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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]

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]

Healing Service

A contemplative and musical Healing Service will be Wednesday, December 13 at 5:45 p.m. in the Alpert-Solotken Library at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck.  Whether you’re there to attend an evening minyan, enjoy the chanting, say Kaddish for a loved one, or wish healing for others and yourself, you’re welcome!  Please RSVP to Rabbi Shelley Goldman at sgoldman {at} bez613(.)org var mailNode = document.getElementById('emob-ftbyqzna@orm613.bet-46'); var linkNode = document.createElement('a'); ... [More]

Tour d’Torah

Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Alpert-Solotken Library Join Rabbi Shelley Goldman Shabbat mornings to engage with our people’s most sacred text. We will follow the weekly parsha focusing on the second triennial cycle of readings, a.k.a. “the middle” of each week’s story. We begin and end each discussion with sacred Hebrew chanting. All are welcome, and drop-ins are encouraged.  Read More →