B’ruchim Habaim Inclusive Shabbat

February 11, 2017, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Congregation Beth El
8215 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD

Join the B’ruchim Habaim Committee (Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities at Beth El), on Saturday, February 11 for an inclusive Shabbat.

Shabbat Morning Services:

Justice Richard Bernstein will give the D’var Torah. Justice Bernstein became the first blind justice, elected by voters statewide, to the Michigan Supreme Court in November 2014. He is a frequent speaker on removing barriers to inclusion within the Jewish community. His story is unique and inspiring, and will challenge each of us to consider his/her role in lifting up


This inclusive, multi-sensory Havdallah service and Tu B’shvat celebration begins at 6:30 pm and is open to all congregants and their families. It will be especially welcoming families who have members with special needs or challenges. Beth El teens and children will lead and participate in the service. Refreshments will immediately follow.

Please RSVP for Havdallah to Marci Ruderman.