This Week at Beth Mordecai

October 9, 2018
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This Week at Beth Mordecai

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 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.


Friday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.
Kabbalat Shabbat.

Join us for a traditional Friday night service.


Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Shabbat services and Blessing of the Pets.

Services at the Gazebo in Bayview Park including (in honor of Noah) Blessing of the Pets. All creatures invited.
Leashes required. See more information and map here.
In case of rain, we will have a regular Shabbat service, with discussion, at Beth Mordecai, and will have our Blessing of the Pets service next week.


Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:30 a.m.  – Mah Jongg Madness

Beginners and experts invited. Contribution $5.
Please RSVP to Anita Krentar –


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

Become a Power Pray-er workshop series starts Thursday, October 25 at 10am.
Our first session is on how to say and do the Aliyah prayer that is recited when one is called up to the Torah.


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 PM
Dr. Agnieskza Legutko of Columbia University will speak after the film.
Tickets are $13 – RSVP to Elliot at
by October 26


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