Updates & Announcements

Order a Mahzor for the High Holidays!  To download a form, please click HERE.


The Baltimore Shabbat Project is coming to Beth El. Read a note from our Beth El President and sign up for one of two great dinner options.


Beth El's Preschool Accreditation Featured in Jewish Times. Click HERE to read all about it!

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Schedule of Services & Events

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 8:00am
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 5:30pm
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:15am
Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 7:45pm

Save the Date

Friday, August 28, Back to School Kabbalat Shabbat Picnic, 5:30 p.m.

You and your pet are invited to a special Shabbat service with a delicious dairy dinner as we head back to school.  Please bring tzedakah, a pet toy, dog food, etc. All pet items will be donated to BARCS.  RSVP to Fran Davis at [email protected] or Mandy Barish at [email protected] by August 21. 

Sunday, August 30, Sisterhood Opening Meeting & Paid-Up Membership Brunch, 11:00 a.m.

Professor Yoram Peri from the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute of Israel Studies at University of Maryland College Park will discuss the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the impact it had on the Israeli state of affairs.  Contact Esther Harris at [email protected] or 410-486-3177 for more information.

Saturday, September 5, Selichot, 8:00 p.m.*

Join us for a very special service in the intimate Gorn Chapel, as we explore the meaning of this season with music, prayer, and meditation in a service created by our own Cantor Thom King. Rabbi Schwartz, Rabbi Saroken, renowned cellist Evan Drachman, and the men of the Beth El Choir will join to help you enter the Yamim Noraim on a spiritual high note. We will also show the film Nicky's Family about Sir Nicholas Winton who saved countless numbers of children during the Holocaust.
*Please note the new time.

Wednesday, September 9, Repentance, 7:00 p.m.

Rabbi Schwartz and Dr. Rosann Catalano will explore the idea of repentance/teshuva through the lenses of Judaism and Christianity.

Monday, September 14, First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Tashlich, Druid Ridge Cemetery, 4:30 p.m.

Come cast away your sins! This ceremony allows us to express our desire to be free from sin. As we toss crumbs into the waters, we symbolically cleanse ourselves of our misdeeds.  This event is open to the community.

Sunday, September 20, Annual Service of Remembrance & Dedication of Holocaust Memorial, 10:30 a.m

Led by Rabbi Steven Schwartz, Rabbi Dana Saroken and Cantor Thom King at Beth El Memorial Park (9700 Liberty Road). Contact Lori Downing at [email protected] or 410-484-0411 for more information.