Resolution EC 170910-2

Western Wall and Conversion Law: Call for Unity among all Jews and Mutual Respect The Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress, meeting in London on September 10, 2017, NOTES that the Western Wall (Kotel) is the last standing structure comprising part of the ancient Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. It thus forms a central part …

How to Have an Aliyah

The honor of reciting the blessings over the Torah and standing at the bimah while it is read is called an aliyah (plural, aliyot), which means “going up”. This refers both to the physical ascent of the person to the bimah where the Torah is read and to the spiritual uplifting associated with participation in …

September and October schedule

Getting ready for the High Holidays! Please mark your calendars for the following events and services. September and October are very busy months for Beth Shalom… That is why we are getting out this message early. Please make sure that you put the following dates on your calendar: September Calendar Friday, Sept. 15th: Kabbalat Shabbat …

Synagogue Etiquette

Engaging with a synagogue community can be enriching and rewarding. No matter what draws you in – worship, music, relationships, learning, or something else – a spiritual home is a place like none other. Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience. Here …

Shavuot 2017

Martedi 30 Maggio alle 19.00 Shavuot tutti insieme a casa del Rabbino. Shavuot é la terza festa del pellegrinaggio biblico che commemora e festeggia il dono e la ricezione della Torah sul Monte Sinai. Chiediamoci, come é nata la Torah. Perché Steven Spielberg prese la storia della Torah e ne fece un film per ricordare …

Mazaltov ai fratelli Catucci!

Buongiorno gentili Signore e signori, è con grande piacere che vi do il benvenuto ai Bar Mitzvahs di Gad, David e Aryè Catucci, con un benvenuto speciale ai parenti della famiglia Catucci, a Nonna Luigina, la mamma di Roberto, che ha fatto un lungo viaggio per partecipare alla gioia dei suoi nipoti, a Nonna Angela, …