For all upcoming events please view the complete Temple Beth Am calendar.
Did you know that there are over 283,000 people on Long Island who are hungry and utilize the services of Island Harvest?
Did you know that 110,000 children on Long Island know hunger first hand – enough to fill Citi Field... more than TWICE
That means that 1 in every 10 Long Islanders knows hunger first hand.
Island Harvest is the bridge between those who have a surplus of food and those who are in desperate need of it.
The Merrick & Bellmore synagogues are joining together from Rosh Hashanah to Sukkot to collect food to meet this growing crisis.
The items most in demand are:
peanut butter, canned tuna, canned soup, bags of dried beans, canned beans, canned vegetables, cereal, canned fruit, rice, dried pasta, and oatmeal.
There will be collection boxes at each congregation and Island Harvest will pick up the food at the end of Sukkot.
On behalf of Island Harvest, I thank you for all your help and wish you and your families a Shanah Tovah U’Metukah - A Sweet & Happy New Year.
Rabbi Mickey Baum
Temple Beth Am of Merrick
Island Harvest Advisory Board Member
Please support the American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro’s 2015 New York City Marathon participants as they run 26.2 miles to help provide innovative services and programs for children with disabilities in Israel. Through tireless training and dedication, each runner has committed to raising at least $3,000 to help support AFOBIS’s work. We hope you’ll come to cheer on Team AFOBIS on November 1st as they take on all five boroughs and race to the finish line to help raise much needed funds to support children with disabilities in Israel and throughout the world
The American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro is the U.S. fundraising organization supporting Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS), Israel's leading organization in the development and provision of innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities. BIS impacts more than 30,000 people through educational and theraputic services, research, training, and advocacy.
With over 300,000 Israeli children with disabilities and many millions more worldwide, Beit Issie Shapiro has moved beyond its origins as Israel's most prolific provider of services to children with disabilities and their families to become an acknowledged global leader in the development and proven implementation of innovative solutions in the disabilities field.
If you wish to join, follow this link and click on “Fundraise for this Campaign” on the right-hand side of the screen:
Dear Beth Am family,
I want to let you know about a student leadership program that the ADL is facilitating at Hofstra University.
This is an interactive workshop for recent high school graduates and college students to empower and equip them with effective responses to anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on campus.
I have attached the flyer but you can also get more information on their Facebook event.
The details are as follows:
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Hempstead, NY 11549
Axinn Library, Room 246
*kosher dinner provided
Gain the knowledge, skills and resources to respond and let your voice be heard. You can register online at: http://hofstrawordstoaction.eventbrite.com
For more information, contact Stephanie Merkrebs, at 212-885-7736 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For directions, please call Hofstra Hillel at 516-463-6922 or email email@example.com
Temple Beth Am of Merrick and Bellmore is proud to announce our
High Holiday Service Schedule for 5776/2015:
Sat, Sept 5, 7:00pm: Selichot Program and Service, Temple B'Nai Torah
*Sun, Sept 13, 8pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
*Mon, Sept 14, 10am: Morning service
Mon, Sept 14, 2pm: Family Service: Pre-school age and up
Mon, Sept 14, 3:30pm: Tashlich Service at Camman's Pond
Tues, Sept 15, 10:30am: Morning Service
*Tues, Sept 22, 8pm: Kol Nidre Evening Service
*Weds, Sept 23, 10am: Morning Service
Weds, Sept 23, 2pm: Family Service: Pre-school age and up
Weds, Sept 23, 4pm: Afternoon Service
Weds, Sept 23, 6pm: Yizkor Service
Weds, Sept 23, 6:30pm: Neilah Service
Monday, Sept. 28th, 10:30am: Sukkot Morning Service
Most services are OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY, except where noted with *, when tickets are required.
Tickets are provided for Temple Beth Am families in good standing who are current on their dues.
SUMMER SERVICES AT
TEMPLE BETH AM
The first Friday night Summer Service will be on Friday, July 3rd. These services will be held in the Social Hall, beginning at 8:00 pm, and last approximately 30 minutes. These services are informal and are conducted by the various arms of the Temple. A mini-oneg follows each service. The Yahrzeit list is read at every service. Dress is casual. There will be two special digital services led by Rabbi Mickey Baum, where he will be using an electronic white board to lead the service. We had this type of service last year and everyone enjoyed them and requested that we have them again. Each of these services gives us a nice start to the summer Sabbath. Please come and join us. If you would like to participate in any of these services, please contact the representative for that service or the temple office. We look forward to seeing you at one these services. Below is a list of the dates and each Temple arm that will be conducting the service.
Friday night services in the sanctuary will resume on
You are cordially invited to worship with us at
The Confirmation Service for the Class of 2015
6 Sivan 2775 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Reception brunch to follow
Temple Beth Am
2377 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY
(cross street is Kirkwood)
Confirmands of 2015
PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR 8TH ANNUAL
SATURDAY MAY 30th, 2015 7:00pm
THE EVENING BEGINS WITH HORS D'OEUVRES AT THE HOME OF
SUSAN AND SHEP KAY
2922 CLUBHOUSE ROAD
$36 PER PERSON-payable to Temple Beth Am
***Please note this event is open to Non Members***
RSVP to WBKATCHER@YAHOO.COM
Would you like to host a dinner?
Need more information?
Please contact Wendy