August 3, 2018

 
 
 
 
This Week's Torah Portion: Ekeiv
Parashat HaShavuah
 
 
 
 
Moses tells the Israelites that if they follow God's laws, the nations who now dwell across the Jordan River will not harm them. (7:12–26)

Moses reminds the people of the virtues of keeping God's commandments. He also tells them that they will dispossess those who now live in the Land only because they are idolatrous, not because the Israelites are uncommonly virtuous. Thereupon, Moses reviews all of the trespasses of the Israelites against God. (8:1–10:11)

Moses says that the Land of Israel will overflow with milk and honey if the people obey God's commandments and teach them to their children. (10:12–11:25)
 
 
 
 
 
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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.
 
 
 
 
Preneg
A schmooze before Shabbat
Everyone welcome
August 17

Join us this Friday for some wine and cheese before services on August 18.  Everyone is welcome at 6 PM and service is at 6:30 PM


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mark Your Calendars for a unique Selichot






The Days of Awe may be some time away but mark you calendars for  a new kind of Selichot experience
 
 
 
 
Southern Fried Shabbat

 
 
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Sisterhood Escape the Puzzle Evening





The Sisterhood is having an Escape the Puzzle event.  Participation is limited so sign up today.
 
 
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Help us get ready for the Days of Awe
 
 
 
 
The Days of Awe are on their way and we are beginning to get ready.  

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

Have you checked the Yiskor book and the passings page?  If you lost someone this year, please be sure to put them on the passings page so their name can read during Yiskor.  Use this link to go to the page and check out the book and the names list.
 
 
 
        
 
 
 
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