A Twenty-First-Century Introduction to Jews and Jewish Identities
Saturday, February 25, 3:30 PM, Beit Kehillah
Jewish identity is probably not what you think it is, and likely never was, contends Aaron J. Hahn Tapper in Judaisms: A Twenty-First-Century Introduction to Jews and Jewish Identities.
Beth Am Equal Start Welcomes Dr. Lisa Chamberlain
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Sunday, February 26, 2:00 PM, Beit Kehillah
Dr. Chamberlain will discuss the relationship between children's health, early care and early learning, especially in low-income families.
Beth Am’s Equal Start is fast becoming a highly organized, informed team of congregants who are working to improve early care and learning at the local and state levels. Read about how Beth Am congregant Ellen Schwartz has made a big difference in our local community as a Beth Am Equal Start volunteer.
See what's going on at Beth Am in the February issue of the Beth Am Builder! The Builder provides coverage of this month's highlighted events and stories of note.
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 lists the speaker for each service, as well as times for smaller Minyanim and Jewish Meditation gatherings. Erev Shabbat services are available via live video stream at: www.betham.org/streaming
Beth Am is a warm and friendly congregation. Our members form deep, long-lasting friendships and are dedicated to meaningful worship, dynamic Jewish learning and compassionate care through all stages of life. Beth Am is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.
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