Congregation Beth Israel Weekly News & Updates

June 5, 2024 | 28 Iyar 5784

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Schedule of Events

June 5 - June 13

Thursday, June 6 at 12:00 pm

Israel Discussion Group

Friday, June 7 at 6:30 pm

Temple Emanuel Pride Shabbat Service

Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 am

Torah Study

Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 am

Beth Israel Pride Shabbat Service

Sunday, June 9 at 1:00 pm

Hassell-Bennett's Going Away Reception

Thursday, June 13 at 9:00 am

Yizkor Service

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Rabbi's Message

I couldn’t be more excited for Pride Shabbat! Please do join us for Shabbat this weekend, as we explicitly articulate our Jewish value that all people are equally created in the image of God, celebrate that LGBTQIA folk are entitled to pride just like every other person created in the divine image, and rejoice that our congregations, as allies, are likewise entitled to pride that we embody and live out our Jewish values. Our schedule will be “regular,” but our services will be extraordinary, as they will abound in joy and pride!


Rabbi Linda

Pride Shabbat - June 7 & 8


Israel Discussion Group

Thursday, June 6 at 12:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 837 6550 5016

Passcode: 059487

Temple Emanuel Pride Shabbat Service

Friday, June 7 at 6:30 pm

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Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 874 2200 6420

Passcode: 712544

Torah Study

Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 am

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 889 2961 2384

Passcode: 067318

Beth Israel Pride Shabbat Service

Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 am

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Yahrzeit Request


Maynard Siegel requests a minyan at Beit Shalom on Sunday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. for the yahrzeit of his mother, Sarah Siegel.


Please make every effort to attend this service. 

Thank you!

The Annual Open Board Meeting will be held on

Tuesday, June 18 at Beit Shalom at 7:00 pm.

Nominated to the Congregation Beth Israel at the Tri-City Jewish Center Board of Directors for a 3-year term to begin at the June annual board meeting and to expire in June 2027 are:

Lee Blumberg

Kris Cawley

Allan Ross

Zach Tansey

Debbie Weindruch

All Center Members are invited and encouraged to attend.

Beth Israel Gift Bar SALE


Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your Judaic needs? Look no further than the Beth Israel Gift Bar! Our shelves are stocked with a wide variety of items including cards, jewelry, toys, candles, Chanukah and Passover items, and more. Whether you're looking for a special gift or something for yourself, our selection is sure to have something that catches your eye. Please call the office for an appointment.

Happy Birthday!

June Birthdays

Lila Teitle - 06/01

Jim Harris - 06/03

Joann Vesole - 06/06

Linda Golden - 06/11

David Levin - 06/13

David Ginsburg - 06/16

Lu Evergreen - 06/18

Julia Kitsis - 06/26

Vicki Levin - 06/26

Jodie Kavensky - 06/27

Dan Kitsis - 06/28

David Weiner - 06/29

Richard Geifman - 06/30

Mazel Tov!

June Anniversaries

Lorrie & Lee Blumberg


Kris & Bob Cawley


Rene & David Gellerman


Jill & Allan Ross


Katie & David Franks


Meg & Hank Farber


"Refuah Shleimah"

Get Well Soon

Shari Baker

Mark Gumbiner

Gary Segal

Phillip Rotman

Esther Weiner

Mary Jane Andich

Stuart Leman

Juanita Summers

Florence Lipsman

Noel Meller

Rabbi Linda Bertenthal

Hank Farber

Miriam bat Shendel

David Kushner

Rabbi Rebecca Kushner

Sue Leman

Amina al-Hassouni

Koppel Meir ben Yehuda Ephraim v Chaya Esther

David Gellerman

Susan McPeters

Michael McPeters

Upcoming Events

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Pride Shabbat - June 7 & 8
Hassell-Bennetts Going Away Reception - June 9 
Yogev Shetrit Trio - June 30

Please Be Reminded

We offer cards for every occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, condolences, birth of a child, or any occasion. Cards are available for a small $5.00 fee. Please call Ryan at the Center office and he will gladly send out your cards.