Worship At A Glance

Saturday, May 11

at 10:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Service

Registration is required

Israel Theme as we approach Yom HaAtzmaut

Led by Rabbi Julie Danan

Friday, May 17

at 7:30 PM

Soul Stroll and Welcome Shabbat with Rabbi Julie Danan

Registration is required

Fishing Pier in Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 24

at 7:30 PM

Friday Evening Service

Registration is required

Led by Rabbi Julie Danan

Saturday, May 25

at 4:00 PM

Saturday Afternoon Service

Registration is required

Led by Rabbi Julie Danan

Emery Resnick's Bat Mitzvah

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Upcoming Events

In this eBlast, we provide links to events coming soon

(click on the link in the event name for details).

For a full listing of events (new ones added every day),

please visit the EVENT CALENDAR.

Thursday, May 9

at 7:00 PM via Zoom

Your Neighbor's Faith

Conversations on important topics of faith led by Clergy of different faiths within our community.  Led by Father Jeff Ross, St Peters Episcopal Church

Topic: “Spirituality in Conflict”

What do our sacred texts teach us about the nature of conflict? How are we to engage with conflict within our communities; and between our faith community and the world?

Tuesday, May 14

at 8:30 AM

Coffee and Conversation

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 200 Second Street, Lewes DE

Registration is required by May 12th.

For those of you interested in "Your Neighbor's Faith," but would prefer to meet in person rather than via Zoom, this is an in person hour of discussion on "Spirituality in Conflict", the topic of the Thursday, May 9th Your Neighbor's Faith.

Tuesday, May 14

at 4:00 PM via Zoom

Haftarah Class

Led by Jeffrey Rosen

HAFTARAH FOR K’DOSHIM - AMOS 9:7 -15, Etz Hayim p. 705. Who was Amos? Why is he especially associated with social justice? What does Amos have to say here on the concept of the Jews being the chosen people? Can Amos’ view on being chosen be reconciled with that in the Parshah? What is the alternative Haftarah for K’doshim ?

Wednesday, May 22

at 5:00 PM

Author Event

Jointly sponsored by Lewes Public Library, CAMP Rehoboth, and Browseabout Books - When the Angels Left the Old Country by Sacha Lamb 

Interviewer: Marsha Levine

It is free to attend this event but you must register at: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/11923040

Thursday, May 23

at 6:30 PM

Lag B'Omer Bonfire on the Beach

Johnny Walker Beach, Lewes (Across from East of Maui, the same beach as previous years, newly renamed))

Led by Rabbi Julie Danan 

Jeff Hawtof on the guitar.

Come celebrate Lag B'Omer. Bring your own chairs, a picnic dinner, beverages and s'mores provided. Be advised that parking meters will be in effect until 8:00 pm


The 15th Annual Alfred Gross Memorial Scholars Lecture Weekend

Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9

All events will take place at Seaside Jewish Community and registration is required for each activity.

Jewish author, lecturer and poet Danny Siegel will be the keynote speaker of this three-day program. A recipient of the prestigious 1993 Covenant Award for Exceptional Jewish Educators, Mr. Siegel has spoken to more than 400 North American Jewish communities about tzedakah and Jewish values. He has published 28 books and has produced an anthology of 500 selections of Talmudic quotes about living the Jewish life well. It is entitled, “Where Heaven and Earth Touch.”

Friday, June 7 at 7:30 PM:

Mr. Siegel will lead an informal conversation entitled, “There’s No Such Thing as a Small Mitzvah.” Reception to follow.

Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 AM:

Shabbat Service will include selected poetry read by Mr. Siegel, and a presentation entitled “How to Choose the Mitzvahs that are the Very Best for You Personally.” Lunch will be sponsored by Suzanne Gross. Nonmembers may register beginning May 29, registration closes June 2.

Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 PM:

Havdalah Service

The evening will include a presentation by Mr. Siegel entitled, “What Can Bruce Springsteen, Steven Spielberg, David Copperfield, Ben & Jerry, and The Late Paul Newman and Liz Taylor Teach Us About Mitzvot That We Don’t Know? — How To Be a Mitzvah Hero.” Reception to follow.

Sunday, June 9 at 10:30 AM:

There will be a presentation by Mr. Siegel about “Little-known or discussed authentic Jewish Values for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our Communities;” and “The (Unknown) Famous Five-Minute Speech That Changed Thousands of Lives.” Reception to follow.

This annual weekend, begun in 2008, honoring Alfred Gross, one of Seaside’s founding members who believed in the importance of Jewish education.

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All events are underwritten and sponsored by the Alfred Gross Memorial Fund, and our thanks to Alfred's wife, Suzanne Gross and the Gross family for their continued support.



Sunday, July 21, 2024

at 7:00 PM

(Doors open at 6:30 pm)

at Epworth United Methodist Church

19285 Holland Glade Road

Rehoboth Beach, DE

 Seaside is pleased to welcome John McCutcheon, a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician for its 2024 summer concert. Along with his storytelling and fun, listeners will hear this master musician play hammer dulcimer, banjo, piano, harmonica, guitar and more.

His Rehoboth performance is part of an extensive nationwide concert tour. 

Click here for more information

Weekly Recurring Events

Every Tuesday at 1:00 PM: Walk the Boards (Effective Tuesday, May 21, the time will change to 8:30 am during the summer season)

Every Tuesday at 1:00 PM: Mahjong Group

Every Wednesday at 9:15 AM: Chant & Meditation

Every Thursday at 3:30 PM: Bowling League

CLICK HERE for details
CLICK HERE for Book Group events

One Simple Thing...

From your Seaside "Green Team"

take the following simple action

to help fight climate change:

Carpool when convenient to reduce auto usage.

Mi Shebeirach
Prayer for Healing

Please contact our office to add names to the healing prayer list, to notify us of family members who have died, or to let us know about a celebration or milestone in your life that you want to share with the Seaside family. Please allow at least one week notice. Leave a message at (302) 226-8977 or email rabbi@seasidejewishcommunity.com

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Seaside is an independent, unaffiliated community

of approximately 400 families consisting

of approximately 600 individuals.

Our services are egalitarian.

OUR MISSION: Seaside Jewish Community supports and fosters Jewish identity by sponsoring religious, cultural, social and educational activities for its members. We welcome all people willing to support these principles in the spirit and joy of communal life. We are an open community -- welcoming people of all national origins and races -- young, old, gay, straight, married, single, firmly rooted Jewishly or new seekers. 

Our latest information can be found in our newsletter posted on our website.


We look forward to seeing you soon.


Seaside Jewish Community

18970 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 1472, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Voicemail: (302) 226-8977