Rockin’ Shabbat with Lior Ben Hur
Friday, October 23rd. Rockin’ Shabbat Adults and Family Program!
Dinner 6 – 7 PM followed by lively music and spirited davening with SF-based World-music performer Lior Ben-Hur
5:30 – 6 PM – Beth Ami and You presents Rockin’ Shabbat for Kids: Songs and Shabbat service for kids of all ages!
Buy tickets for our delicious dinner by Tuesday 10/20. Call the CBA office at 360-3000. $8 for adults, $4 for children, under 4 free
Lior Ben-Hur was born in Jerusalem, with Israeli, Greek and Iraqi roots. His positive message, uplifting melodies and unique and refreshing approach to Reggae, represent a new generation of Reggae and World music. Lior Ben-Hur continues to focus on his passion for Reggae music, which has been a key inspiration on his musical creativity and spirituality. Find out more about his music at www.liorbenhur.com.
Important Seminars for Seniors and those who love them
ROLE REVERSALS: When Adult Children Become Their Parents’ Caregivers
Learn about the challenges facing adult children and their aging parents when children become caregivers. Find out how families manage and receive helpful resources.
When: Wed., Oct. 14, 5:30 -7:00 pm
Where: Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa
With: Diana Klein, Regional Director, Sonoma County Jewish Family and Children’s Services
This event is FREE. Registration is required. RSVP to Roger Hunt: 707-571-8131; firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEING AN EFFECTIVE HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE: For Yourself and Others
Absorbing medical information and considering all of the decisions that have to made can be daunting, especially for those who have serious or life-threatening conditions. Come and learn how you can be your own best healthcare advocate.
When: Wed., Oct. 28, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
With: Redwing Keyssar, RN, Program Director Palliative Care Program, and Susan Dean, RN, Home Care Supervisor, Seniors At Home
Fee: Free of Charge
CARE OPTIONS FOR AGING IN PLACE
Learn about the variety of supports that will enable you and your loved ones to live in the environment of choice.
When: Wed., Nov. 18, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
With: Sydney Griffin, Sonoma Country Senior Care Manager, Seniors At Home
Fee: Free of Charge
All three seminars take place at: Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa.
All are welcome.
RSVP to Roger Hunt: 707-303-1500; email@example.com
Find out more at www.seniorsathome.org
Seniors At Home is a division of Jewish Family and Children’s Services Flyer.
Adult Education classes
Midrash Class with Rabbi Mordecai Miller: Wednesday evenings 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Rabbi’s Study)
where we examine the original text of the Midrash Rabba (the Great Midrash) on Genesis as well as an 18th Century commentary called “Eitz Yoseph”. These provide original insights into the Biblical text. Discussion is encouraged.
Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Miller: Thursday evenings 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. (Rabbi’s Study)
an introduction into the various elements of basic Judaism: Shabbat, Festivals, Dietary Laws, the Prayerbook, Israel. In addition we are viewing the series “Civilization: History and the Jews” narrated by Abba Eban to provide the class with a “bird’s-eye” view of Jewish History. At our last class we listened to various types of Jewish Music, cantorial, modern liturgical and Yiddish folk.
Important: If you are interested in attending , please be sure to call Rabbi Miller at 707-889-6905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure that the class is being held that evening. There is no charge for these courses.
Shabbat dinner at Beth Ami on first Fridays
Shabbat dinners are held on the first Friday of each month: next one is October 2 with lower price this month. Dinner at 6:00 pm and Services with Rabbi Miller follow at 7:30 pm. We are usually lucky enough to have our talented musician members (and Rabbi) play music for us, and birthdays and anniversaries are enthusiastically celebrated. Ahuva Simon-Sa’ar has kindly volunteered to prepare our Shabbat Dinner this Month. Therefore, we are lowering the price from $18 for adults to $14 for the August 7 dinner. $8 for children ages 6-17, and 5 & under are free – with a family maximum of $40. Non-members are $18 per adult, $8 for children ages 6-17, and 5 & under free. Make your reservation by calling the office at 360-3000.
Social Action Monthly at the Food Bank
The Social Action Committee organizes volunteers to help at the the Redwood Empire Food Bank on the first Wednesdays of the month. We will be going on Wed. October 7 from 10:00 -12:00. We would love to have you join us. Maybe, we could go out for lunch when we finish. It is a mitzvah to volunteer at the food bank and also a time to get together with friends and get to know people better. Call the office if you are interested.
Thank you to everyone in our community for supporting the JFCS food pantry. There is always need for gluten free products: pasta, cereal, crackers.
“Daily Daven” morning and evening with Rabbi Miller in the Chapel
Mornings–Monday thru Friday at 7:00 am
Sundays and national holidays at 8:30am, a light breakfast follows on 1st and 3rd Sundays
Evenings–Sunday thru Thursday at 6:30pm
If you need to say Kaddish or memorialize a special event, contact the office at 360-3000 one week in advance, and we will do our best to secure a minyan. The Torah is read Monday and Thursday, if there is a minyan.
Israeli Folk Dancing, approximately two Wednesdays a month at 6:30 pm, Next dancing is September 30. NO Israeli dancing during October. Dancing resumes November 18 in the Social Hall (please check for confirmation) and November 25 in the Friedman Center.
Bingo: (formerly the game at Ursuline High School)
Sunday nights 6:45 pm Benefiting Congregation Beth Ami
Congregation Beth Ami is located in Northern California,in the heart of Wine Country in Sonoma County, about one hour north of San Francisco, and about one hour west of Napa.