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After this final Shabbat at PTBAS, we will continue with a very full schedule at 83 Marlborough Road, with Israeli dancing every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Torah study at noon, and of course, Shabbat services, every Friday evening at 8 p.m. and Saturday morning at 11 a.m. as well as several adult ed classes to choose from:

1. Beginning Prayer Book Hebrew starts this Thursday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. and continues on Wednesday evenings. 

2. "Who are the Women of Valor?" a 6 session class on Thursdays at 7 p.m., taught by Rabbi Hoover, begins on Thursday, October 19.

Call TBE to register for either of those classes: 718-282-1596.  

Beginning on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. Cantor Bernstein  will be facilitating a 4 session course on "The World of Yiddish Theater" presented by the Yiddish Book Center. We will view and discuss four lectures by Professor Debra Caplan detailing the rapid rise of Yiddish theater in the early twentieth century to Yiddish theater today. To register, call the PTBAS office: 718-436-5082. The cost for all four sessions is $36, cash, or check payable to PTBAS. 

Wishing you in advance a "chag sameach" for Simchat Torah which we celebrate in the sanctuary tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. 


Wednesday, October 11: 
  8:00 p.m. - Erev Simchat Torah service (sanctuary) - Larry and Jill Ballow will be playing for extra joyous dancing with our Torahs!

Thursday, October 12: 
  10:30 a.m. - Simchat Torah/Shemini Atzeret morning service & Yizkor (sanctuary)
  7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Beginner Prayer Book Hebrew at TBE
  8:00 p.m. - Simchat Torah across Brooklyn in Grand Army Plaza

Friday, October 13:  
  8:00 p.m. - Erev Shabbat (sanctuary)

Saturday, October 14:  
  10:30 a.m. - Shabbat morning services followed by farewell luncheon.


Monday, October 16:
  7:30 p.m. - Israeli Dancing 

Tuesday, October 17: 
  12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Torah study: Noah, Second Triennial: Gen. 8:15 - 10:32
  7:30 p.m. "The World of Yiddish Theater" - Session #1. Call the PTBAS office to register: (718) 486-5082. Tuition is $36 cash, or check payable to PTBAS, for 4 sessions.  

Wednesday, October 18: 
  7:30 p.m. - Beginning Prayer Book Hebrew. Call TBE for info: 718-282-1596

Thursday, October 19: 
  6:00 p.m. - Tai Chi
  7:00 p.m. "Who are the Women of Valor" - taught by Rabbi Heidi Hoover. Six session, learning about biblical women, discussing their stories, how tradition sees them, and how we see them. Tuition is $120 for 6 classes.  

Reminder: PTBAS Social Action committee is collecting donations of gift cards from national brand stores which will be sent to Rabbi Jonathan Siger at Congregation Jewish Community North in Houston for distribution. Toby Greenberg is a member of this congregation. 

The annual Social Action holiday food drive continues through Simchat Torah.  


Beginner Prayer Book Hebrew taught by Ruth Bile on the the following dates from 7:30 pm to 9pm:

Thursday, October 12th
Wednesday, October 25th
Wednesday, November 22nd
Wednesday, December 6th
Wednesday, December 13th
Thursday, December 21st

(Dates subject to change)
6 classes for $120.00-includes workbook.
To register, please call Temple Beth Emeth office at 718-282-1596 or email templebeth83@aol.com

The World of Yiddish Theater, a four-part lecture series from the Yiddish Book Center, facilitated by Cantor Suzanne Bernstein 

Four Tuesday evening sessions: October 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $36 cash or check payable to PTBAS covers attendance for all four sessions.  

To register, please call PTBAS office at 718-436-5082 or email:

We will view the four lectures by Professor Debra Caplan tracing the rapid rise of Yiddish theater from almost non-existent to culturally crucial, from totally amateur to cutting-edge art. Hear stories from the theater's heyday in the early twentieth-century and watch videos of Yiddish performances in the twenty-first. Access a presentation of Yiddish theater songs and a slideshow of artifacts from the Yiddish stage.
Following each lecture, Cantor Suzanne Bernstein will lead a discussion. We will have the opportunity to submit our questions to Prof. Caplan online. 
No Reservations Necessary!

Dairy Pot Luck and Torah Service
November 17, 2017
Temple provides pizza and pasta, you bring a dairy / vegetarian side dish or dessert….and of course, your engaging conversations

Pot luck at 6:30
Torah Service at 8:00

if you have any questions, you may send them to Alice at TempleBeth83@aol.com