Register for the Beth Am-URJ Kesher Birthright Israel Trip!
Take a Free Trip to Israel this Summer
Two Weeks: July 4 - 15, 2016
This summer (2016) join Congregation Beth Am and URJ Kesher for a FREE, 10-day journey to Israel with participants from our area. For registration information, please visit www.gokesher.org.
Silicon Valley Family Israel Trip
Experience An Incredible Israel Trip Organized By the OFJCC
Sunday, June 26 to Tuesday, July 5
Join other Beth Am families with school-age children as we travel to Israel with Jewish communities from throughout Silicon Valley. Learn more online or contact Rabbi Heath Watenmaker for more information.
Help a low-income 3-year-old and family close the achievement gap. Inspire a preschool-aged child to love learning. As a volunteer you will visit a child and his/her family once a week for one hour. A training for Beth Am volunteers will be held Sunday, December 6. To participate, please apply online by Tuesday, November 24. For more information, please visit the 10 Books A Home website and/or contact Joanne, (650) 814-1012.
During Interfaith Family Month, Beth Am joins other welcoming synagogues and organizations in a bold statement that we will continue to build an inclusive Jewish community in our local areas and across the country. Learn more on the InterFaith Family website. And check out the books the Beth Am Library has for adult and children of interfaith families. Women, please save the date for an interfaith discussion at Beth Am for girlfriends, wives, partners, mothers and grandmothers of interfaith families.
Read on in the November issue of the Beth Am Builder to find out! 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 shows who is speaking at each service and other information.
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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For over 60 years, Congregation Beth Am has been sustained by the free will offerings of our members. Their heartfelt gifts of time, skill and financial resources have helped to create a place of remarkable physical and spiritual beauty.