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Cathedral Soup Kitchen on Christmas Day

Cathedral Soup Kitchen on Christmas Day Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis For almost 30 years, Beth-El Zedeck congregants have organized volunteers to cook and serve meals on Christmas Day.  Volunteers prepare a full turkey dinner in their homes and spend Christmas Day at the Cathedral Soup Kitchen feeding those in need.  This example of Tikkun Olam also affords the priceless gift of family time on a special holiday to the regular kitchen workers and exemplifies our synagogue’s continued... [More]

Hanukah Shabbat Service & Dinner

Friday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a festive, musical Hanukah Shabbat service featuring melodies from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous show. Enjoy a delicious holiday meal (catered by Sisterhood & Men’s Club), and welcome Civic Theatre with selections from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! We must receive your reservation by Monday, December 4. We regret that we will NOT be able to take reservations over the phone or past the deadline. Click the links below to reserve your... [More]

A Statement on the Tragedy in Las Vegas

October 3, 2017 Rabbi Dennis C. Sasso We gather as a community of concerned citizens and people of faith to express our grief at the recent mass killing tragedy in Las Vegas.  We offer our sympathies to the families of the victims, our sorrow over the senseless loss of life and our prayers for the healing and recovery of the hundreds wounded. The wounds are not only physical; they go to the very core of our hearts and souls. When tragedies of this nature occur, the tendency is to blame the incident... [More]

Parent/Toddler Havurah

Sponsored by the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Parent/Toddler Havurah is now in its 17th year! The Havurah has been designed to introduce young children and their parents to Jewish holidays and themes, to assist with the creation of a strong Jewish identity, and to give families in the Indianapolis area a chance to meet and form friendships. This program is designed for families with children from the age of one through Pre-K, though all are welcome! This is a parent-participation class,... [More]

Living Judaism: Being, Doing, Feeling Jewish

Sundays, 10:15 a.m. – noon Not Jewish and want to explore… Jewish and want to learn more… Have a Jewish ancestor and are curious… In an interfaith family relationship… Whatever your reason, join Rabbi Dennis Sasso in an open conversation of discovery about the meanings of Jewish Identify, Beliefs, and Practices. October 8: How Judaism Began – Biblical Origins October 22: How Judaism was Shaped – The Ancient Teachers October 29: How Judaism was Changed –... [More]