Congregation Beth Israel's eNews for December 8, 2017


 
WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Friday, December 8
6:30pm
Shabbat Chapel Service
(Gordon Chapel)
  Rabbi Chase Foster,
Rabbi Adrienne Scott

Saturday, December 9
8:30am
Shabbat Morning Minyan
(Gordon Chapel)

9:45am
Torah Study
(Finger Board Room)
Rabbi Chase Foster

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Rabbi Lyon on the Radio
Rabbi David A. Lyon may be heard on Sunday mornings, 6:45am, KODA, Sunny 99.1 FM radio

COMING SOON...

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

MONTHLY MITZVAH PROJECT
Each month we partner with Kids Meals, an organization that delivers free healthy meals to the doorsteps of Houston’s hungriest preschool children. In December we will gather in Wolff-Toomim Hall South at 9:30am on Wednesday, December 13th. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Marsha Gilbert at mgilbert@beth-israel.org or 713-771-6221 x336.

LEISURE CLUB
Wednesday, December 13th Leisure Club will begin with lunch of brisket, latkes and gelt! Cantor Star Trompeter will then entertain us with Chanukah music beginning at 12:15pm. RSVP to Marsha Gilbert at mgilbert@beth-israel.org or 713-771-6221 x336.


MUSSAR INFORMATION SESSION - JANUARY 30, 7:00PM
MARGOLIS GALLERY

Mussar is a centuries-old Jewish tradition that can help you develop inner awareness to become the finest version of the person you already are. If you are interested in learning about our upcoming small-group Mussar course beginning in February, please join us for this short information session. This session will offer you a short version of an actual Mussar meeting to give you a picture of what the structure and content of each class meeting will entail. The course will delve into Mussar using the teachings of Alan Morinis and The Mussar Institute (mussarinstitute.org). To RSVP for the information session or to register for the course, please contact Gabby Burgard at gburgard@beth-israel.org or (713) 271-7369.

IN OTHER AIPAC NEWS
Congregation Beth Israel will be sending a delegation to the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC, March 4-6, 2018. For details contact Executive Director and Director of Lifelong Learning David Scott, dscott@beth-israel.org or 713-771-6221 x612.
 

ISRAEL TRAVELERS - JUNE 3-13, 2018
Registration is now open for our next biennial trip to Israel! Rabbi David Lyon and Rabbi Adrienne Scott will be leading the trip. The itinerary and all registration information are available on our website or by clicking here.

QUINQUENNIAL WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES

The following couples are celebrating their quinquennial wedding anniversaries during the month of December. Mazel Tov!

10 years — Jodi & Adam Altsuler
10 years — Millie & Kerry Dunn
10 years — Melissa & Daniel Goodman
20 years — Dinorah & Jonathan Zanger
35 years — Honi & Michael Abbott
35 years — Veronica & Ilia Rosenberg
35 years — Martine & Ricardo Weitz
45 years — Mary & David Wolff
55 years — Josephine & Lew Todes, Jr.
60 years— Barbara & Barry Lewis


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LIBRARY NEWS

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JUDAICA SHOP

Don't miss your opportunity to shop our great selection of menorahs at 10% off!

Beth Israel Sisterhood's Judaica Shop is open Monday - Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Wednesdays 10:00am to 5:00pm

Contact Anita Seline, 713-777-4315 for information.

PLEASE visit our website for information on other upcoming events.

BRING THE GIFT OF BETH ISRAEL HOME!

Rabbi David Lyon's book, God of Me: Imagining God throughout Your Lifetime, Rabbi Samuel Karff's two disc set of sermons, Words Spoken from My Mind and Soul, and Rabbi Karff's latest book, For This You Were Created, are all available through our Judaica Shop, and amazon.com. Click below for more information.






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