Services & Dinners
Services online, and in person
Beth Ami is reopening, while continuing to bring services, davening and Torah study into our homes through Zoom sessions.
Starting June 26, we have welcomed congregants into the sanctuary for Shabbat morning services. We also are continuing to interact with congregants on Zoom. There are health guidelines and procedures outlined in Beth Ami Virtual Week, please check before coming, as these may change with changing situations. Scroll down for Sukkot Holiday information.
Fridays on Zoom only: Sing in Shabbat led by Lisa Iskin and Rabbi Miller. We begin at 5:50 p.m. with a song and a story for the kids (and the kid at heart), followed by Lisa’s short and very sweet musical Shabbat service at 6:00 pm, concluding with our communal Kiddush at about 6:30 pm. We hope that joining as a community in this way, will lift all of our spirits, with the beauty and holiness of Shabbat.
Saturday Shabbat morning services both in person in the sanctuary and available on Zoom, 9:30 am,
Saturday night Mincha starts about an hour before Havdalah time, followed by study of a prayer, Maariv and Havdalah: bring Havdallah candle, spicebox and wine.
Weekday: 8:00 a.m. Sunday through Friday mornings will be conducted on Zoom.
Weekday: 7:00 p.m. Evening services often include the musical leadership of Lisa Iskin
weekday Shacharit SIDDUR SIM SHALOM
weekday afternoon SIDDUR SIM SHALOM
weekday maariv SIDDUR SIM SHALOM
Beth Ami Virtual Week chart with Zoom links Beth Ami Virtual Week
The Holidays Continue with Sukkot and Simchat Torah
The Holidays continue with Sukkot, a celebration of nature and the harvest, and Simchat Torah, celebrating finishing the Torah readings, then beginning again. The parades with lulav and etrog, the dancing with the Torah scrolls, is best done in person, and our well ventilated space and outdoor courtyard makes that possible. However, it will be available on Zoom as well. The Events at a Glance box on the home page has a link to our Virtual Weekly Calendar contaning the zoom link.
We are putting up the Sukkah!
You can call the office and make an appointment if you would like to eat in it. Sukkot morning services, at 9:30 on September 21 and 22 are especially colorful as we shake the lulav and etrog, making the sound of rain, which we pray for at the end of Sukkot. See the holidayschedule link, Find out about Hoshanah Rabbah!
Simchat Torah with Klezmer Creek!
Tuesday evening Sept. 28 right after short 6 p.m. services, Patti and Larry Gregg, Dave Ballo, Jerry Eliaser, and possibly a guest Rabbinical Clarinetist will play for dancing with the Torahs (while wearing funny hats) outside in the courtyard. Then at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 we finish reading the Torah and start again. Aliyot and schnapps for everybody.
Yizkor is recited on Shemini Atzeret. A pdf of the Yizkor book is here. Yizkor book 2021
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