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A Gift for the Generations - LIVE! From Beth El

Apr 02, 2019

JOAN AND DR. MICHAEL SCHULTZ HONORED AT LIVE! FROM BETH EL
By: Brandon Chiat, Digital Media Manager

A stainless steel cocoon hangs in Dr. Michael Schultz’s office.The Michael Aram sculpture is a gift from a former patient, inscribed with a message of gratitude: “From all your butterflies past, present, and future, you cocooned us in your kindness, caring, concern and wisdom and we emerged as beautiful butterflies.”

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A Passion for Israel: Reflections on AIPAC 2019

Mar 29, 2019

By: Rabbi Dana Saroken

On Sunday, March 24th, I headed to Washington, D.C. to attend the annual AIPAC Policy Conference with Dr. Eyal Bor and 30 of our Beth El congregants. From the moment we entered the convention center, the buzz was palpable: There were huge plenaries where politicians shared their reflections and visions, and 18,000 (yes…18,000!) people were captivated by their words.  

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Beth El Welcomes New Senior Events Manager Taliya Adelstein

Mar 26, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD. (March 27th, 2019) — Beth El Congregation of Baltimore announced today it has hired Taliya Adelstein to serve as Senior Events Manager with immediate effect.

In her new role, Ms. Adelstein will be responsible for planning the congregation’s events which include lifecycle celebrations such as baby namings, britot, B’nai Mitzvah, weddings, and kiddushes, as well as in-house events for all affiliates, committees, religious and preschool programs and the observance of the Jewish holidays.

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The Masked Singers of Shushan

Mar 01, 2019

By: Brandon Chiat, Digital Media Manager

Purim is a holiday wrapped in a disguise and concealed behind a mask.


“Everything gets flipped upside down in the Purim story,” said Rabbi Steve Schwartz. “King Achashverosh, who should be wise, is a fool; Esther is a Jew, but no one knows, as she is disguised; Haman is Achashverosh’s most important minister until suddenly Mordechai is!”

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