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Programs at Beth Am

Unwrapping the Holidays with Rabbi Burg
January 26, 7:00 p.m. @ Beth Am Synagogue

As a follow up to the December Dilemma program last year, join Rabbi Burg for an interactive conversation to “unwrap” and discuss how the holidays were for your interfaith family, whether you are parents, grandparents or other family members. For interfaith families in particular, December can be a stressful time, demanding decisions about whether to celebrate one or both holidays and how to deal with hurt feelings or disapproval from extended family. Rather than providing stock answers to questions and concerns, Rabbi Burg will address topics that will encourage understanding and stimulate discussion in a safe space.

RSVP by January 22nd with Josh.

An American Tune: Celebrating Jewish Connections with Folk and Folk/Rock
March 23, 2017 @ 7pm. Read more here.
Purim @ Beth Am

Fourth Annual Shabbaton: Find Your Inner Hero

March 24 - 26, 2017
Spend a relaxing weekend at Capital Camps -- just 90 minutes away -- with Beth Am heroes from all generations. Learn about the lives of famous Jews from biblical times through today while discovering your own inner superpower.

Register now!

Questions? Email Josh. Financial Aid? Email Henry.
Beth Am Committees

A 2-4-1 Deal!

Do your grocery shopping at Giant and give to the kids at John Eager Howard at Westside
The money you spend could purchase playground equipment, school store treats, pay for a bus for a school trip and more!
Register your Giant Rewards Card here!

The John Eager Howard rewards number is 01429 and the earning period is Oct 7-March 16, 2017

Youth Services @ Beth Am


Shabbat babysitting is available for children ages 18 months - 6 from 10:00 - 11:15, followed by our Yachad service.

Saturdays @ 11:15AM
We invite all of our little friends (toddler through kindergarten) to join us for singing, dancing, praying and stories in celebration of Shabbat at 11:15 a.m. in the Chapel.
Community News
Join Beth Am'ers for the upcoming presentation of comedian Judy Gold on Saturday evening, January 28, 2017.
Judy Gold at the Gordon

The special coupon code is BETHAM for $28 tickets to the show at for advance purchases only.

Grief Support Groups

JCS is offering 8-week Grief Support Groups for anyone coping with the death of a loved one.

Learn more here.
11th Annual Cell-a-Brate
Sun., Mar. 19, 2017@ 5pm
Doubletree by Hilton
Pikesville, MD

Learn more here.
Beth Am Reminders


You may dedicate/re-dedicate a siddur in honor or memory of a loved one, including placement of a bookplate in the siddur.

Complete the form here. Questions? Contact Nakia.


As a kindness to neighbors without parking pads or garages, please park in the Beth Am parking lot behind the Esplanade Apartments - unless you have mobility or accessibility concerns.  The lot is accessible from Brooks Lane and Beth Am’s spaces are designated by blue stripes.  Take care to park only in the Beth Am spaces to avoid being towed (at your expense).
Upcoming Services
Sat., January 28
8:45 AM: Torah Study w/ Rabbi Burg
9:30 AM: Kesher Services 
11:15 AM: Shabbat Yachad

Sat., February 4
8:45 AM: Torah Study w/ Rabbi Burg
9:30 AM: Teen Takeover/Sanctuary Services
10:15 AM: Shabbat LAB
11:15 AM: Shabbat Yachad
Mazel Tovs
Fred Katz on the release of his latest book, WE LIVE IN SOCIAL SPACE: a window to a new science
Prayers for Healing
Nate McCarthy
friend of Stephanie Fleischman

Al Coven
uncle of Rafael Coven

Seymour Gottlieb
friend of Rafael Coven and Eva Bazant

Ira Berlin
father of Lisa Berlin Wittenstein

Ludmilla Coven
Mother of Rafael Coven
Sherwood Ross
Uncle of Rafael Coven

Jamie Hecker
cousin of Rabbi Kelley Gludt

Becky Pepkowitz-Gilstrop
friend of Rabbi Daniel Burg

Quinn Phan
friend of Rabbi Kelley Gludt

Sherwood Ross
uncle of Rafael Coven

Judith Levy
friend of Jamie Catelinet

Ron Shapiro
husband of Kathryn Shapiro

Nelson Wruble
father of Ellen Wruble-Hakim

Ira Wruble
uncle of Ellen Wruble-Hakim

Barbara Hakim
mother of Daniel Hakim

Michael Feldman
uncle of Lindsay Holloway
Mary Jonas
wife of Alan Jonas

Bertha Schwarz
mother of Mira Appleby

Alexa Moinkoff
granddaughter of Sharon Zamkoff

Gloria Askin
wife of Joe Askin

Stephanie Whippo
mother of Brian Whippo

Claire Tesh Stoltze
wife of Daniel Stoltze

Robert Young
friend of Stephanie Fleischman

Carolann Cory 
friend of Stephanie Fleischman

Ralph Dinsdale
friend of Rabbi Kelley Gludt

Gavriel Haskins
friend of the Shulman Family
Rebecca Feldberg
Jacqueline Martins  
sister of Michael Sanow 
Bert Rosenheck
husband of Rachel Rosenheck & father of Danielle Spiro
Murray Rose 
father of Robin Rose-Samuels
Joshua Simon
friend of Lisa Berlin Wittenstein
& Robert Wittenstein 

Koby Gruenwald  
son of friends and colleagues

Christine Fletcher
sister of Patricia Berman
Lenore & Marvin Berman
parents of Janis Silverman
Ned Pollard
friend of the Spokes Family 

Burton Gold
father of Joanne Gold
Merle & Murray Sachs
Donald Allen

father of Lisa Minick

Robin Leidner
friend of Amy Davidoff & Steve Gore

Hilda Coyne

Vickie Dorf
Fran Kanterman
Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg
ext. 14
Cantor Ira Greenstein

Rabbi Kelley Gludt

Director of Congregational Learning, ext. 15  

Henry Feller
Executive Director, ext. 20

Julie Gottlieb
Beth Am Board President

Nakia Davis
Front Office Coordinator & 
Assistant to the Rabbi,
ext. 11  

Josh Weisberg
Program Coordinator,
ext. 16

Sandy Winters
Ritual Coordinator

Lynora Lawless
Communications & Membership Coordinator
ext. 10 

Norm Weinstein
Bookkeeper, ext. 17

Rachel Weitzner
Capital Campaign Coordinator, 
ext. 21  

Linda Small
Annual Fund Coordinator

Please submit your requests to Lynora by 5pm on Wednesdays
for Saturday, Shabbat coordination.


If you are in need of transportation to Beth Am services or programs, please contact: Joyce Keating at 410-358-5477.
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