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Two Opportunities to Learn Hebrew on Sundays!

1. An Introduction to the Hebrew Language with Rabbi Leib
If you are seriously interested in learning how to successfully read (and understand!) liturgical Hebrew –    it all begins with knowing the Hebrew alphabet – this weekly, year-long Sunday morning class is for you!

2.Wanna Speak Hebrew?
FOR BEGINNERS! A weekly class in conversational Hebrew with Orna Torgeman on Sundays, 12:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Contact Jackie Lehner for more information or to enroll!


Please click here for High Holy Day schedules and times.

Sisterhood Sukkot Supper, Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

The evening will begin with Kiddush in the Sukkah (weather permitting). Supper and program will follow in the Temple Beth Torah Chapel. Cantor Zarkh and some of our Sisterhood members will share stories with us, focusing on the idea of journeys. There will also be time for attendees to share their own stories, POTLUCK SUPPER: Please bring a dairy or pareve dish. RSVP required by October 11 to Evelyn Fair or 215-680-1315.

Show Up For Shabbat, Friday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.

Last year, on October 27, we witnessed unspeakable horror at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. On the one-year anniversary, AJC is again calling on all people of good conscience to #ShowUpForShabbat. Let us come together here at Beth Am to honor and raise our collective voice for a world free of anti-Semitism, hate and bigotry.

“Men Have Breasts Too” Sunday, October 27, 9:30 a.m.

Join Brotherhood to enjoy a meal together and hear our speaker, Stephen Sala, talk about the little-known disease of Male Breast Cancer. Stephen is a survivor and a member of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition. Cost is $5 per person. All are welcome. RSVP to Steve Rigefsky, 215-266-0466 by October 18.

Mah Jongg Beginner’s Class

If you have always wanted to learn how to play Mah Jongg, or if you just want to brush up on your skills, this class is for you! Sign up now for this 6-week class, beginning October 16. Class will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:45 – 9:15 p.m. Cost is $75 plus a 2019 card. To register or for more information contact Gail Stein, 215-947-2203.

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