Children's Services
Aug
25
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Services

Our popular Shabbat morning services for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age children will be offered on select weeks during the summer.

All are welcome. Younger children should bring their grownups along. Adults accompanying older children may attend services in the Main Sanctuary while their children participate downstairs. Children's services meet in a classroom on the lower level, across the hall from the restrooms. Please contact Beth Copelovitch with any questions. education@bethisraelcenter.org or 608-256-7763.

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Naomi Malka: Progressive Takes on Mikvah
Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

Naomi Malka: Progressive Takes on Mikvah

Naomi Malka presents "Into the Deep: How progressive Jewish communities are embracing the ancient ritual of Mikvah." This session will help us reframe ancient understandings of purity in a refreshing, contemporary idiom. Come explore how Mikvah can add depth and meaning to your life in surprising ways.

On Tuesday morning, bring your questions about Mikvah to BIC and chat over coffee and a light breakfast starting at 8:30.

And on Tuesday evening, learn about what it means to be a mikvah guide, and perhaps commit to this mitzvah.

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Neshama Bootcamp
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Neshama Bootcamp

Gather for study with Rabbi Betsy Forester aimed at doing the deep, internal preparation that will open us to the power of the High Holy Days. YOU are the subject, approached through the lens of our traditional liturgies. Come work out with us. Leverage the power of community to transform ourselves and our world. All are welcome to attend either or both sessions.

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Share the Spirit of Sukkot
Sep
23
to Sep 30

Share the Spirit of Sukkot

Building a sukkah this year? Invite people to eat, drink, shake a lulav, or just enjoy each other's company. Contact the office if you'd like to meet someone new in the congregation.

Not building your own sukkah this year? Meet up with friends in Beth Israel's sukkah!

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Neshama Bootcamp
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Neshama Bootcamp

Gather for study with Rabbi Betsy Forester aimed at doing the deep, internal preparation that will open us to the power of the High Holy Days. YOU are the subject, approached through the lens of our traditional liturgies. Come work out with us. Leverage the power of community to transform ourselves and our world. All are welcome to attend either or both sessions.

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Children's Services
Aug
11
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Services

Our popular Shabbat morning services for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age children will be offered on select weeks during the summer.

All are welcome. Younger children should bring their grownups along. Adults accompanying older children may attend services in the Main Sanctuary while their children participate downstairs. Children's services meet in a classroom on the lower level, across the hall from the restrooms. Please contact Beth Copelovitch with any questions. education@bethisraelcenter.org or 608-256-7763.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park
Aug
10
5:45 PM17:45

Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park

Welcome Shabbat in the great outdoors with Kabbalat Shabbat in Hoyt Park. A kosher-dairy potluck dinner follows our joyous, song-filled service. Lots of green space, a basketball court and playground are all within sight of the shelter where we'll hold services and serve dinner. Bring friends of all ages! Come meet Rabbi Betsy Forester.

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Children's Services
Jul
21
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Services

Our popular Shabbat morning services for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age children will be offered on select weeks during the summer.

All are welcome. Younger children should bring their grownups along. Adults accompanying older children may attend services in the Main Sanctuary while their children participate downstairs. Children's services meet in a classroom on the lower level, across the hall from the restrooms. Please contact Beth Copelovitch with any questions. education@bethisraelcenter.org or 608-256-7763.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park
Jul
20
5:45 PM17:45

Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park

Welcome Shabbat in the great outdoors with Kabbalat Shabbat in Hoyt Park. A kosher-dairy potluck dinner follows our joyous, song-filled service. Lots of green space, a basketball court and playground are all within sight of the shelter where we'll hold services and serve dinner. Bring friends of all ages! Come meet Rabbi Betsy Forester.

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Children's Services
Jul
7
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Services

Our popular Shabbat morning services for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age children will be offered on select weeks during the summer.

All are welcome. Younger children should bring their grownups along. Adults accompanying older children may attend services in the Main Sanctuary while their children participate downstairs. Children's services meet in a classroom on the lower level, across the hall from the restrooms. Please contact Beth Copelovitch with any questions. education@bethisraelcenter.org or 608-256-7763.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park
Jun
15
5:45 PM17:45

Kabbalat Shabbat Potluck in Hoyt Park

Welcome Shabbat in the great outdoors with Kabbalat Shabbat in Hoyt Park. A kosher-dairy potluck dinner follows our joyous, song-filled service. Lots of green space, a basketball court and playground are all within sight of the shelter where we'll hold services and serve dinner. Bring friends of all ages! Come meet Rabbi Betsy Forester.

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Children's Services
Jun
9
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Services

Our popular Shabbat morning services for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age children will be offered on select weeks during the summer.

All are welcome. Younger children should bring their grownups along. Adults accompanying older children may attend services in the Main Sanctuary while their children participate downstairs. Children's services meet in a classroom on the lower level, across the hall from the restrooms. Please contact Beth Copelovitch with any questions. education@bethisraelcenter.org or 608-256-7763.

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Kolot Kehilla
Apr
22
9:30 AM09:30

Kolot Kehilla

Renata Laxova describes her childhood in the Kindertransports and her adulthood in medical genetics. A light breakfast will be served. Donations of $5 per person are encouraged to offset the costs of this BIC Adult Education program. Childcare provided.

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Shabbat Dinner Honoring New Members
Apr
13
5:45 PM17:45

Shabbat Dinner Honoring New Members

If you are a new member or want to meet some of our new members, mark your calendar for April 13 and RSVP by April 5. We'll have vegetarian appetizers, Chicken (or Seitan) Cacciatore, salad, dessert and beverages (wine, coffee/tea) catered by Adamah Neighborhood Table for $20/person. Chicken tenders are also available (for $10/person). Contact the office to RSVP and indicate your entree choice -- chicken, vegetarian, or chicken tenders -- and any seating requests. Seating will be assigned and requests honored. 

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Kabbalat Shabbat & Potluck Dinner
Mar
23
5:45 PM17:45

Kabbalat Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Welcome Shabbat with friends and delicious food at Beth Israel Center. The evening begins as we gather to toast the week that was beginning at 5:00. Services begin at 5:45 and are followed by a kosher-dairy potluck dinner. Because Shabbat begins during services at this time of year, you may bring potluck contributions when you arrive on Friday evening or earlier in the week, whichever is more convenient. All are welcome! 

Click here to review our kashrut policy for home-cooked food.

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