Jews and Brews

January 16, 2020

Are you looking to make new connections at Beth El? Are you a young Dad or a Dad with young kids? Most of the participants are between 30 and 55 years old. Beth El members are invited to join this regular study session with Rabbi Harris. We usually meet at Rock Bottom Brewery in Bethesda …

Israel Media Series: The Baker and the Beauty

January 28, 2020

The Baker and the Beauty (Hebrew: להיות איתה, Translit.: Lehiyot Ita, Translated: “Being with Her”) is an Israeli romantic-comedy series that follows the impossible love story between a simple baker and an international supermodel. Three episodes will be shown. Cost is $5 per person at the door and includes refreshments.

Family Food Sorting at Manna Food Center

September 17, 2019

Join Men’s Club and other Beth El members to help sort food donations at the Manna Food Center in Gaithersburg. This is a great way to introduce your child 11 or older to community service and SSL hours are available. Please contaact Jonathan Epstein at for more information or to volunteer. Please note the …

Zhava Create and Connect

January 28, 2020

Join us for a creative evening at All Fired Up. Pick a creative outlet, pottery or mosaics, to pursue while you catch up with Zhava friends. Drinks and desserts will be provided. This event is limited so please respond promptly. If you aren’t on the Zhava mailing list or would like more information, please contact …

Sisterhood Social Action Tea

January 8, 2020

“Supporting and Safeguarding Vulnerable Kids in our Community.” Join Sisterhood and Zhava members to learn about local efforts to serve a risk children and youth and to hear how we can become involved, both individually and as a synagogue community. Panelists include Beth El’s own: Debbie Feinstein, Chief Attorney, Family Violence Unit, Montgomery County State’s …

Jewish Meditation

August 15, 2019

Join us on by Mondays twice a month (most months) from 7:00 pm-8:15 pm for Jewish Meditation. This medication is a blend of chant and silent and guided meditation that guides us to a more meaningful relationship with God and with those around us. Dates: September 16 and 23; November 4 and 18; December 9; January 13 …

Lawyers Breakfast

January 2, 2020

All Beth El lawyers are invited to our next Beth El Lawyers Breakfast at the offices of Lerch, Early & Brewer (7600 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 700, Bethesda). A special thanks to Deborah Reiser for hosting us. Hazzan Asa Fradkin will be joining the discussion. Please use the form below to RSVP. 

Restore It: Rest-Torah-Eat

February 19, 2020

Working downtown? Join Rabbi Werbin to feed your mind with Torah and your body with lunch at CharBar, a kosher restaurant in D.C. Bring a friend! For questions or to RSVP, contact Ricardo Munster at

Shir Yachad: A Communal Shabbat in Song

August 15, 2019

Friday night is a time for community, song, and joyful noise. Everyone is invited to join us on the first Friday of each month, beginning September 6, for this exciting service filled with music past and present that stirs the soul and welcomes Shabbat with joy and warmth. 6:00 pm – Nitzanim. Families with young …

Purim 5780

January 3, 2020

Holiday Schedule: Sunday, March 8 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: The Purim Carnival will be open for preschool age children only. 12:00 pm–2:00 pm: Annual Purim Carnival hosted by Beth El Men’s Club. Activities for kids from preschool through high school. We are in need of volunteers to help run the carnival in shifts from …