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Shabbaton Weekend with Sam Glaser

World-renowned and Talented Singer, Composer, Educator and Entertainer

Friday evening, March 13th

6:00 pm Shabbat Dinner and Singing with Sam

7:30 pm Services with Sam, Festive Oneg

 Saturday morning, March 14th

9:00 am Services with Sam, Special D’var Torah by Sam

Festive Kiddush Lunch and Joyful Shabbat Singing with Sam

Lunch is Free, but Please RSVP, After Lunch Free Workshop with Sam


 Saturday night, March 14th, at 8:15 pm at the Allentown JCC

 ONE HAND, ONE HEART: Supporting Struggling Families

Community-Wide Tzedakah Event with Sam Glaser in Concert

All Proceeds will Benefit Struggling Jewish Families in the Lehigh Valley

Sunday afternoon, March 15th, at 1:30 pm at Temple Beth El

Zimriyah of Children’s Choirs from Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley

with Sam Glaser ~ Free and Open to the Community!

 Presented by the Cultural Arts Committee


Beth El Memorial Park

 Dr Audrey Sanders

Whitehall, Pennsylvania

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 or any other member of the committee. [Click here to learn more information].
When is Access to the Park Permitted? You may visit during daylight hours except on Shabbat or Yom Tov.
2013 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
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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