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Kosher Deli Night! Friday, May 13, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Kosher Deli Night!

Is your mouth watering yet? Join us for a Kosher Deli Shabbat Dinner before services. Delicious smoked turkey, corned beef and pastrami brought from the finest kosher deli in Montreal. The cost of dinner is $12.00 for an all you can eat complete meal. Dinner will be followed by Shabbat evening service. To reserve a spot for the meal, email info@potsdamsynagogue.org

Movie Night: Felix and Meira Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Movie Night: Felix and Meira

Felix and Meirais a 2014 Canadian film selected as the Canadian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the Academy Awards. The flim tells the story of Meira, a young wife and Hassidic Jew, who is not allowed to listen to secular music. Her life changes when she meets the free-spirited Félix, a gentile who lives in her neighborhood. Free popcorn and drinks served.

Lag B'Omer Bonfire and Picnic Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Lag B'Omer Bonfire and Picnic

Lag B'Omer honors the time between the physical emancipation from Egypt during Passover and the spiritual liberation of receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai on Shavuot.  At Beth El, we celebrate the holiday Israeli-style with a bonfire, toasted marshmellows, archery and games! The Melman family will be hosting the event at their home. Click here for directions Google Map. RSVP at info@potsdamsynagogue.org

Memorial Service for Judith Glasser Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Memorial Service for Judith Glasser

More info to follow...

Mitzvah Day in the JShare Garden Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Mitzvah Day in the JShare Garden

We’ll be participating in the Potsdam J Share Project. J Share grows organic vegetables for needy families and food banks in the North Country. No gardening experience needed! Come help and join the fun! RSVP to info@potsdamsynagogue.org Wear your Beth El t-shirt! Free snacks for volunteers!

To get to the garden -- drive to Lehman Park, which is located on the Raquette River a bit south of town.  As you drive south on 56 past SUNY, look for Akwesasne Drive.  Take that right and drive all the way down to the parking lot and the river. Walk along the river's edge, upstream (south; there is a path - go first through a field, then through the woods).  The garden is in the second field that you come to.

Movie Night: The Policemant Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Movie Night: The Policemant

The Policeman  is a 1971 Israeli feature film considered a cinematic classic. In the flim, officer Avraham Azoulay is a veteran patrolman in Jaffa who is on the verge of losing his position. With an eclectic cast of characters including a group of criminals, he creates a plot to regain his position on the policeforce. Free popcorn and drinks served.

Annual Meeting and Potluck Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Annual Meeting and Potluck

Join us for Beth El's Annual Board Meeting. We will be reviewing our yearly budget and successes from the previous year. Please come to share your ideas and offer input for the upcoming year. The meeting will be preceeded by a potluck lunch at 12:00pm. Bring a salad or main dish to share. Beth El will provide dessert and drinks.

Shavuot Hike in the Adirondacks Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Shavuot Hike in the Adirondacks

Come celebrate the anniversary of the day G-d gave the Torah to the entire nation of Israel assembled at Mount Sinai. We will be celebrating this pilgramage holiday with our own hike up Mt. Joe in Lake Placid. Meet us at the trailhead at 11am.. RSVP so we bring enough gorp!