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Beth Ahabah Happenings

Rabbi Scott Nagel and Reverend Reuben J. Boyd Jr.

Pulpit Exchange October 20th

Congregation Beth Ahabah welcomed members of Third Street Bethel AME Church to Shabbat services on Friday, October 20th. Reverend Reuben J. Boyd Jr. delivered the sermon that evening, and members of both congregations enjoyed dinner at Beth Ahabah afterward.

On Sunday, November 19th, Beth Ahabah’s 4th – 7th grade Religious School students and other congregants traveled to the church to hear Rabbi Scott Nagel give a sermon during the Sunday service. Students returned to Beth Ahabah for lunch, while other attendees enjoyed a luncheon provided by members of the church. Both congregations look forward to getting to know one another better and building an even stronger relationship in the future!

Lewis Ginter Shabbat Walk

On Saturday, Oct. 28th, Beth Ahabah’s Young Adult Community Kibbitz (YACK) spent a beautiful afternoon at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. The group wound through the garden’s paths and stopping periodically to read prayers and reflect on the meaning of Shabbat. All savored delicious challah, grape juice, and cookies. Young adult events are open to anyone in the Jewish community in their 20s to 45-ish; please email Sarah Roper at programs@bethahabah.org to receive emails about upcoming YACK programming.

Beth Ahabah Choir Cabaret Concert

Soloists from the Beth Ahabah Choir entertained with songs by Burt Bacharach and Michel Legrand in the Goldburg Auditorium the evening of Sunday, November 12th.

They performed tunes such as “Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head,” “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” “What’s New Pussycat.” Everyone enjoyed refreshments before and after the show..

Upcoming Events

Chanukah Pajamukah

Bring your own Chanukiyah (Chanukah menorah) to our special Shabbat service on Friday, December 8th!

The celebration begins at 5:45 p.m. with a Preneg (snacks) before the service beginning at 6:15 p.m. Join us for a congregational candle lighting for anyone who wishes to light their own menorah at the front of the sanctuary. Chanukah attire (pajamas, sweaters, and other festive apparel) is optional but encouraged!

Chanukah on Dec. 14

Celebrate the 8th night of Chanukah on Thursday, Dec. 14th at 6:30 p.m. For details, call the office.