Welcome Shabbat Outdoors | Congregation Beth Am

Welcome Shabbat Outdoors

Summer worship outdoors is a tradition at Beth Am, giving congregants an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of our campus. If you wish, feel free to bring friends and enjoy a picnic dinner before or after the service. Below is a listing of summer outdoor services as well as our featured congregant speakers beginning in July:

June Speakers
  9 - Rabbi Sarah Weissman
16 - Rabbi Jonathan Prosnit
23 - Rabbi Janet Marder
30 - Rabbi Heath Watenmaker

July Speakers
  7 - Donnovan Yisrael, Manager of Emotional & Sexual Health Programs at Stanford Health Center
14 - Alison Barnstable of the Muslim Jewish Solidarity Alliance
21 - Tina Rosenblum of Beth Am's Shabbat Committee, with special guests from MVPA Musalla, serving the Palo Alto/Mountain View Muslim community. (Service followed by a Community Shabbat potluck picnic.)
28 - Beth Am Men President Dana Marks

August* Speakers
  4 - Beth Am Women Speaker Nancy Federman (Service followed by Tu B’Av Wine & Chocolate Oneg Shabbat, co-sponsored by BAW and BAM.)
11 - Michele Parker of Beth Am Sh'ma Groups
18 - Camp Shabbat with Mike Mason, Director of Youth Education (Dinner is free, but RSVP by Tuesday, August 15.)
25 - Hannah Marcus speaking on her teen trip experience in Israel

*Prospective member Shabbat every Friday in August.
**These services will be live video streamed. By entering the Outdoor Chapel, you give Beth Am permission to record you.

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