Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Upcoming CLC Programs & Events

Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club
Join Rachel Kamin, Director of Lifelong Learning, in-person after Shabbat Kiddush on Saturdays for lively book discussions. New participants are always welcome! Click here for more information.

From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran by Jacqueline Saper
Thursday, January 19, 2023, 7:00 pm: Meet the author in-person at NSS Beth El or Livestream
Saturday, January 21, 2023, 12:30 pm: In-Person Discussion (after Shabbat Kiddush)
A coming-of-age story of a half Iranian and half English Jewish girl paints a remarkable picture of the paradoxes of life in Iran before, during and after the Islamic Revolution.

The Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club is open to ALL STUDENTS. You do not need to be a member of Sisterhood to participate. Participants are encouraged to make a minimum annual donation of $54 to attend. The Sisterhood of NSS Beth El has a long history of supporting the Conservative/Masorti Movement’s Torah Fund through the sponsorship of an impressive array of annual classes, led by our clergy and talented staff and volunteers. Go to for more information on how to make your donation.

The Book Club will continue in 2023. Stay tuned for more information . . .

Meet Me in the Moment: A Theatrical Concert of Jewish Music
Thursday, December 1, 1:00 pm in-person
Written and directed by violinist Aviva Chertok, with Monika Miodragovic on piano and starring Marc Frost, this one-of-a-kind production brings audiences the beauty of Jewish classical music while immersing them in Jewish history and culture. RSVP to Marcie Eskin.

Writer’s Beit Midrash
Wednesdays, 9:30am, November 2, 16, & 30 and December 14, 2022
All fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, and essay writers (published or not yet published) are welcome for discussions, exercises, camaraderie, and critique every other Wednesday morning in the Abbell Library. Contact Rachel Kamin for more information and to be added to the mailing list.


Looking for a book recommendation? Contact Rachel Kamin and/or Marcie Eskin – we are happy to recommend a good ebook that you can download from your local public library, an audio-book that you can listen to, or a print book that you can order online. Jewish or secular, fiction or non-fiction, for children or adults . . . we’re happy to help you satisfy your literary appetite! And if you would like to borrow a book from the Beth El library, just contact Rachel or Marcie and we will arrange a safe way to deliver it to you.