If you are at least 70.5 years old, you may be permitted to make tax-free contributions of up to $100,000 from your IRA to Beth Am or other qualified charities, before December 31st. Your charitable rollover gift will count toward the amount that federal law requires you to withdraw every year from your IRA, and may be in payment of an existing pledge or a new gift. Gifts to donor-advised funds, supporting organizations or private foundations are not eligible. Learn more!

Read on in the combined December/January issue of the Beth Am Builder to find out! The Builder provides coverage of this and next month's highlighted events and stories of note.

Thank you to all of our early donors to this year’s campaign! We hope all members will remember the Beth Am Annual Campaign in your giving plans this season and at year-end. Your support goes directly to congregational operating expenses, such as staff, program costs and scholarships for all who need them. Beth Am can’t do it without YOU. To make your gift, please visit

The prayer-life of Congregation Beth Am is both communal and personal, offering quiet, meditative moments as well as community celebration. First and foremost, our worship is musical and participatory, inclusive and intergenerational, egalitarian and welcoming. The Service Schedule shows who is speaking at each service and other information.

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2014-2015 Annual Campaign

The Annual Campaign helps fund programs, staff, scholarships and the infrastructure that makes it possible for all members to participate, regardless of their ability to pay the full cost. Beth Am’s leadership continues to be amazed by the many gifts of time, talents and funds that YOU — the Beth Am community — provide for one another every year.

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