On Friday July 8th, Beth Ahabah had a dinner scheduled for after Shabbat services.
Local COVID numbers spiked causing the Congregation’s Health and Safety committee to resume requiring indoor masking and outdoor eating.
Despite temperatures pushing 90 degrees at noon and the threat of thunderstorms that evening, the hot dog dinner moved outside.
And then, the temperatures dropped, the storms held off, and a very nice time was had by the 70 people who stayed for dinner.
It was refreshing to once again have little ones playing tag and getting sticky-handed from trips to the ice cream cooler. Out-of-town college students with local summer internships and board members chatted and enjoyed a cold drink.
Long time members, new members, clergy and staff took the opportunity to have unrushed, relaxed conversations while enjoying the dinner prepped, served and sponsored by the Beth Ahabah Brotherhood.
This lovely evening once again proved that the Beth Ahabah Brotherhood and the Women of Beth Ahabah are the backbone of the congregation.
Whether with ushering, preparing meals or sorting tablecloths these groups are always ready to lend a hand.
Just a few of the thing these indispensable auxiliaries did last year were the Brotherhood sponsored Chanukah Latke party and a Last Day of School Pancake Breakfast for the Religious school.
The Women of Beth Ahabah organized and present excellent Nosh and Knowledge events with fascinating speakers from the worlds of politics and journalism. Whether it’s sponsoring family outings to a local sporting events or service projects to help a local charities Beth Ahabah’s auxiliaries are on the job.