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Friday, December 14, 2012

Chanukah & Shabbat Service

Congregation Beth Shalom invites you to Celebrate Chanukah with "Latke" Lights on Friday, December 14th at 6:30 pm. The service will include special holiday music provided by our Friday Night Live musicians. There will be a dairy potluck immediately following the service.
Come spin the dreidel and light the Menorah!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Brotherhood Shabbat

Please join us in honoring the men of Congregation Beth Shalom at Brotherhood Shabbat services, Friday, November 30th at 6:30 pm.
 Oneg to follow.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Parshat Noah Pet Blessing

Congregation Beth Shalom invites all members to bring their (friendly) pets for a blessing for health and happiness by the Rabbi. The blessing will take place on Sunday, November 4th at 11:15 am.
Kids and grownups alike really enjoyed meeting everyone's animals last year and pronounced the event a resounding sucess.
Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Congregation Beth Shalom & Sioux City Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

The 2012 Annual Meeting for Congregation Beth Shalom & the Sioux City Jewish Federation will be held on Sunday, October 28th. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served at 5:30. The business meeting will begin at 6 pm. There is no charge for this event, but reservations are appreciated. Please call the office at 712-255-1990.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Super Latke

Congregation Beth Shalom invites everyone to attend our Super Latke Brunch-Lunch-Dinner and Spectacular Bake Sale on Sunday October 21 from 11:30 - 6:30 pm. The menu features:
  • All You Can Eat Potato Latkes
  • New York Deli Style Tuna Salad
  • Egg Salad + relishes and all the fixins &
  • Homemade Cheesecake for Desert
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Carryouts Available.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Sukkot Services

Please join us for these holiday simchas!
Monday, October 1 - 10:00 am 1st Day Sukkot Morning Service
Tuesday, October 2 - 6:30 pm CBS Sukkot Minyan
Wednesday, October 3 - 5:30 pm Sukkot Service at the end of Midrasha
Thursday, October 4 - 6:30pm  CBS Sukkot Minyan
Friday, October 5 - 6:30 pm Shabbat & Sukkot Service
to be followed by Dairy Potluck
Saturday, October 6 - 9:30  am Shabbat & Sukkot Service
Sunday, October 7 - 6:30 pm Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah service
to be followed by Reception
No Midrasha Classes.
Monday, October 8 - 10:00 am Shemini Atzeret Service with Yizkor (10:45 appx.)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

We hope to see you at our Fall High Holiday Services!

Rosh HaShanah
Sunday, September 16       8:00 pm Erev Rosh HaShanah Service
                                                  & Sisterhood Oneg
Monday, September 17    10:00 am First Day Morning Service
                                          10:30 am Children's Service
                                            8:00 pm Evening Service
Tuesday, September 18    10:00 Second Day Service

Yom Kippur
Sunday, September 23        9:30 am Tashlich Service
Tuesday, September 25      7:00 pm Kol Nidre Service
Wednesday, Sept 26         10:00 am Morning Service
                                          10:30 am Children's Service
                                            5:00 pm Yizkor Memorial Service
                                            5:45 pm Afternoon Service
                                            7:00 pm Ne'ilah Closing Service
                                            8:00 pm Break the Fast

CBS will again sponsor an "old fashioned" Yom Kippur Break the Fast. The main dairy items will be provided. We are asking for baked goods to be brought prior to Yom  Kippur. There is no charge, but please call the office to make your reservation.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Tisha B'Av Service

Congregation Beth Shalom  will conduct an Erev Tisha B'Av service on Saturday, July 28th from 8:00 to 8:45 pm.

Federation Picnic August 19th

The 2012 Jewish Federation will be held on Sunday, August 19th from 4:30 - 6:30 at Riverside Park - Pavilion 4. The rain site will be Congregation Beth Shalom.The Federation will provide the food and beverages. Everyone is invited to this free event.

Monday, May 21, 2012

1st Day Shavuot Service

Congregation Beth Shalom will observe the 1st Day of Shavuot with services at 9:30 am. A Yizkor service will be held at approximately 10:30 am. A holiday dairy kiddush will follow.

Memorial Day Recognition

Congregation Beth Shalom invites everyone to a Shabbat Service and Memorial Day Recognition on Friday, May 25th at 6:30 pm.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Shabbat & Yom HaAtzmaut Observance

Congregation Beth Shalom's Shabbat & Yom HaAtzmaut Service on Friday, May 4th at 6:30 pm. will include our Friday Night Live Musicians. A special photo documentary, Faces of Israel, presented by Ira Lebowitz will be featured in the Oneg. Ira will present slides from his 2011 trip to Israel.
Everyone is welcome to attend!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Third Annual Sioux City Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Federation of Sioux City and the Betty Strong Encounter Center will present the third Annual Sioux City Jewish Film Festival on April 29 and May 3. Admission to both films is free and open to the public.
"Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray" will be shown at 2 pm on Sunday, April 29th At the Encounter Center (Missouri Riverfront exit 149 off I-29). The film explores the hisotry of the Civil War Jews who fought on both sides of the battlefield.
"Saviors in the Night" will be shown at 7 pm on Thursday, May 3rd at Congregation Beth Shalom. The film tells the story of courageous farmers who hid the Spiegel family during the Holocaust.

Sophie Leopold Bat Mitzvah

Lisa and Julian Leopold cordially invite you to a Shabbat Service as their daughter Sophie becomes a Bat Mitzvah. Friday night services at the special time of 7:30 will be followed by a Oneg. Saturday morning services at 9:30 am will be followed by a Kiddush lunch.

Monday, April 02, 2012

Tolerance Week Activities

The 7th Annual Tolerance Week, sponsored by the Gerald L. & Kathleen A. Weiner Foundation, will be held during the week of April 16-20, 2012. Activities will include:
  • Monday, April 16 - 6:00 pm: An evening of poetry and music with a tolerance theme will be hosted by the Sioux City Conservatory of Music, 1300 Pierce St.
  • Tuesday, April 17 - 7:30 pm: Nicky's Family, an award winning documentary will be shown at the Orpheum Theater. Dave Lux, a member of Nicky's family who appears in the film, will speak after the film. Lux will also speak at a preview event at WIT at 11:00 am.
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 7:00 pm: In the Shadow of the Acropolis, a documentary of the history of the Holocaust in Greece, will be shown in the UPS Auditorium, Morningside College.
  • Thursday, April 19 - 4:00 pm: The Art, Poetry & Music of Terezin, a presentation by Nan Wilson will be held in the Stark Student Center, Briar Cliff College.
  • Friday, April 20 - 6:30 pm: Congregation Beth Shalom will observe Shabbat & Yom HaShoah. Services will include special readings by Morningside College Students

All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Great Jewish Thinkers’ Series

Learn about the interesting concepts and ideas of Ahad Ha-Am at the final session of the Great Jewish Thinker's Series on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6:55 pm.Ha-Am was a Jewish modernist from Eastern Europe. He epitomized the rich possibilities of creating a modern, secular, yet authentically Jewish culture, that was truly Jewish, yet without its traditional theological premises. He believed Jewish culture should preempt Jewish politics and that Jewish ethics are indivisible from Jewish nationality.

Passover Service Schedule

Passover Services at Congregation Beth Shalom include:
Saturday, April 7: First Day 9:30 am Morning Service with Torah & Haftorah Reading
Sunday, April 8: Second Day 8:30 am Service at Minyan
Monday, April 9: Hol Hamoed 6:30 pm Service at Minyan
Tuesday, April 10: Hol Hamoed 6:30 pm Service at Minyan
Thursday, April 12 Hol Hamoed 6:30 pm Service at Minyan
Friday, April 13: Seventh Day 6:30 pm Shabbat & Passover Service
Saturday, April 14:Eighth Day 9:30 am Shabbat, Passover & Yizkor Service (10:30 appx)

Passover Seder

Celebrate Passover at Congregation Beth Shalom's First Night Seder on Friday, April 6th. Shabbat services at 6:30 pm will be followed immediately by a kosher seder. Please call 712-255-1990 with your reservation by April 2nd. Adult price is $25; children 5-12 - $10.
If you would like to contribute to our "Elijah" fund to help underwrite the Seder costs, please consider an additional contribution.

Sisterhood Shabbat

Please join us in honoring the women of Congregation Beth Shalom at
Sisterhood Shabbat. Services will be at 6:30 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Midrasha Shabbat

Congregation Beth Shalom invites you to a Friday, January 27th Shabbat service led by students in our Midrasha classes. The 6:30 pm service will be followed by a dairy potluck.

Monday, January 16, 2012

TuB'Shevat Seder

Congregation Beth Shalom invites members and guests to a

TuB'Shevat Seder and Shabbat Service

on Friday, February 3rd at 6:30 pm.
Please join us in our celebration of growth and renewal, TuB'Shevat, the New Year for Trees. Our holiday menu will include a kosher chicken Shabbat dinner and will include the fruits and wine of the Seder.
Adults: $12.50 Children under 10: $5.00
Reservations are needed for this meal. Please call 712-255-1990 by February 1st.

Monday, January 09, 2012

Brotherhood Shabbat

Please join us in honoring the men of Congregation Beth Shalom
at Brotherhood Shabbat on Friday, January 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm.
Oneg immediately following the service.