Posts By: Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh Gatherings for 5779

Greetings Rosh Chodesh fans! We’re going to kick-off this year’s Rosh Chodesh gathering with a non-Rosh Chodesh event on Thursday, October 25 at SSU’s Jewish Music Series. Everyone is invited to the free event (free parking, too). The music starts at 6:30pm. Carpooling is encouraged. At least one carpool from Beth Ami will leave the parking lot… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Elul

Hello Moon Mavens! The month of Elul begins Saturday and Sunday (August 11 and 12) … just in time for us to celebrate the ending of one year and prepare ourselves to enter a new year. This is a good time for us to plan our Rosh Chodesh gatherings for 5779. So, let’s bring a… Read more »

Menachem Av

Our next Rosh Chodesh gathering will be on Thursday, July 12 at Congregation Beth Ami. We’ve had a bit of a break in our monthly gatherings for several reasons. Now, we’d like to get back on track. The new Jewish month is Menacham Av (Av the Comforter). The rabbis named this month Menachem Av because the Shabbat after Tisha… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Nisan

Rosh Chodesh Nisan: March 18 Women’s Gathering: All Jewish women are invited to a dairy/pareve potluck brunch on Sunday, March 18 at 11am at Congregation Beth Ami. We’ll learn about the new month on Nisan, talk about the upcoming big holiday of Pesach, share some traditions, and enjoy our ritual songs. Please join us! Questions? Contact Patty Bernstein at basberyl@sonic.net

Be Happy, It’s Adar

Our next Rosh Chodesh gathering will be on Friday, February 16 at 6:30pm at Beth Ami when we will participate in the Kabbalat Shabbat service by “usurping” Rabbi’s D’Var Torah. We can recite a poem (https://ritualwell.org/ritual/kavannah-women-rosh-hodesh … and have several women read the various stanzas), sing our song (and share song sheets with congregants), and… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Shevat

All Jewish women are invited to welcome the new month of Shevat at Congregation Beth Ami at 7pm on Wednesday, January 17. We’ll begin the evening with snacks and rituals, then move to a very special activity: Guided Imagery through which you can release old vows or beliefs that hold you back. Michele Baime will… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh for 5778

It’s Shevat, 5778, and time for us to renew our Rosh Chodesh gatherings once again. Here’s what on tap … Rosh Chodesh women invite you to mark the new month of Shevat on Wednesday, January 17 with a guided imagery by Michele Baime @ 7pm at Beth Ami. And mark your calendar for our leading… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Av

All Rosh Chodesh women… Hannah Caratti has agreed to host “Welcoming Rosh Chodesh Av with Hebrew Chanting and Yoga” on Monday, July 24!  Wear comfortable clothes that you can stretch and move in. We’ll be in Hannah’s studio 7:00-7:45pm. Be sure to bring “layers” and some snacks to share as we talk about Rosh Chodesh and sing some of our songs on… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

Celebrate Iyyar (and the Counting of Omer) with the Rosh Chodesh Women! All Jewish women are invited to welcome the new month of Iyyar on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in the Congregation Beth Ami multipurpose room. We’re in the process of Counting the Omer so we have time to discuss the relevance of the ritual and… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Nissan: Monday, March 27 at 7pm

Rosh Chodesh Nissan: Monday, March 27 at 7pm: All Jewish women are invited to celebrate the new month of Nissan at Congregation Beth Ami. We’ll share our favorite Passover readings and songs, talk about the narrow places we’ve visited and what we want to leave behind. If you have a favorite Passover recipe(s), feel free… Read more »