News & Notes
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:30 am Services and Birthday Shabbat for November. 10 am Bim Bom Buddies and Youth Services, 10:15 am GPS (Guided Prayer Service)
Sunday, November 18, 2018 @9 am Religious School Open House, Sisterhood Giftique for all your Chanukah shopping and 12:15 pm Mensch of the Month Lunch
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 7pm Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena, 1825 West Turner St., Allentown, Pa 18104
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018 TBE office closed
Sunday, December 2, 2018 @ 9 am Legos Menorah! Building Blocks Worshop is coming to TBE to help us build a giant menorah out of Legos. Afterwards, a congregational Chanukah party....syganiyot, driedle, songs and raffle. Fun for the whole family.
Monday, December 2, 2018 @6:30 pm Sisterhood Mah Jongg Club at TBE. Come play Mah Jongg and make new friends! Contact Ilene Rubel in the TBE office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 6:45 pm Congregational Chanukah Diner
Sunday, December 9, 2018 @10:30 am Mitzvah Day
Monday, December 10, 2018 @ 7 pm Men's Club Poker at TBE contact Roy Benasaraf at email@example.com for more info. All are welcome!
Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am Service/December Birthday Shabbat, 10 am Bim Bom Buddies, 10 am Youth Services and 10:15 am GPS (Guided Prayer Service)
Saturday, December 22, 2018 @ 10:15 am Dor L Dor
Monday, December 24, 2018 @ 6 pm Congregational Chinese Dinner
Beth El Memorial Park
Beth El Memorial Park is a verdant 6+ acre property owned by Beth El Memorial Park, Inc. We have a board composed of 10 members who oversee the finances and operation. We are located on Mechanicsville Road in Whitehall, PA just across from St. Stephens Church. [Click here for directions].
Who can and how do I purchase a Lot?
You may purchase a Certificate of Rights to a lot consisting of one or more graves as a member of the Jewish faith, entitling the person named on the Certificate to bury a Jewish person in one or more of the graves in the lot he/she “purchased”. One must be Jewish to hold a Certificate and be buried at Beth El Memorial Park, but need not be a member of Temple Beth El. To purchase Rights, please contact Ivan Schonfeld at firstname.lastname@example.org or any other member of the committee.
When is Access to the Park Permitted? You may visit during daylight hours except on Shabbat or Yom Tov.
2017-2018 Board Members
Ivan Schonfeld, President
Buddy Lesavoy, Attorney
Seth Katzman, Treasurer
Elaine Rappaport-Bass, Secretary
Gerald Melamut, Monuments & Footstones
Greg Harris, Finance
Marshall Silverstein, Past President, Emeritus
Donald Senderowitz, Member-at-Large
Roberta Penn, Member-at-Large
Endowing Items at Cemetery
Purchase a Tree for $1,000
(permanent plaque will be erected by tree)
Purchase a bench over minimum of two graves for $3,600.
(Bench is etched in place of footstone.)
Other items available for endowment in memory of a loved one. Contact Ivan Schonfeld for more information.
Contact Information for Ivan Schonfeld
Call Temple Beth El at 610/435-3521 or email@example.com
BEMP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Gifts are tax dedcutible to the extent permitted by law. Please consult your financial advisor to determine your eligibility for a tax deduction.
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