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Scroll down or click here for currently scheduled events.

Download a PDF version of our current calendar here.
Please note that more events are currently being scheduled for the Sept..-May programming year - listed events subject to change.

Youth & Talmud Torah specific calendars here:
2014-2015 Youth Activity Calendar
2014-2015 Talmud Torah PARENT calendar

   
Ongoing, unless otherwise noted within the calendar below:

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday: 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Fridays: 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

Friday night services:
Services are held on Friday evenings only in conjunction with other programming or special occasions. Times are noted within each monthly calendar.

Saturday morning services:
Services in the Orthodox Kehillah begin at 9:00a.m.
Services in the main sanctuary begin at 9:30a.m.

Weekday minyanim in the main sanctuary:
Sunday mornings at 9:30a.m. (suspended June through August)
Wednesday mornings at *8:00a.m. followed by a text study
*7:45am on Rosh Chodesh


Please let the office know in advance if you need to say Kaddish, even if a minyan has already been scheduled for that day.

Talmud Torah Classes (Academic Year):
Sundays: 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. preK-7th grades
Wednesdays: 4:15p.m.-6:00p.m. 2nd-6th grades
Saturdays: 9:00a.m.-9:45a.m. 6th & 7th grade as Bar/Bat Mitzvah date approaches

7th grade also meets 5pm-7pm on Friday evenings that are followed by Erev Shabbat services (see dates within calendar below).

Children's Services: We offer a variety of Friday night & Saturday morning options for various age groups. Click here for details & specific dates.

Saturday morning Mishnah study group: Saturdays, 8:45am in the Freedman Center. All are welcome.

Shabbat babysitting (ages 1-7): Saturdays, 10:30am - 12:30pm (starts at 11:15 on Tot Shabbat weeks)

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December 2014
Please note that more events are continue to be scheduled for the 2014-2015 programming year, so watch for updates.
See top of page for a downloadable/printable PDF
through June 2015 as well as
notes regarding ongoing classes & services.



January, 2015
Please note that more events are continue to be scheduled for the 2014-2015 programming year, so watch for updates.
See top of page for a downloadable/printable PDF
through June 2015 as well as
notes regarding ongoing classes & services.

 

 

 

Come hear Hasan Bhatti share stories of his
recent Jerusalem experience.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
following kiddush lunch (approx. 1pm)

Hasan will focus on his recent five month experience working with three different social justice and peace organizations in the Jerusalem area while learning Hebrew, Arabic and the social justice/peace issues affecting all people (Israelis, Palestinians, Arab-Israelis, Jordanians, etc.) of all backgrounds. He will also be sharing the stories of folks he met and worked with during this time. Hasan's talk will include time for Q & A.


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Young Adult Potluck Dinner

Folks in their 20's & 30's are invited to join Duke's JGPA, Triangle GPS, and Raleigh Tribe next Friday night, 6/27 at 7PM for a potluck shabbat dinner at the Beth El Freedman Center. Please bring a dairy or vegetarian dish to share with the community. Visit the event on Facebook to RSVP:
www.facebook.com/events/560723104046887

 


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HEALING YOGA AT BETH EL SYNAGOGUE
Gentle Movement, Meditation, Relaxation

Class Location: Beth El Synagogue Freedman Center
1004 Watts Street, Durham, NC
Select Saturday Mornings, *10:00–11:00 am


August 16, 2014
September 13, 2014
October 11, 2014
November 22, 2014 (Synaplex, 9:45-10:40am)
December 20, 2014
January 10, 2015

February 14, 2015
March 21, 2015
April 18, 2015 (Synaplex, 9:45-10:40am)
May 16, 2015
June 20, 2015

Who Should Come?
• Anyone who is looking for healthy ways to relieve the physical and mental stresses of illness – yours or that of a family member
• Those who are grieving
• Those with and without yoga experience (mats/props are available for your use)


Benefits of Healing Yoga
• Helps the recovery process; addresses fatigue, soreness, stiffness, anxiety, and depression; deals with balance, bone loss, immunity, and flexibility; brings peace of mind.

For additional information about the class, contact Margie
Satinsky, RYT, 919-383-5998 or margiesatinsky@icloud.com

Participants should wear comfortable clothing.
After the class, all are welcome to join the Beth El worship service and /or Kiddush lunch.

With generous support, Beth El has raised the funds to purchase yoga mats, straps, foam blocks, blankets, bolsters, and eye bags. These props help participants feel comfortable as they sit, move, and meditate.

Please join us, or if you know someone who might benefit from healing yoga, consider coming as a buddy. All are welcome.