Happenings

It’s All Relatives! Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy with Steve Sarratore 11/11/2021

    It’s All Relatives! Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy with Steve Sarratore   If you’ve been meaning to get started on your family history, or you just wanted to know what the heck a second cousin once removed is, this is the session for you! Learn how to get started in your search for your ancestors and about the tools and resources available to help you.   Steve Sarratore, a happily retired college professor, is an amateur genealogist and has been metaphorically digging up relatives for over twenty years.     Thursday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. RSVP toRead More

Hebrew Reading Course – Level 1 (beg. 10/13/21)

Temple Beth Shalom, Brigantine presents another Hebrew Reading Course–Level 1. This course is sponsored by the National Jewish Outreach Program.  Temple Beth Shalom member, Bernie Rosenberg, will conduct the course using the Zoom platform.   All materials for this fun and no-stress 7-week class will be provided at no cost.  Access to online review sessions will also be available to strengthen letter recognition and understanding. When:  Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. October 13, 20, and 27 November 3, 10, 17 and 24 If you always wanted to read Hebrew, follow Hebrew prayers, or would like to refresh your HebrewRead More

TBS Adult Torah Study Series

The Adult Education Committee of Temple Beth Shalom is proud to announce the formation of a monthly Adult Torah Study Group.  This study group is to be moderated by the laypeople of the TBS Congregation.  This group is scheduled to meet monthly, on the first Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. (except where noted.) Each moderator will choose a parasha (or parshiyot) from the upcoming month that is meaningful to him/her.  The moderator will lead a close reading of the parsha and/or a discussion on a topic of his/her choosing connected to the parsha and preferably to our worldRead More

TBS Literary Society Meeting October 11th, 2021

The next book club discussion will be held via Zoom on Monday, October 11th, at 1:00 p.m.  We will be reading the book, American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. A Zoom link will be sent a few days before the 13th. Please contact the Temple Office at (609) 266-0403  or email adulted@seashul.org if you need additional information on joining this engaging conversation!

TBS Adult Education: Coming to America: The Sephardic Experience, 1492 to Today

Temple Beth Shalom is thrilled to offer the following adult education session to our congregants and to all those interested from the community-at-large: Rabbi Lance Sussman returns to Temple Beth Shalom via Zoom on Sunday, November 14 , 2021 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. “Coming to America: The Sephardic Experience, 1492 to Today” For my November program I am going to share a PowerPoint on the history of how Sephardic Jews first came to the New World beginning in 1492. We will look at the expulsions from Iberia and then discuss the role Holland played in the settlement of Jews in the world includingRead More

TBS Literary Society Meeting September 13, 2021

The next book club discussion will be held via Zoom on Monday, September 13th at 1:00 p.m.  We will be reading the book, Anxious People by Fredrik Backman (author of A Man Called Ove.)  A Zoom link will be sent a few days before the 13th. Please contact the Temple Office at (609) 266-0403  or email adulted@seashul.org if you need additional information on joining this engaging conversation!

Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast

Once again, Temple Beth Shalom is providing a carry-out Break-the-Fast meal for its TBS congregants, This will be PRE-ORDER AND PRE-PAY ONLY and will replace the congregational dinner TBS normally hosts at the Community Center.   For details please check the link below. For questions please call the Temple office at 609-266-0403 2021 Break-the-Fast Order Form

TBS Sunset Cruise – Sunday, August 29, 2021

Please join Temple Beth Shalom, Brigantine for a relaxing sunset adult only cruise on the back bays of Atlantic City on Sunday, August 29 from 7:30-9:30 pm. Our cruise ship departs from Historic Gardner’s Basin, 800 N. New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City (boat boarding begins at 7:15  pm).  Water and light snacks will be provided.  A cash bar is also available on the boat!  Please feel free to invite your friends. $25 per person TBS member; $30 per person TBS non-member Space is limited:  Drop off (or mail your check) to the Temple Office no later than August 15th alongRead More

TBS Adult Education: Re-Envisioning the Middle East Eco System: Desert Ecology and Environmental Diplomacy – 6-6-21

For a quarter of a century, the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies located on Kibbutz Ketura along the Israeli-Jordanian border has been bringing Israeli, Jordanian, Palestinian, Moroccan and other international college-age students to study and live together, while training to become future environmental leaders. The Institute’s motto is “Nature Knows No Borders.”  The Institute’s most recent initiative is in the field of Environmental Diplomacy. This session, presented by Rabbi Michael M. Cohen, Director of Community Relations, will explore the academic and cross-border research branches of the Institute along with its Track II Environmental activities. Pleased join this free program sponsored byRead More

TBS Literacy Society Meeting 6-7-2021

The TBS Literacy Society is scheduled to “meet” via Zoom on Monday, June 7th at 1:00 p.m. to review the book Honolulu by Alan Brennert via Zoom. Please contact the Temple Office at (609) 266-0403  or email adulted@seashul.org if you need additional information on joining this engaging conversation!