Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Congregation Beth-El Zedeck

High Holy Day Workshop on the Akeda

Sunday, September 14 9:30 a.m. – noon Spend the morning exploring one of the most fascinating and interpreted narratives of Rosh Hashanah, The Binding of Isaac, with renowned artist John Domont and Rabbi Sandy Sasso. Click Akeda Workshop flyer for more information.  Read More →

Yom Kippur Conversation

Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Kaufman-Schuchman Chapel Join us for our public Yom Kippur Conversation: Israel After Gaza and the New Anti-Semitism. Panelists will be Hannah K. Joseph, Doug Rose, David Sklar, and Jeffrey Smulyan, moderated by Dr. Pierre M. Atlas. Click the above link for more information.  Read More →

All the World

As the High Holy Days approach, you may be interested in a new book from Jewish Lights Publishing to which Rabbis Dennis and Sandy Sasso have contributed — All the World: Universalism, Particularism and the High Holy Days. This fifth volume of the Prayers of Awe series edited by Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman has almost 40 contributors from across the Jewish world. To find out more or to  purchase a copy of the book directly from Jewish Lights, visit:    Read More →

Do a Music Mitzvah!

Personalized music brings joy, soothes agitation, and brings back special memories–even to those with advanced dementia and depression. Congregation Beth-El Zedeck Men’s Club is seeking donations of new or used iPods and iPhones as well as iTunes gift cards. They will be used in Hooverwood’s certified Music and Memory Program. You may drop off your donations in the synagogue office.  For more information on the program, visit  Read More →

Festival of Faiths

The Festival of Faiths will be held on Sunday, September 7 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. outside at the Veterans Memorial Plaza and inside the War Memorial (downtown intersection of Meridian and Michigan Streets). Join us in celebration through prayer; faith forums; sacred art, song and dance; family and youth activities; and food! Click Festival of Faith Flyer for more information. Be sure to stop by the Jewish community table!  Read More →