• Sunday, April 2 at 4:00 p.m. - 2017 Harry z"l and Evelyn Silver Scholar Rabbi Joseph Telushkin: "The State of American Jewry."  Presentation with Q & A. Free and open to the community. Books by Rabbi Telushkin will be available for purchase. Do not miss this amazing event.

    • For those of you who missed our previous visit to the Salem Baptist Church, here is your chance to be engaged as we visit our friends at First Baptist Church of Huntingdon Valley, April 4, 6:45 p.m. Pastor Petty has been a gracious host to us in the past, and we look forward to this opportunity to learn more about their rituals.

    • In honor of the founding of Old York Road Temple - Beth Am 70 years ago, we welcome Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, Saturday, April 8 at 8:45 a.m., when he will lead Torah Study. During the peer-led service at 10:15 a.m., Rabbi Jacobs will offer the D'var Torah.

    • Together with the American Red Cross, we will be holding our next Blood Drive here on Wednesday, April 19, 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.. To make an appointment, call Art Davis, 215-635-3801 or Elliot Simmons, 215-677-7328. Area hospitals are counting on you!

    • Sisterhood Bingo, Thursday, April 20, 6:00 p.m. at Maggio's Southampton. $36 per person includes full buffet dinner and ALL Bingo cards! RSVP by April 10 - see page 14 in March Temple Topics for reservation form.

    • Join Rabbi Leib on a Shabbat Morning Hike, Saturday, April 22, 10:30 a.m. Meet at the Pennypack Trail entrance at Welsh and Terwood Roads.

    • Mitzvah Day is approaching! On Sunday April 30 you will have many opportunities to perform an act of kindness for those in need! See pages 10 and 11 in March Temple Topics for a list of choices, and volunteer form.

    • It's not too early to begin thinking about summer camp! Old York Road Temple - Beth Am now offers enhanced scholarshhips for children attending Jewish summer camps through The Julia Nicole Marder Camp Fund.  You can email your request for support to our bookkeeper, Yelena Korotchuk. Jewish Federation's new Camp Outreach Specialist Sharon Bromberg provides personalized guidance to families helping to find the right camp for your child and can connect you to scholarship for first-time campers at a Jewish camp. Email Sharon at sbromberg@jewishphilly.org or give her a call at 267-463-4553.

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