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June 2021 Fund in Focus: Rabbi Akselrad Lecture Series Fund


Rabbi Akselrad, second from left, takes part in the
1965 Civil Rights March in Selma, Alabama

Rabbi Sidney Akselrad (z”l) would have turned 100 this month! He was a beloved leader of the Beth Am community who stood up for what he believed in: justice, human rights and ethical behavior. His leadership inspired (and continues to inspire) our members to think, to act and to take steps to make the world a better place. The Rabbi Akselrad Lecture Series Fund honors our beloved rabbi’s memory by supporting inspiring lectures by leaders of social justice and human relations.

Please consider making a donation to the Rabbi Akselrad Lecture Series Fund to honor Rabbi Akselrad’s trailblazing legacy of social justice activism. You can make your donation online or by mailing a check made payable to “Congregation Beth Am” to the Administrative Office as follows:

Congregation Beth Am
Attn: Fund in Focus — Rabbi Akselrad Lecture Series Fund
26790 Arastradero Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Funds like this keep our Beth Am programs going, so we encourage you to consider donating to the fund of your choice on your next special occasion.
If you would like information about how to create your own named fund, please visit betham.org/GIVE or contact Director of Development Mandy Eisner, (650) 493-4661, ext. 211. We welcome your donation to this and other important funds that provide resources for our congregation. Thank you!

Sat, June 19 2021 9 Tammuz 5781