Next Playing at Brith Sholom: ‘Mamale’

Yiddish Film Festival continues on February 26th at Brith Sholom: The 1938 film, “Mamele” belongs to Molly Picon, “Queen of the Yiddish Musical,” who shines as Mamele (little mother), the dutiful daughter keeping her family intact after the death of their mother. She’s so busy cooking, cleaning and matchmaking  for her brothers and sisters that she Read more about Next Playing at Brith Sholom: ‘Mamale’[…]

Wallenberg Lecture Honoree is Rabbi Juda

The Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding has announced a Wallenberg lecture for Sunday, September 18, with the Honoree, Rabbi Allen Juda, having a reception and dinner beforehand.  Details follow: WALLENBERG TRIBUTE LECTURE Sunday, September 18 @ 3:30p Raoul Wallenberg – A Humanitarian for an Inhuman Age – Then & Now Kati Marton, Best-selling & award-winning writer Read more about Wallenberg Lecture Honoree is Rabbi Juda[…]

Religious school holds Passover seder

The combined Brith Sholom-Bnai Abraham Religious School held a seder at their Sunday morning class just prior to Passover. In addition to remembering leaving Egypt and learning the traditions and melodies connected with these events in our history, they sampled the bitter herbs, charoset and, of course, the matzah. Contrary to dwelling on their afflictions, Read more about Religious school holds Passover seder[…]

All cheers at local Purim celebration

Local people gathered in Bethlehem Wednesday night to celebrate the Jewish holiday Purim… Brith Sholom helps Esther, Mordecai make news: Brith Sholom and Bnai Abraham Religious School’s annual Purim party was well-attended by kids, adults … and the press. WFMZ turned out to witness the dance party and sundae bar that followed the March 23 Read more about All cheers at local Purim celebration[…]

Torah for Foodies celebrates fruits of the earth

Always a congregation to enjoy good food, Brith Sholom hosts delicious Shabbat kiddushes and dinners of a variety of foods on a regular basis. A recent 4-part class, Torah for Foodies, highlighted the treasures that the earth offers and showed that such diverse foods as are available today were not always known and must not Read more about Torah for Foodies celebrates fruits of the earth[…]