Updates on our Jewish communal life during COVID-19:
All Beit Ahavah events including services, meetings, learning and gatherings will be held virtually and will observe social distancing until further notice. We are guided by Jewish precepts including: “To save a life is to save the world.” Read a message from our Rabbi about the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and ways to connect HERE:
“Our creative, innate Jewish ability and the history of Reform, Progressive Judaism is to survive, adapt and thrive in the changing and urgent needs of our time, and we believe our community is needed now more than ever.” – Rabbi Riqi Kosovske
While our building remains closed, our Rabbi, staff and Board are leading and working from their homes. The update on May 19, 2020 is here. You can reach Rabbi Riqi Kosovske by phone 413-587-3770 x2 for confidential voice mail, or cell 413-320-3929, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Office Manager Alec Reitz works remotely Monday-Thursday, 9:30-2:30 p.m. and is reachable at email@example.com. We are here for you.
Events: Please continue to check our online calendar for updates, online events, services, meetings and RUACH community school. These are accessible “virtually” until further notice, through Zoom, Google Meet, FB Live, etc. Our Facebook page includes current news, links, events, support, humor and suggestions to stay connected vibrantly through Judaism during this time.
We created Kesher Minyans, with Ahavah Connectors, to reach out to small groups of community members for calls, connection or check-ins during throughout this time, and to ask others for help such as deliveries. If you are not already on our Membership List or would like to serve as an Ahavah Connector, join Beit Ahavah or be in a Kesher Minyan to receive calls or offer support, please fill out the Google sign-up form here.
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Four years ago we instituted a flexible dues structure to ensure that that everyone can be part of this community. While everyone is very welcome to all events, we are seeking members to be part of the Whole, to sustain and support, bring energy and ideas, shape the future and get to know our Rabbi and community members in a deeper way.
Please contact Rabbi Riqi or a Board member for more info about Beit Ahavah or to reach out personally. Welcome!
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