Rabbi Zev Silber
39 Riverside Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
Tel. Office: (607) 722-1793 Cell: (607) 761-7098
Tuesday and Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Closed Monday & Wednesday
May we all be safe from this horrible plague!
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE RABBI REGARDING THE COVID-19 VIRUS
Attention: New service format due to Corona!
Dear Congregants and Friends:
The reopening of shul for Shabbat morning services last week on June 20 was very successful, and this will be continuing. All attendees followed the requirements of social distancing, face mask wearing and sitting in designated places. We still have more seats available, so if you feel that you are ready to return to small gatherings with precautions, we will be glad to welcome you this Shabbat. As Broome County enters Phase 4 of the reopening, there may be a relaxation of some of these rules and we will implement them in a few weeks. At the present time, this is the only service for which the shul will be open.
The synagogue building opens at 9:30 am with the service beginning by 9:45 am. Please be on time so that we have a minyan by then. I will not be delivering the sermon, so the Friday afternoon Zoom class on the weekly Torah reading will continue.
A weekly discussion of the parsha is held on Fridays at 2:00 pm via Zoom. For information please contact the Rabbi.
The Tuesday night Talmud class will be held Tuesdays at 7:30 pm via Zoom. For information please contact the Rabbi.
In the event of a funeral, G-d forbid, we may ask, depending on the circumstances at the time, that attendance be restricted to a small group of family members and a minyan. Shiva visits should be conducted by telephone or video calls.
The Beth David Mikvah will remain open. Women under quarantine or ordered to be placed in isolation or who are experiencing symptoms of acute infectious illness (e.g., cold, flu, stomach bug) may not use the Mikvah.
We pray that God, the faithful healer, heal all those who are ill and that we be protected from any further harm.
Beth David Calendar 5781
The new Beth David calendar is in the works!
Shabbat Luncheon Series
We are continuing our Beth David Shabbat Luncheon Speaker Series in Zoom format as the Corona virus pandemic prevents holding regular Shabbat luncheons.
Thursday, August 6, from 2-3 pm
Eitan Morell, son of Shmuel and Audrey Morell z.l. will offer a lecture titled “Archaeology of the Bible.” Based on the success of Eitan’s June presentation “Jerusalem of Gold” the responsible committee approached Eitan and asked him whether he would be willing to offer an encore, a request to which he generously agreed. See flyer under “Forthcoming Events.” To join Zoom Meeting go to
Meeting ID: 775 403 1764 Password: 575382
Beth David Luncheon Speaker Series takes place the second Shabbat of the month after morning services and is open to the community. The date of the next Shabbat Luncheon has not been determined yet. You are also invited to join us earlier upstairs for services that start at 9:45am. There is no charge for the luncheon, but Beth David welcomes donations to the Luncheon Fund in order to keep the program going; they can be made in honor of or in memory of someone, or to mark a special occasion. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Beth David Synagogue, 39 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905 Attention: Luncheon Fund.