Recent Experiences

Bams for Mams Raised Funds for KU Breast Cancer Center

Posted on November 23, 2019

The 10th annual Beth Shalom Sisterhood Bams for Mams was a big success, raising nearly $1,200 for the KU Breast Cancer Center. The community took part in this enjoyable day of Mah Jongg, friendship, and brunch in Goldsmith Hall.   

Stepping Up’s Return Engaged Seniors

Posted on November 23, 2019

Recently, Stepping Up, a group for seniors, made a comeback. Hors d’oeuvres and dessert followed by a beautiful vocal perfomance by Samantha Agron, accompanied by Lenora Remmert on the piano.

Breaking Bread – a Tasty & Engaging Success!

Posted on November 15, 2019

Congregation Beth Shalom’s second annual Breaking Bread event featured James Beard award-winning chef Michael Smith of Crossroads Arts District restaurants Extra Virgin and his newly opened concept, Farina. Save the date for our 3rd Annual Breaking Bread Event on Feb 9, 2020. For reservations, contact our Associate Executive Director. Breaking Bread—Aviv! celebrated the change of Continue Reading »

New Sacred Space

Posted on October 25, 2019

Beth Shalom has gone for nearly a decade without a sacred space for worship. When we came to our Lamar campus, our first priority was to create a space for our children to learn: classrooms for our Polsky Religious School and our Rose Early Childhood Education Center. We were able to use the Goldsmith Hall Continue Reading »

Young Families Experience Jewish Living in the Mitzvah Garden

Posted on October 21, 2019

Celebrating Sukkot with a Jewish Living Experience, Beth Shalom families came together to pray, volunteer, learn, and have fun in the KC Mitzvah Garden.  Check out the photo gallery. We started the day with family tefillah, followed by learning about the Mitzvah Garden and the projects with which we would be helping.  Then, each grade Continue Reading »

Preschoolers Experience the Shofar

Posted on September 25, 2019

Shabbat Around The World

Posted on August 1, 2019

Families and friends gathered for three joyful Shabbat celebrations of worship, exotic cuisine, and learning.  

The Four Hazzans Celebrated with Shir Joy!

Posted on August 1, 2019

Truly experiencing Jewish living, it was an extraordinary evening of Jewish music, featuring our congregation’s Hazzan Tahl Ben-Yehuda and friends, Hazzanim Asa Fradkin, Lizzie Shammash, and Steven Stoehr. Watch the Concert Now This concert was graciously funded by the Polsky Family Supporting Foundation. 

Confirmation Teens Take Manhattan

Posted on February 24, 2019

While Confirmation is a celebration of a childhood of Jewish education, it is, at the same time, the greatest chapter of the student’s Jewish education in that it is the chapter that seals the deal, so to speak, on the student’s Jewish Identity.  Our confirmation process involves an education segment, which culminates in a group Continue Reading »

Sukkot Under the Stars

Posted on October 23, 2019

Sarah Peltzman Educational Series: A Menu for Your Mind Part 2

Posted on October 15, 2019

The Sarah Peltzman Educational Series consists of three educational units. Classes are held from 10:00-11:30 am at Congregation Beth Shalom.  The cost is $15.00 per unit or $36.00 for all three and is open to the entire Jewish community of Greater Kansas City. The fee for couples is $40.00 and includes all three units.  Each Continue Reading »

3rd-7th Graders Skated into School with Gesher Family Programming

Posted on September 14, 2019

Gesher Family Programming provides opportunities for K-8th grade Beth Shalom families to engage with one another. These programs are highly subsidized through the generosity of the Polsky Family Foundation. They focus on building community, celebrating Jewish holidays, and bridging relationships between Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA) & Polsky Religious School (PRS) families.

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