CBENT Named One of 15 “Scientists in Synagogues” Communities

Scientists in synagogues

Sinai and Synapses, fiscally sponsored by Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, is thrilled to announce the selection of Congregation Beth El-Ner Tamid as one of its 15 recognized communities as part of its project “Scientists in Synagogues.”

The selected organizations will receive $5000 for programming, as well as guidance and mentorship from both Sinai and Synapses and AAAS DoSER. They will run a minimum of four programs addressing issues around science and religion between July 2023 and December 2024.

Creative Crafters (formerly Knitting Club) Meets Twice Monthly on Thursday Afternoons

Creative Crafters

The Creative Crafters (formerly Knitting Club) at CBENT meets twice a month on Thursdays from 1 pm – 3 pm Knitters, crocheters, needle pointers, sewers, jewelry and bead makers and other crafters are welcome to join in the fun to create their work in a friendly environment. Great discussions and friendships prevail at all meetings. No politics ever. For more information contact Marilyn Bamash at [email protected]. June 8, 22 / July 6, 20 / Aug 10, 24

The Shofar – May 2023

The Shofar May 2023

Upcoming Events:
Shabbat for the Soul—May 6
Mini Mensch Academy Program—May 7
Better Together Program—May 7
Sisterhood Shopping at Bernadette’s—May 11
Bingo Night—May 11
Mini Mensch Academy Program—May 21
Annual Congregational Meeting—May 23
Shabbat for the Soul—June 3
Annual Gala Honoring Larry Gorson-Marrow—June 4

Pride Shabbat for the Soul on Saturday, June 3

Shabbat for the Soul

Engage differently with Shabbat services! Join us in person for prayer, singing, meditation and discussion. Congregation Beth El – Ner Tamid welcomes Victoria Sirois of Asylum Pride House for Shabbat for the Soul on Saturday, June 3 at 10:00 AM Asylum Pride House a newly incorporated Philadelphia based organization seeking to provide housing and initial resources to LGBTQ+ asylum seekers. Registration is required. Please RSVP through Shulcloud or by contacting the CENT office: Call (610) 356-8700 or email [email protected]

CBENT Mens Club to Light Shoah Yellow Candle on Yom HaShoah

Sharing Light

Sharing Light for Remembrance Please join us by lighting a memorial Shoah Yellow Candle on Yom HaShoah, sundown of April 17 – sundown, April 18, 2023. The day of Yom HaShoah has become an opportunity for education, remembrance, and promoting awareness about the Holocaust and its victims. The yellow candle is an excellent way to help future generations remember the Holocaust. Anti-Semitism is alive today. Let’s not let history be repeated. $5/candle donation available in the BENT office Make checks Read More …