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Cong. Beth Am

Havdallah on the beach: Enjoy the beach at Pass-a-Grille for Havdallah with Congregation Beth Am as members say “goodbye” to Shabbat as the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Look for Beth Am members just south of Paradise Grill at 10th Avenue. For more information, contact Admin@

Purim carnival: Dress up in your favorite costume and join in games, face painting and more during the Beth Am annual Purim Carnival on Sunday, Feb. 25. This is open to the community. For more information and to confirm start time, contact Admin@BethAm-

Author to speak: The Beth Am Brotherhood will present a program, “Escape From Nazi Austria” with author Robert Josef Konig on Sunday March 18 at 3 p.m. in the temple sanctuary. The 90-minute program will include a screening of the documentary film, Haven - The Dramatic Story of 1000 WWII Refugees and How They Came to America. Konig will also discuss his novel Of Good and Evil: Prelude to the Holocaust, the first in a two-volume set of historical fiction about his family and the Holocaust. There is not charge, but donations are welcome. Complimentary light fare and refreshments will be provided and there will be a full bar with setups with suggested donations for adult beverages. After the presentation there will be a meet and greet and book signing with Konig. A portion of sales of his book will go to the congregation.

Tot Shabbat: Every third Friday of the month there is a Tot Shabbat service at 6:30 for tots up to age 5 and their families as they welcome in Shabbat with music, prayer and a story. This casual service is followed by an oneg Shabbat.

Cafe Shabbat: Join in a monthly opportunity to come together, eat food, engage in Shabbat in fun, different ways, and then top it off with some time to pray together on Saturday, March. 3 at 9 a.m. Email Admin@BethAm- for more information.

Israeli dancing: Lessons in Israeli dancing are offered every Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Irma Polster at or call the temple office.

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