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Beth El Congregation

Judaism Rooted in the Desert

1118 West Glendale Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Phone: (602) 944-3359

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Rabbi Lavinsky’s Weekly Message – Balak

  • Posted on July 2, 2015

Shabbat Balak – Hiring a For-Profit Prophet This week’s Torah portion, Balak, is named after the King of Moab who felt threatened by the Israelites.  He had heard that the Jews were approaching his territories.  But instead of engaging them in battle, he chose to hire the powerful Midianite prophet,Bilaam, to curse the upstart nation. Continue Reading »

Book of Remembrance Form 5776

  • Posted on June 1, 2015

Book of Remembrance Form 5776

June/July 2015 Calendar

  • Posted on June 1, 2015

June 2015 Calendar July 2015 Calendar

Echo June/July 2015

  • Posted on June 1, 2015

June July 2015 echo_BEL

Rabbi Lavinsky’s Weekly Message – Naso

  • Posted on May 28, 2015

Shabbat Naso – True Peace In Our Time Sometimes, when I recite the Birkat Kohanim, the threefold priestly blessing, I take certain liberties with the English translation.  The original reads as follows: May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord deal kindly with you and gracious with you. May the Lord bestow Continue Reading »

Rabbi Lavinsky’s Weekly Message Tazria – M’tzora

  • Posted on April 23, 2015

Shabbat Tazria-M’tzorah – We all have skin in the game Dear Friends, Many years ago, I was celebrating a Bat Mitzvah during this week’s double Torah portion, Tazria-M’tzorah, which deals with the phenomenon of “biblical leprosy.”  During the service, I asked, “Can anyone tell me what causes leprosy?”  The father of the Bat Mitzvah, a Continue Reading »

Echo March 2015

  • Posted on February 25, 2015

March 2015 echo_BEL

Echo Calendar March 2015

  • Posted on February 25, 2015

March calendar 2015

Echo Calendar February 2015

  • Posted on February 2, 2015

ECHO calendar February 2015

Echo February 2015

  • Posted on February 2, 2015

February 2015 echo_BEL

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