This Week at Beth Mordecai

October 9, 2018
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This Week at Beth Mordecai

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12 noon.
Ask the Rabbi.

Join Rabbi Metz at the Menlo Park Mall food court, near Panera. Every Wednesday this month we will be studying Pirke Avot, an ancient (and always relevant) text from the Mishna on ethics and interpersonal relationships.  Join the discussion or bring a question of your own.

Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Becoming a Better Pray-er – NEW WORKSHOP SERIES

An anxiety-free way to learn the prayers commonly said during services. No Hebrew knowledge necessary! Participants will learn:
• how to say/sing the prayer
• how to “do” the prayer (perform the rituals associated with the prayer)
First session focus: The prayer recited when one is called up to the Torah for an Aliyah.

RSVP to Rabbi Metz.

Friday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.
Musical Family Shabbat and Dinner

Family spaghetti dinner to follow service. Please RSVP to Rabbi Metz.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00 a.m.

Shabbat morning service, with discussion.


Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12 noon. Ask the Rabbi.

Judasim’s 10 Best Ideas Coffee Talk series starts Wednesday, November 7!

Join Rabbi Metz for “Coffee Talk” 9:30-10:30

Studying Judaism’s 10 Best Ideas.  At Brewed Awakening, 417 Main St, Metuchen, NJ

Classic Yiddush Film – The Dybbuk presented at AMC Lowes New Brunswick as part of the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival. Thursday, November 8, 12 noon.

Dr. Agnieskza Legutko of Columbia University will speak after the film. More information at

Tickets are $13 – RSVP to Elliot at by October 26

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