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Laurie Berkner Live

Get your tickets before we sell out! Join us Sunday morning October 26th at 11:15 am, benefiting early childhood tuition assistance.

Minnesota National Guard

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As part of our ongoing Military Support Initiative, Beth El has committed to supporting: 

  • The 34th Combat Aviation Brigade
  • The 2nd Battalion, 147th Assault Helicopter
  • The 204th Area Support Medical Company

Please check this list of specific, much-needed items for donation to our soldiers.

Contact Rachel Parnes or Pam Friedman for more information on National Guard initiatives, as well as for packing dates and ways to get involved.

Join us for an Israel Shabbaton

Asaf Romirowsky

Middle East Analyst and Fellow at the Middle East Forum

Desert Storm: Israel in a Collapsing Middle East

Friday, November 7th 5:45 pm • Friday Evening Service 7:00 pm • Dinner and Lecture by Asaf Romirowsky

$18 couvert per person, or free of charge for AIPAC Club members and 2014 and 2015 Policy Conference delegates.

RSVP by October 31, 2014: www.aipac.org/bethelshabbaton or contact Grace Shin at (312) 253-8987 or gshin@aipac.org.

Saturday, November 8th 9:00 am • Shabbat Morning Service with Special Israel Sermon

Lecture Following Shabbat Lunch

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Beth El Shofar Reimagined

Check out the fall edition of the new Beth El Shofar Magazine, now published quarterly and in full-color.


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