There are many definitions of the word vital but when applied to Bet Ha’am and to me this meaning is head and shoulders above all others: “absolutely necessary or important; essential.” As a new Jew, a neophyte in so many respects, being part of a community is essential for creating a new Jewish identity.
This winter the 5th grade at Bet Ha’am has been learning about Jewish women leaders of the worker’s rights movement. We also learned about what life was like for Jews in the United States in the early 1900s, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, and Rose Schneiderman.
What: 11th Annual Plant Sale Date: Sunday May 16, 2021 Time: 9 AM to 1 PM All COVID safety protocols will be in place. We
When the pandemic continued into a second school year, all our religious school volunteers knew their tasks would be less personal and more challenging than
As you may be aware, I will be on sabbatical from May 18-August 18, 2021. This is the remaining 3 months of my 6-month sabbatical from my 7th year at Bet Ha’am. To make things smoother for the congregation, rather than taking all 6 months at once, I take two 3-month sabbaticals, the first in the 7th year and the second in a subsequent year. I am excited to share with you here some of my plans.