Back to Shul
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Back to Shul

Know someone that would like to learn more about Beth Chaim Reform Congregation?

 

Bring them to our

Back to Shul*

Open House Shabbat Service

for

Prospective Families, New & Current Members

 

 

Friday September 7th, 2018

 

6:30 pm Open House with light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres

 

7:30 pm Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Michelle Pearlman

 

8:45 pm Oneg Shabbat and Social

Hosted by the Membership Committee

 

We are excited to welcome you to our spiritual home!

Beth Chaim Reform Congregation

389 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA 19355

 

For more information & to RSVP email membership@bethchaim.net 

 

* Shul is the Yiddish word for Synagogue or Temp

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Aug
7
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Club

  • Our next BCRC Men’s Club Men’s Night Out will be Tuesday, August 7th at 6:30pm.  We will be meeting and eating at the Side Bar & Restaurant, 10 East Gay St, West Chester, PA, 610-429-8297. All BCRC Men welcome.

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Aug
5
10:00 AM10:00

Mah Jongg

  • SUNDAYs -- AUGUST 5 AND 19 == at BCRC, 10 AM to 1 PM.  Beginners and experienced players welcome!  To sign up for Sunday games, contact Shari Cohn at sharidcohn@gmail.com.   Jean Mann (mannj0222@yahoo.com) will be organizing week day daytime games.   Please contact Shari if you are interested in organizing a weeknight evening game on a regular basis.  To purchase your 2018 card, visit https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#.  
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Beth Chaim's Financial Future
Jul
25
7:00 PM19:00

Beth Chaim's Financial Future

Dear Synagogue Friends,

 

At our annual meeting and during the visioning many asked about our finances, our strategy for longer-term financial sustainability and wanted to learn more.  We heard you.  Come and join us as we share with you information about our expenses, how we make ends meet and our longer term plans to support the synagogue financially.

We promise an interesting and interactive meeting.  Come bring your enthusiasm and your questions.

When: Wed July 25th, 7-9pm

Where: BCRC Social Hall

 

Light Refreshments will be served

RSVP: administrator@bethchaim.net

 

We look forward to seeing you.

Phil Paseltiner

 

Chair, Development Committee

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Evening at BCRC
Jun
30
6:30 PM18:30

Evening at BCRC

Bring a lawn chair, a snack (or appetizer) and a beverage of your choice and enjoy some time at BCRC’s community garden.

This is an event for all ages! All can help plant the last of our summer crops: tomatoes and sugar pumpkin seeds. And to ensure our garden remains healthy, marigolds will also be planted throughout the beds. Bring your gardening gloves.

We are in need of some herbs. If you would like to donate any of the following, please comment below: 3 English thyme, 2 basil and 3 flat leaf parsley and 1 curley parsley.

Come at 6:30pm to harvest garlic and the last of the peas and beets. There is also some weeding to be done before the 7:00pm planting.

Please come!  We want to meet you!

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Shabbat Pot luck Dinner
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

Shabbat Pot luck Dinner

One more potluck Shabbat before the end of the school year!

 

Join us for a community-wide Shabbat potluck dinner after 6pm Young Families service and before the 7:30pm services that includes Volunteer and Teacher Appreciation & New Board Installation on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 6:30pm.

 

Direct any questions to Sarah at sbcarroll14@gmail.com.

 

Signup is here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b45a8a729a64-community5

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Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Club

 

Our next Men’s Club Men’s Night Out, will be Tuesday, June 5, at 6:30pm.  We will be meeting at Suburban Restaurant and Beer Garden, Eagleview Center, 570 Wellington Square, Exton, PA, 610-458-BEER.  Please join us for fun, food and drinks.  If the weather cooperates, we’ll try to sit outdoors.  All BCRC Men welcome.

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Walk Against Hate- Join the Beth Chaim TEAM!
Jun
3
9:00 AM09:00

Walk Against Hate- Join the Beth Chaim TEAM!

  Join the Beth Chaim team in the Walk Against Hate

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Friends,Over the past eight years the Walk Against Hate has brought together more than 10,000 people to advance ADL's mission of "securing justice and fair treatment to all" by educating for equality, protecting against extremism, and advocating for a better world. By walking arm-in-arm for unity and diversity, we will show the world that our region is No Place for Hate.

Watch this video to see what the Walk is all about!! – You may even spot Beth Chaim student, Jacob Wilner, who performed at the event last year!!

à https://youtu.be/W6wR9g_xijI

 

Event Details

 

Date:                     Sunday, June 3, 2018

 Location:              Philadelphia Navy Yard (4747 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19112) or Ride with the Beth Chaim Car pool at 745am Meet at BCRC Parking Lot

Time:                       Registration: 8:00am – 9:00am

                                Walk Commences: 10:15am

                                Diversity Expo: 8am – 11am

                                Live Entertainment: 8:30am – 10:30am 

For additional information or questions, please contact Rachel Wilner at RachelMWilner@TD.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sharing Ramadan Dinner with Islamic Society of Chester County
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

Sharing Ramadan Dinner with Islamic Society of Chester County

  • 1001 Pottstown Pike West Chester, PA, 19380 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As you may be aware, Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic faith and a month of peace, sharing and love. In that spirit, it will be our honor to have you join us so we can get to know each other better as we break the fast together.

 

I leave you with these words from the Holy Quran : 

“O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another”

 

Looking forward to seeing you!

 

In peace,

Bushra Qureshi

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Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

PJ Our Way: Adventure at the Museum (for kids ages 8.5-12)

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E.
Philadelphia, PA
 

Together, we will enjoy a fun Scavenger Hunt and activities. We are also going to meet PJ Our Way kids who will be joining us from Baltimore! Of course, we will also enjoy snacks and treats!
Cost: $14/person
Register here!
Contact rcohen@jewishlearningventure.org (Robyn Cohen) for more information.

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Hamsa and Dove Making Workshop- Sisterhood
Apr
22
10:15 AM10:15

Hamsa and Dove Making Workshop- Sisterhood

 J-Shop featured Ceramic Artist Jennifer Wankoff will teach how to make and decorate a terra cotta clay Hamsa or dove using unique hand-carved and antique stamps. The artist will provide all supplies, glaze and fire your completed pieces in her studio. Pieces will be available for pickup at Beth Chaim by May 7th (prior to Mother’s Day). To learn more about Jennifer, visit: www.jenniferwankoff.com.  Workshop fee is $20 per person. Space is limited so you must RSVP by April 10th to terryheyman@comcast.net to reserve your spot. Payment can be mailed to the Beth Chaim main office. Please make your check payable to “Beth Chaim Sisterhood” and write “ceramic workshop” in the memo line.

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Race To Recovery
Apr
22
9:00 AM09:00

Race To Recovery

Join us on Sunday April 22, 2018, for The Brain Injury Association of PA's "Race to Recovery," in East Goshen Township Park. Our Mitzvah Network’s Victoria Robinson and Natanya Sortland are back with  "Team Moving AHead.” We helped raise money and awareness last year to support folks with brain injuries, by having several BCRC members walk with us, and many more giving donations. Please support us this year, by your presence and/or donation, and know that you can make a difference! Thank you all!!

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Know Your Worth - Sisterhood
Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Know Your Worth - Sisterhood

 
Know Your Worth, Know Your Options: Employment Negotiation for Women – APRIL 15 – 10AM to Noon:  Presented by JEVS Career Strategies, Beth Chaim, and WRJ Atlantic District.  Establish trust and confidence, accurately value your talents and experience, and actively identify and address issues or challenges faced when seeking employment.  Also learn about Women of Reform Judaism's initiatives for women in the workplace. Join us in the BCRC Social Hall; light refreshments will be provided.  This seminar is great for all stages of career transition - college-aged women welcome!  Open to the community - please feel free to invite friends. RSVP Required.  Visit jevshumanservices.org/events or call 215-854-1874
 

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Apr
2
9:00 PM21:00

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Camp Scholarships

JEWISH SUMMER CAMPS:

 

 Jewish Summer Camp experiences more abundant than ever before! Now is the time to act!

Make an appointment to talk to Sharon Bromberg, Jewish Federation’s camp Concierge about finding the best day or overnight camp options for your child, including teen travel programs and programs for kids with special needs.

One Happy Camper is a scholarship program of the Foundation for Jewish Camp and sustained in Greater Philadelphia through the support of the Neubauer Family Foundation to inspire families to try Jewish Overnight Camp.  
This scholarship is for first-time campers and has two different levels:
- A $1,000 grant for programs of 19+ consecutive days, or
- A $700 grant for programs of 12-18 consecutive days.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia also offers need-based scholarships for Jewish Day Camp, Overnight Camp, and trips to Israel.
--> Please note the following deadlines for these scholarships:
Overnight camps:    March 2, 2018    
Day camps:             April 2, 2018       

To apply for scholarships, click here.

 

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