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  Weekly News July 9  - July 16

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Fishing Trip -July 28th  reserve your spot now! 
Adult Events Dinner and Movie - Gentleman's Agreement - August 3rd at 7:00 PM
Journal Dinner Dance - September 28th  - Save the Date
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 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 10
6:30pm BM Class

Erev Shabbat, July 12
7:30pm Shabbat Service led by Cantor Jamie Tortorello-Allen
The Oneg will be hosted by the upcoming 1st grade religious school class.
Thank you to the students and their families.

Monday, July 15
7:30pm  Book Club (contact Judy Ellison for info about venue):  The GiverGathering BlueThe Messenger, and Son, by  Lois Lowry 

Yahrzeits - Names to be read at services on July 12

Benjamin Tassler father  of   Spencer Tassler
Ernst Ledermann father  of   Jacquie Greenfield
Freda Tassler mother  of   Spencer Tassler
Edwin Samalin father  of   Andrew Samalin
Morris Vinokur grandfather  of   Jonathan Baratz
Gerald Kahn departed husband  of   Sandra Breitbart
Elaine Ornstein mother  of   Michael Ornstein
Edward Shulman father  of   Patti Shulman
Linda Schumer wife  of   Mitchell Schumer
Robert Kazin father  of   Alan Kazin
Regina Kipperman Longstanding Member of Temple


               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.

WJCS Autism Initiative is asking for your input in order to create meaningful programs for young Jewish adults (ages 18-35) on the Autism Spectrum.  Join us for pizza, dessert and brainstorming sessions on:

     Thursday, July 25 and Tuesday August 13 6:30 - 8:30 PM
      WJCS 845 N. Broadway White Plains, NY 10603

To reserve your seat contract:  Jessica Cigale 914 761-0600 x144;


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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