of violence against the Jews throughout history.  Minchah will begin at 8:00 pm, followed by Ma’ariv and the reading of the Book of Eycha (Lamentations).


TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 – FAST OF TISHA B’AV

- A Taste of Talmud:  Approximately 8:15 am, following morning minyan – Library.  No class today; it will resume next Tuesday, August 12.

 

Mah Jongg:  6:30 to 9:00 pm – Bender Social Hall B.  Beginning and experienced players are welcome!  Please RSVP to info@bethelmc.org.

 

- Beginner Bridge Class:  7:00 pm – Bender Social Hall A. 


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6

- Roundtable with the Rabbi:  2:00 pm – Zahler Social Hall. Join the Senior Caucus to celebrate August birthdays with desserts, coffee, and an inspiring discussion. 


THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

- Senior Caucus Brown Bag Lunch: Noon – Zahler Social Hall. Come and socialize with your friends and enjoy some light refreshments.

 

- Bridge: The greatest card game ever! 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Room. No partner or RSVP is needed. Sponsored by Beth El’s Senior Caucus. For more information, please contact Ricardo Munster at rmunster@bethelmc.org or 301-652-8569, ext. 316.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 8

- Friday Evening Service:  6:30 pm – Swoff Chapel.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

- Early Shabbat Morning Service: 7:30 am – Swoff Chapel.  This morning, we will celebrate the 99th birthday of Esther Isralow.  Next Shabbat, August 16, we will celebrate the 100th birthday of Lucy Ozarin.  All are welcome to honor these wonderful ladies on these momentous occasions.

 

- Babysitting: 9:00 am – Room B102 (Preschool Wing).

 

- Main Shabbat Service/Alexa Clauss Bat Mitzvah:  9:30 am – Swoff Chapel.

 

- Nitzanim, our family service for children 6 years of age and under and their parents: 10:30 am – Multi-Purpose Room.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

- Morning Minyan: 9:00 am – Swoff Chapel. 

 

- Men’s Club Breakfast:  9:30 am – Zahler Social Hall. The breakfast will be sponsored by Etia Dvorkina in honor of the memory of her husband, Yakov Sanovich.  At 10:00 am throughout the summer, there will be an open microphone session to provide an opportunity for attendees to speak about any topic of interest.   


WEEKDAY MINYAN

Weekday morning minyan is at 7:30 am, Monday through Friday, and weekday evening minyan is at 8:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday.  


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