• Join us Thursday, March 22 at Jules Thin Crust - Jenkintown for a fundraiser supporting Beth Am. 20% of the proceeds will be donated to us. The event runs from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Be sure to mention Old York Road Temple-Beth Am when ordering.
    • Get the Leavened Out 5k, Sunday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. Join us for a run (or walk) around Alverthorpe Park and help to combat hunger in our communities by bringing a nonperishable food item or donation for the Mitzvah Food Pantry. A portion of the proceeds from the race will support The Kehillah of Old York Road Ambulance Campaign, to purchase a mobile ICU in honor of Israel's 70th Anniversary. For information contact David Lieberman, 215-260-6851, or Josh Posnan, 267-847-1471, waysandmeans@oyrtbetham.org.

    • Passover: Second Seder in Sixty, Saturday, March 31, 6:00 p.m. Led by Rabbi Robert Leib and Cantor Elena Zarkh. Invite your friends and family to enjoy a delicious, catered Kosher Seder by Barclay Caterers.  $40 per adult/$20 children 12 and younger. Enjoy a complete dinner from Matzo ball soup, main course, sides and delicious dessert. Choice of chicken, salmon or vegetarian entree for adults; chicken fingers and fries for kids. Ceremonial wine is included. (All BYO must be Kosher for Passover.) Sign-up available now on your Chaverweb account. Be sure to choose "Passover Second Seder" from the drop-down menu, under "Events."

    • National Museum of American Jewish History, Sunday, April 8, 3:00 p.m. Join us as we come together for a wonderful exhibition at the Museum in Center City to celebrate the life of Leonard Bernstein. All tickets include admission to the Museum and the guided tour. Adults $16,  Seniors $15, Museum members $11. Reservations are necessary. For questions, contact Lily Rothman at 215-518-2705.

    • Win a $300 Gift Certificate to Zahav in Philadelphia! Raffles are on sale now! Support the Kehillah of Old York Road's effort to purchase a mobile ICU in honor of Israel's 70th anniversary. The winner will be chosen at Beth Am's Congregational Meeting on Sunday, May 6. $36/each, 3 for $100. Make checks payable to American Friends of Magen David Adom.

    • Do you know where your children are (or will be)?! It may be cold outside, but summer is coming! If you are interested in learning more about Jewish camping and scholarships available from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Rabbis Leib and Tornberg will be happy to talk with you, and the Kogan family would love to talk about Camp Harlam. Also, our Julia Nicole Marder camp scholarship fund is available to help our congregants send a child to a Jewish camp for a special summer experience.  Email our bookkeeper Yelena Korotchuk with your request for INCREASED, ENHANCED....scholarships, now available for your child. 

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