Adult Bnei Mitzvah Class
Jan
29
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Bnei Mitzvah Class

   

We are excited that a number of adult congregants have expressed an interest in becoming Bnei Mitzvah.  We have set aside Saturday November 16th, 2019 for this special event.

Adult Bnei Mitzvah Students will need to attend Judaica and Hebrew classes beginning on the 29th of January, be able to read basic Hebrew, and to make a commitment to working with our Hebrew coordinator Narda Oz to learn and practice Torah reading and Tropes.

We encourage anyone who is interested to consider this meaningful opportunity. 

Anyone who would like to become an adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah with this cohort should contact Robin Resnick by Sunday January 13th 2019.


Bnei Mitzvah Program Dates:


Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM Class dates - 1/29/2018, 2/5/2019, 2/12/2019, 3/26/2019, 4/23/2019, 5/21/2019

Saturday morning service at 10:00 am – 2/2/2019 Interfaith Shabbat Service

Friday night service at 7:30 pm – 4/5/2019

Sundays 12:45 – 1:45 Class dates – 9/15/2019, 10/6/2019, 11/3/2019 

Saturday morning service at 10:00 am – 11/16/2019

 

Fees - $180  (Scholarships are available)


Classes held at

Beth Chaim Reform Synagogue

389 Conestoga Road

Malvern, PA 19355


Questions – Please contact Rabbi Pearlman.

To register – Please contact Robin Resnick at the office at 610-640-2147.






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Interfaith Shabbat
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Interfaith Shabbat

Food and Fellowship with St. Paul Baptist Church

Services followed by lunch

Space may be limited so please save the date and RSVP Early

with Guest Scholar Rabbi Andrea L. Weiss, Ph.D

Rabbi Weiss is the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost of the Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion

She will speak on her new book,

“AMERICAN VALUES, RELIGIOUS VOICES: 100 DAYS, 100 LETTERS”

Services begin at 10am

RSVP on link below

http://www.bethchaim.net/interfaith-rsvp/

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Anita Diamant Speaks at Beth Chaim, Q&A and Book Signing
Mar
23
7:00 PM19:00

Anita Diamant Speaks at Beth Chaim, Q&A and Book Signing

Sunday, March 24, 2019 High Tea with Anita Diamant
180.00


Sunday, March 24, 2019  High Tea with Anita Diamant at Elsa Zukin's elegant home (BCRC Members Only)

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Trip to Ellis Island and 9/11 Memorial
May
5
8:30 PM20:30

Trip to Ellis Island and 9/11 Memorial

Have you ever wanted to see where your Grandparents or Great- Grandparents arrived in America?

 Join us on a Spring Trip to Ellis Island and the 9/11 Memorial

Reservations now available …

 Sunday, May 5th 2019

 Ticket Price - $85

 Ticket includes: transportation, entrance fees, and guided tours of Ellis Island and the 9/11 Memorial.

 Register by Friday March 29th 2019 using Chaverware

Questions email jbralternate@gmail.com

 Space is limited.

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Safety at Beth Chaim
Jan
10
7:00 PM19:00

Safety at Beth Chaim

Is safety on your mind?  Do you know what to do in the event of an emergency while at the Synagogue?  Come attend a briefing from our Safety and Security Committee on these things and more.  The Committee will review topics such as fires, severe weather, bomb threats, and active shooter.  The Committee will also discuss steps we have taken to make the Synagogue safer, future plans, and an opportunity for you to ask questions and express any of your concerns.

 

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Men's Club
Jan
8
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Club

The next Men's Club meeting is Tuesday, January 8 at 6:30pm at the Office Bar and Grill, 1021 N Morehall Rd, Malvern, PA 19355. 


The next meeting will be February 12 at the Flying Pig Saloon, 121 East King Street, Malvern PA 19355.  Parking is terrible so expect a short walk, or carpool.  

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Beth Chaim Christmas Eve Chinese dinner
Dec
24
6:30 PM18:30

Beth Chaim Christmas Eve Chinese dinner

Dear Friends,

We're happy to invite you and your family for a Beth Chaim Christmas Eve Chinese dinner Monday, December 24th at 6:30 PM at the Beijing Duck House in Paoli.

The restaurant is located at 1776 E Lancaster Avenue, Paoli, PA (next to the CVS), just east of Route 252. Tel: 484.320.8400.

We've worked with the restaurant to plan a buffet with various foods sure to please everyone.  We've included soup, appetizers, poultry, beef, fish and vegetarian dishes.  The restaurant is BYOB, so feel free to bring your own wine or beer to enjoy with your meal. 

The price will be $25 per person including tax and tip (except for drinks other than water and tea), $15 for children under 10.  Payment should made to the restaurant that night.    

Please RSVP!  Seating is limited.  Please RSVP to Robin our BCRC Administrator by Dec. 20th  to reserve your spots.  Use mail-chimp to respond, or send an email to administrator@bethchaim.net or call Robin at 610.640-2147.  [Please note that Robin will be on vacation after that date.]  We hope to see many of you there! 

Warm regards,

Beth G, Natalie & Ed

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Emotional Support Group during the  Holidays
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

Emotional Support Group during the Holidays

Because holidays aren't Hallmark occasions for those who have experienced significant loss (whether through death, trauma, major life change or other loss). Victoria Robinson, MSS, LCSW, ACSW, will help participants look at the "Triple A's" of grief: awareness, acknowledgement and action, to help plan for handling grief during the holidays. The session will offer guidance for mourners and for those supporting someone who has experienced loss.  For more information contact bunyipltd@msn.com.  Presented with the support of BCRC Sisterhood; open to all.


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iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings

iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings

In Celebration of Israel’s 70th Birthday!

A Shalom Hartman Institute Lecture and Study Series

Led by Rabbi Michelle Pearlman

Through video lectures, text study, and lively group discussion, we are pleased to bring the world-renowned faculty of the Shalom Hartman Institute to Beth Chaim.

New series beginning for those who want to study in the evening

2 Thursdays - November 29 and December 6 from 7-8:30

Beth Chaim Reform Congregation 389 Conestoga Rd, Malvern, PA 19355

Call  (610) 640-2147 to register or RSVP to jbralternate@gmail.com

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Annual Shabbat Hanukkah Service and Potluck Dinner
Dec
7
6:15 PM18:15

Annual Shabbat Hanukkah Service and Potluck Dinner


Annual Shabbat Hanukkah service will be led by our teens from Confirmation Academy.  This will be followed by a community potluck Shabbat Dinner immediately after services (thanks to Janine Ure and Sarah Carol!). You can sign up to bring something for dinner here.

Contact Sherrie Klein and Linda Paseltiner if you would like to help spread holiday light to families who are in need. We will be sponsoring families for holiday gifts through JRA and through Bonnie Koss' Social FUNraising organizations to help Jewish families and families from the Center City Philadelphia community who are struggling to make Christmas special for their kids.


 

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

 

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

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BCRC Small Groups Initiative
Nov
29
to Dec 9

BCRC Small Groups Initiative

Welcome to Beth Chaim’s Small Groups Initiative

It’s all about Relationships!!!

We are building new circles of Jewish Friendships while having fun together

Beth Chaim is proud to announce a new initiative, the formation of Small Groups to help us better know and care about each other.

Please click the survey link below and see available groups and get started.

New groups will be forming in early January so please complete the survey by December 9th

Questions: Contact Rosemary Weiss

SURVEY:   http://bit.ly/2Da5cMV

CONTACT: rosemarykw368@gmail.com

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Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

Culture Club

Haverford College--Yiddish Culture Festival 

See https://wwwHaverford.edu/ycf

Wednesday, November 14

Chase Hall Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Come join us for an evening of selections from the Yiddish folk and art song repertoire performed by Lawrence Indik, Associate Professor of Voice and Opera at Temple University. Larry will be accompanied at the piano by Alexander (Sender) Botwinik.


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BCRC FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP / FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN:
Oct
28
10:15 AM10:15

BCRC FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP / FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN:

We Heard You! Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

Understanding Beth Chaim’s Budget and the From Generation to Generation Capital Campaign


CHOOSE A DATE:

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7-9 PM at BCRC


or


Sunday, October 28, 2018, 10:15-12:15PM at Great Valley High School


RSVP toadministrator@bethchaim.net

Here’s your chance to hear about where your dues go and how Beth Chaim is planning to improve its financial sustainability as our community grows. Light refreshments will be served.

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BCRC FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP / FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN:
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

BCRC FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP / FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN:

We Heard You! Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

Understanding Beth Chaim’s Budget and the From Generation to Generation Capital Campaign


CHOOSE A DATE:

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7-9 PM at BCRC


or


Sunday, October 28, 2018, 10:15-12:15PM at Great Valley High School


RSVP toadministrator@bethchaim.net

Here’s your chance to hear about where your dues go and how Beth Chaim is planning to improve its financial sustainability as our community grows. Light refreshments will be served.

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WRJ DISTRICT CONVENTION
Oct
18
to Oct 21

WRJ DISTRICT CONVENTION

Consider taking the opportunity to learn more about Women of Reform Judaism at the Atlantic District Convention, October 18-21 in Tenafly, NJ.  There are options to attend for one or more days.  On Friday, there will be a visit to the United Nations.  For more information, visit https://wrj.org/wrj-atlantic-district.  For information about financial assistance to attend, contact Michelle Eisenberg at chelleitout@comcast.net.

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Break The Fast
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Break The Fast

BREAK THE FAST:  
Sign up to Join us for Break the Fast after Yom Kippur services conclude on September 19. $20 for adults and $5 for kids 7-12, younger ones eat for free! 
Sign up on Chaverweb here:https://www.chaverweb.net/Congregant/SignUp.aspx?sid=548

This year, we welcome the Return of the Kugels (optional but much appreciated)! Contact Jean Mann at mannj0222@gmail.com if you will be bringing a Featured Selection for our Kugel Table.  She will make sure you get credit for your kugel, be it sweet or savory.

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Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Annual Grandparent's Celebration

The 5th Annual jkidphilly Grandparents’ Celebration will be held on September 16th at The Morris Arboretum, featuring a special musical performance by Roots with Ruark.  Highlights include a nature story walk, interactive musical performances, snacks, crafts and a beautiful environment for children and their families to learn, have fun and celebrate together.  The Celebration will take place from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at The Morris Arboretum of The University of Pennsylvania (100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia). Admission is $18/family in advance and $25/family at the door. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information and to register, click here.

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Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

COJOT - Filmmaker Talk and Guest Appearance directly after Movie

COJOT - Filmmaker Talk and Guest Appearance at BRBC

Register in Chaverware - $10 Admission Fee

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An opportunity to share an extraordinary film. 

A child in France who survived the Nazis. Then become a hero in Entebbe

who saved the lives of the hostages.

Film by Boaz Dvir, our main speaker

Guest speaker from France, Olivier Cojot, son & Entebbe hostage

Light Refreshments

 

Questions?? Email Janie: Historian1854@gmail.com OR Jody: jbralternate@gmail.com

 

 

 

Thank you for supporting Adult Education Committee Programs

 

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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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