Yom Shishi, 6 Kislev 5775
  • Forte! Join our Community as we honor Rabbi Leib's 25th Anniversary!
  • Please help Beth Am make the holidays special for needy children in Abington Township. There are hundreds of children, who without the generosity of our community would receive nothing for the holidays. We are proud of the efforts of Jackie Lehner & Dana Nissenfeld, who are working along with the Glenside Kiwanis Club to make this happen. We ask you to donate NEW toys and clothing, for children ages infant to 16 years old. Please bring your NEW unwrapped gifts to the Administrative office. Collection begins NOW through Monday, December 15.

    We are also in need of wrapping supplies, such as tape, gift bags, tissue paper and boxes. WINTER THEME ONLY! Volunteers are needed to wrap these gifts. We will be having our next wrapping events on Thursday, December 4, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in helping to wrap. Let’s support our community to make this a great holiday season!

  • "Jewish Humor" (part I) with Rabbi Robert Leib, Wedensday, December 3, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in the Temple Beth Torah Chapel. How important is humor in Jewish life? Today, an overwhelming number of America’s favorite comedians are Jewish. Accident or tradition? Join us as Rabbi Leib leads an exploration of Jewish Humor.

  • Join our Beth Am family on Friday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Rabbi Robert S. Leib.  Family Shabbat Service with the T'filah Band & Junior Choir followed by a beautiful & festive Oneg Shabbat.

  • Holiday Secret Shop on Sunday morning, December 7th from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the lobby at Beth Am. Most gift items under $5. Bring shopping money and buy gifts for parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers, friends, and maybe a few things for yourself! One day only!!! Sponsored by the Sisterhood.

  • FORTE! Join the celebration for Rabbi Leib’s 25th Anniversary when this incredible trio of tenors, featuring Josh Page, nephew of Randy and Rabbi, will perform at the Keswick Theatre, Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m.  FORTE were finalists on America’s Got Talent. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased through the Keswick box office.

  • On Sunday. December 14, Join the Social Action Committee & our local community at the Northeast Philadelphia warehouse of the Jewish Relief Agency to pack fresh produce and nonperishable kosher foods and then pack cars and deliver boxes to Jewish families in need! Volunteers can arrive at 8:30 a.m. or 10:00 a.m., get a brief orientation and then take their place alongside other volunteers. Volunteers then load their cars and get turn-by-turn directions so you won't get lost. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to let us know you are interested in helping!

  • Chanukkah Illuminated: Can You "Handel" It? On Sunday, December 14 at 4:00 p.m., the 10th Anniversary Musical Celebration of the Cantors and Choirs of the Old York Road Kehillah perform musical excerpts from "Judas Maccabaeus" by G. F. Handel at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. Join Cantor Zarkh, our Adult Volunteer and Junior Choirs for this Chanukah Concert. Tickets are available at Beth Am Administrative and Religious School offices. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, children under 8 are free. Checks payable to Keneseth Israel.

  • Tuesday, December 16 at 6:00 p.m. Lighting of the Outdoor Chanukiah on with the Abington Volunteer Fire Company followed by the Confirmation Class-sponsored Chanukah Dinner at 6:15 p.m.

  • Adult Jewish Learning: Chanukah through Its Music with Cantor Elena Zarkh on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Adult Jewish Learning: Chanukah - The Mystical Letter with Rabbi Robert Leib on Wednesday, December 17 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Make the voice for Reform Judaism heard in the 2015 World Zionist Organization elections. Visit the following link https://www.reformjews4israel.org/about-us/  to join ARZA (American Reform Zionists Association) then vote between January 15 and April 30, 2015.

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