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Hazak Program

Sunday, December 4, 5:45pm 

Enjoy dinner and entertainment with pianist Greg Lupton.

Miracles, Light & Latkes

Tuesday, December 6, 7:30pm 

The Chanukah Story - was it really a miracle? Learning with Rabbi Rachel Blatt.

Alternative Minyan

Shabbat Morning, December 10, 10:15am - 11:30am 

Explore New Ways to Pray and Connect
A casual, come-as-you-are service including discussion, song, and participation in a comfortable, supportive environment. Create sense of community through prayer in Hebrew and English.
Info: Rabbi Rachel Blatt, rblatt@bethisrael-om.org

Vendor Market Extravaganza!

Monday, December 12, 6-9pm 

Help the Beth Israel PTO raise money for the Preschool! Simply come and shop popular, locally owned businesses and your favorite brand names. More than 20 amazing vendors will donate a portion of their profits to help the Preschool. This market-style event will be a simple and fun way to spend a night out with friends while doing your holiday shopping.

Questions? BethIsraelPTO@gmail.com 

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Miracles, Light & Latkes

Tuesday, December 13, 7:30pm 

What is a miracle even? Explore the concept of Miracles in Jewish Tradition. What purpose do they serve? Are they really miracles or our imagination? Why don’t miracles happen for us anymore? With Rabbi Rachel Blatt.

Miracles, Light & Latkes

Tuesday, December 20, 7:30pm 

Learning and oil tasting. Let there be Light! The significance of light Judaism from memory to celebration – shabbat flames, yartzeit candles, the kabbalistic idea of God’s face shining upon us.  What is the allure of light in Judaism? And what is its connection to oil and Chanukah? With Rachel V. Glaser.

Chanukah Party

Tuesday, December 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm 

Latke (and more!) dinner, followed by HUGE LEGO MENORAH BUILD with Sir Brixalot. (brixalot.com) Silent Auction, Chanukah games, and singing! 

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, December 22, 2 - 7:30pm 

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