WELCOME TO BET AM SHALOM!

A Reconstructionist Synagogue
295 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, New York 10606

Megillah Study with Eric Levine

March 2, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Whole Megillah: Unpacking the Book of Esther

We will prepare for Purim by giving the Book of Esther a close reading.

Family Megillah Reading

March 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

Come in costume!  Hear the Megillah read by BAS 4th-6th graders! Enjoy delicious hamantaschen.

 

Purim Spiel (adult)

March 4, 2015 - 8:00pm

This adult Megillah reading is punctuated by a bawdy (in the grand tradition of Purim) and clever adult Spiel, written and performed by talented congregants.

Acharei Kiddush: The Last Album

March 7, 2015 - 1:15pm

When Jews were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and other Nazi camps, they were told they would be worked—not murdered—and millions brought the photos they could not leave behind. Dr. Ann Weiss will share stories of these photos, and the images that Hitler never wanted anyone to see.

Jewish LGBTQ Teens & Allies Event

March 7, 2015 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Jewish Teens in grades 9-12 in the NY area are invited to a mind-opening, fun night planned by teens for teens with breakout sessions on LGBTQ issues, rainbow Havdalah, and delicious snacks!

Haggadah Study with Eric Levine

March 9, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

How is this Book Different? Unpacking the Hagaddah

In these two sessions, we will carefully read and analyze the core parts of the classical Haggadah.

Shabbat Lataf

March 14, 2015 - 11:00am - 11:45am

This service is designed for families with preschoolers through
age 6, led by our talented new leader, Cantor Greg Shafritz.

 

Acharei Kiddush: The Pious Ones

March 14, 2015 - 1:15pm

As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to astonishing proportions, veteran New York Times journalist and fellow congregant Joseph Berger takes us inside the ever-fascinating insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles—and the social and political implications of their expanding presence in America.