As a Reform congregation, Temple Beth Am is deeply committed to the health and security of the nation of Israel. To learn more about the issues, feel free to explore the links below.
Events Regarding Israel at Temple Beth Am
Temple Beth Am makes every effort to include Israel-related programming each year.
Past programs include:
This History of Modern Israel: 1948-2018
Class with Rabbi Alon Levkovitz - March 2018
The Story of Ethiopians in Israel
Guest Speaker Nofar Getanech Desta, Graduate of Yemin Orde Village - March 2018
How Israel Became a State
Class with Rabbi Alon Levkovitz - February 2017
Does the Earth Breathe? Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming and the Water Cycle
Guest Speaker Dr. Noam Weisbrod, Director of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - December 2016
Israel in the Eyes of Hollywood
Guest Speaker Nissim Dayan, Film Director and Writer from Tel Aviv - December 2016
The Human Project: How One Israeli Hospital Provides Medical Treatment to Syrian Civil War Victims
Guest Speaker Dr. Salman Zarka, Director General of Ziv Medical Center in Zefat - March 2016
A Nuclear Iran: “Who is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb"
Guest Speaker Professor Fred Lazin - June 2015
Israeli Ambulance Dedication
The Dalton Family donated an ambulance to Israel's emergency services organization Magen David Adom in memory of Nate Dalton's late mother. Before the ambulance was donated, Temple Beth Am hosted an ambulance dedication and special Shabbat Service honoring the gift. - March 2015