August 24, 2018​​​​​​​
 
 
 
 
We Are You!
Beth Miriam is a Reform synagogue and is a temple brimming with tradition as well as creativity. We are an egalitarian community where traditional families, LGBTQ people, interfaith families and partners, singles, Jews-by-Choice and anyone interested in finding a sanctuary will be welcome.
 
 
 
 
 
 
This Week's Torah Portion: Ki Teitze
Parashat HaShavuah
 
 
 
 

Moses reviews a wide variety of laws regarding family, animals, and property. (21:10–22:12)

Various civil and criminal laws are delineated, including those regarding sexual relationships, interaction with non-Israelites, loans, vows, and divorce. (22:13–24:5)

Laws of commerce pertaining to loans, fair wages, and proper weights and measures are given. (24:10–25:16)

The parashah concludes with the commandment to remember for all time the most heinous act committed against the Israelites—Amalek’s killing of the old, weak, and infirm after the Israelites left Egypt. (25:17–19)


 
 
 
 
TORAH STUDY RESUMES!
SEPTEMBER 1
10 AM
EVERYONE WELCOME!
 
 
 
 
 
Jewish calendars now available in
front office
 
The temple office has Jewish calendars for the new year courtesy of Bloomfield-Cooper Funeral Home.  They can be picked up anytime the office is open.  They are absolutely free of charge.  
 
 
 
 
Wednesday Theology Class

The Wednesday Theology class is in the advanced stages of being planned.  This year we will study a most meaningful text, Pirke Avot with a distinctly spiritual slant and social justice lens. You will find it engaging and, best of all, useful in your own lives.  The class meets on Wednesdays at 10 am and, when the final calendar is done, I will get the information to everyone on the Elijah list.  

We will be studying from the new Pirkei Avot book which can be found at this link.
 
 
 
 
You are invited to A Family Sukkot!
September 22nd
628 Little Silver Point Road
Little Silver, NJ 07739

Crafts to decorate the Sukkah!
Food and adult beverages!
Movie!
Rabbi Cy and Cantor Marnie will be there to teach about the lulav!
Want to camp out all night?  You can!

Call Kara Zapacosta at 917-831-6785 to 
RSVP by September 3
Everyone is welcome
Let Kara know you are coming
 
 
 
 
 
Days of Awe on the Temple Website
 
 
 
 

The Days of Awe are on their way and we are working diligently to make them beautiful and meaningful for you.

You can keep up with all the Days of Awe news at Beth Miriam at the temple website page for the Days of Awe.

 
 
 
        
 
 
 
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