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Minyan Training

Learn to lead a minyan Rabbi Stanway to lead training session One of the great mitzvot is bringing comfort to the mourner. One way we do this is by bringing the temple to them in times of sorrow during shiva for a loved one who has died. The minyan is an important part of that [...]

By | November 14th, 2014|TBM Blog|0 Comments

New High Holiday Prayers Music

            The cantor will be using some new music (called modalities) on the High Holidays.  You are invited to learn the tunes with her from these links: Introduction to the Melody Morning Hatzi Kaddish Evening Hatzi Kaddish Torah Service Shma

By | July 25th, 2014|TBM Blog|Comments Off on New High Holiday Prayers Music


“Over 1,000 people EVERY day experience Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in the United States. Sadly, about 9 out of 10 of those sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. It is the leading cause of death, by far, for people over the age of 40 in the US. However, statistics prove that when [...]

By | May 9th, 2014|TBM Blog|0 Comments

My Trip to Israel with NFTY or How I Put the Bat Mitzvah NFTY Certificate to Good Use!

By SaraAnn Yerushalmi Stanway   Judaism is a religion centered on learning. As children, we learn prayers, our Alef Bet, the holidays. As B’nei Mitzvah, we discover the Torah and our own personal faiths. As young adults, we are taught our history as a people, our responsibility to the community. And through it all, we [...]

By | August 30th, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments

Have You Put up Your Parapet?

In the Torah portion for this week, there is a famous verse that reads: כִּ֤י תִבְנֶה֙ בַּ֣יִת חָדָ֔שׁ וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ מַעֲקֶ֖ה לְגַגֶּ֑ךָ וְלֹֽא־תָשִׂ֤ים דָּמִים֙ בְּבֵיתֶ֔ךָ כִּֽי־יִפֹּ֥ל הַנֹּפֵ֖ל מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃ “8 If you build a new house, you must construct a guard rail around your roof to avoid being culpable in the event someone should fall from it.”  [...]

By | August 15th, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments

Selichot 2013

By | July 24th, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments

Festival Experiences

Beth Miriam has been doing first and last day Festival services for many years.  (The Festivals are Sukkot, Pesach and Shavuot).  However, attendance has been very limited, especially when the Festival lands on a weekday.  Therefore, to adapt to this, Beth Miriam is going to launch the Festival Experiences. At each Festival, there will be [...]

By | June 21st, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments

High Holiday 2013 Schedule

HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE UPDATED SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 Sunday, September 8 Cemetery Service 10AM Friday, September 13 Kol Nidre 8 PM. Saturday, September 14 Yom Kippur Children’s (1-5yrs) 9 A.M. Morning 10 A.M. Study with the Rabbi 1 P.M. Community Family 3 P.M. Musical Spiritual Reflection 4 P.M. Yizkor (Memorial ) 4:30 P.M. (approx.) Neilah (Closing) [...]

By | June 21st, 2013|TBM Blog|Comments Off on High Holiday 2013 Schedule


Exciting news: Beth Miriam is planning to go to Israel from March 2-11, 2014.  Rabbi Stanway will be leading the trip with the professional staff from ITAS Tours, professionals who are experts in Israel trips.  There is an active committee of 9 congregants who are planning the trip with the Rabbi. The promotional materials and registration forms [...]

By | March 7th, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments

Beshallach – Lying, Lance, and Leadership

It has been all over the news in the past couple of weeks: Lance Armstrong is a liar and he admits it.  Well, I must say that knowing what we all know about him lately, it is not very surprising that he is a liar and consistently lied about his doping throughout much of his [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|TBM Blog|0 Comments