Shabbat Deep Dive
Saturdays at 11am
Join Rabbi Cantor's interactive weekly Shabbat Torah and text study. After a short Torah reading, we'll delve into a section of the portion together, and conclude by reciting Kaddish and Kiddush (bring your own wine!).
Tangling with Talmud
Wednesdays at 10:30am
The Talmud is a rich and lively conversation among many generations. Passionate arguments about law and justice are intertwined with wild stories and musings about the meaning of life. Join in Rabbi Cantor's lively weekly study group and add your own voice to the discussion. No previous experience is required. New participants are always welcome. Tangling with Talmud returned from hiatus on October 20.
Sichot beyn Achayot:
An Open Dialogue Between
Diaspora and Israeli Sisters
Sunday November 14, 1pm
Join Rabbi Debra S. Cantor and Rakefet Ginsberg, Executive Director of the Masorti Movement in Israel, as they examine the question of davening as Conservative/Masorti women, address the experience of davening with Women of the Wall, and discuss davening in an egalitarian setting at Robinson’s Arch.
This online event is presented by the Women's League for Conservative Judaism and is designed to foster a deeper mutual understanding between the members of WLCJ in North America and the Masorti Olami women of Israel.
BTS Community Happy Hour
Thursdays at 5pm
November 18 and December 16
Let’s catch up and spend a little time together while you relax in the comfort of your own living room. BYOB, whether it’s a cocktail, coffee, tea, or a glass of seltzer, and enjoy a visit with Rabbi Cantor and the BTS community.
Only one registration is necessary to attend any Happy Hour event.
Sisterhood Show and Tell:
Got Shmatas? Let's Talk !
Sunday November 21, 4pm
What’s hiding in your closet? That dress you wore to your daughter’s wedding? Your jeans from college? That sweater with five holes in it? The skirt from that one time you were that perfect size? Grab that shmata and join Lynn Kaplan-Goldberg on Zoom to discuss what’s lurking in your closet and why.
Only one registration is necessary to attend any BTS Sisterhood event.
Partners in Creation
Sundays, now at 10:30am
November 21, December 5
Together, we will reflect on a short Jewish teaching and relate it to the challenges, uncertainties, and opportunities of our own time. Then we'll do some creative writing and expressive art with items easily found around the house.
Please bring a pencil or pen and any kind of paper, plus any kind of art supplies you have: colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, whatever. (Just pencil and paper is okay, too.) Absolutely no experience needed!
Only one registration is necessary to attend this and all future online Partners in Creation events.
Friends of Yiddish
Second Sundays*, 10:30am
Friends of Yiddish is an informal, mostly English, bilingual drop-in social group which meets to hear a guest speaker or discussion and maybe absorb a Yiddish word or two. Your one-time registration will ensure that you can attend any online Friends of Yiddish event moving forward.
Join us in 2021 on October 10, November 14, and December 12.
*Date occasionally shifts to accommodate other holidays and events. Register and watch your email to stay up to date.
B'nai Tikvoh-Sholom COVID Safety Protocols as of June 10, 2021
• Vaccinated individuals are not required to wear masks or observe social distancing at outdoor programs.
• When in the synagogue, everyone must wear masks and maintain appropriate social distancing.
• Those who are unvaccinated for any reason must wear masks and maintain distance at all times, both outside and in the building.
• There will be no eating or drinking at indoor group events.
These guidelines are subject to change at any time based on CDC recommendations, our state's rates of infection, new variants, and other factors.
Please note that, in order to preserve the sanctity and security of our worship and study, advance registration is required for all online BTS/Neshama events. Registration is required only once for any recurring event. you will receive confirmation by email and a reminder email with an event link 15 minutes prior to your meeting.
Thank you for your interest and participation. We look forward to gathering with you.
BTS/Neshama events are open to all and are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted.