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Laurie Berkner Live

Get your tickets before we sell out! Join us Sunday morning October 26th at 11:15 am, benefiting early childhood tuition assistance.

Minnesota National Guard

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As part of our ongoing Military Support Initiative, Beth El has committed to supporting: 

  • The 34th Combat Aviation Brigade
  • The 2nd Battalion, 147th Assault Helicopter
  • The 204th Area Support Medical Company

Please check this list of specific, much-needed items for donation to our soldiers.

Contact Rachel Parnes or Pam Friedman for more information on National Guard initiatives, as well as for packing dates and ways to get involved.

Sukkot and Tishrei Schedule

October Service/Program
15 Hoshana Rabbah ("Beat Your Willows"),7:00 AM
15 Erev Shemini Atzeret, 5:45 PM
16 Shemini Atzeret, 9:00 AM including Yizkor
16 Erev Simhat Torah, 6:15 PM Young Families Dinner and Simhat Torah Celebration
16 Erev Simhat Torah, 6:45 PM Minha/Maariv and Hakafot (Dancing)
17 Simhat Torah, 9:00 AM
18 War and Peace Through The Eye of An Israeli Artist, Johanan Herson, following 9:00 AM Shabbat services

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