New York State Attorney General Tish James welcomed Congregation Beth Elohim Rabbi Rachel Timoner to African-American Clergy & Elected Officials breakfast on January 3, where she helped deliver the unity prayer with Rev. Waterman. Photo courtesy of Councilmember Brad Lander.BEDFORD-STUYVESANT – Brooklyn has become one of the epicenters of anti-Semitic
Summer is a time for exploration and these summer camps allow for such investigations. A Little Bit of Everything These three summer camps offer a variety of specializations. Photo via Dodge YMCA.Dodge YMCA Where: 225 Atlantic Ave., 718-625-3136, firstname.lastname@example.org What: Dodge YMCA offers a number of specialized
Image via FacebookThe White Helmets at Temple House of Congregation Beth Elohim When: Tuesday, February 28th at 7pm Where: Temple House of Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place What: Congregation Beth Elohim hosts a free screening of the Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, “The White Helmets,” tomorrow evening. British
Photo via grungepotatoes / instagramWe can smell the yummy aroma coming from your kitchens. The perfect crust. The apple and pumpkin fillings so cozy that we can fall asleep next to the warm oven while eating a slice. Congregation Beth Elohim is asking neighbors to help make this Thanksgiving a sweet
Jonathan Lethem will speak about his new book on Wednesday at 8pm as part of the Brooklyn By The Book series being held at Congregation Beth Elohim. (Photo via Jonathan Lethem / Facebook)Weekday events, you ask? Check out Jonathan Lethem, Ask Me Another, the excellent Food For Thought fundraiser, and
Photo via flickrCongregation Beth Elohim will soon open its doors to the homeless, and they’re looking for more volunteers to assist with their CBE Respite Bed Shelter program, which takes place Sunday-Thursday evenings between May 23 – June 23. The program — a collaboration with CAMBA — will be located at CBE’
(A traditional Seder courtesy Wikimedia Commons)Brooklyn’s matzoh bakeries are working overtime in preparation for Passover, producing only the finest shmura matzoh, which celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from bondage under the Egyptian pharaoh. What makes this Passover different from all the others for the last 800
(Courtesy Rabbi Bachman’s Facebook)Rabbi Andy Bachman claims a few pro-Clinton tweets got him dismissed from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ event focused on open dialogue. The former rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim claims that he was abruptly uninvited from a “Faith and Social Justice Roundtable” at First Unitarian Congregational
For families on the lookout for traditional summer fun that also gives kids a chance to explore their Jewish heritage, Brooklyn once again provides. Check out three of our favorite Jewish camps below. Courtesy CBE KidsCongregation Beth Elohim 274 Garfield Place, Park Slope Contact: Bobbie Finkelstein at 718-768-3814 X210, or
Courtesy CBE KidsDreaming of four different camps under one roof? Stop dreaming, because CBE Kids has made it a reality. Located at Congregation Beth Elohim, CBE Summer Camps allow children in grades preschool through nine the opportunity to experience classic summer camp – right in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Courtesy of PonyconWelcome to the weekend, which features many events: Multiple acoustic shows, Ponies and Bronies, BDSM 101…and both Valentine love and hate. Don’t miss some of our favorite events from around the area: Power of Two: An Indigo Girls Tribute Concert Benefitting Planned Parenthood of NYC When:
Many of these Jewish summer camps offer Hebrew, kosher meals, and activities for kids with special needs. This is in addition to swimming, arts & crafts, and trips to cultural attractions. Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp Red Hook email@example.com or call 917-595-1500 ext. 221 This is a dual language
Sundays through Thursdays until June 25, Congregation Beth Elohim is working in partnership with CAMBA on its homeless shelter for men, hosting approximately 10-12 male guests each night, and volunteers are a big part of helping it run smoothly. Volunteers are preparing and serving dinner, as well as staying overnight.