The electronic newsletter of
Temple Beth Miriam
February 24, 2017
                  180 Lincoln Ave, Elberon, NJ


Grade 5 Family Service
Join us on Friday, February 24 at 7:30 for our Grade 5 Family Service.  The students will lead us in worship and song and have their first experience reading the Torah.  Everyone is welcome!

Purim Celebrations
March 12

Purim is Coming! MARCH 12
Join us at Beth Miriam (www.bethmiriam.org) for Purim!  Our Purim Players under the direction of Cantor Marnie Camhi will be performing the original play, “The Little Mermaidelah.”  It is a delightful play and everyone is welcome.  The play begins at 10:30.  After the play, we will have a costume contest and a Purim song session!  Then we continue to the joy and invite you to join us for our SALTY carnival beginning around 12 pm.  There will be food, games and the drawing of the Raffle (tickets will be available for the thousands of dollars in gift certificates grand prize).  Everyone is welcome.  Join us for a fun day of Purim at Beth Miriam!
Health and Wellness: Inside and Out

Sunday, March 5th – 9 am – 12 noon

Come and join TBM Sisterhood for this three part morning, where we will enjoy and learn about products and everyday practices that will make women of all ages look and feel better.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Healthy Brunch Buffet

We will partake in delicious and nutritious foods, including vegetarian, sugar-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free selections.

9:00 – 9:20 am: Perfectly Posh Presentation

If you love great products that are as fun as they are good for you then you’re going to love Perfectly Posh. They use the very best and most natural ingredients available, with no irritating or controversial ingredients or fillers. The most luxurious butters, oils, fruits and flowers are used with simplicity. In addition, all of their products are made in the USA. They source and blend quality ingredients from all across this great country to bring you the best products for your pampering pleasure.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Perfectly Posh Facial and Hand Pampering Stations will be open.

Use the natural and simple Perfectly Posh masks, scrubs, and lotions to give your face and hands a fresh and fabulous feeling.

10:00 – 11:00 am: Home Exercise and Stretching for All Ages

US News and World Report says that the ticket to living well into your golden years is a lifelong exercise program. Whether you are 35 or 85, regular exercise and stretching can help with many common ailments, as well as safeguarding against more serious problems down the road. We will be learning simple exercises and stretches that can be done in the home with minimal equipment and can be modified for all ability levels.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: “Put our Best Fork Forward” – Nutrition Workshop

March is National Nutrition Month! The theme for 2017, “Put our Best Fork Forward”, reminds us that each bite counts. Making just small shifts in our food choices can add up over time. This presentation, developed by a registered dietitian, will provide interesting and important information benefiting ladies of all ages!

Please RSVP to sisterhood@bethmiriam.org by March 1st

This is a free event for those who have paid their Sisterhood dues for 2017. Dues can be paid at the door, checks made payable to TBM SISTERHOOD. You do not need to be a member of TBM to join the Sisterhood, so friends and family are all invited to join!

Simchat Shabbat!  A New 6:30 PM Friday Evening Service
We heard you!

As part of our way of offering a Shabbat experience to younger families, we are offering a 6:30 pm service on March 17, April 21, May 26 and June 9.  These services will be over by 7:30 (at which point, if you would like to say Kaddish but don’t want to be at the service so early, Rabbi Cy and Cantor Marnie will be there to lead it with you.)  The services will be filled with the music you know and love and may use the new Mishkan Tefillah for Children or the regular Mishkan Tefillah.

Everyone is most welcome to these services; young, older, members of the community, people interested in the community and everyone in between!

Please mark you calendars or refer to the temple calendar
Gateway to Mishkan HaNefesh: Class 3

Our study of Mishkan HaNefesh continues on March 19 as we delve into the new Days of Awe Machzor that Beth Miriam will be acquiring in the coming months for next Rosh Hashanna.  Join us at 9:30 on Sunday, March 19 in the Pre-Function area.

As well, if you want to sponsor and dedicate any number of books, call the temple for details at 732-222-3754.  Books are $50/set.