BKB Calendar of Events

BKB has Weekly Shabbat Evening Services at 7:30 pm
All Are on Zoom and Facebook Live
and some Are “Multi-Acccess”, including “Regathering (in-person)”

BKB streams all weekly Shabbat evening services beginning on Zoom and then to Facebook Live at 7:30 pm.
For those services that are not “Regathering” (in-person):
at 7:18 pm, for those on Zoom, join the “Zoom Lobby Schmooze”; and at 7:30 pm, the service starts on Zoom and Facebook Live

FOR ZOOM, please email bkbav@bkbav.org for the Zoom invitation to the Shabbat Evening Service.
(NOTE: If you join the service on Zoom, you will also be seen on the Facebook Live stream.)
FOR FACEBOOK LIVE, search for “Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar” on Facebook.

In addition, once or twice each month when the Rabbi is leading the service (EXCEPT FOR JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2022 due to the Omicron variant surge), BKB will have a “Regathering (in-person)” service, at 7:30 pm, that will be under strict rules for COVID. These rules require: reserved seating (email bkbav@bkbav.org for reservations), mask wearing, and social distancing. No one will be admitted without a reservation. Upcoming Regathering services will noted below when they resume.)

The shaliach tzibburim (the messengers of a congregation in a public prayer) for these services will be:

January 7-BKB Soloist Fran Beckerman

January 14-Rabbi Alan Henkin

January 21-Ivy Berr-Colvin

January 28-Rabbi Alan Henkin

February 4-BKB Soloist Fran Beckerman

February 11-Rabbi Alan Henkin

February 18-Ivy Berr-Colvin

February 25-Rabbi Alan Henkin

Monthly Shabbat Morning  Interactive Service and Study on Zoom
Saturdays, 10:00 am 

Join us for an interactive Shabbat Morning Service and Study with Rabbi Alan Henkin via Zoom! Please email bkbav@bkbav.org to get the Zoom invitation to this service.

These services are next scheduled on January 15 and February 12.

The BKB Social Action Committee presents:
CAROBS AND KING: Tu BiShvat and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
have more in common than you think!

 With Reverend Melanie Mays, St. John Holy Trinity Church, Sun Village,
and Rabbi Alan Henkin, Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar, Lancaster
Monday, January 17, 7:00 pm on Zoom and Facebook Live

 On a day that is both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Tu BiShvat, Reverend Melanie Mays, St. John Holy Trinity Church, Sun Village, and Rabbi Alan Henkin,Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar, Lancaster will reflect on the Jewish New Year for Trees, a Jewish holiday that focuses on the environment, and Dr. King’s commitment to environmental justice.

Email bkbav@bkbav.org for the Zoom invitation or find “Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar” on Facebook for FB Live.

An Exploration of Major Jewish Thinkers of the Past 100 Years
on Six Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 pm on Zoom

 Rabbi Alan Henkin will offer a six-part class on some of the most important shapers of modern Jewish thought. This Adult Jewish Learning Class will be an adventure in the challenging, controversial thinking of Jewish thought-leaders of 20th and 21st centuries. Among the subjects that we will explore are God, Torah, Israel, human being, revelation of Torah, and embodiment.

Dates and Topics

January 25:        The Reform Rabbis: Jakob Petuchowski and Eugene Borowitz
February 22:      Feminist and Queer Thought
March 22:           The Process Thinkers and Wrap-up

To get on the Zoom invitation list (invitations sent out the day before each program), please email bkbav@bkbav.org.