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		                            <span class="slider_description">Stay connected. While our campus stays closed, most of our programs and services continue virtually.</span>

Beth Am Virtual Activities

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as we physically distance ourselves, being part of a community is more important than ever. Please see all the ways that you can stay connected with us as we continue to be here for you during this tough times.

 

While our campus will remain closed, most of our programs and services will continue virtually. The rabbis and staff will continue to provide content, remain available for your needs and can be reached through email or phone. 

 

Monday, May 25th - Sunday, May 31st, 2020

 


Monday through Friday, our Early Childhood Center - Virtual Playroom provides daily resources + activities for your youngsters to enjoy. 

MONDAY


 

5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

No Hebrew For Credit Tonight (Memorial Day) 

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm Hebrew for Credit Class

The Sabra year officially ended last week. We still have a few sessions of Hebrew for Credit left. Please click here for information.

 

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

No Beit Midrash Class Tonight (Memorial Day)

Topic: Jewish Perspectives on GMOs

Rabbi Kornberg’s Beit Midrash class has been a pillar of learning here at Beth Am for nearly 20 years.  In it we open ourselves to the wisdom and depth of Rabbinic Texts, reflecting on topics relevant to today’s world.  No previous experience is necessary, and all our texts are in English.    It is password protected. Password was given in the weekly eblast, but if you did not receive it, please click here.

TUESDAY


 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hang with Rabbi K

While we are all stuck in our homes, take this opportunity and hang with Rabbi Kornberg for an hour and shoot the breeze.   It is password protected. Password was given in the weekly eblast, but if you did not receive it, please click here.

 

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Adult Engagement:
Basic Judaism III: Jewish History

There is no doubt that who we are is, to some degree, a product of what has happened to us throughout the ages. By learning Jewish history we learn what makes us Jews. These classes will start with our biblical history and look at what has occurred all the way to today’s news reports.  This event is password protected. Please click here if you do not have it.

 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Women's Circle:
Virtual Mah Jongg

Let's not let a quarantine stop us from enjoying Mah Jongg. Join the women of Beth Am as we enjoy an evening "away" from the family and play a little Mah Jongg. You don’t have to be a Women’s Circle member to play - males are also invited, so don't be shy, we love new comers!!!  

 

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Adult Engagement:
Past, Present + Future of the Conservative Movement

A 6-part class led by Rabbi Kornberg. "The Conservative Movement is dying!" That is the refrain we have heard for numerous years now. The reality is that Conservative Judaism still has a great deal to offer us in this modern age, and while it may be true that some of our national organizations struggle with relevance, this course will show how Conservative Judaism is still vibrant, alive, and very relevant.  This event is password protected. Please click here if you do not have it.

WEDNESDAY


 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch + Learn with Rabbi Earne

Nourish both the body and mind as you explore the weekly Parasha with Rabbi Earne virtually. Prepare your lunch and sit in front of your computer and let's see what this week’s Torah reading has to teach us. No previous experience is necessary, and all our texts are in English.  Password protected. Please click here if you do not have it.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Annual Congregational Meeting 

Due to COVID-19, the Annual Meeting will take place virtually on a Zoom Webinar. If this presents a problem for you and you would like to participate, please contact Gilad Hoffman at gilad@betham.com. Otherwise:

 to register for the zoom webinar.

If you cannot attend,  to download the proxy form. 

to download the Board Report.

 

THURSDAY


 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hang with Rabbi E

While we are all stuck in our homes, take this opportunity and hang with Rabbi Earne for an hour and shoot the breeze. This event is password protected. Please click here if you do not have it.

 

6:00 pm - 6:00 am

Tikkun Leil Shavuot: Torah from Coast to Coast

Congregation Beth Am is excited to participate in the first ever livestreamed Tikkun Leil Shavuot, a Movement-wide event across North America held in accordance with the guidelines of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. Join us an take part in a long standing tradition of learning on the First Night of Shavuot.  to participate.

 

FRIDAY


 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

No Virtual Tot Shabbat Today (Shavuot)

Please join Rabbi Earne for a shared LIVE Shabbat celebration through Zoom, scheduled every Friday at 10:00 am. If you would like to join, please click here to contact the Early Childhood Center.

 

9:30 am - 11:30 am

LiveStream Shavuot Service 

Our sanctuary is usually filled with members who come from the four corners of San Diego for our Shavuot service. In these times, we still need to feel that connection. Join us via LiveStream as Rabbi Kornberg leads our Shavuot Service and continues to create a safe place for you to engage in a sacred dialogue with God and your soul.   to view service.

 

SATURDAY


 

9:00 am - 10:30 am

LiveStream Shavuot, Yizkor and Shabbat Service

Our sanctuary is usually filled with members who come from the four corners of San Diego for our Shabbat morning service. In these times, we still need to feel that connection. Join us via LiveStream as our rabbis continue to create a safe place for you to engage in a sacred dialogue with God and your soul. This service will be a little different as we will be incorporating Shavuot and Yizkor into the service.  to view service.

 

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Community Havdallah

Havdallah is the Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and ushers in the new week. Join our rabbis in the virtual service.

 

SUNDAY


 

9:15 am - 11:30 am

Jewish Learning Center

Enjoy the summer! JLC had our closing ceremonies on Sunday, May 17th. We will see you in the fall, and we will keep you updated when we have more information.


 

Virtual Arts + Entertainment

Beth Am has been trying to find new ways of keeping you connected, and helping you with "getting out" into the virtual world. Please see the links below for different virtual events, concerts, + exhibits. If you have one to share with us, please contact Susan Mualim: susan@betham.com and share so that our community can stay connected during this tough times.


 

Spice Up Your Cocktails
May 31st | 4:30 pm
Enjoy the summer nights with some tasty cocktails and a delicious Ahi Poke served on a Wonton Crisp. This class cost: $15
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, CA

 
Virtual Tour:
Levi Strauss Exhibit
Mon, June 1 2020 9 Sivan 5780