TEMPLE BETH EL
June 1, 2016: Don't Overlook Shavuot!
One of my favorite texts to study with people is the very first mishnah, Berachot 1:1. The mishna addresses the question of the time frame for saying the evening Shema. When, exactly, does evening begin, and when does the nighttime end? Read more...
06.25.2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chay Phelps Bar Mitzvah
06.26.2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
06.27.2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TBE Design Committee Meeting
06.27.2016 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Iftar at UCC Community Church
06.28.2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
06.29.2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interfaith study with Church at 209
TBE Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 26th
The agenda features highlights from the year, the presentation of the “Temple Service Award,” a financial review, and a discussion about our Temple dues structure and fundraising needs. During the meeting, we will elect the officers for the next year (see the proposed slate of officers below). As in past years, the meeting will begin with a brunch, and the meeting will follow. Please bring a coffee cake, fruit or kugel to share.
We also would like you to bring size 6 diapers to the meeting. We have agreed to collect size 6 diapers for the Basic Essentials Pantry, which is serving 300 people in the Augusta area every two weeks. Food stamps do not pay for basic toiletry items such as diapers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and soap. Augusta area congregations are coming together to meet the increased need in the community. Each congregation is committed to providing one item to the pantry, and TBE is providing size 6 diapers. We also will accept monetary donations.
Temple Beth El is a diverse, welcoming community that embraces inclusiveness, promotes lifelong Jewish learning, and encourages active participation in Jewish life in Central Maine. We are committed to the progressive ideals of Reform Judaism, and we welcome members and visitors who represent a wide range of Jewish experiences. We seek to deepen our members’ connections to Judaism, foster a spirit of community within our congregation, and engage in social action in the world beyond our synagogue.