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Special Announcements

Until further notice, all services and meetings at BHBI are canceled due to the COVID-19 health crisis and the resulting need to reduce public gatherings. Please contact the synagogue at if you have questions or concerns.

Information from the Federation on the COVID-19 crisis can be found here. For community resources, click here.

Sunday Morning Service at 9am will now be live streamed! All are welcome! To join the service, click on this Zoom link. Recent guidance from the Conservative Movement's Committee on Jewish Law, found here, allows the possibility to say the mourner's kaddish if 10 or more join with enabled audio and video, during a time of emergency when local synagogues have been closed for the duration of the crisis.

To sell your Chametz, use the form on page 4 of the April Bulletin, found here. Your form must arrive at Temple Beth Am no later than Wednesday, April 1.

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For online weekly Torah portion, commentary, and candle lighting times, click here.

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BHBI Monthly Events Calendar - April 2020

Friday Apr 3   Erev Shabbat (candle lighting 7:22 pm)
Saturday Apr 4   Shabbat Morning (Torah: Tzav)
Sunday Apr 5 9:00 am Service live streamed on Zoom, click here to join.
Wednesday Apr 8   Erev Passover, 1st Seder (candle lighting 7:28 pm)
Thursday Apr 9   Passover Morning 1st Day
Thursday Apr 9   Erev Passover, 2nd Seder (candle lighting after 8:31 pm)
Friday Apr 10   Passover Morning 2nd Day
Friday Apr 10   Erev Shabbat (candle lighting 7:30 pm)
Saturday Apr 11   Shabbat Morning (Torah: Chol Hamoed Pesach)
Sunday  Apr 12 9:00 am Service live streamed on Zoom, click here to join.
Monday Apr 13 7:30 pm BHBI Board of Trustees Meeting via Zoom
Tuesday Apr 14   Erev Passover 7th Day (candle lighting 7:35 pm)
Wednesday Apr 15   Passover Morning 7th Day
Wednesday Apr 15   Erev Passover 8th Day (candle lighting after 8:38 pm)
Thursday Apr 16   Passover Morning 8th Day
Friday Apr 17   Erev Shabbat (candle lighting 7:38 pm)
Saturday Apr 18   Shabbat Morning and Blessing for the New Month (Torah: Shemini)
Sunday Apr 19 9:00 am Service live streamed on Zoom, click here to join.
Friday Apr 24   Erev Shabbat (candle lighting 7:46 pm)
Saturday Apr 25   Shabbat Morning and Rosh Chodesh Iyar (Torah: Tazria/Metzora)
Sunday Apr 26 9:00 am Service live streamed on Zoom, click here to join.

Community Events Calendars

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Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester (JCC)

Congregation Beth Hamedresh - Beth Israel (BHBI)
1369 East Avenue  •  Rochester, NY 14610  •  (585) 244-2060