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In accordance with CDC and Maryland State guidelines, all Bet Chaverim activities are virtual.  We will be moving into a new space on Rte. 108 in Columbia when appropriate.  Please check back for updates.


For additional information on Bet Chaverim's upcoming activities or to enquire about Membership, please contact Jennifer Rogofsky at or 443-253-1597


Virtual Experiences with Bet Chaverim:

Members receive Zoom links in weekly emailed newsletters. Non-Members are welcome to join us using Bet Chaverim's Facebook page at:




♦  Evening Minyan on Wednesdays, February 17th & 24th, & March 3rd & 10th at 7:30 PM

Joining together for prayer is one of the ways that we connect with one another. We will hold an evening minyan once a week, connecting through communal prayer. The Mourners' Kaddish will be included in this service.

Please use this link to access the liturgy for the evening service:



Special Saturday Morning Shabbat Services on February 20th at 9:30 AM

Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day by bringing your pet to Shabbat.  Cat, Dog, Rabbit, Turtle, Bird, Fish. all pets are welcome.  Start Shabbat “virtually” surrounded by our Bet Chaverim family.  Rabbi Blumenthal will lead us in services celebrating Shabbat.  Services include Torah readings.

Please use this link to access the liturgy for the service: 


♦ Bet Chaverim Purim Celebration on Thursday, February 25th at 5:30 PM

Join us for our celebration of Purim including the Megillah reading. 


6:30 PM:  Evening Service and Introductory Chapters of Megillah Reading

7:00 PM: Comfy, Cozy Costume Celebration and Megillah Reading


Come dressed in costume or your coziest clothes, and laugh along with Rabbi Blumenthal and your Bet Chaverim friends.  Bring your gragger, and your favorite G-rated joke to share.  We'll integrate jokes and games into the reading of the megillah, highlighting the joyous nature of Purim. 


 ♦ Friday Shabbat Services on February 26th at 7:30 PM

Start Shabbat “virtually” surrounded by our Bet Chaverim family. Rabbi Blumenthal will lead us in services welcoming Shabbat.

Please use this link to access the liturgy for the evening service: 




♦  Saturday Morning Shabbat Services: Pray, Eat, Learn on March 6th at 9:30 AM


9:30 AM: Shabbat Morning Service

11:00 AM: Kiddush and Discussion


Bring your own lunch or kiddush snack (don’t forget the wine or grape juice for

blessing).  We’ll be discussingThe Golden Calf and The Broken Tablets:  How Do

We Acknowledge Difficult Memories.”  Appropriate for all ages.

Please use this link to access the liturgy for the service: 



♦ Torah on Tap Program on Tuesday, March 9th at 7:00 PM

The Rabbi will be discussing Passover.  More details to come.

Join by Zoom:


♦ Special Friday Shabbat Services on March 12th at 7:00 PM

Join us for a very special Shabbat program as Rabbi Blumenthal leads us in services welcoming Shabbat, and we are joined “virtually” by Yonatan Winetraub.  Yonatan is the co-founder of SpaceIL, a $100M Israeli non-profit organization that attempted to land Beresheet, the first private interplanetary robotic mission, on the Moon on April 11, 2019. This historic achievement made Israel one of only seven countries to orbit the moon and reach the lunar surface. SpaceIL is currently planning its next mission into space. 

Please use this link to access the liturgy for the evening service: 



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