You are here
The secrets of Israelis’ long, satisfying lives
By ISRAEL21c Staff
National Geographic Travel reveals the likely reasons why Israel ranks 5th for healthy longevity as cited in the UN World Happiness Report 2018.
The combination of a Mediterranean-style diet, low alcohol consumption, strong family and cultural values, and an excellent healthcare system could be the main factors that put Israel in fifth place worldwide on the longevity scale, according to National Geographic Travel.
A Timeline of 70 Years of Israeli Achievement
Just in time for Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, April 20/5 Iyar
Join us on a journey through the last 70 years to discover how Israel has become one of the most creative and innovative countries in the world. Our fascinating timeline of accomplishment is the first part in a special multimedia package we've created to celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary.
Why Harry and Meghan should have a Holy Land honeymoon!
IDF and US Army Celebrate Success of Joint Training Exercise
By: TPS From United With Israel
Officials from the IDF and the US Army praised the close relationship they had built, bolstered by the recent Juniper Cobra training operation in Israel.
More than 2,500 US personnel and 2,000 IDF troops have concluded the 2018 Juniper Cobra, a bilateral military exercise that brings together tactical and operational personnel from both armies every two years for a series of joint drills.
12 Things You May Not Know About Passover In Israel
By Eliana Rudee for ThecultureTrip.com
You probably know that Passover is a Jewish favorite: with matzo pizza, four cups of wine, reunions with friends and family, and hopefully some time off of work and school. It’s undeniably a great holiday. But there’s a lot you may not know about Passover in Israel. Friends, fear not! We’ve got you covered.
Did You Know...?
Our new rabbi sent us a video!
Click here to hear a message from Rabbi Spinrad.
Do you have something you'd like to donate to the Silent Auction OR
do you know a vendor who would donate to the Silent Auction?
If so, here are the forms you will need.
Let's share our stories and thoughts on Facebook!
“Through sharing we all find a common ground, inspiration, hope, meaning, and, ultimately, action.”
Are you looking for the perfect gift?
Buy all your loved ones the beautiful Beth El Hebrew 1859 logo T-Shirts!
Beth El is raising funds for a new playground?
Beth El is getting a new playground! If you would like to donate towards this very worthy project, simply send your donations to Beth El Hebrew Congregation and notate "Playground." If you donate on line, the playground fund is first on the list!
Wednesdays during the school year
@ 7:00 PM
See calendar for exact dates and subjects
For more information about ALIVE! go to alive-inc.org.
Beth El House
For more information go to https://www.bethelhebrew.org/community/beth-el-house
Beth El House enables formerly homeless families to work toward self-sufficiency and confidence.
family shabbat (K-3)
Friday, April 20, 2018, 6:00 PM
congregational shabbat dinner
Friday, April 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
RSVP For Dinner HERE
Soul Shabbat Featuring Robyn Helzner
Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Services led by 7th grade religious school class
Sunday, April 22, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
There are activities, meetings, services and seminars at Beth El each week, ranging from service opportunities to Jewish learning and education, drawing members and guests from throughout the Washington, D.C. area.