We will follow the closing decisions of the Pine Bush and Valley Central school districts: If either school district is closed, our event, activity or service is cancelled; if a district's after school activities are cancelled, our event, activity, or service will be cancelled as well.
In the event of a cancellation, an email will be sent to the membership, phone calls will be made to those without computer access and will be posted on the temple's website.
Sunday, January 18th at 10 am, we have planned a different kind of Jewish Living Series. We would like to spruce up the lobby area and create a "welcome table" to make newcomers and old members feel more welcome and to be aware of our services and programs at the shul.
If you have a flair for decorating and organization, or if you just feel like getting out of the house, please join us. It will be very informal, but hopefully fun and productive.
We still need your help to fix our roof! The windows are done! But the job is not done. We need your help to finish our roof repairs! So, we turn to you to help us raise the remaining $4000 and reach our goal.
OUR CHILDREN BUILT THE SUKKAH!
On Sunday, October 12, we shook, shook, shook the Lulav and shared a fun meal.
-Everyone Does The Wave (source - NJOP)
One of the main mitzvot of the holiday of Sukkot is the waving of the four
species: citron (etrog), palm, myrtle and willow. Trying to understand this
mitzvah metaphorically, our sages compared the four species to four different
types of Jews:
On October 19th, Joe Herzog, presented a nature photography workshop. Congregants met at the shul and then traveled to a beautiful location, in Walden,to enjoy the fall foliage of the Hudson Valley. Joe shared tips on how to see and set up a shot.
Marilyn and Fred Nelson joined Congregation Beth Hillel in 1995. Fred became involved with the Board of Trustees and soon found himself a member of the House Committee. Shortly thereafter, he became a member of our Cemetery Committee. Marilyn quickly found a home for herself with the women in the kitchen and has recently agreed to take charge of maintaining and keeping our kitchen and pantry stocked. Congratulations to Marilyn and Fred on this honor of Volunteers of the Year!
Registration for the Torah School is now open! Classes are held on Sunday mornings and each class runs for three hours. Our program is designed to help the students learn Hebrew, understand our celebrations and participate in our services. Please contact Nava at (845) 778-7374 for more details.