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Wednesday, August 15, 2018....TBE Men's Club & KI Brotherhood present...Take Me Out to the Ball Game Extravaganza!. Enjoy an evening of baseball with the Iron Pigs! Start off with a kosher tailgate party from 5 pm to 6:30 pm (Includes burgers, hotdogs, veggie option and soft drinks..free will donation towards the cost of food is appreciated) Gates open at 7:05 pm for game! One lucky member of our group will get a chance to throw out the first pitch so enter the First Ptich Raffle. A book of 6 tickets is $5.00. Sign up for a chance to participate in on field activities. Games/contests for people of all ages. Tickets for game $15 per person. RSVP by July 15th to Roy Benasaraf at royben@ptd.net 

Friday, August 24, 2018. Join us for Shabbat BBQ Dinner and Service. Dinner is at 6 pm and service commences right afterwards. Come welcome new members and have fun with friends. RSVP to the office by August 10, 2018. Price is $45 per household or $18 per person. For information please contact, Alyssa Pure, Jewish Family Educator at alyssa@bethelallentown.org.

First Annual Selichot Service with Brith Sholom & Temple Beth El. Saturday, September 1, 2018 @ Temple Beth El. Guest Speaker will be Temple Beth El member, Dustin Nash, Professor in Religion Studies @ Muhlenberg College. Dustin will lead a lecture on the topic of Sin and Forgiveness in the Tanakh. Lecture starts @ 9 p.m.

Sisterhood Holiday Wine Sale. Orders are due by August 23, 2018. Pick up for your wine is on Friday, September 7, 2018 between 11 am and 1 pm here at the temple.

Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm TBE Cemetery Service and Genizah Ceremony. Traditional cemetery service will be held at the TBE cemetary at Beth El Memorial Park at 12:30 pm. Parking will be available on the street. For those who forget their kipot, some will be availabe in the box near the entrance. Members are reminded that NO flowers are to be placed on graves. Members of TBE will participate in a Genizah cermony at the cemetary. Acccording to Jewish law, all pieces of paper or any substance on which the name G-d is written, are forbidden to be destroyed. If a prayer book or bible becomes unusable due to age or disrepair, then it is to be stored away (ganuz) or buried.

TBE Religious School Family Breakfast and First Class. Religious School "Welcome Back". Sunday, September 16, 2018. Register today. If you need help registering, please call Alicia in the school office. 610-435-3521.

Celebration honoring Cantor Wartell 30 years at the Temple. Havdalah, Tribute, and Reception. Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 7:45 pm. RSVP to the TBE office. 

 

 

 

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Chesed Committee

Chesed Committee

Alyssa Pure and Daniela Viale, Co-Chairs

The Chesed Committee is dedicated to promoting community service.
The committee's volunteers facilitate special projects for the congregation and weave ongoing charitable activities throughout our Temple family, helping to encourage volunteerism at every age level. It is the mission of the Chesed Committee to increase awareness about community service opportunities and to devote our efforts to helping those in need.

Check the monthly newsletters and the weekly bulletins for volunteer opportunities and please get involved.

For information about the Chesed Committee, contact co-chairs

Daninela Viale at daniela.viale@gmail.com

Alyssa Pure at alyssapure@gmail.com
 

For information about upcoming Blood Drives, contact
Alicia Zahn at aliciabz@gmail.com

For information about helping out at the Soup Kitchen, contact
Amy Morrison at robmeye@ptd.net

For information about donating fruit and toiletries to the Soup Kitchen, contact
Joanne Palumbo at DocRobP@aol.com

Other projects include:

  • Recycling of gently used shoes and sneakers
  • Rail Trail and Parks Clean-up projects
  • Clothing and Coat Drives
  • Habitat of the Lehigh Valley
  • Food Pantry collections 
  • Sustainability and environmental issues
  • Mitzvah garden

 

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