April 23, 2014   23 Nisan 5774

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Temple Beth El 5150 Calkins Road, Flint, Michigan Phone: 810 720 9494  
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Bruchim HaBa'im - Welcome to Temple Beth El  

 

We are an evolving, Reform Jewish presence in Genesee County
that is inviting, vibrant and inclusive.

 

We are an open community committed to espousing
and strengthening progressive Jewish values.

 

We manifest this through Jewish study, meaningful prayer,
and socially responsible actions.

We look forward to welcoming you in person to this special place,
Temple Beth
El. 

"How awesome is this place! 
This is none other than the House of God."  

(B'reishit/Genesis 28:17)

Upcoming Events  




10th ANNUAL KAREN SCHNEIDER
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL OF FLINT

Thursday April 24 and Sunday
May 4 - Thursday May 8.
 At the FIA at 7pm. 
Contact FJF on 810 767 5922
for ticket prices



April 25 - 7.30pm - Orange Shabbat and Bake Sale


for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
speaker from FBEM -
Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat


Please wear something orange



 

YOM HASHOAH - HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

Sunday April 27, 4.30pm, FIA
a special screening of a film,
 followed by the community's
commemoration.

 

May 2 - 7pm - Grade 3 - 5 Ivriah students helping to lead service

 

May 9 - 7.30pm - Homecoming Shabbat -
Zoe McCoon organizing.
 Contact Zoe McCoon for further details on 691 2375
or
zoemccoon@gmail.com

 

May 16 - 7pm - Grand Blanc Shabbat at
Seth and Tracey Bernard's home
 Please RSVP to Tracey on 810-694-4926
or by email at
traceybernard@comcast.net

 

May 23 - 7.30pm - Learners' service

 

May 30 - 7.30pm - 7.30pm Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat

 


A view of our Temple - Inside  
Services at Temple Beth El  

 

 

Temple Beth El holds services on Erev Shabbat (Shabbat evening) at 7:30 pm at Temple Beth El on most weeks.  Sometimes (usually the first Shabbat of the month) the service begins at 7pm.  Please check the website calendar for up-to-date information.

Some services are lead by our Ivriah (religious school) students. Some are lead by our FLRTY (Flint Reform Temple Youth) members. Some services are held in Grand Blanc, a nearby suburb, and on those occasions, no service is held at Temple Beth El. Please consult the home page for updated details on forthcoming services.

With the exception of the High Holydays, Temple Beth El celebrates the Jewish festivals on the closest Shabbat to the festival.

Temple Beth El holds an Erev Rosh Hashanah service, a Rosh Hashanah morning service, a Kol Nidrei service, and all-day services on Yom Kippur.

In addition, on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings, there is a short service for the 2 - 8 year-olds and their significant others! 

Please contact the Temple office:
810 720 9494 for further details.

 

 

 


 

 

 Temple Beth El

Office Hours

CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY


Monday 9:30 - 3:00PM

Tuesday 9:30 - 12:30PM

Thursday 9:30 - 3:00PM

Friday 9:00AM – 12:00PM


Please call (810) 720-9494

For more information

Rental Fees for Temple Beth El  
 

The fees for renting areas at the Temple are as follows:

Social Hall: Members (& Jewish Organizations) $400.00  Non Members $600.00

Library: Members (& Jewish Organizations) $85.00  Non Members $125.00

Sanctuary only (Secular Events) Members (& Jewish Organizations) $50.00
Non Members $150.00
Please call the office (810) 720-9494

TZEDAKAH

 

In Judaism, the act of Tzedakah is an obligation.  There are many ways in which we can fulfill that duty.  One very simple and meaningful way is to sponsor a food basket in honor of or in memory of someone.  The Women’s Shelter at the YWCA provides support to women and children who are victims of domestic violence.  When sponsoring a food basket, you, yourself are giving much needed things such as food and personal hygiene items.  It lets them know that someone cares about them.  For $25 you can fulfill part of your Jewish obligation in giving to this charity.  Your name, along with your honoree’s name will be read during the Shabbat services in which you are sponsoring the food basket.  Your name and your honoree’s name will also be in Rabbi’s weekly e-mail as well as in the Bulletin.  With the High Holy Days just around the corner, there is no better time than now to perform this mitzvah.

 

On any Friday evening, it is always nice to have flowers brighten up the bima.  For $25 you can brighten up the Shabbat in honor of someone or in memory of someone. 

 

I am available to take your calls at:

 810-733-1129 or 810-287-9179

or you may e-mail me at auntnanc123@yahoo.com .   

I am looking forward to hearing from you. 

 

 

Nancy Epstein

 

 

Upcoming Events  

April 25 - 7.30pm - Orange Shabbat and Bake Sale

for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
speaker from FBEM -
Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat

Please wear something orange



10th ANNUAL KAREN SCHNEIDER
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL OF FLINT

Thursday April 24 and Sunday
May 4 - Thursday May 8.
 At the FIA at 7pm. 
Contact FJF on 810 767 5922
for ticket prices






 




 
 

 

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