WELCOME TO BET AM SHALOM!

We are a vibrant, egalitarian, Reconstructionist congregation of families and individuals from diverse backgrounds, bound together by a shared belief in a thoughtful and progressive approach to Judaism. With a deep respect for tradition, we seek to evolve as the world around us evolves. The creative spirit of our members fuels our community as together we learn, share lifecycle events, support each other and commit to tikkun olam. Join us for Shabbat services!

Afghan Dinner, Havdalah and Immigration Speaker

Enjoy a delicious Afghan buffet dinner, share Havdalah, and learn about the local impact of current immigration policies.

Bet Am Shalom Book Club

March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm


Do you like to read and then talk about the book (with some wine and snacks)?

New Member Homemade Kiddush

March 30, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm


Meet our newest members and enjoy a homemade feast.

BAS Literary Series: "A River Could be a Tree" with author Angela Himsel

April 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us as author Angela Himsel reads from her memoir, A River Could be a Tree.

Shabbat Kulanu: All-Congregation Family Kabbalat Shabbat & Potluck

April 5, 2019 - 6:15pm to 8:30pm


"Kulanu," meaning "all of us" in Hebrew, captures the feeling of togetherness that we experience on Friday night when we join as a community to pray, eat, and schmooze.

Acharei Kiddush: Improving the Lives of Homeless People

April 6, 2019 - 1:15pm to 2:30pm


Fordham University Professor Susan Greenfield and two formerly homeless people discuss an innovative and effective "Interfaith Life Skills Empowerment Program."

Shorashim Program

April 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

BAS member and non-member families: please join us with your young children.

This month's theme is Pesach!

Celebrate Shabbat With Us

Kabbalat Shabbat: Friday night at 6:15pm

Shabbat Service: Saturday morning at 9:45am

Shacharit Service: Sunday morning at 9:00am

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