Posts By: Rosh Chodesh

Pesach is on the way

Pesach is on the way … so it’s time for the Moon Mavens to touch base with Passover recipes and treats. Join us on Sunday, April 7 at 11am for a potluck dairy/pareve brunch at Congregation Beth Ami’s Multipurpose Room (and maybe kitchen, if we devise a recipe for us to create). We’ll still have… Read more »

When Adar arrives…

When Adar arrives our joy increases! This year we have two Adars, so how much more joyful can we be? Join the Moon Mavens on Thursday, March 7 @ 7pm in the Beth Ami Social Hall/Multipurpose Room for ritual, changing the Memorial Plaque lights for the new month, noshing (bring a snack to share, please), and… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Gatherings for 5779

Please RSVP to Patty Bernstein if you’d like to join the Moon Mavens on Tuesday, February 5 @ 5:30pm at Hannah Caratti’s yoga studio. A $5 contribution is requested (but no one will be turned away) for this Rosh Chodesh I Adar event. She’ll send Hannah’s address when she gets your RSVP.  (basberyl@sonic.net) Mark your calendars for the following Rosh Chodesh gatherings:  … 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 »