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Temple Beth Am News

  Weekly News July 3 - July 9

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Office hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Frid 9am - 1pm; Wed 9:30am-1:30pm and 6-8pm
(914)  962-7500
Friday, July 5 8am - noon; closed July 4
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Adult Events Dinner and Movie - Gentleman's Agreement - August 3rd at 7:00 PM
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Shabbat Services Childcare
Make Grocery Shopping a Mitzvah!           

URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps
Info & Forms for Onegs, Reimbursement, Rentals and more


Other Announcements:

URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps
Westchester Jewish Council Events

Info & Forms for Onegs, Reimbursement, Rentals and more

WANTED:  Congregants who want to get involved and make a difference.  Temple Beth Am is currently looking for a chair of the Membership Committee, as well as a chair for the Ways and Means (fundraising) Committee.  If you are interested in helping your synagogue grow and prosper and you have time to help, please drop a note regarding your interest.  Additionally, all other committees can use help, please look at the committees listed here and see where you would like to donate some time.  Jay Gussak,



We wish Rabbi Weiner and Cantor Jamie and their families fun-filled and renewing vacations.  At least one of the clergy will be available throughout the summer. 

Rabbi Weiner will be on vacation  from after Bar Mitzvah services on June 29 to July 20, when he will return in time for Torah Study.  Cantor Jamie will conduct services on July 5, 12 and 19 and Torah Study on July 6.

Cantor Jamie will be on vacation from July 25 to August 14.

Schedule this Week                                 

Wednesday, July 3
NO BM CLASS TONIGHT!  Next class July 10.

Thursday, July 4
Happy 4th of July!. The office will be closed.

Erev Shabbat, July 5
7:30pm Shabbat Service led by Cantor Jamie Tortorello-Allen

Saturday, July 6 -  Tuesday, July 9 - No Scheduled Events

Yahrzeits - Names to be read at services on July 5

Thelma Baratz, mother of  Jonathan Baratz
Ellie Rosenthal, grandmother of  Jill Wilbur
Allen Pearlman,  father of  Jill Wilbur
Shirley Rain, grandmother of  Steven Goldstein
Harold Rosen, father of  Maris Stone
Herman Silverstein, grandfather of  Mindy Kaufman
Paul Goodman, father of  Ellen Levinson
Irwin Stone, father of  Stephen Stone
Albert Feldman, father of  David Feldman

Thank you for the Following Donations:

Donations received after July 3  will be listed in the August 6 email

Yahrzeit Candles:
Cheryl Hochenberg in memory of her father Herman Langer

Future Fund:
Sandy Breitbart in memory of her father Max Siegel

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund:
Michael and Pamela Fischer in honor of Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah

Cantor's Discretionary Fund:
Michael and Pamela Fischer in honor of Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah
Jane & Freda Solomon “in honor of the Gussak family and the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Stacey.


               Easy, Paperless
  Membership, Religious School,
         High Holidays Renewal


By July 15, we will send you information on how to sign up for our new online members only section of our website where you will be able to:

  • Renew your membership and religious school enrollments
  • Order grocery cards
  • Make payments directly via credit card
  • Look up and arrange payments for past and future bills
  • Keep all your contact and yarhzeit information up to date.  
  • Add in other members of your family
  • Sign up for events
  • View a member directory

If you prefer to renew membership and religious school by paper, we will have forms that you can print, pick up from the office, or request that we mail to you.

Connect to Care at Westchester Jewish Community Services Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 10 New King Street (next to the Westchester Airport) in White Plains

914-470-5721  is available to help those in the Westchester Jewish community that are affected by the economic crisis.For the weekly schedule of workshops - please check the WJCS Website.

Information about Events of interest to the Jewish Community.  Temple Beth Am neither sponsors nor endorses these events.

Jewish Music & Arts Festival - Sunday, July 28 at Kensico Dam Plaza 12-6PM

The Westchester Jewish Council is proud to be co-sponsoring this event with the Westchester County Parks Departmentl.  Co-sponsors include The Westchester Klezmer Program,  Kol Hazzanim - The Cantors of Westchester, and  the Workmen’s Circle. 

            We are very excited about participating in the festival and expect to have a great turnout.  The festival is free and open to the public and is rain or shine.

The festival will feature headliner The Afro-Semitic Experience, as well as The Westchester Klezmer Program, Sruli & Lisa Family Band, Kol Rinah, and Mama Doni.  There will be loads of fun family activities, including Mega Bubble Man and Face Painting by “Making Faces Parties."  Food will be available for purchase. 


We are excited to announce that the URJ Kesher will be offering 25 trips departing throughout May, June, July, August and November...and registration has been extended for anyone who still wants to join a trip this summer!

If someone you know is eligible and not yet registered, please encourage them to apply now for Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher at

The program is open to Jewish young adults, ages 18-26 and who have never been to Israel on a peer program. The URJ Kesher experience embraces the values of Reform Judaism.


Spiritual Support Groups, Spiritual Journeying Programs, and Kumi Ori Contemplative Sundays.


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