Posts By: Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh, the Omer, and Zoom

Rosh Chodesh women’s group will meet Sunday May 24 at 11 a.m. via Zoom, to welcome the beautiful month of Sivan, and learn about the mystical qualities of the counting of the Omer. Lee Feinstein will talk about the creation of her Omer quilt, and the meanings behind the symbols. Open to all Jewish women…. Read more »

Moon Mavens

Our Rosh Chodesh Adar gathering, previously scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, has been cancelled because the Purim Spiel has taken priority at Congregation Beth Ami. (I hope you’ll all come to one of the performances on Sunday, March 8 … 1:30pm or 7:00pm … see www.bethamisr.org) The next gatherings are as follows: *Thursday, March 26 at… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Women

Our Rosh Chodesh gatherings are suspended until the all-clear sounds! Questions? Contact Patty Bernstein at basberyl@sonic.net.basberyl@sonic.net.

Rosh Chodesh Moon Mavens

Y’all come to our Rosh Chodesh event on Friday, November 29 (day after Thanksgiving) at 7:30pm. The moon mavens are leading services beginning with our Birkat HaLevana song and the prayer/poem for the new month. (We’ll have copies for the whole congregation.) Adon Olam will be sung to the tune of Blue Moon … so… Read more »

Cheshvan and beyond

We’ll celebrate Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5780 with a lunch and a movie! Slice of Life (6970 McKinley Street, Sebastopol) is a vegetarian restaurant near the Rialto Theater where “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas” is playing at 1pm on Tuesday, October 29. Go to the JCC website to buy tickets, then join us at Slice of… Read more »

Rosh Chodesh Moon Mavens

We’ll celebrate Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5780 with a lunch and a movie! Slice of Life (6970 McKinley Street, Sebastopol) is a vegetarian restaurant near the Rialto Theater where “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas” is playing at 1pm on Tuesday, October 29. Go to the JCC website to buy tickets, then join us at Slice of… Read more »

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 »