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We will continue our new office hours until further notice:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

During these hours, we will be answering phone calls while working.
We will NOT be open to the public or to congregants at this time.

Visiting the Molish Sanctuary or Temple Beth Torah Chapel during Elul

Call the office 215-886-8000 to schedule a private time to visit the Molish Sanctuary or Temple Beth Torah Chapel. Prayer booklets will be available, greeters will conduct health screening, and everyone must wear a mask. The available dates and times are listed below. When you call the office, you will be asked to choose a specific time within the allotted hours.

Volunteers Greeters Needed for Elul Visits

We need greeters and health screeners to welcome congregants when they visit the Molish Sanctuary or Temple Beth Torah Chapel during Elul.You have the opportunity to commit to one evening, one day or several times during the month. If you would like to sign up, please reply to this email and join us for a training session on ZOOMTuesday, August 11 at 1:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE to join us on ZOOM for training session.
Meeting ID: 890 4901 6811
Call-in #: 1-929-205-6099

Have you ever been to a Selichot Service?

Are you wondering what Selichot even is? This will be your opportunity to learn more. A beautiful and meaningful service is scheduled to take place in our parking lot on Saturday, September 12 @ 7:30 p.m. Attendance will be limited; health and safety measures will be strictly adhered to. Look for the Torah dressed in white going forward for Selichot updates.

Where do you plan on being after the Eagles beat Washington on Sunday, September 13?

I know…participating in a New Year drive-by celebration at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am! Beginning at 4:30 p.m. you will be greeted with L’Shanah Tovah from the clergy, executive board and representatives from Sisterhood and Brotherhood. Bring a canned food item for the hungry and hear the shofar blown from the roof top. 

DIY Tashlich Service on Sunday, September 25

Tashlich – Translates to “CASTING OFF”

·     What is it?: – a ceremony performed on the first or second day of Rosh Hashanah -casting off your sins from the previous year.

·     When is it?: You can choose your own time and location – all you need is a brook, stream, creek (some flowing water).

·     How do I? – We will provide the service booklet. You just need some friends (with masks – safety first) and some breadcrumbs or pebbles.

Clergy will be conducting the service at different locations. More information will follow.

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