Upcoming Events


Connect to Classes and Programs with Zoom (to learn how to install, click here)

Everyone is welcome to join us. Please connect about 10 minutes before the start of services to deal with any technical issues. We will try to start on time. Click on the link below to automatically be connected to the service. The meeting ID for each repeating class/event stays the same from week to week. 

To join any event by computer, tablet or smartphone, click on the Join Zoom Meeting link below the service at the proper time. 

To join by telephone (audio only), Dial one of these phone numbers and when prompted, enter the meeting ID listed below the class/event.

+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)


Second Night Seder
Rabbi Rosen will host a second night Seder via Zoom on the evening of April 7. Bring your own wine/grape juice, matzah, & seder plate. The program is free and open to members & non-members, but you must reply to the main office or email the Rabbi at bethemethrabbi@gmail.com to be included. We will respond back with the meeting ID and password.

Time: 6-7 pm – we will do an abbreviated seder & then adjourn for dinner on our own.

Other Passover resources click here .__________________________________________________________________________

NEW: Tuesday Tea Time with Rabbi Tracee – Tuesdays 2-3 pm
Bring your own cuppa…whatever. A weekly chance to get together with BEC family & friends to just shmooze, ask the rabbi, check-in & connect with familiar faces. No formal agenda. Starts Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
Meeting ID: 565 075 089
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/565075089


Ongoing Classes

Weekly Torah Study – Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
We are currently studying the Story of Creation, Genesis chapters 1-2 through the interpretation of the classical Jewish commentators. No need to purchase the text – it will be displayed on the computer.
Meeting ID: 164 239 296
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/164239296


Basic Judaism – Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am
While this is an on-going class, anyone is welcome to join for individual sessions of interest. Each topic is a stand-alone discussion.
Meeting ID: 411 070 362
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/411070362


Revised Class Schedule

Class Date Topic
Apr 22, 2020 Rabbinic Civilization
Apr 29, 2020 Medieval Civilization
May 6, 2020 Emancipation and modern Jewish History
May 13, 2020 High Holy Days
May 20, 2020 Holy Days and Festivals I
(Rosh Hodesh, Sukkot et al, Tu B’shvat, Purim)
May 27, 2020 Holy Days and Festivals II
(Yom Hashoah – Tisha B’av)
Jun 3, 2020 Pesach
Jun 10, 2020 Life Cycle – birth through adolescence
Jun 17, 2020 Life Cycle – adults: marriage, divorce, conversion, parenting
Jun 24, 2020 Life Cycle – death, mourning, & afterlife

Please check back regularly for new offerings

Other recommended sites for Jewish online experiences: 

Note, most of this content is free. If there is a class or lecture that you missed, many have been recorded and are available for viewing online afterwards.

Check out jewishLIVE.org for a full range of lectures, concerts, cultural events, book clubs, learning, services, etc. This is a website created just for pandemic times. Join live events or watch recordings of previous programs.







Great lectures, classes, and interviews with celebrities, Jewish & other on a wide range of topics. Go to https://www.aju.edu/byachad-together.


Another source of all kinds of on-line classes & programs: https://www.myjewishlearning.com/daily-guide-to-our-zoom-events-livestreams-and-other-online-resources/


Recordings of lectures & interviews you may have missed, from our local Valley Beit Midrash


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