So much! Read on in the February issue of the Beth Am Builder to find out! The Builder provides coverage of this month's highlighted events and stories of note.
It’s February, and that means that it’s Jewish Disability Awareness Month. You may be asking the same thing that I did at first: why bother? Why should we, as Jews, pay more attention than anyone else to disabilities? And, why should we devote a whole month to this? Really, my questions were upside down: why would we devote ONLY a month to issues of disabilities? And how, as Jews, could we NOT focus on inclusion and the inherent holiness of every member of our community? Fortunately, both Congregation Beth Am and the Reform movement are devoting far more than a single month to this important topic. Read more...
It's a New Year! What better time to join the Beth Am Network (BA Network), a new collaborative space just for Beth Am members where we can share, ask, discuss, recruit and engage about… anything! The BA Network is safe, secure and ad- free! There are already a few discussion groups that have been formed on the BA Network for you to join and explore, and you are also welcome to create new discussion groups. Signing up is very easy. Visit www.yammer.com/bethamca and click on “Sign Up” under “Don’t have an account?” to the right. Learn more.
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.